Get festive interior Pinspiration courtesy of these beautiful and joyful rooms.

We’re inching ever closer to the moment when we can finally deck the halls with Christmassy joy and unleash extreme merriment upon our households. If you’re looking for festive interior inspiration, Pinterest is groaning with ideas – from cosy farmhouse vibes to Scandi styles – a few of our favourites of which we’ve rounded up here.

Look 1: Festive Farmhouse

Amanda Brooks’ house is a cosy Christmas lover’s fantasy. We adore the soft candlelight and the stuffed bookshelves flanking the fireplace. We’d happily settle down in this room for days mainlining mince pies and Christmas ghost stories.

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Rowen & Wren

Albert Turned Oak Candlestick, £48

Ferm Living

Dou Lamp Shade, £148


1940s Quilt Christmas Stocking, £30.43

Look 2: Joyfully Colourful Bohemia

No guest to this house on Christmas Day could fail to be cheered by the fact that every surface is festooned and festive. A delightful exercise in maximalism.

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Vintage Spode, £16

Susie Watson Designs

Kitchen Dresser, from £2,750

Closet & Botts

Red Berry Spray, £1

Look 3: Victorian Christmas

The Victorians created Christmas as we know it. Dennis Severs’ extraordinary house-come-still life drama in Spitalfields may be more of an ode to the Georgians than the Victorians, but he was no pedant. When it came to Christmas, it was Victoriana all the way.

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Victorian Santa Claus Feather Tree Christmas Ornament, £59.78

Voila Voile

Premium Roses and Wine Burgundy Red Velvet Curtain, from £121.78

Bodleian Shop

Charles Dickens Decoration, £12.50

Look 4: Pared Back Beauty

Minimalists need not be excluded from the festive fun. This simple and beautiful room demonstrates how it’s done to exquisite perfection.

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The Real Flower Co

Berry and Herb Eco-Friendly Moss Door Wreath, from £95

Garden Trading

Square Basket, £90


Tartan Cushion Cover, from £32.44

Look 5: A Scandi Christmas Table

Create atmosphere with an onus on natural and foraged-for materials, Scandi style.

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Metal Clip-On Candle Holder, £5.95

The Well Laid Table

Series V Martini Glass, £22.69


Tea Leaf Mini Wreath, from £32.06

Look 6: Country Christmas

This pretty tableau is irresistibly inviting. The fire, the pile of presents and the understated bunting: each element of this room is beckoning us in. The stuff of Christmas dreams.

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Yadur Rectangular Mirror – Antique Brass – Small, £150

Rowen & Wren

Handmade Folk Wrapping Paper, Set of Three, £12

Party Packs

Luxe Gold Glitter Fabric Bunting, £9.40

Look 7: Christmas, Bloomsbury Style

This artsy beauty does Christmas in the most delightfully informal of styles. Homemade and all the more heavenly for it.

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Cabbages & Roses

Constance Multi On Natural Linen, Sample, £1.50

Layered Lounge

Antique White Detailed Paper Stars, £16


Dried Orange Garland, £9

By Nancy Alsop
November 2022

Nancy Alsop


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