Mulled wine in your glass? Get inspired by these top Christmas decorating sites.

Time to deck the halls. But just before you start, pour yourself a glass of mulled wine and take a look at these sites. It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas…

Elle Decor

Ditch your usual ribbon, decorate every nook and cranny, line your staircase with presents and use wallpaper as wrapping paper… for more wise words on creating your very own winter wonderland, look to this magazine that is available in print and digital.

Rita Konig

Mix coloured candles, use paper napkins and burn Ralph Lauren’s ‘Holiday’ candle. Trust this savvy interior designer to offer sensible, low-maintenance advice that will let you enjoy the season without decorating anxiety attacks. We love her story ’The Do’s and Don’ts of Christmas.’

House and Garden

Kitschy colours, anyone? Or an alternative Christmas tree? Whatever floats your boat for Christmas 2017, take a flick through House & Garden’s archive of Christmas decorating ideas. They’ve got over 100 Christmas decorating ideas.

Ideal Home

What does your Christmas tree say about you? And can you make Christmas tree biscuit decorations? If you’re intrigued to know more, look to the treasure trove that is this magazine’s site; it offers style and interiors inspiration, real house makeovers and project advice.

Good Housekeeping

Powered by the century old Good Housekeeping Institute, this updated website now has bigger and bolder photos. It tells you what you need to do over Christmas to make your room look as festive as possible. Draw snowflakes on your mirror; wrap old books in wrapping paper and place pine boughs in vases. Their philosophy is simple: Life should be full of pleasures, not chores.


Scroll around this American television channel’s website and check out the ample galleries giving inspiration for Christmas decorations. Looking for creative wrapping ideas or how to add wow factor to your tree? This site has it all, including over 75 handmade holiday decorating ideas.

December 2017