Home is where the heart is, most especially at Christmas time. That is why we want to make the Christmas home as wonderful, warm and welcoming a place as can be this festive season.
In this section you will discover advice on selecting the perfect tree and the marvellous decorations and lights to adorn it. There is advice on phasing in Christmas décor before taking the festive room themes to the next level. For the final embellishment there are stockings, Advent calendars, candles, flowers and table decorations galore. And once you have all that in place, we offer you recommendations for how you put the Christmas setting to good use with all manner of party and hosting ideas. Merry Christmas everyone!
SELECTION – Click Here
VARIATIONS ON A THEME – Click Here
CANDLES & SCENTS: the sweet smell of candle success comes courtesy of our extensive guide.
CANDLES & HOME FRAGRANCE – Click Here
CANDLE HOLDERS – Click Here
CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS: this comprehensive section covers everything from baubles and tree toppers to decorating themes and tree-trimming know-how.
ANGELS & TREE TOPPERS – Click Here
BAUBLES & ORNAMENTS – Click Here
DECORATING TREES – Click Here
SNOWMEN – Click Here
CHRISTMAS EVE PREPARATIONS: a quick overview of this special day to prepare you for the even more special day to come – Click Here
CHRISTMAS FLOWERS & GREENERY: plants and bouquets, wreaths and garlands and all kinds of advice to help you fill your Christmas with blooming freshness.
CHRISTMAS FLOWERS & PLANTS – Click Here
FLOWER ARRANGEMENTS – Click Here
WREATHS, GARLANDS & GREENERY – Click Here
CHRISTMAS LIGHTS: illuminate your Christmas with twinkling festive lights, inside and out. We have suggestions to help you create some lighting magic – and point you in the direction of city switch ons.
CITY LIGHTS & MARKETS – Click Here
INDOOR LIGHTS – Click Here
OUTDOOR LIGHTS – Click Here
CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS: here you will discover recommendations on the stockings and sacks you may wish to fill this Christmas, along with a few alternative suggestions and a word on stocking holders – Click Here
CHRISTMAS TREES: explore our land of trees and discover the style that best suits you from artificial to fir, from twig to wall hanging varieties. We also have a potted history of this most glorious of Christmas traditions – Click Here
ELF HELPERS: for a collection of handy hints from throughout the site, collected in one convenient page – Click Here
FESTIVE ROOMS: discover a world of ideas to make your rooms sparkle with Christmas splendour, including the phasing in of festive décor as winter approaches and suggestions for that sometimes forgotten outdoor room.
DECORATING ROOMS – Click Here
PHASING IN CHRISTMAS DECOR – Click Here
THE OUTDOOR ROOM – Click Here
THE CHRISTMAS TABLE: dressing the table for Christmas dinner or festive gatherings will benefit from the useful advice in this section, which also includes ideas on choosing the perfect cracker.
CHRISTMAS CRACKERS – Click Here
TABLE DRESSING – Click Here
PARTIES & HOSTING: How to Christmas is not a cooking site per se, but that doesn’t mean we don’t have favourite recipes and delicious treats to share with you – as well as etiquette rules you may wish to observe and protocol that may serve you well when it comes to accommodating guests. Try our ideas for celebrating a Christmas birthday and inviting in a wonderful New Year. And if you face difficulties this Christmas, maybe our ‘coping’ section might help.
ACCOMMODATING GUESTS – Click Here
CHRISTMAS BIRTHDAYS – Click Here
COCKTAILS & CANAPES – Click Here
COPING WITH CHRISTMAS – Click Here
FOOD & DRINK – Click Here
NEW YEAR CELEBRATIONS – Click Here
PARLOUR GAMES – Click Here