It looks like we're all getting into the festive spirit. Here are your most loved pics in the countdown to Christmas.


The leaves may have fallen from the trees outside but evergreens come into their own inside when displayed with a festive flourish.

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Real flames or not, the fireplace is the perfect spot for candles and twinkling lights.

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3 roll up roll up

Our beautiful Christmas decorating shoot by stylist, Lucy Gough, took its inspiration from the circus.See more here.

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Bright jewel tones and an abundance of blousy blooms make this room an inviting space that will get you in the mood to celebrate.

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5 go big or go home

Clashing colours, shiny baubles and tons of tinsel combine to make this room ready for the big day.

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6 chain reaction

See paper chains in a new light in this Christmas decorating shoot by stylist, Lucy Gough, and why keep ribbon just for gifts when you can wrap the doors as well?

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7 tree change

Instead of, or as well as, a Christmas tree, this festive foliage looks fab hung in swags along the wall. See more festive finishing touches here.

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8 woof woof

Yeah yeah we love this calm Christmas interior as much as you do, but we all know what stole the show in this post.Who could resist this handsome hound with his beautiful red bow?

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9 a floral feast

This image featured in the third guest writer post by Nik Southern of Grace & Thorn florists on how to dress a festive table with seasonal florals and foliage.

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When it comes to the decs, don't forget the exterior of your home. These pretty lights and LED stars create a warm and festive welcome on cold, dark nights.

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See these ideas for elegant entertaining at home.

Jacky Parker is a London-based freelance journalist and content creator, specialising in interiors, travel and food. From buying guides and real home case studies to shopping and news pages, she produces a wide range of features for national magazines and SEO content for websites

A long-time contributor to Livingetc, as a member of the team, she regularly reports on the latest trends, speaking to experts and discovering the latest tips. Jacky has also written  for other publications such as Homes and Gardens, Ideal Home, Red, Grand Designs, Sunday Times Style and AD, Country Homes and Interiors and ELLE Decoration.