Have you discovered our #sorealhomes Instagram community (if not, check it out @real_Homes, it's fab)? Just one of the way we're expressing our Insta-love is by calling on the hottest homes' bloggers and Instagrammers for their insider secrets – from the best hidden gems to find a bargain to how to style every room in your home.
LAURIE'S FAVOURITE WAYS TO STYLE A HOME FOR CHRISTMAS
I like using fragrant fresh foliage. I display it in a large vase, along with some twigs, and add lots of fairy lights for sparkle.
THE BEST HIDDEN GEMS FOR GREAT CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS
BEST INEXPENSIVE WAYS TO DRESS A CHRISTMAS TABLE
Put standard baubles in a bowl or cloche as a centrepiece – add micro lights et voila! Fairy lights are great in unused fireplaces, and on walls and shelves.
BEST GIFT WRAPPING TIPS
Check out Pipii for lots of fab gift wrap, tags and other unusual bits to decorate your presents.
BEST SHOPS FOR LAURIE'S STYLE
ON LAURIE'S CHRISTMAS LIST THIS YEAR
Gorgeous French linen bedding from Soak & Sleep.