Brighten the corners: Yuletide delights to spread cheer around the house


1. Bauble wreath

DZD, £15.95. These wreaths are fun, available in a kaleidoscope of colours and, crucially, entirely needle-free. 020 7388 7488,

2. Lumilyhty Lantern

Heal's, £60. Channel the seasonal sophistication of the Scandinavians with this bleached-birch candle holder. 08700 240 780,

3. Ceramic Christmas pudding teapot

Premiere Decorations, £15.95, 17cm. Cheer can but pour from this delightful teapot. 0800 123 400,

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,

5. Eastern jewel feather tree

House of Fraser, £10. These exotically plumed 40cm creations will make for fabulous table ornaments. 0845 602 1073,

6. Winter Wobblers Santa felt decoration

Paperchase, £2. Christmas decorations don't get cuter than this.