Adorn your front door with a bespoke wreath - transform a plain faux or real one by decorating it with fresh roses, snow-dusted pine cones and jewel-toned berries.
Add Warm Candlelight
Decorate around the front door with hurricane lanterns and simple pillar candles
Tapered large wooden lanterns, £15 each, Tesco Direct
Welcome guests before you've even opened the front door by adding a few simpletouches outside...
For a festive flourish, fill a rustic trug with seasonal greens, such as ivy, eucalyptus or holly. Try your local florist for budget-friendly offcuts, or shop online at crocus.co.uk
Make It Yours
Fill baskets and window boxes with seasonal offcuts from your garden
Trug, £12, Hedgehog
Dress up a simple star for a stylish alternative to the classic wreath
Hanging tealight star,
£30, The White Company
Light The Way
Add cosiness to a frosty path with rows of twinkling candles
For similar tall border lights, try a selection, Primrose
Craft your own candle holder with a delicate braid of wild gypsophila
For similar candles, try the ivory 11in taper candles, £1 each, Shearer Candles
Shop The Look...
Add a luxe look with shimmering metallic accents
Brass hanging lantern,
£14.95, Mia Fleur
Lean this light-up accessory next to the door for a rustic feel
Faux rattan star, £20,Cox & Cox
Just add a pillar candle for a warm glow
Tapered large wooden lantern, £15, Tesco Direct
Create a magical mood by hanging decorations and lanterns from the branches of a tree
For similar snowflake decorations, try the White Christmas snowflake decorations, £7.25 for three, Pipii
Make the most of a rainy day by gathering the family for a snowflake-making session. Use the finished decorations to transform bare branches into a starry wonderland.
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Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.
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