Christmas in different properties
Published 18 December 2019
At the old place, for 20 Christmases it was fresh holly and pine cones from the garden, swags of red and green garlands around the inglenooks, and the children’s stockings hung ever hopefully either side of the fireplace. Fast forward to the new place – all bright light, white walls, floor to ceiling windows and no fireplaces …. no wonder we left all our swags and tinsel behind for the next owners to play with!
In the end, we have been led by the minimalist style of the house to go with an essentially white and silver theme, with a little bit of sparkle. We’re quite pleased with it, even though its very different to what went before.
The children’s bright green and red stockings didn’t make it to the final cut. But rest assured reader, they will be put out on Christmas eve for sure, or else there will be trouble … even though they're 22!
Top tip: If you’re putting your house on the market just before Christmas, have the photographs done before you decorate, otherwise everyone will know within a week or two when it came to the market. By the end of January it will be looking a bit out of kilter!
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