Liven up a mantelpiece with a fresh-looking Christmas display. Use vintage-style lettering to spell out your festive message, add twinkle with fairy lights, and finish with a few sprays of mistletoe. Classic decorating, minimal effort.
Give kids a treat with a personalised homemade advent calendar, that’s better than a cardboard cutout. Recycle used food tins (after rinsing) by spraypainting them white and numbering them from 1 to 25. Line each with a brightly coloured tissue paper and, of course, a treat, then stack them up on a stable tabletop. Let the Christmas countdown commence…
Want to keep things really simple, but still stylish at your Christmas dining table? Hang a sparkling two-dimensional bauble or tree decoration on the back of each dining chair – easy, instant, but still festive.
Think creatively when it comes to decorating your hallway; attach mugs to your staircase using colourful ribbon. Fill with chocolate munchies and candy canes to give your guests a festive welcome.
Show your popularity – sorry, greetings cards – in a simple-but-striking display. Use empty picture frames as a base to wind and weave together brightly-coloured ribbon. Then, once the fabric’s all firmly attached, slot your Christmas cards through the ribbon before hanging your seasonal artworks on the wall, or leaning atop the mantel.
Turn any Christmas gathering into a glamorous bash with glitzy little bottles of fizz. Displayed in a giant ice bucket, surrounded by twinkling tealights and served up with foodie treats, they’ll look stylish and help your party go with a pop!
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