Finally, the dust has settled, the trees are up and we have them all decorated! We got the chance to work with Marks & Spencer this year and use their amazing collection of Christmas Decorations and Accessories within our home. Their themes have tied in perfectly with our newly renovated Dining/Living Room and also our recently re-decorated Kitchen… to be honest, they have something to match everyone’s home décor – whether you want to go with a more muted palette or use every colour in the rainbow – there is so much to choose from!
All of the tree decorations, gift wrap and accessories in the following pics are from M&S.
Our Kitchen – we went with Silver, Green and White as our theme in this room.
I have linked some of the items available online, however, a lot of the items we purchased are available in-store only, so get yourself to your local M&S and take a look.
The following decorations can be ordered online:
I’m interested to know who decorates the tree in your home? Is it something you do together as a family or is the CEO of the household the person that takes charge?
This might be a controversial one – and I fear I might be a present or two lighter this year – but my Mum would never let us decorate the Christmas Tree. This was her job and she wanted it to look perfect. I remember handing her baubles only to be told she wasn’t ready for that bauble yet and to put it back on the table carefully so we didn’t break it. Classic Mum. She is probably reading this hating the fact I am writing about it as I am probably not painting her in the best light (she is the most amazing Mum by the way – take a look at her Instagram account if you don’t believe me) but as an adult, with my own home and in a position to decorate my own tree…. I get it! I wouldn’t have let me or my sister near that tree either, just like I don’t let Ian near ours. It takes time, focus and a lot of effort to get that tree looking near to perfect. I’ve just realised while typing this, I’ve basically turned into my Mother. She’s awesome though remember so I’m down with that.
What’s your rule of thumb with decorating the tree, does it all have to be in three’s, odd numbers in general or is it anything goes?
In the Dining Room, we went with a Gold and Bronze theme.
We hope you like our choices this year, remember to let us know what you think in the comments section.
Enjoy decorating those trees and if you use any of the Marks and Spencer ‘Christmas Must Haves’ this year tag us on Instagram and Marks & Spencer Home PR using the hashtag #MyChristmasMustHaves – we would love to see them in all their glory!