Admittedly the kids are back to school yet so it can seem a little early to discuss your Christmas plans. But in reality, you have to consider how quickly the rest of the year is going to fly by. As soon as September starts, businesses and schools rush head to head to get as much done as possible before the end of the year. In other words, the last trimester is guaranteed to be the most stressful time of the year. The earlier you start putting your Christmas plan together, the sooner you can get everything you need.
Indeed, for a lot of households, Christmas is a challenging period. You might have to buy some last-minute decorations to put on the tree only a few hours before your first guests arrive. Needless to say, nobody gets enough time at Christmas to prepare Christmas. So, that’s precisely why you should start early!
Add some decorative elements that are not seasonal
The most common issue about getting your home Christmas ready is to wait until the last minute and throw all the Christmas decorations in. Some households start putting their decorations 5 to 4 weeks before Christmas. However, it doesn’t change the fact that there is more to the Christmas spirit than an inflatable Santa hanging from the balcony. The best way to approach your interior style is to create a winter hue that you can use for both the festive and seasonal decor. White is a good colour, but it can create a somewhat toned-down effect. Red can be too aggressive. However, purple with the addition of purple rugs and table decorations can help to bring everything together. As Christmas day nears, you can start looking for purple tree decorations to complete the atmosphere.
Time to plan your outfit too
If you want to shine like a Christmas star, you probably need to think about your outfit now. You’ll find plenty of lovely purple dresses – Zara has some original models that will turn many heads. As for your makeup, it’s a good idea to organise your cosmetics early so that you can spot any missing product. You can keep your look simple with purple eyeshadow and a matching manicure, for example.
Can you have a purple dinner?
Nothing is stopping you from giving your guests a memorable purple experience at Christmas dinner. Keep your eyes open for colourful plates and glasses – TKMaxx is an excellent address for this. You can also add a touch of fun with a pack of matching Christmas crackers to continue on the same theme. If you’re feeling crafty, you can also make your crackers – which is a handy solution if you can’t find any purple ones.
Admittedly, when it comes to the dinner itself, it is tricky to maintain a purple ensemble. You can cheat with purple potatoes and red cabbage stew to keep your guests excited. However, the best part of the dinner should be a purple dessert. A delicate ombre icing can ensure that your purple dinner will be memorable!
It’s never too early to plan ahead. Christmas may last only one day but the magic of the festive season lives beyond 24 hours. Gradually creating a tasteful look can make sure that you have less to worry about on the big day. This year, make Christmas a purple feast for all!
Nb. Collaborative post.