How to create the perfect festive home

How to create the perfect festive home

Christmas is always a hectic time of year with people preparing the home for the visit of family and friends.

Though the holiday season offers a well-earned break for some, it can be quite a stressful period for some, especially when it comes to decorating the home.

Decorations have evolved since a Christmas tree in the corner of the living room and tinsel wrapped around the staircase’s bannisters with the emergence of niche designs and ornaments for the dining table.

If you’re having trouble deciding on how you are going to decorate the home this year, or unsure on what to get as a gift, take a look at the following interior trends which will help give you that creative edge to enhance your home this festive season.

Wall decorations

Although the major focus of your decorations will be the Christmas tree, wall decorations can offer guests a kind welcome. As it’s the festive season, we’d recommend a suitable decoration, such as a reindeer. The French Bedroom Company (, a West Sussex-based family owned company, has the perfect accessory for people to hang their coats on in the form of its Huntsman Antler Silver Wall Hooks – designed to impress any guest you have over in the holidays.

Dining room

People will undoubtedly be cooking a greater number of meals this Christmas, culminating in the Christmas Day feast. With that in mind, you’ll want to add a touch of Christmas spirit to your dining room. Nothing says Christmas like candles or tealights, so having a few on show will create the perfect atmosphere.

Gifts for all the family

Christmas gifts aren’t just restricted to winter, so why not treat a loved one to a ‘crabtastic’ bucket gift set, which is suitable for all the family? Gone Crabbing’s ( cost effective buckets are made up of items of clothing, badges and a crabbing line – perfect for under the tree.

Pictured: Huntsman Antler Silver Wall Hooks

Price: £99.00.