FESTIVE HOME DECOR TRENDS
Be inspired by our top Christmas decorating trends and tips...
Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, and this year it's more special than ever. Create an uplifting space that encapsulates what Christmas means to you and your loved ones with our favourite festive decor trends for 2021.
Capture the magic of the snowy, starry winter sky by bringing it indoors. Contrast deep blues and darker tones with crisp light whites and silvers to sparkle and shine within the room.
Colours - moody blues, wintery whites and silver accents.
Materials - cotton, linen, silver, light woods like ash and white oak.
Furniture - Arundel Armchair in Ocean Blue chenille, Henley Glass and Aluminium Dining Table with Sussex Dining Chairs, Victoria 3 Seater Sofa in Dark Blue velvet.
Festive nostalgia focuses on vintage accessories that evoke memories of Christmases past. Think hand-me-down homeware, old ornaments and traditional accessories. Play on the classic red and gold theme by introducing accents of mulberry, plum and deep rose enrinched by brass and gold accents.
Colours - warm tones like deep reds, warm browns, dark greens and gold tones.
Materials - rich velvets, dark woods like oak and mahogany, brass and copper.
Furniture - Victoria Armchair in Orange velvet with brass gold legs, Henley Glass and Teak Dining Table with Kensington Dining Chairs.
GLOW BIG AT HOME
Add an unmistakably Christmassy ambience to any space with a warm glow. Use lighting sparingly to create a cosy feel warmed by candlelight, a crackling fire and warm white lights.
Tip: for the traditional golden glow of a conventional lamp, choose lights with a colour temperature between 2700K and 3000K and a dimmable feature.
Colours - bronzey metals, rusty oranges, warm beiges.
Materials - gold, brass and copper.
Furniture - Victoria Footstool in Mustard velvet with brass gold legs, Henley Ceramic Marble and Teak Dining Table with Richmond Armchairs, Solar Lantern.
FABRICS & FURS
Introduce soft fabric and fur accents and accessories to your home for a rustic yet refined hygge inspired look. Layer cosy rugs and add throws and blankets to chairs so your guests can wrap up warm as you all relax in comfort. Incorporate Scandinavian inspired elements like light woods and seasonal foliage to ground this decor style in nature.
Colours - warm whites, creams, neutral browns and beiges.
Materials - light woods like teak, faux fur, boucle, wool and cotton.
Furniture - Sandringham 3 Seater Sofa in Beige velvet, Henley Ceramic Marble and Teak Dining Table with Richmond Armchairs.
Written by Francesca Hadland