Christmas 2017 – Decoration inspiration

I cannot believe I am actually writing the first Christmas blog post of 2017! It is still a little bit early, and I don’t know about you, but I usually don’t do much Christmas related stuff until the 1st of December. The only thing I have done so far (apart from writing this blog) is thinking about the Christmas house decoration I want to get in December.

I am not one to get too crazy with Christmas house decoration to be honest. I like my Christmas theme simple and traditional. You won’t find any blue or purple baubles on my tree.

For the Christmas colour theme, I LOVE the traditional red, green and white. For the metallics, I usually go for silver as our house is very modern and it fits well with my other favourite Christmas decoration colour – grey!

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For the textures, I love organic materials such as wood, paper and raw fabrics. I always go for modern and simple decoration and very rarely pick shiny baubles.

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The lights are also important, and for Christmas I always pick ‘warm white’ light fixtures. I like the natural and almost candle-like glow it gives.

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Finally for the theme, I love the simple and rustic Scandinavian vibe which fits well with my choice of colours and textures. But it wouldn’t be me if I wasn’t adding a few little references to our life, some funnier than others. For instance, I have a few Christmas decorations with a London theme. We also always hang a bauble Andrew got for me, broke just after buying it, yet still gave to me the first year we got together.

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My favourite tradition of all with our Christmas decoration though, is that we decorate the house on a weekend’s evening. We open a nice bottle of wine, play some Christmas tunes, reminisce about the story behind each decoration, and have a little giggle. That’s what I like the most about the Christmas decorations, they give an excuse for family to regroup and spend quality time together.

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