Classy Christmas - The Best Xmas Decor & Homeware for Interior Lovers

In recent years there has been a real focus on the kitsch of Christmas: Flamingo and Pineapple baubles, the 'return' of tinsel as an acceptable Christmas decoration, and let's not even get started on the abundance of drinks trolleys. Yet decorating your home at Christmas need not all be about trend-led decor. Instead, I've picked out my favourite Christmas decor and homeware items which fall under my category of 'Classy Christmas'. These pieces may not be the cheapest, but they are beautiful, investment pieces that will stand the test of time and you'll lovingly get them out each winter for years to come. They also make the absolute BEST presents for interior and design lovers at Christmas.  

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Have A Grown Up Valentine's Day With Tea & Handcrafted Biscuits

In the 10+ years that my husband and I have been together, we have never celebrated Valentines Day. Yep, that's right. No soppy cards to each other, no red roses, no date night on Valentines Day. Shortly after we became an item, my husband declared how he detested Valentines with the words "I don't need card companies to dictate to me when and how I should express my feelings." To be honest, I agreed with him. Valentines Day, with it's tacky heart-clutching teddy bears, overpriced flowers and the over-booked, set-menu restaurant dates just had no appeal.

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The Best Home Ware And Home Crafts From Top Drawer London 2017

Today I popped along to the spring edition of Top Drawer London, one of the UK’s leading trade shows. Basically every independent (and some big players) home, craft and gift products are on show to buyers (and press, and nosy people like me who like to spend their free time looking at pretty things). Held at Olympia, London, Top Drawer is massive. It took me hours to get through all the exhibitor stands. Yet I did it, and here is my pick of the best of the bunch! To make life easier I've even created a little shop at the bottom of the post where you can buy products from my fave exhibitors....

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Wrap Xmas Presents Like A Pro! My Top 5 Festive Gift Topper Ideas

Whoop! Here it is - first Christmas post! Expect many more over the next few weeks - I've got posts on making door wreaths to tree decorations alongside DIY table setting ideas. First up are my top 5 crafty ideas for making your Christmas gifts look A+. They are also super easy and cheap to do. Wrap your presents early and put them under the tree to enjoy in your home until you have to give them away!

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