The Only Style Guide Your Home Needs This Christmas
The best time of year has finally arrived, and there's nothing better than getting out the decorations to get into the festive mood. Whether you like artificial pink trees or no trees at all, we all have our way of decorating our homes at Christmas time. Our unique home styles say a lot about our personalities too! And there are lots of things you can do to get your home ready for Christmas, so let's look at some popular styles and how to recreate them in your home.
Christmas in Scandinavia
When creating a Scandi-style Christmas setting think of pale blues, warm white, reds and greens. Nordic Christmases are all about nature-inspired decor, including stag ornaments, homemade wreaths and wooden trees.
Deck your Scandinavian halls with garland and holly to embrace your festive spirit while adding hints of wheat and dried cranberries. When it gets dark, light up your hallway with candles and lanterns for the perfect Christmas setting. Dress your wooden floor with fake snow, so the little ones know when Santa's been.
If you like the idea of no mess from your Christmas tree, add a simple yet elegant wooden tree to your Scandi-style living room. Stack up chunky logs by the fireplace and decorate with wooden deer decorations for the best Scandi cosy setting.
@home.on.the.highstreet Elgin Farmhouse Oak
The Fairy Tale of Art-Deco
Decorating your home art deco style means introducing 20s style Christmas decor with a burst of glitz and glam. Decorate with silver baubles, feather boas and lots of golden tinsel to create the ultimate glamorous setting for your living room. After all, the tree is the centrepiece of the living room at Christmas.
Ain't no party like a Gatsby party, so get ready to fill your home with lots of green, gold and silver furniture to impress your friends and family. Triangular tables and soft, plush seats will make your guests feel like they've walked into a 20s party in Long Island, New York. Let your living room take centre stage with glitzy snow globes, white deer and golden pinecones over your traditional wooden coffee table for the perfect glamorous setting.
@linneaxy Painswick Owl Oak
Dreaming of a Minimalist’s Christmas?
If decking your halls seems a little too much on top of hosting the annual family dinner, wrapping endless gifts and cleaning up, why not have a minimalist Christmas?
Minimalism is all about less is more, but that doesn't mean to say you can't go all out on decorations. It just means having better quality ones instead! And if you want to inject the right amount of Christmas spirit without your home feeling too crowded, consider adding garland around your fireplace, bookcase and console table. Spread subtle cheer in your kitchen with Charlie Brown trees and handmade wreaths for a natural, festive feel.
Adding more decor to your home can feel overwhelming so why not swap out your existing decor instead. If you have sculptures and fancy glasses, trade them for monochrome trees and silver holiday accents.
@ourhemsworthhome Painswick Wheat Oak
A Mid-Century Modern Christmas
Wondering how to nail your mid-century modern home this Christmas? The answer is silver baubles, aluminium trees and lots of tinsel. This style is all about vibrant colours, round shapes and retro furniture that will make your home fun!
If you have bright feature walls in your home, decorate with white wreaths to create a bold look. Hang with a bright-coloured ribbon that's the opposite colour to your wall, like bright orange and baby blue. For more inspiration, take a look at the different ways you can modernise your home!
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Calling All 70s Fans!
Give your living room a spin with a white artificial Christmas tree that will add more style than a standard pine tree. Felt stockings are a big trend in mid-century at Christmas time, so make sure you dig through your parent's loft. Complete the look with strings of lights and Christmas-inspired origami.
We hope these Christmas style trends have given you some inspiration to do up your home. If you're worried about your floor getting messy, take a look at our blog post on how to party-proof your floor. Let us know how you’ve decorated your home by tagging us on Instagram using the hashtag #myluxuryfloor. We can’t wait to see how your home looks!