Inspiration: Boho Christmas Decor

Bo ho ho! Not a fan of everything Santa-embellished or snowman covered? These boho Christmas decor set-ups are so stunning, that you’ll be decking your halls with pom poms and tassels ASAP.

Oh Trendy Tree

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Who said that Christmas decor has to be tacky? This minimalist bohemian Christmas tree is so stunning and chic, that we’d keep it up all year round!

Tassels and wooden instruments bring in an earthy element, whilst matte metallic baubles keep it festive in the cleanest possible way.

Fluffy cushions and bohemian rugs look incredible under a Christmas tree. As a matter of fact, we’d be happy to find those fluffy white cushions waiting for us on Christmas morning!

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Hawthorn leaf table runner and floral embroidered pillow cover

Rum Pum Pom Pom

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We’ve said it once, we’ll say it a million times: bohemian decor doesn’t have to be a literal rainbow of colors.

This minimalist boho Christmas decor shows that creamy dreamy textures and little details can indeed be beautiful and boho.

Switch out traditional Christmas bunting for oversized pom poms and replace your red and green stockings with white, chunky knitted numbers.

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Coffee Brown

Hand embroidered throw pillow cover

Oh Color-ye Faithful

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Christmas is the epitome of ‘out there’, but this doesn’t necessarily mean a whole ton of snowflakes and glitter.

This rainbow tree is quirky, out there and is bound to put a smile on anyone’s face this Festive Season!

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Beige & Maroon

Glamorous border table runner

It’s The Most Colorful Time of The Year

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How cute is this? Adding a kitsch reindeer or Christmas character adorned pillow to an array of colorful cushion covers makes an on-trend Christmas living area.

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Paisley embroidered pillow cover and jacquard paisley pillow cover

Oh Starry Night

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Holly and stars are both quintessentially festive. This hanging decoration incorporates them in the most magical way possible.

As for the table, sparkling gold tableware and a textured white tablecloth make for something truly stunning.

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Ocean Blue

Ornamental embroidered table cloth

The Holly & The Ivy

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Team classic Christmas red with folky Artisan prints for a trendy and festive vibe.

Black furniture can be easily updated for the Christmas season with printed colorful cushions and fancy throws.

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PurplePurple

Jacquard floral pillow cover and paisley print pillow cover

I’m Dreaming of a White Christmas

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Whether you live in a college dorm or an intercity apartment, this boho Christmas decor was made for a small space!

A corner Christmas tree looks right at home alongside chunky knits, warming winter rugs and knitted pillow covers.

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Solid geometric pillow cover

Baby It’s Chic Outside

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Wooden chairs, golden details and flowing, beige table runners make this Christmas tablescape a Scandinavian dream.

Add festive greenery and tall candle holders for a Winter warmer that will be more than welcome for your guests.

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Espresso

Organza hand embroidered table runner

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Christmas Planning: FAQS Answered

Want to know when to start shopping or put up your Christmas decorations? This ultimate Christmas planning guide answers all those sticky common questions.

Christmas? I hear you scream in surprise. It’s the start of November!

True. But the malls are already decked out in giant snowflakes and twinkling lights, Advent calender’s are at the forefront of every grocery store in town and I swear that we heard ‘Last Christmas’ playing on the radio yesterday…

As the temperatures continue to fall and the evenings get a little frosty, we can’t help but feel a little Christmas joy every time we see a speck of tinsel or stray fairy-light.

Not sure how early is too early to start planning for the holidays? We answer the FAQs everyone wants the answers to in our Christmas planning guide…

When Should I Put Up My Christmas Decorations?

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Ah… the age old question. How early is too early? Traditionally Christmas decorations are put up on the first day of Advent, which is the 3rd of December. Despite this, many Holiday fanatics put up their decorations and tree in early-mid November.

If you’re planning on having a real tree this year, don’t buy it until December the first. Any earlier and it will have biodegraded to a pile of fallen pine needles come December 24th!

When Should I Start Christmas Shopping?

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According to time.com, 30 million American’s had already started Christmas shopping by September the 30th. Before you start panicking, we’ll let you in on an even crazier fact: 30% of American’s have not finished their Christmas shopping until Christmas Eve! Eeek!

Unless you like feeling like a sheep in a meat market and elbowing your way through hundreds of unorganized husbands and boyfriends to snatch that last perfume bottle for your Mother in Law, don’t leave it until the last minute!

We recommend starting your Christmas shopping whenever you feel like it (duh). However, it’s sensible to be finished by the around the 20th to avoid the last minute Mall-panic!

If you hate crowds and rude retail staff altogether, why not do the majority of your Christmas shopping online? After all, there is far more variety. Here’s our Christmas gift guide to get you started!

Here’s some of our fave gift ideas for Mom:giftsformom

1. Paisley Wool Scarf

2. Paisley Embroidered Pillow Covers

3. Elegant Dahlia Pillow Cover

4. Hand Painted 7 Piece Table Runner and Placemat Set

5. Hand Painted Duvet Cover Set

How Much Should I Spend On Christmas Presents?

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This one’s a little controversial. For many, the thought of buying a family member or friend a $10 gift and receiving a $50 one can be pretty embarrassing. We don’t mean to sound like your preachy Aunt here, but it honestly is the thought that counts!

For some buying expensive Christmas gifts can be too much of a financial strain and it honestly isn’t worth putting yourself and your family through hardships for the sake of a slightly better present.

Disturbingly, one in three Brits put their Christmas gift splurges on credit. American’s aren’t much better and rack up an average debt of  $986 per household. Our neighbours down under buy almost half of their Christmas gifts on credit.

At the start of your Christmas planning, set yourself a strict budget for presents and stick to it!

As a guideline, the National Retail Federation reports that the average American spends $462 on gifts for family members.

Ready to start planning your Christmas? Check out our range of stunning hand crafted Indian decor items that are perfect for gifting.

 

 

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Christmas Table Layouts Using Versatile Pieces

Crazy fact: American’s are spending around 6 billion dollars a year on Christmas. Mind blown. Rather than forking out an arm and a leg on specific pieces for your Christmas table layouts, invest in a few versatile pieces that can be used all year round.

After all, you can only use that sparkly, Santa-embellished table runner for a few days. Plus: you’ve already spent enough money on presents, food and decoration. It’s time to give that poor wallet a rest!

Here are some stunning Christmas table layouts that consist of versatile pieces…

Dreaming Of A White Christmas

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For some people, reindeer embellishments, glitter and an overdose of red just scream tacky. If you’re one of those people who enjoys the more refined things in life, this simple table layout embraces the holiday season without screaming ‘SANTA’.

Best of all, it’s made up of stunning, minimalist pieces that can be used to uplift your dining table every single day of the year.

Recreate this table by adorning your table with a clean, white table cloth. Next, add a neutral runner with a metallic sheen to make it just a little bit special. Add neutral placemats and dot with cream and white plates. Finally, create a centerpiece that looks like it has been taken from nature itself. Dot glass candle holders in amongst pine branches for something that is undoubtedly festive.

The best part? All of these pieces can be used again! Well, apart from the pine leaves, but you are likely to get these for free.

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Saree border table runner

Shimmering spiral hand embroidered placemats

Have A Holly Jolly Christmas

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If you would like to embrace red in your Christmas table layouts, why not opt for flowers? Although red flowers, such as holly, are inevitably Christmassy, red floral pieces have the versatility to be used all year round too! A red table runner could be perfect for a Spring tea party, whereas red placemats are a must have for Summer bohemian decor.

Get this holly jolly look by teaming a white table cloth with an eye-catching, red floral table runner. Add white candles and an abundance of red flowers to create a striking centerpiece. If you would like more of a contrast, evergreen leaves and fircones will add the Winter outdoors to your table.

Dot every guests seat with a red floral placemat and top white napkins with red present bows. Keep cutlery and wine glasses plain to stop it from becoming too cluttered.

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Hand painted deluxe floral table runner

Floral embroidered placemats

Bright Star Of Bethlehem

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Who ever thought to use a mirror as a table runner here is some sort of decor Einstein! This dreamy table layout looks like it’s been sprinkled with stardust and, luckily, the majority of these pieces can be used again!

To make your Christmas dinner guests all starry eyed, start by layering up your table with a plain, white table cloth. Next, add a long, rectangular mirror. Please note: ensure this is in the center of the table, no one wants to catch a glimpse of themselves eating Christmas dinner.

Add metallic silver placemats and top with white plates. Now for the fun part! Sprinkle stars and snowflakes evenly across your table cloth. Add an abundance of silver candle holders and two large silver vases. Fill your vases with ivy and top with candles. Next, recreate this with mini vases of ivy on every placemat. We are not exactly sure how to recreate that hanging garland, but if you manage it, you rock!

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Hand embroidered table placemat set

Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer

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Looking for a cute and fun layout that won’t cost you half of the contents of Santa’s sack? Ta-da! Cute, Festive, and using versatile pieces, this red patterned table reminds us of Rudolph’s cute red nose! The only really Christmassy things you will need to buy are these glittery reindeers. One dollar store: here we come!

Grab your finest white table cloth; it’s about to get a fun uplift! Add a retro printed red and white runner for some Festive cheer. Take some embellished plates and top them with a glittery Reindeer. Add DIY place cards between the antlers to make it really personal!

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Damask style elegant table runner

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