I can’t quite believe that Christmas is less than a week away! I’m feeling a bit unprepared this year but I’m sure once I finish work tomorrow I’ll be able to get the few last bits and pieces sorted and then the festive revelry can begin! I went for a copper and frost look again this year with a snowy tree, frosted garlands and copper accessories. I’ve swapped a few things about and added in some new bits and pieces which I just couldn’t resist! I’ve had so much fun getting the halls well and truly decked for the season and I’d like to show you around No.49 looking all handsome and festive. So put the kettle on, grab a mince pie or two (well it is Christmas!) and come and have a good old nosey around….
Let’s start off in the hallway. The radiator cover has been dressed with pillar candles, a frosty garland and a generous sprinkling of faux snow. The glittery dinner candles were from Sainsbury’s and I absolutely love them! You can’t beat a bit of sparkle at Christmas! Find them here.
Don’t the stairs look beautiful with these frosted garlands from The White Company…
Going through to the kitchen, I’ve put a few festive bits and pieces in the window and on the dresser.
A poinsettia adds a cheerful pop of festive colour in the window, as does the jolly snowman biscuit tin!
This orange and ginger handwash from Marks and Spencers smells soooo Christmassy!
The mint green vintage-inspired cake tin was from an exciting recent find. There’s only two branches of Sostrene Grenes in the UK so if you’re about in Nottingham or Chester over the long weekend, it’s definitely worth a look. Beautiful homewares and crafts at super reasonable prices.
I have a feeling the cheese board is going to get a lot of use over the next couple of weeks!
Going through to the living/dining room, the metal stand on the dining table has been given a festive makeover with a selection of mercurised candle holders, pine cones and evergreen.
We bought our frosted tree a couple of years ago from Homebase and I still love it so much.
Our baubles are mostly from Cox & Cox and were bought a couple of years ago (the smaller bell decorations are from Sainsburys) I just love the rustic white baubles and the feather and bead detail on the copper baubles really is lovely.
I decorated the mantle with miniature copper lanterns filled with pine cone shaped tealights (which are too pretty to light!) and as a finishing festive touch, I created a snowy scene using a display dome, a stag ornament, a mini fir tree and a sprinkling of faux snow.
The Christmas bunting was bought from a wonderfully talented lady at a craft fair a few years ago and it’s the perfect fit across the fireplace which is so satisfying! Try Etsy for a range of similar hand-made delights to adorn your home.
I replaced my grey painted tray which usually sits on the coffee table with a hammered copper one. I’ve decorated it with more candles, pine cones and evergreen.
Please let me know if you’ve seen anything on today’s post that you’d like more details of 🙂
As this will be my last post of 2017, I’d like to wish all of you a very merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
See you all in 2018! xx