The Stylist adds a little festive flair to your Christmas decorations

WALL \ Advent calendar, $79.95. Scandi wall decorations, $14.95 each. TREE \ Scandi tree topper, $19.95 (top). Scandi star, $5.95. Santa sack snow reindeer, $69.95. Santa sack snow fawn, $69.95. MANTEL: Scandi tree topper angel, $22.95. TABLE: String lights silver star batteries, 5m, $44.95. Pom Pom garland, $39.95. All from Down To The Woods, from The Woodsfolk

WALL \ Advent calendar, $79.95. Scandi wall decorations, $14.95 each. TREE \ Scandi tree topper, $19.95 (top). Scandi star, $5.95. Santa sack snow reindeer, $69.95. Santa sack snow fawn, $69.95. MANTEL: Scandi tree topper angel, $22.95. TABLE: String lights silver star batteries, 5m, $44.95. Pom Pom garland, $39.95. All from Down To The Woods, from The Woodsfolk

Amber Clohesy loves warm, folksy Christmases. The Woodsfolk, which she created, is a family store full of wonderland goodies for adults and children alike.

Reindeer, penguins and swans wander in a forest of twinkling lights, colourful pom poms and starburst baubles.

Amber tells us what’s in style this season.

DECORATING

There’s a focus on the use of string lights, along with two themes: heritage – where the look is traditional, incorporating heirloom decorations and red and green; and contemporary – keeping the look uniform in colour scheme and style, such as geometric shapes.

ON THE MANTEL

Wreaths look beautiful, accompanied by a feature Christmas piece such as decorative reindeers or candles.

COLOUR

There seem to be two main trends at the moment, either neutral and natural colours, such as black and white, or rich Christmas colours embellished with metallic.

THE UNEXPECTED

I love animals, so I work my passions in with items such as crazy dog or cat decorations. Or decorate a succulent instead of a traditional tree.

FOR THE TREE

There’s so much variation in decorations at the moment that your personal style can now roll over into your Christmas tree. Try Scandi, bohemian or traditional.

LOOK BOOK

GLASS BALL

Classic Christmas 2016 hanger glass ball with stag, $19.95, from Villeroy & Boch

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ORNAMENT

Poodle gilded glass ornament, $19, from West Elm

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LANTERN

Classic Christmas glass lantern with foot, medium, $29.95, from Villeroy & Boch

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WREATH

Handmade fabric Christmas wreath, $65, from Down That Little Lane

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ANGEL

Mish and Mash Creations vintage book sculpture Christmas angel, $24, from Etsy

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CALENDAR

Mozi Animal Jamboree advent calendar, $39.95

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BRANCHES

LED light-up branches, green, $59, from West Elm

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BAUBLE

Crafted on Cowrie Australian Golden Wattle bauble, $9, from Etsy

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DEER

Rogue Deer Eating, timber, $89.95

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