10 easy ideas that will add magic and sparkle to your home for Christmas

With the festive season fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to decorate your home this Christmas.  Here at The Wooden Furniture Store, we’ve thought beyond the tree in the corner of the living room and tinsel framed mirrors.  From your hallway to mantelpiece we’ve put together some easy ideas that will add magic and sparkle to your home for Christmas.

Front door focus

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Hang a classic Christmas wreath on your front door to give the entrance of your home a festive makeover.  This large wreath features woodland greenery, pine cones and cinnamon sticks with a dusky rose ribbon for a touch of contrast against the dark door colour.   This wreath doesn’t just look wonderful, it will smell incredible too.

Hallway magic

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Bring in a few Christmas touches into your hallway and decorate your console table with baubles, tealights and candles, mistletoe and aromatic sprigs of spruce for a festive fragrance.  Stick to an all-silver colour scheme to create a magical Christmas scene.

Don’t forget the stairs

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Looking for a clever way to display your Christmas cards?  Decorate your banister with a pine garland and use ribbon to string the cards along the staircase.

Magical mantlepiece

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Make the most of an open fire at Christmas (if you’re lucky enough to have one).  Stock up on logs and dress the mantelpiece by grouping festive objects and decorations, foliage and garlands it to give a stunning result.  Finally, for another shot of red, get creative and craft a heart garland then add Christmas stockings and some extra twinkling lights.

Seasonal centrepiece

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A floral centerpiece in seasonal hues brings good cheer to a traditional dining table.  Be bold and use lush winter foliage to make a impact – evergreens like eucalyptus and ferns for fragrance and longevity.  Add a mix of berries, some cinnamon sticks and finish with a white pillar candle.

Create a Christmas display

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Create a festive focal point by taking over a coffee table top with a display of Christmas curiosities.  For a hassle-free display, these Christmas objects have been kept orderly and pleasing to the eye on a removable tray.  Reindeer sculptures peep out from behind ornamental etches glassware in a variety of sizes and for a magical finishing touch, candles are added.

Add a seasonal scent

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Indulge your guests sense of smell this Christmas with seasonal scents such as orange, cranberry, pine, clove and cinnamon.  Defusers and candles are a wonderful way to add a classic Christmassy feel to your living space.  An added benefit is that the natural glow from the candle light will make your home feel cosy and warm – perfect for winding down on Christmas Eve.

Create a drinks trolly

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Keeping wine and spirits out on display rather than hidden away creates a warm and hospitable feel in a house full of guests.  Whether you’re using a pretty cart, stealing space on a tabletop or clearing off the top of your sideboard, this is the perfect opportunity to up the glam factor.

Make your living room cosy

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Your living room is going to be your hibernation spot over the Christmas period, so make it as warm and inviting as can be.  Layer up the cosiness with woollen blankets and cushions for fireside armchairs.  Keep additional throws close to hand in baskets or blanket boxes will allow your guests to snuggle up on sofas and armchairs.  Look for Christmassy designs in keeping with your furniture and your tree for a room scheme that looks effortlessly co-ordinated.

Christmas in every room

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Since it’s easy to overlook cloakrooms, kitchens and guest rooms, think of small-scale Christmas ideas for these spaces.  What about Christmas pompom garlands, fun tea towels, glass bowls of Christmas ornaments or a vase of winter berries?  They can all add a festive touch to your home.

How are you planning to add magic and sparkle to your home for Christmas?  Leave a comment and let us know below!