In need of Christmas decorations? Here’s how to create a magical world at home in four very distinct styles
It’s officially the time of year to clear out and create your festive haven. It’s one of the most exciting times in the interior design calendar because you get to sprinkle your world with glittering Christmas decorations and no one can judge how far you are prepared to go!
Will you opt for a frosty feel to your Christmas decorations this year or go for vibrant colours? Incorporate pastels or stick to a more traditional look? Whichever you decide to go for, it’s time to let yourself go! Here’s LIVING’s guide to your 2018 Christmas style.
1. Ice gold
The hottest trend on the Christmas decorations list in 2018 is ice gold. You can create a magical wonderland in your home that’s nothing short of a fairytale!
How to do it: Clash golds with icy whites, pearlescent creams and frost-bitten blues.
Get the look: L-R £50 Amara; £12 Debenhams; £19 JD Williams; £8 John Lewis; £27.60 www.darlighting.co.uk; £30 coxandcox.co.uk; £4.50 marks & Spencer; £12.99 very.co.uk
2. Prancer & Dancer
Going traditional never gets old. and you can bring a whole lot of festive cheer to your home using shades that are synonymous with Christmas.
How to do it: Use traditional shades of red and green to create your very merry home. Classic patterns and plaid are also great additions to a traditional Christmas home.
Get to look: L-R £22.95 Emma Bridgewater; £6 Debenhams; £18 Debenhams; £100 Debenhams; £20 John Lewis; £3.75 Sainsbury’s; From £29.95 Emma Bridgwater
3. All is bright
Go for a contemporary vibe and create a neon-inspired world with kitsch accessories, bright and bold colours and mesmerising geometric details.
How to do it: Neon and metallic touches are fabulous at Christmas. Blues, greens and fuchsia pinks rule the day.
Get the look: L-R £1 Poundland; £6 Habitat; £4.99 Homesense; £2.99 (pack of 2) Homesense; £4 Marks & Spencer; £7 Tiger Stores
4. Candy Cane
It’s the confectionery palette that has become a home staple and it’s not going anywhere for Christmas. It’s like Santa Claus has collided with unicorns and now your home is set to be a dreamy pastel palace.
How to do it: Find soft, fluffy décor and escape into layers of pale pinks, blues and greens.
Get the look: L-R £3.99 Home Sense; £3.99 Home Sense; £5 John Lewis; £1 Poundland; £9 Sainsbury’s; £14.99 Very