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Deck the halls! All you need to turn your home into a winter wonderland

Sprinkle a little fairy dust with these gorgeous accessories

By Alison Lynch, 10 November 2016
Deck the halls! All you need to turn your home into a winter wonderland

It's started getting very cold outside and the Christmas lights are up on every shopping street in the land, so it will soon be time to deck your halls for the arrival of family and friends this Christmas. 

For many of us, putting up the Christmas tree and turning on the flickering fairy lights is one of the most magical moments of the whole festive period. 

But, if you're still dragging the same tired decorations and pieces of stringy tinsel out of the box in the attic, year after year, perhaps it's time for a change? 

The easiest way to update your decor is to choose your favourite festive trend from the beautiful, great value, George Home range below. Each comes with its own simple colour palette and then you can simply add as many gorgeous finishing touches as you want. 

Your home will be transformed into a twinkling winter wonderland in no time! 

Winter wilderness

Be inspired by the cool blues and pale greys of the North Pole to create a crisp, clean mood that's very now. 

For your tree, choose glistening glass baubles and glass hearts filled with feathers for a frosty-white finish. Then, carry the theme through to your table settings with silver plates, frosted glasses (below, left) and silver tea light-holders (below right). 

In the bedroom, soft satin accessories - and the odd polar bear - will add a cuddly winter layer. 

Christmas luxe

Nothing says 'it's Christmas' more than merry reds and greens. If you want a look as traditional as turkey for your tree this year, opt for a mix of post-box red, tartan and green baubles. You could even add these dramatic glittering Poinsettia decorations for an extra flourish. 

For your table, this snowflake dinner set (below) and some Christmas candles will make a very merry scene.

You could even dress your duvet in coordinating tartan to create a lovely warming atmosphere throughout your home. 

Vintage glamour

For those who love a little old-fashioned glamour, opt instead for tree decorations in dusky pinks, antique golds and bright copper tones, that will cast a beautiful glow against a snow-dappled tree. 

Continue the retro theme with your table decorations by choosing gold placemats and this lovely vintage nutracker ornament (below), which makes the perfect centrepiece. 

A vintage bedspread, like this ice skating pin-up set, will finish the whole look off. 

Santa baby

This one's for the kids. From penguins to polar bears, why not get the kids really excited by adding a few of their favourite festive animals around the house? Pop a mini-Christmas tree in their room, decorated with character baubles and garlands

A few Christmas-themed cushions (see below) and throws around your living room and kitchen will give a really cosy, festive feel. 

And why not pick up some Christmas character mugs for them to enjoy their hot chocolate out of on chilly nights? 

Then, once you're done with all the decorating, simply light some candles, turn on the Christmas tree lights and enjoy! 

You'll find even more Christmas decor essentials to make your home merry at George.