This time of the year is among our favourite, because it is the time spent together, the time of festive dinners and presents, of shared experience, cuddles and big hugs. This time of the year brings a mood that makes us happier and calmer. And only then all our houses are transformed. No matter how they look like in the other months, right now they are all so beautiful. The Christmas tree is there right in the living room and the many decorations on it, small, but splendidly simple and gorgeous, are turning it into a masterpiece. The fire place is still there. But it is covered with stuff that makes it so different indeed. The socks are hanging; laughs could be heart and the cold weather outside, makes the feelings even warmer. Christmas is a sensation. It is not just a day in the year, when we are getting presents and eating turkey. It is the magic hidden in our childhood and in the belief of Father Christmas that makes the days and nights in December so magical. Sing a song. Play one. Get through those photos of old holidays. Friends and family and love. This is Christmas. And because everybody absolutely adores it, you should know that there are few more things that could make your house then look stunningly perfect.
The advent calendars
They are precious little boxes. In the old times, when you were a child, they were full with chocolate only, but now you can find a nice, high-quality advent calendar with whatever you want. To be honest, no matter which one I choose, I never miss the chocolate one. It’s a tradition. It is anticipating and enthusiasm. And for this reason it is so worthy.
The bed sheets
The cosiest and favourite place all winter is your bedroom, I bet. And the most important thing there is of course your bed. It is all covered with cushions and blankets and pillows and it is lovely. But around Christmas you can improve it by buying some festive bed sheets. Theme your bed with colours like red and green. Put some nice Christmas pillows with trees and Santa Claus and reindeers. Thus when you go into the bedroom, you will be enchanted.
Yeah, yeah, everybody is talking about candles. They are hit, aren’t they? But right in that time, they are a total must-have. Buy different candles with different scents and then arrange them all around the house. When you light them, you will be walking through a paradise. And nothing else creates such cosiness like the candles do.
It won’t be Christmas at all, if you are not baking some cookies and gingerbread men or muffins or whatever. You are not keen on that activity. Well, it is worth trying. It is part of the Christmas spirit. As simple as that. Bake something with a lot of cinnamon and ginger and the entire house will smell alluringly nice.