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Get your home ready for Christmas!

The Christmas season always brings people together. So, before you have your guests over for a Christmas lunch or dinner, be sure to fill your home with the atmosphere and ambience of Christmas. Here are some ways you can begin...

Areaware infinite tree, Xtra.

CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS

A wreath, a tree, some elements of red, gold, and green, will never fail you. Don't forget fresh flowers that can really add a homely touch. If you're having a dinner party, consider festive table settings as well!

 

Verpan Spiral Silver Lamp, Xtra.

GET THE SCENT OF CHRISTMAS IN THE AIR

Scents can really affect how we feel. Make your guests relaxed and feeling at home with the smell of freshly baked goods. They'll look forward to what you'll be serving up for dessert or tea! If you're not keen on baking, try burning cinnamon or pine scented candles!

SNÖKUL rolling pastry cutter, IKEA.

ALL ABOUT AMBIENCE

Similar to scents, the lighting of a room plays a part in how we interact in a room, and how we express how ourselves. Dim the lights for a dinner party, make use of candles or lamps to create a cosy ambience. If you're hosting a get together in the day, go ahead and let in natural light.

 

Kin Tea Light Holders, Four & Twenty.

THE FINISHING TOUCHES

Check that you have sufficient toiletries in the bathroom for your guests and make sure they're in sight! 

 

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