Getting ready for Christmas!

It’s time to start getting ready for Christmas with these great nature inspired decoration ideas for your home and garden. From twigs and tinsel to robins and ribbons on the Christmas tree, there is so much to enjoy from outside when decorating your home. From cinnamon scented candles to glittery succulents, bring the outside in with these amazing handmade festive decoration projects:

  • The Christmas Tree
  • The Front Door
  • The Garden


The Christmas Tree

If you would like a traditional or contemporary Christmas tree the options are endless. From a real Norwegian Spruce to our ornamental trees any room can be full of festive spirit with a tree and tinsel! So, when you are getting ready for Christmas why not try something different and use fire logs piled together in the shape of a triangle to give a modern festive flair. This way of piling logs makes a Christmas tree shape that you can then decorate in the colour scheme you prefer or leave it as it is for a modern, rustic look. To decorate any type of tree, why not go for a walk and find some pine cones in the park, woodland or from your own garden. They are perfect for making your own Christmas tree decorations as you can dust glitter on them or paint to hang on the Christmas tree or decorate around the home for a lovely Christmas feeling. They are easy, cheap and quick to make plus great fun for kids to join in as well. 

If your tastes are a different take a look at our range of decorations, with more sophisticated ranges such as the 'Parisian range'. For help choosing the perfect collection take a look at our displays for some magical inspiration or ask staff. We hear Ivy has some great ideas hidden behind those soft ears! 


The Front DoorFront door decoration

While you are getting ready for Christmas don't forget the front door. It is the first thing your Christmas visitors will see and a great welcome to your home. There are many wreaths available at this time of year and many are made from natural materials. If you can’t find one you love why not talk to staff and see if we can make you one that's perfect! We've even got a great collection of wreaths with fairy lights build in to give that extra sparkle. If you have some topiary by your door, why not add some pretty twinkling fairy lights for added magic.


The Garden

We always focus on decorating the inside of our homes over the winter when we are getting ready for Christmas but your garden can be made just as festive, especially if there is snow! Hang netted lights on hedges, put a sparkly reindeer on the lawn and decorate an outside Christmas tree with festive treats for your garden birds.