Take a tour around a festive London home

Take a room-by-room tour around beautiful Homes & Gardens readers' homes. This week we look inside a festive London home for stunning decorating inspiration. Be inspired by this family home with a festive look.

This newly refurbished, double-fronted Victorian home in southwest London is a mixture of tradition and elegance.

The eucalyptus wreath is a modern take on festive tradition.


white christmas holy reef on door

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Spike Powell)

Find a similar wreath from The White Company.

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living room with cream wall christmas tree and candle on table

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Spike Powell)

A loosely symmetrical arrangement of furniture and accessories in shades of cream with hints of sage makes this Christmas scheme feel larger than it is.

Find a range of cream paint shades at Farrow & Ball.


candles light white flower in glass vase on table

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Spike Powell)

Tea lights add a sense of warmth to the living room.

The jar lamps are from Lombok.


window with designed curtain cream colour sofa and cloth hanger

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Spike Powell)

Neutral furniture pieces that are elegant yet simple grace this airy sitting room. Shutters allow natural light to seep through.

Find similar custom-made shutters at The Shutter Shop.


bedroom with white and blue wall bed with white and blue cushion and wooden drawer

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Spike Powell)

With its restful blues and quirky accessories, this bedroom is a haven of tranquility.

The chest of drawers, quilt, and brass lamp are all from Lombok.


hanging stockings and lights

(Image credit: Future PLC/ Spike Powell)

Hanging stockings over the fireplace is a tradition for the owners. Candles and fairy lights complete the seasonal look.

The stockings are from Lombok.

Want to take a look around more festive homes? Visit our House Tour section for everything from an eco farmhouse dressed for Christmas to a seasonal cottage.

Heather Young

Heather Young has been Ideal Home’s Editor since late 2020, and Editor-In-Chief since 2023. She is an interiors journalist and editor who’s been working for some of the UK’s leading interiors magazines for over 20 years, both in-house and as a freelancer.