The interior blogging world has been in full Christmas mode this month with heaps of festive inspiration, DIY tips and present ideas. With a huge Pantone Colour of the Year announcement, it has been a big month for interior blogs and here are our favourite 25 posts of the month…
Kimberly of Swoon Worthy kicked off the UK’s very first Home Blog hop this December starting with her festive dining room. Check out her first post then hop over to all of the other fabulous UK interior blogs that took part.
Gina from Style Curator gave us Christmas inspiration from the other side of the world this month and showed us how to add a chic native Australian twist to the table.
The biggest news of the month was Pantone’s Colour of the Year 2017 announcement which saw Greenery take the top spot. House of Turquoise has gathered a huge selection of image inspiration on the summery shade.
A blog tour hailing from the US, At Home With the Barkers starts off this festive house walk with a post on the family’s wonderfully neutral Christmas decor.
Decorating the Christmas tree can be a minefield with so many factors needed to make it look balanced, considered, personal and beautiful. Homme Maker demonstrates the five fundamentals to achieve this look.
Abby from Just a Girl and Her Blog has taken the festive decorations to another level this month with this beautifully styled sideboard to accompany the other fabulous decorations in her home.
This DIY post by Mountain Modern life will see you creating fun festive cushions which can be displayed even after Christmas has past – the perfect winter accessory for each year!
This alternative wreath spotted on Poppytalk is ideal for those of you fed up with your usual garland and holly berry designs. Filled with oranges, it’s a fresh take for your front door.
A key post from the Blogger Stylin’ Home Tours, Jennifer from With Heart gave us the tour of her fully decorated front room and family room. Complete with two Christmas trees to feast your eyes on, it’s a wonderful inspiration post.
Another chic DIY post, but this time with effortless Scandinavian charm, These Four Walls Blog has made this natural garland for the fireplace which is easy to recreate at home.
The Lovely Side demonstrates how to decorate with Pantone’s COTY Greenery in their post this month. Across many rooms, it shows you how to add a spring flush just in time for the New Year.
This adorable Christmas tree base was made by A Purdy Little House by transforming a small Ikea side table, find out how you can recreate it yourself.
Another fun Christmas project to attempt is this Christmas cloche found on 702 Park Project. Ideal for displaying a range of festive accessories over the season, it can be adapted to suit your interior style each Christmas.
Choosing your Christmas wrapping can be just as difficult as choosing the presents themselves, this post on Kraft Mint explores a luxurious pink and gold wrapping theme complete with decorative swans to inspire future wrapping.
A lesser known decorative piece for the home is the ladder, which Daily Dream Decor has inspired us to adorn with festive cheer this year as an alternative to the usual Christmas decor. From wrapping lights around them to creating Santa’s Grotto on the shelfs, this post will have you running out to find the nearest ladder.
Scandinavian inspired Christmas decor is huge this year and Lust Living has created an effortlessly chic look for the home which is also part of Swoon Worthy’s UK Home Blog Hop. We especially love the Curious Department’s Insect Mandala Ceramic Collection!
Nothing beats a handmade gift at Christmas and Karine from Bodie and Fou has focused on creating beautiful digital prints for loved ones this year. What handmade gifts are you giving this Christmas?
Individual tasting plates are an excellent idea for the cheese board portion of Christmas dinner, find out how to make these charming marble table accessories on Francoise et Moi.
Amongst client projects, interior designer Cat Dal has also been carrying out her own home refurbishment. See the unveiling of the finished split level London apartment.
You wouldn’t normally think of a laundry room oozing with interior style, but Yellow Brick Home’s newly unveiled laundry room amazed us this month. The ostrich wallpaper and gold touches are particularly special.
There’s a real sense in the property market at the moment that improving the home you’re in could be more beneficial than moving, here Love Chic Living featured a guest post from Heart Home mag on the best improvements to consider in 2017.
Get inspiration for delicious festive cocktails with this post from Le Dolce Vita. From Poinsettia and prosecco to a Christmassy take on white sangria, you’re festive tipples will be sorted.
Just Christmas cards alone have the power to make any room feel festive, so make sure you display them in style with this DIY card holder by Refresh Living to create an instant focal point for the room.
The season of entertaining is upon us and Seasons in Colour has got the room styling covered in this post from December and spans everything from festive hallways to finishing touches.
With a baby due in January, Katy of Apartment Apothecary has been busy getting the nursery ready for before Christmas. Working as a nursery, guest room and work space, it was not an easy space to design, see the finished space here.