Deck the halls with boughs of holly

Deck the halls with boughs of holly

We’re continuing with the Christmas theme again today – less than two weeks now! Perhaps the title of this post has given you a clue? Yes today we’ll be focusing on festive decorations and easy ways for you to turn your home into a Santa’s grotto lookalike. Let’s take a look.


Chalk up your baubles

This idea from is a great way to personalise your decorations. Simply paint a layer of chalkboard paint over your plastic bulbs. Once dry, pick up a stick of chalk and write your festive greetings. You may even decide to write the name of each member of your family and use them as place settings.


Make a card display

An easy way to display your Christmas cards is to hang them. Attach some glittery tinsel to either end of a mirror and use small pegs to hang your cards – not only does this save precious shelving space in your home, it also doubles up as a festive display. We saw this one on


Colour creative

Head to to get your hands on this colour your own Christmas bunting. This will be fun for the kids and will keep them entertained while you wrap Christmas presents. By allowing them to get involved in the festive preparations, your home will feel all the more Christmassy.


Homemade stocking

Christmas stockings make the perfect accompaniment to gifts. Rather than buying one this year however, why not make your own? There’s a template and instructions for this snowman stocking on And if you’re feeling extra creative, why not come up with your own festive design.

How do you plan to decorate your home this Christmas?

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