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 images clockwise from top left: The Real Flower Company Nordic Foliage Table Wreath, a fresh display of scented festive foliage. Philippa Craddock's giant wreath from her Instagram feed. Chew Valley Trees Colorado Blue Spruce (just show). Andreas von Einsiedel Photography Exterior Georgian facade of Cornwell manor in the Cotswolds England, seen from a snowy garden with topiary.

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: Veranda magazine, flower designer Emily Thompson's stunning Christmas tree garlanded with grevellea and cedar bough, Queen Anne's lace, camomile and bird's nests.
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 image: Archive from Canadian Gardening magazine, (now closed) showing a stunning garden arrangement with seasonal foliage including magnolia and laurel leaves, ferns and twisted willow stems. A stunning idea for an entrance to a driveway.
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
Above image: John Hackston Waddesdon Manor Buckinghamshire England Christmas tree front entrance
Above image: Online magazine Bo Bedre
Above images: 1.Picture Library Gap Interiors Photographer Nick Carter 2.Name place baubles from Cox and Cox 3.Little angel photo from Italian interior archive agency Living Inside 4.Candlesticks from Affari
Above image: pine cone wreath from Riviera Maison
Above image: Antiqued, mercury silver heart from The White Company
Above images: 1.Glass chandelier ornament from West Elm 2.Festive gift wrap & ribbon from The White Company 3.Mouth blown champagne flutes from Summerill & Bishop 
Above image: Silver branch candle sconce from West Elm
Above image: Antiqued silver tea light holder by The White Company
Above images: 1.Candles and accessories by Jeanne d'Arc Living 2.Wooden rose wreath from Garden Home Designs 3.Grey Christmas tree baubles from Lindsay Interiors 4. Jingle bell wreath from Lakeland
Above image: House to Home Country Homes and Interiors Magazine

Above images: 1.Sprigs of holly and velvet ribbon BHG Better Homes and Gardens Magazine 2.Easy to make pine cone decorations from Country Living Magazine  3.Decorated kitchen from Country Living magazine 4.Smokey grey Christmas bauble from Cox & Cox
Above image: About this Haus chunky grey knitted throw, fresh Christmas foliage intertwined with berry lights sparkle against a pure white living room. Stacked birch logs fill the fireplace and scented candles from The White Company fill the air.
 Above image: About this Haus minimalist Christmas styling: a simple oversized white star with micro lights, a fresh tree and pretty berry fairy lights with a pure white sheepskin rug by JordHome.
 Above image: About this Haus pure white interior with fresh festive greenery, nickel Kubus by Lassen candle holders and white star light garland
 Above image: About this Haus pure white interior with fresh festive greenery, nickel Kubus by Lassen candle holder, dark grey Cooee ball vase, pale grey paper bag vase, dark grey knitted pouffe and soft grey reindeer hide
 Above image: About this Haus pure white interior with fresh festive greenery charcoal grey and black minimal decorations
 Above image: About this Haus simple Nordic evergreen, SKOG (forest)scented candle and fur: grey white black
 Above image: About this Haus wintery whites, paper lanterns and simple warm white fairy lights add a contemporary festive feel
 Above image: About this Haus a fresh Nordic pine with simple modern decorations in white silver and grey, an iconic Eames rocking chair lined with a pale grey sheepskin and mirror (disco) ball
 Above image: About this Haus a simple white wreath with fresh greenery and star lights (see Denise's instagram page HERE for a DIY how to)
 Above image: About this Haus contemporary posters draped with warm white berry lights, fresh festive greenery adds accent and fragrance
 Above image: About this Haus Eames dining chairs in pure white against a soft grey textured throw with a simple fresh tabletop evergreen tree add a modern festive touch
  Above image: About this Haus a simple fresh tabletop Xmas tree is set within a lined wire basket by Korbo with minimal white star fairy lights and 'word' hanging ornaments from The White Company

 Above images: About this Haus modern minimal Scandinavian Christmas detailing

  Above image: the wonderful styling of Nina Holst author of the equally fabulous blog Stylizimo

Above images: 1. Fragranced candle in marble votive H & M home 2.contemporary gold and white advent calendar featured in Danish magazine Living at home  3.2016 graphics calendar from Spoon 4. Stella star Christmas sweater from Hush 
Above image: the stunningly chic Christmas home of Nina Holst Stylizimo
Above image: black gift wrap with fresh pine sprigs by Shannon Kirsten 
Above image: the.beauty.dojo A D.I.Y. Minimalist advent calendar 'How to' here

Above images: 1.the.beauty.dojo A D.I.Y. Minimalist advent calendar 'How to' here 2. Staples self adhesive labels 3. CreativePlace Etsy printable numbers PDF download 4.Little Crafty Bugs white mini gift boxes 5. Lights4fun warm white battery fairy lights 6. Oucles Amazon  black wire grid wall board
Above image: the.beauty.dojo Ikea Hack advent calendar 'How to' here 
Above images: 1.the.beauty.dojo  2.Christmas Time UK a tub of 10 clear glass baubles 3. Hobbycraft pack of 20 foam brushes 4. Hobbycraft art acrylic paint in copper, black and white 5. Graphic Products adhesive vinyl numbers in black from Amazon 6. Oucles Amazon  black wire grid wall board
Above image: WEEKDAYCARNIVAL Simple things modern Christmas Advent calendar "how to" here
Above images: 1. WEEKDAYCARNIVAL Simple things modern Christmas Advent calendar "how to" here 2.&5. Tiny Box Company black and white luxury small boxes 3. Ikea black and white gift twine (pack of 3 including a natural shade)4. Papermash Advent Calendar Tags by House Doctor
Above image: the wonderful styling of Nina Holst author of the equally fabulous blog Stylizimo

Above image: a simple chic Christmas table setting using grey and white from the home of Nina Holst author of the Stylizimo blog
Above image: white hyacinth and grey marble from the home of the talented Elisabeth Heier
Above image: modern Christmas tree with minimal decorations found on a wonderful blog Lisbet E

Above image: contemporary Christmas styling from Lisbet E  
Above images: 1.marble and gold gift tags from Rockett St George 2.gold metal wire basket from H & M 3. craft paper stars by Minni of Nimi Design with a similar tutorial here 4. grey marble Christmas baubles from H & M
Above image: luxury handmade black white and gold geometric modern crackers from Selfridges
Above image: modern Christmas table from the home of blogger Elisabeth Heier
Above image: Christmas table from the stunning home of blogger Elisabeth Heier
Above images: 1. black glitter boots from Zara 2.gold sequin baubles from H & M 3.Merry Christmas black and white text tape from Rockett St George 4.geometric gift tags from Selfridges
Above image: the stunning alpine chic Christmas home of Nina Holst Stylizimo

Above image: artificial twiggy pine Christmas garland from Neptune


INSPIRATION: natural fir, spruce branches, geometric, origami, white, black, grey, blush pink, fur, paper, knit, modern nature, deer hides, stars, animals, stripes, honeycomb, snowflakes,

KEY ELEMENTS: Kubus 4 candle holder, honeycomb tissue balls, oversized stars, a real Christmas tree with minimal or no ornaments, strings of lights draped over furniture, spruce springs and branches in textured 'origami' vases or smoked glass, touches of black and a hint of blush pink
Above image: natural spruce Christmas tree with simple black geometric ornaments and candles, a white honeycomb paper ball is placed beside the simple black metal star tree holder - the gorgeous home, photography and styling of Annaleena Leino-Karlsson - her blog Annaleenas hem 

Above images: 1.grey honeycomb paper ball decorations from Pipii 2.black snowflake gift wrapping idea from the blog Tonje Boganes 3.reindeer antler candle holder from Nordic Bliss 4.detail from the first photo photography and styling of Annaleena Leino-Karlsson - her blog Annaleenas hem  5.pine cone decorative tie set and gift tags from The White Company
Above image: gorgeous modern Christmas styling at the home of Daniella Witte - black festive accents, prints and photographs on her Besta storage unit from Ikea  
Above images: 1.the iconic Kubus 4 candleholder and Kubus Bowl by Lassen to buy from Story North 2.spruce spring in textured white vases (by Bloomingville) and honeycomb ball and photography from Wendy van Woudenberg (her fabulous home)of Dutch design blog Beeldsteil shown here on blog Bloesem Living 3.set of 3 'almost black' honeycomb decorations from Rockett St George 4.striking black Xmas tree advent calendar at the home of Norwegian blogger Forever Love I adore the black Eames chairs against the white interior and copper Kubus candleholder with black candles    

Above image: modern Christmas - minimal decoration with undecorated real fir tree and iconic Kubus 4 candleholder from design blog Studio Karin
Above image: black and white Christmas gift wrap inspiration and styling photography from blog Weekday Carnival
Above images:1.black paper star from House Doctor available to buy from Bodie & Fou 2.essential Nordic elements styled by Cathrine from the Norwegian blog Trettien (31) - Icelandic sheepskin rug (available in the UK from The French Bedroom Company, log coffee table (French Connection home have a cube version) , iconic design classic wooden bird by Architect Made 3.Nordic tree print "Gran" blck cushion by Fine Little Day from This Modern Life 4.black with a hint of pink Christmas ornaments and home styling from House Doctor 
Above image: the gorgeous home and festive holiday styling of blog Forever Love
Above images:"Glasbox" lanterns by House Doctor from Black Balloon 2.white paper star from House Doctor available to buy from Bodie & Fou 3.honeycomb balls in grey and white with black and white Mountain print and spruce sprig - photography from Wendy van Woudenberg (her fabulous home)of Dutch design blog Beeldsteil shown here on blog Bloesem Living 4.geometric paper tree decorations by Ferm Living     
Above image:modern Christmas styling using twigs and branches  from Norwegian magazine Bo Bedre photography Christian Brun
Above image: fabulous inspiration for Christmas from blogger KROnPRINSESSNE huge paper star ornament textured white vase and spruce sprig in soft candlelight 

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Wishing you all a very Happy New Year!
Above images: The Paper Mulberry - our home this Christmas 2014


INSPIRATION: matt white, polished silver, glamorous, decadent, indulgent, sequins, fur, glass, translucent, shimmer, sparkle, gloss, shine, white flowers, green spruce, candles, champagne, sequins, celebrations.

Above image: The White Company - their heavenly Blanc fragrance range - IDEAS: fill your home with a new fragrance this year that will remind you of Christmas 2013 - decorate bathrooms and bedrooms with small paper honeycomb trees and favourite baubles placed amongst candles in little vignettes - fill a large cylinder vase with battery fairy lights (or wire lights) and baubles.
Above images:1.white and taupe table setting from the lovely home of Char from Char and the City 2.faux white roses in large mirror cube contemporary vase from Pavillion Broadway 3.crystal column tea light holder from John Lewis 4.glittering mini tree baubles from Next in shades of white and silver 

Above images:shining silver, glass and white table setting (tablescape) with stylish silver reindeer from the lovely home of blog Noeblog 
Above images:1.palest Christmas party pom poms  in tissue paper and cotton ball lights at the stunning home of blogger RoSaLiGa 2.shimmering sequinned party top from the White Company's 2012 collection 3.white honeycomb paper decorations (just seen) from The White Company 4.heavenly scented candles and diffuser oils from The White Company 5.diamond tree gems from John Lewis  
Above image:7ft snow encrusted (flocked) Alaskan fir tree from Next  
Above images:contemporary silver leaf tea light holder from Rocha,John Rocha at Debenhams 2.silver plated crystal tea light holders from Arthur Price at Debenhams 3.the gorgeous Bourgie table lamp by Ferruccio Laviani at Kartell here in B4/crystal 4.metallic silver cushion from Rocha, John Rocha at Debenhams 5.Kelly Hoppen's perfumed candle in fragrance 1 at Amara  
Above image:the iconic Kubus 4 contemporary square framed candle holder in nickel By Lassen Copenhagen

Above images:1.Bo Bedre magazine - simply stylish natural green fir tree with shimmering white and silver decorations - perfect for the contemporary white living room 2.,3.,4. & 5. modern hanging tree decorations from John Lewis (click on the numbers to view)  
Above images:1.the heavenly Caboche glass suspension light from Foscarini fabulous over a dining table! 2.spikey tubular star by Day from Black Balloon 3.pewter votive candle in the new Winter fragrance from The White Company 4.uber stylish contemporary home of blogger Nina Holst of Stylizimo with a gorgeous grey fur cushion and Eames white chair (photography Nina Holst) 5.modern Ribbons advent candle in polished steel by Georg Jensen
Above image:The Times - a contemporary Christmas dining room with stylish pre lit snowy paper twig treesVictoria Ghost chairs from Kartell and white and silver table decorations  
Above image: contemporary white feathered wreath idea from the 2011 collection at Bloom (no longer available) try spraying a twiggy wreath white for the same look

Xmas 2013 at home

INSPIRATION: natural spruce, geometric, origami, white, black, slate grey, taupe, blush pink, pale Tiffany blue, fur, paper, modern nature, stars, honeycomb & snowflakes

A few photo's from my home this Christmas and wishing everyone seasonal best wishes and a Happy New Year!
Above images: The Paper Mulberry - Glenda Steel - our living room Christmas 2013 - the paper 3D black paper star on the fireplace I made using this brilliant video tutorial click here our tree is a living Norway Spruce from a local garden centre planted into a black  "Gorgilla tub" from Faulks - the honeycomb paper slate grey baubles are from Pippii

Above images: The Paper Mulberry - Glenda Steel - our living room Christmas 2013 - my Husband and I made the paper origami tree decorations from tutorials by Minieco in shades of slate, taupe, blush pink and pale Tiffany blue.

1 comment:

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