INSPIRATION: Abundant nature, lavish evergreens and foraged foliage, country traditions, manor house style, the country estate and ancestral home.
KEY ELEMENTS: natural greenery and fresh flowers; berries, moss, pine cones, antlers, lanterns, candlelight, polished silver, urns, and topiary.
Above image: Philippa Craddock Faux spruce wreath - dramatic 1m diameter decorated, wild and everlasting spruce wreath; made by hand and created using a mixture of the finest quality faux flora, including berries, ivy and spruce branches. Philippa also sells the loose stems to create your own!
Above image: Kirkland's faux eucalyptus and pine cone candle centrepiece. Such a lovely idea to set the centrepiece within a shallow tray (black lacquer would also look fabulous!)to enable it to be moved if more table space is required.
Above image: The Fresh Flower Company giant fresh and dried wreath incorporating dried hydrangea heads, eucalyptus and festive greenery
Above images clockwise from top left: Slettvoll dish filled with textured Christmas baubles and fresh seasonal foliage. House to Home Country Homes and Interiors Magazine festive foliage trees either side of entrance hall console table and silver dishes filled with baubles and twigs. Culinary Concepts Twisted Antler Hurricane lantern. Miss Pickering fresh wreath with long needle fir branches and berries.
Above images clockwise from top left: Philippa Craddock woodland wreath with inspiration taken from wild foraged foliage. Harpers Bloom floristry design stunning fresh garland tablescape featuring spruce, pinecones, white roses and berries. Laura Hammett moss bowl. Nordic House stylish hurricane lantern filled with pinecones and star anise.
Above image: Daylesford Organic Farm Gloucestershire - how to make a fresh Christmas garland
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With warmest wishes