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The Christmas decorating trends of 2021 with Crate and Barrel

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year, especially with Crate and Barrel. Image credit │Crate and Barrel

It’s the middle of November, which means we’ve given in to the sound of distant bells and are ready to embrace all things festive. This year marks a return to the traditions that were put on hold during the pandemic and brings with it new reasons to celebrate. When it comes to decking your halls – which, we’ve decided is acceptable from now – it’s all about creating a joyful space to share with your loved ones.

Whether you’re someone who likes to go-all out with a theme, or someone who takes a more eclectic approach, Crate and Barrel has got you covered with their design collections this year. Here’s a summary of what’s on offer from the UAE’s favourite American-helmed brand:

Winter white

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Winter whites draw on natural elements. . Image credit │Crate and Barrel

Christmas 2021 will see birch wood and winter whites play a big design role. This look is all about embracing the beauty of the natural world through subtle elements, such as green garlands and delicate snowflake ornaments. If you’re a real-Christmas-tree-all-the-way kind of person, this trend will elevate the overall wintery-feel to the next level.

Modern Lodge

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Create a cosy atmosphere with plaid prints. Image credit │Crate and Barrel

A trend designed to create cosy feelings within the home. Darker colours such as black and brandy cherry red combine with neutrals to add a traditional festive feel – think napkins and stockings with pom poms. A ‘lodge’ style is all about crafting a warm atmosphere. Do this by lighting plenty of tapered candles, ensuring your guests have access to blankets and mugs filled with hot cocoa or mulled grape.

Red and green

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Traditional colour schemes are back. Image credit │Crate and Barrel

Reminiscent of festive seasons from the past, red, and green are making a style come-back this year. Tall Christmas trees laden with presents should be decorated with bright red baubles and beautiful ornaments to contrast against the emerald pine needles. Coming hand-in-hand with this colourway are traditional Santa motifs, such as these adorable bell tree decorations.

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