Add a touch of sparkle to your home for a glitzy Christmas, suggests Esther N McCarthy.
New luxe meets old Hollywood opulence with the ornate gold-detailed Nouveau dining set and glamorous glassware. Check out the mistletoe cloche and pineapple candleholders and all the other glitzy homewares in store and online at www.marksandspencer.ie.
I’m loving these rich jewel colours and luxurious textures, go all ornate for Christmas with inspiration from DFS. See main image. Just add the glow from a fire, a glass of red and you’re all set. The Gower Velvet Large Sofa in Aubergine, €1,299 and the footstool is €569. Order in-store in Cork, Limerick and Dublin or online at www.dfs.ie.
Have friends over for coffee in style with these crafty Jack Doherty ceramic cups and jugs. Doherty works in porcelain with minimal adornment. They are a steal, starting at €22 and available online at iamofireland.ie and Jack’s own site www.dohertyporcelain.com
If you fancy adding a coffee machine to the kitchen, Nespresso’s Inissia is a good starter experience. We’re talking five-second heat up, automatic pre-programmed coffee buttons and it will take up very little space, at 2.4kg, it is the lightest in the Nespresso range. Available in six colours, for €99 available in the Nespresso Boutique, Dublin and in Brown Thomas Dublin and Cork and online at www.nespresso.com.
If you want a bit of stimulation in any of your rooms - cast your eye over this lively wallpaper wonder, the 3D Chevron design. Shades of blue, orange and red are set against a white background showcasing a corrugated-like design that makes this 3D wallpaper mural appear to pop off the wall. It’s €30 and available from www.muralswallpaper.co.uk.
Add this little star to the sofa for instant appeal. Copper is all the range for Christmas, lads. €8 from Penneys.
Cheers to these must-have metallic jugs, perfect for a nice mulled wine or what? These are from Aldi store and cost €13.99for a pack of two.
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