This week we thought we would shift our focus from Christmas Gift-Giving and think a little bit about creating a warm Christmas home atmosphere as a little self-gifting moment. Everyone is planning to stay home more over the festive season and we believe these decorations can enhance that time, and set the scene for the coming weeks, giving us something to look forward to.
We think these beautiful sustainable Christmas decorations will add warmth and a fantastic look and feel, with your existing decoration collections or as a whole new look for those of you who are looking for something more unusual!
These could also be gifts for friends and loved ones if you think they might be just what they will need to cheer up their homes knowing these decorations are focusing on sustainability and they can kept for years to come. You may even feel like keeping some of them displayed all year round!
There is usually a mention of the Swedish art of Hygge during the winter months to celebrate staying indoors, and many of these decorations I believe have the hygge aesthetic in mind – calm music and warm drinks to freely sprinkle on top.
Many of these decorations are chosen with a perennial look in mind and can be used year after year. Some, I think may feel comfortable being up throughout the winter months, unlike traditional tinsel.
Like these paper star garlands which you may not want to take down or can repurpose for gift wrap or a relaxing reading corner for other times of the year.
These reusable Christmas crackers are just a perfect solution, to that great Christmas Day paper mountain. They can either be used year after year or potentially as the perfect ‘gift box’ for a jewellery gift you might have created. Actually, some of the jewellery ideas would make really special cracker gifts!
Continuing on the reusable theme, these wooden tree decorations will never get old, they are as timeless as the tradition.
And these paper star garlands made from old books have a lovely recycled feel, with potential for surprise phrases that might be perfect for games following your dinner.
These plantable tree decorations once planted after the holiday season, transform into wildflower meadow style for truly year-round decoration.
And handmade wooden tree decorations made from fallen trees also can be used year after year.
If you prefer the idea of a reusable tree this year or have more than one space you might like to decorate, this beautiful Oaktree is a perfect solution to have a natural tree that will last for years.
One of the Christmas decoration traditions I love all year round is fairy lights.
And these strings of waterproof lights (except the battery) are available in lots of colours- you can create your unique light design.
And this fun light garland with clips could be a fun way to create a totally bespoke decoration for your tree or as a garland.
Like fairy lights, candles create a wonderful winter atmosphere and enhance the Christmas decoration feel, while still finding use during the rest of the year. It’s always great to have a sense of warmth and comfort continue into the new year.
As a final touch to your Love of Christmas Gift-Giving decoration week (and this year it is not too early to start decorating) natural flowers and garlands are a wonderful addition: the scent of fresh wood, pine and flowers and the beauty of nature.
Many Flower boutiques have wonderful presentations, however, if you would like to create one yourself one of these inspiring books might be a great starting point and, again, will be great for all year around.
Week 7 of our Christmas decorations list is complete. There are only five weeks left until Christmas now! Stay with us for the coming weeks as we reveal our Gift-Giving lists right up until Christmas Day. You can catch up with our week-to-week Christmas Gift guides by visiting our Shop.
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