Sell with Confidence
Read More
News

CHRISTMAS DECORATING THREE WAYS

By Emma Smith

Original article by The Home 

Christmas; it’s the most wonderful time of year, not least because it’s your one opportunity to run rampant decorating your home… and eating all the food, naturally. But just because red, green and gold has always been the waving banner of the festive season, that doesn’t mean you can’t forge your own decorating trail and still call it merry. And this is exactly what our styling team has been up to.

If you’re ready to graduate from dated baubles, half-blown seed lights and tinsel shedding everywhere, then be sure to have a look-see at our favourite Christmas décor ideas. They may be somewhat safer than the Swedes’ giant straw goat effigy, and not quite as spooky as the Ukrainians’ custom of decorating their trees with cobweb, but they’re still certain to get attention from your holiday guests – for all the right reasons.

FRENCH PROVINCIAL CHRISTMAS
In this elegant take on tradition, keeping your palette subdued is key. Avoid strong Christmas colours by wrapping boxes in simple brown paper or squares of linen cloth, and decorate your tree in a monochrome or soft grey look. A decorative rug is an essential touch for when you’re huddled on the floor passing gifts.
SHOP FRENCH XMAS ON THE HOME
VINTAGE CHRISTMAS
Take a stroll down memory lane with decorations that emphasise antique silhouettes, time-worn textures and handspun charm. With its inherent sense of nostalgia, we can’t think of a better look for bringing friends and family together. Vintage Christmas is especially suited to a more traditional colour scheme of forest green, red and gold, but feel free to experiment with steely greys and creamy whites for an updated look.
SHOP VINTAGE XMAS ON THE HOME
SEASIDE CHRISTMAS
Snow vs sand. Yule log vs driftwood. Pine tree vs palm tree. As far as we’re concerned, the seaside is the southern hemisphere’s answer to a traditional white Christmas. Get the look with sun-bleached timber and weathered whites, and opt for a contemporary tree like a timber cut-out or driftwood style to give your space a fresh and natural feel.

 Like us on Facebook to keep up with the latest news, and receive tons of helpful tips.

Up to Date

Latest News

  • Five upfront costs that first-home buyers shouldn’t overlook

    Saving to buy a first home has never been easy, but with prices reaching new highs around the country, it takes more discipline than ever. But it’s not just the deposit that first-home buyers have to save. Upfront expenses can cost first-home buyers thousands of dollars, and need to be … Read more

    Read Full Post

  • What home owners should consider when planning to relocate

    ou’ve reached that point where your property needs have changed. Maybe you want more space, different features or a whole new lifestyle. Relocating could be the answer. But how will this impact you financially? And what do you need to consider when relocating within the same area, as opposed to … Read more

    Read Full Post