Brighten the corners: Yuletide delights to spread cheer around the house
Sunday 18 December 2011
1. Bauble wreath
DZD, £15.95. These wreaths are fun, available in a kaleidoscope of colours and, crucially, entirely needle-free. 020 7388 7488, dzd.co.uk
2. Lumilyhty Lantern
Heal's, £60. Channel the seasonal sophistication of the Scandinavians with this bleached-birch candle holder. 08700 240 780, heals.co.uk
3. Ceramic Christmas pudding teapot
Premiere Decorations, £15.95, 17cm. Cheer can but pour from this delightful teapot. 0800 123 400, selfridges.com
4. Orange & Cinnamon diffuser
True Grace, £32. This fruity room fragrance is a perfect way to lull the troops into an assured sense of festivity. 08456 049 049, johnlewis.com
5. Eastern jewel feather tree
House of Fraser, £10. These exotically plumed 40cm creations will make for fabulous table ornaments. 0845 602 1073, houseoffraser.co.uk
6. Winter Wobblers Santa felt decoration
Paperchase, £2. Christmas decorations don't get cuter than this. paperchase.co.uk
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