The darker months are a great time for a decor re-think,
we've got lots of bright ideas to help you create that perfect
cosy space full of warmth and seasonal magic.
Nothing says festive season like the
bold combination of red and green -
we love how magical a room can look
just by mixing up fun decorations and
Create a forest-feel with nature-
inspired finishing touches and when the
night draws in turn on the tree lights
and snuggle up.
Prepare to take a trip to Narnia with
this magical, frosty home look -
make white the main colour theme and
add shimmering silver touches
and delicate accessories to create a
feeling of a snow-covered forest.
Pure white tree lights will transform the
look for evening as you settle
down to enjoy the tranquil peace of a
Mix up the metals to luxe up your rooms,
go for high gloss, chrome and mirrored
finishes against a background of metallic
wallpaper for top end hotel appeal.
Go for open geo patterns to keep things
looking super sleek. Start with grey and
neutral furniture, then add layers of
metallic sheen with accessories, lights
and glitzy soft furnishings.
Laid back and chic, this colour combo
is a great alternative to black and white.
Natural oak furniture and accessories
will give you an even softer look.
Just about perfect if you love modern,
bistro-style kitchens. Mix pops of black
with layers of cream, ivory and taupe
to add depth and warmth to your scheme.
Don't be afraid to vary the tones - using
just one shade could make your room
look a little flat. Add depth with a subtly
Highlight your colour scheme with good
lighting. Use natural materials like wood,
sea grass and tactile textures like linen to
create the finishing touches.
Add some pops of colour - brights look
great against white furniture, particularly
vintage style or painted pieces if you love
a 'folky' look.
Don't be afraid to be creative - create a
rainbow of pinks, yellows, turquoise and
purples, rather than red, blue or green as
primary colours can flatten the look.