beautiful christmas styling tips and tricks
The festive season is a special time of year. Let me show you my simple tips for styling your home, table and gifts using earth friendly and garden foraged decorative touches. Watch all of these tips come to life in my new series, donna hay christmas, now streaming exclusively on Disney+ D.x
Decorating your table can be beautiful as well as fragrant. Forage your garden and surrounds for eucalyptus branches, rosemary and other woody herbs to add a touch of fragrant specialness to your festive table.
styling the table
Simple additions to your festive table that are super cute and deliciously edible. Using my basic vanilla snap biscuit dough, simply add 2 holes to your favourite cookie cutter, bake and thread with ribbon to tie around your napkins. So simple, yet so elegant. For the basic vanilla snap biscuit recipe - click here
how to decorate festive candles
Turn simple pillar candles into a festive glow by placing candles onto plates or platters. Tie with natural jute and decorate with foliage from your garden. A simple touch for a mantle or table. Extinguish candle before the flame level reaches near foliage or jute.
how to make hanging present tree
A simple decorative way to hang presents and gift cards is by making a hanging present tree. Find a branch in your garden that you can tie with rope and hang. Attach decorated presents, bags and envelopes at different heights along the branch for the perfect decorative giving tree.