Simple Christmas Decorating

I can’t quite get my head around the fact that the start of the Christmas season is only about 2.5 weeks away.  I actually don’t feel like thinking about all that needs to be done before we head off on our holidays.  This year I am going rustic and minimalist.  Reasons being; I love the minimalist christmas theme, tress with very sparse decor.  I’m too lazy to go all out (or just don’t have time) and we’re going to be in 3 different places from 1st December to 6th Jan (when all the decorations need to come down – if you’re a traditionalist) so the less I have to put up and take down again, the better.  I also have a lot of white decorations which will fit into our summer Christmas perfectly, it feels quite beachy I think. So here’s what Im thinking:

Firstly, I am definitely going to attempt this simple Garland. Click here for instructions.screen-shot-2016-11-15-at-10-22-29

I don’t want too much glitz on my tree or anywhere in my home, I want everything to be simple with no fuss, here are some trees that Im loving the look of …

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I love all the white wrapping in the baskets!

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I have already bought my wrapping paper for the children’s presents (pic below), this had to be done when I was in London at The White Company, just couldn’t resist! Im literally going to be covering my eyes when I watch them rip open the beautiful paper 😉

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And to complement this I think I will wrap the adults in plain white paper with raffia and sprigs of Christmas tree leaves that have fallen off.

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And that’s my simple Christmas! Now to find the perfect little tree.

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White on White

White is just the best colour for summer, it looks glamorous, elegant, chic and against tanned skin its just so fresh and airy! Everyone can pull off a shade of white. Here are my fave picks of  what’s white hot…

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Eyelet Trousers Vitamin A at Shopbop //Irregular shaped wooden bangle Zara // Embroidered Shirt Dress by Emma Cook at Shopbop //  //  Lace Smock Dress Asos // White and Gold necklace Stella & Dot // Crochet Hem Shorts Zara

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Combination Lace Top Zara // Whistles Clutch at Asos // Frill Bikini Top Asos // All White outfit Mango // Embellished Shorts Topshop// Oversized white shirt Mango //   Birkenstocks at Asos

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The White Shirt

We all know the white shirt is a classic staple for every wardrobe. A lot of people may think it’s a boring item of clothing or there isn’t much to it….well if this is what you think then you need to carry on reading this post as the white shirt, is not only elegant, it’s sexy, chic and can also be grungy, the White shirt can be whatever you want it to be, just ensure you have one, a good one, a crisp one and make sure you wear it to the best of your ability!

Wear it Casually with jeans….

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Wear it Comfortably with shorts and sneakers…

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Wear it formally for work

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There are tons out there, here are my favourite high street finds:

Zara // The White Company // H&M

Pictures by Sarah-Jane Field http://www.sarahjanefield.co.uk