Decorating for Christmas – December 2018 – Issue 282


Get Christmas Ready

While we look forward to decorating our homes for the festive season, here is some pre Christmas inspiration.


Expert comment: Carolina Lozano, Curator at Perch & Parrow

When it comes to decorating our homes for Christmas, we all strive for balance, aiming to dress up our living space in a way that is festive yet true to our style. The clean-lined shapes, neutral hues and pared-back aesthetic of Scandi furniture provide the perfect background for traditional Christmas decorations, allowing you to add a few touches of colour, texture and cheerful motifs to the scene while keeping a balanced look. Pair Scandi-inspired furniture with metallic accents or subtle notes of red for maximum impact, keeping a consistent colour scheme throughout the house to achieve a harmonious décor. However, if you’re after a whimsical Christmas décor with a minimalist, relaxed Scandinavian feel, opt for understated decorations with a neutral twist – think handmade decorations, glass baubles in cooler tones, natural materials and abundant flowers and foliage.

Read more in the December issue


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