Ignore the Grinches. It’s never too early for Christmas decorations. 2020 has been an unusual year to say the least and with many of us spending more time in our homes than ever, we don’t see any reason why we shouldn’t be transforming our living spaces into cosy winter paradises right now. From subtle items to eye-catching pieces, here are just a few items that are sure to make your home feel like Christmas.
Yankee Store - Pastel Romance Candle/ Candle Shade bundle
Sometimes less is more. Not only will this Pastel Romance candle from Yankee Store make your home smell delightful, but the accompanying shade is sure to make your living room feel super cosy on those cold winter nights. If your living room is fairly large then we’d recommend picking up a couple of these for full effect. Light the candles, get comfy and relax.
Olivia Aspinall Studio - Quirky tableware
Christmas is all about traditions, but that’s not to say adding in a few contemporary items won’t result in something beautiful. These tableware items from Olivia Aspinall are a perfect example and will make for a great talking point at the dining table (fingers crossed we’ll be able to have family over for the big day!). The numerous colours are sure to match nicely with the reds, greens and gold decorations that you’ll likely have throughout the house this festive season.
This one is more of a recommendation for a place you’ll find plenty of Christmas themed inspiration, rather than a particular item. Sostrene tends to change their in-stock items every couple of weeks so you never know what you’ll discover. The shop almost always has an adorable range of rustic Christmas items in and you're guaranteed to come away with a new perfect addition for your decorations. Happy hunting!
Paperchase - Quirky Christmas tree decorations
No home is complete without a Christmas tree; large or small! A tree is only as good as its decorations though, right? That’s where these fun and quirky hanging decorations from Paperchase come in. Move out the way baubles, this years all about Dachshunds in angel costumes! If you’ve ever had the pleasure of meeting a Dachshund, then you’ll know they are indeed little angels, so this all makes perfect sense if you ask us.
Sharps Bedrooms - The Ultimate Media Centre
Dark winter nights feel like they were practically made for snuggling up on the sofa with your favourite hot drink and the latest Netflix series. At first, a media centre may seem like quite a hefty purchase, but when you consider how much time you spend in your living room (especially right now!), the investment actually makes a lot of sense. As well as looking great, this is an organisers best friend. All your electronics in one handy place with room to spare for photographs of the family, Christmas decorations and more. Whether you’re a house proud person looking for an upgrade for your living room, or a tech enthusiast with the need for a practical unit to store all your treasures; the Ultimate Media Centre from Sharps Bedrooms is sure to meet all your needs.
Space NK - Diptyque Tubereuse Coloured Scented Candle
Now we’ve already featured one candle in this article, but as far we’re concerned you can never have too many when it comes to creating a cosy environment in your home. Taking in the amazing aroma will surely help to calm down your senses and leave you relaxed, so that you feel rejuvenated and ready to take on the next day with complete gusto.
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