HomeStyle December 2021

This is our promise to you – we’ll bring you all the beautiful things you really want, at prices you won’t believe, to create a home that you love completely. We will scour the high street, internet and beyond to uncover the best bargains. Team that with quick fix makeover secrets, throw in a menu of fuss-free recipes, then add simple makes to sneakily cheat the look , and you have a magazine to come back to time and time again, all at your fingertips on your tablet or phone. What more could you ask for!

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welcome to our december issue!

This Christmas, more than ever, we’re looking forward to celebrating and spending time with loved ones, so we’ve filled this issue with dazzling ideas to help you give your home a fabulous festive glow up. You’ll find this season’s hottest Christmas trends on page 60, and over on page 71 we show you how to turn each of these schemes into a wow-factor table setting to impress your guests! If you’re styling a small space or fancy a fresh, modern look, you’ll find original ideas for alternative Christmas trees on page 82, plus we have some simple tips for making your Christmas a little greener on page 76. For a unique touch, there’s nothing like a handmade decoration. Our stunning festive chandelier (page 86) is so impressive yet surprisingly easy to make,…

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custom made

Support smaller makers with these customised gifts The festive season is the ultimate time of year to show your loved ones how important they are to you, so we’re always looking for ways to make gifts more meaningful. Personalised decorations are a great way to show a thoughtful touch and will become treasured keepsakes for many future festive celebrations…

1 min.
shop the high street

Laura Ashley WOODLAND WONDERS Bring nature indoors this festive season with on-trend dried florals and foliage Dunelm KEEP YOUR COOL Forgo glitz and opt for pared-back chic with understated style HomeSense SPARKLE SEASON Be loud, be proud and embrace colour with the maximalist trend Debenhams WRAPPING UP Keep the cold out with these snuggly homewares…

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how to style the look

1 Let this look grow and grow! When it comes to greenery, more is more. As well as a traditional tree, you could layer up your home with rich foliage, such as wreaths and garlands. 2 Match your decorations so that they’re in keeping with your natural theme and go for dried flower bouquets, woodland-themed baubles and botanical scented candles. 1 This Christmas trend is all about making a statement, so don’t hold back. Mix metallic textures with bright, sparkly colours and work on the principle, ‘If it’s kitsch, it fits!’ 2 Transform a sideboard or table into a cocktail station with a marble or gold tray, some sparkly lights, and your favourite Martini glasses.…

3 min.
the wish list...

GIFTS THAT KEEP GIVING Social enterprise West House Pottery is a not-for-profit pottery that helps children, young people and adults with learning difficulties to build their creative skills and confidence by designing and making ceramic homewares – and very lovely they are too. From serving bowls to soap dishes, the range has a distinctive neutral oatmeal glaze that works wonderfully for showcasing food, plants, trinkets, candles and more. We’re adding it to our Christmas list! Prices range from £6 to £20 and you can purchase its wares at uk/shop/WestHousePottery. SET THE SCENE Vase, from £8; table runner, from £16; tealight holder, £4 Make the most of playing host this season with a show-stopping table setting. We have our eyes on this gorgeous new range from the Cotswold Company, which includes glasses, table runners,…

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things to do in... december

Seasonal style DOORSCAPING Make your home feel even more welcoming with a beautiful seasonal display around your front door. Hang lights of different designs, use foraged foliage to create an arch and position seasonal ornaments on the approach. It’s the warmest winter welcome home, and it will cheer up your postie too! WEEKEND PROJECT Freshen up Christmas is always a busy time for visitors, so you might want to give the downstairs bathroom a quick spruce before the hoards descend. Small rooms are the perfect place to experiment with bold, bright wallpaper bursting with personality. Make the job a breeze with high-quality wallpapering tools from Harris and you’ll have a luxe loo in a jiffy. Quick win IN A PINCH Give your meals a boost of extra flavour with this two-tone pinch bowl from Primark. Fill it…