Single parenting in a pandemic: ‘I cry alone in the car so the kids don’t...

Lia Hynes

Author Ruth Gilligan: ‘I have slowly colonised our flat’s small second bedroom into my writing...

Sophie Grenham

About 400,000 women in Ireland have this condition and don’t know

IMAGE

The Cabinet Sub-Committee on Covid-19 currently has no women sitting on it. Why?

Lynn Enright

And now Dermaplaning. When will it be okay for women to have hair?

Kate Demolder

Non-colour nail polish for when you’ve finally removed your gel nails

Holly O'Neill

Lady Gaga offers reward after dog-walker shot 4 times, pets stolen

Jennifer McShane

Anne Hathaway says she was ‘ninth choice’ for one of her most iconic roles

Jennifer McShane

This utterly dreamy Victorian home just outside of Belfast is on the market for £995,000

Megan Burns

Image / Editorial

Get Set For The Season


by IMAGE
04th Dec 2014

Go for a Nordic Noel and invest in monochromes, metallics and wooden accessories you'll use all year round

See More Photos

Christmas colours from Danish interiors store TineK

The Christmas table doesn’t have to be formal or coloured green, red and gold. Give it your own personal style spin and make it magical with a little imagination. We’ve searched?Pinterest for some of our favourite seasonal table settings to get you in the spirit?

  1. Go for a Nordic Noel and invest in monochromes, metallics and wooden accessories you’ll use all year round.
  2. Muted greens are a great fresh alternative to the traditional Christmas greens and look lovely on light timber.
  3. Try a loose?line of simple tea lights surrounded by fairy lights to make a feature of festive sparkle.
  4. Or try filling a glass carafe or jar with fairy lights for instant twinkle.
  5. Don’t forget?mistletoe makes a great, simple alternative to holly – and is much more fun!
  6. Go grown-up girly and team pink pastels with a delicate white lace tablecloth, then top with metallic festive foliage.
  7. Simple, stylish succulents make a great on-trend twist to your place settings. Use them for your placenames.

Sheenagh Green for @Image_Interiors

Also Read

EDITORIAL
8 quirky-yet-perfect Christmas gifts for the Netflix addict in your life

While the dawn of the Netflix era has been great...

By Jennifer McShane

ultimate guide to home renovation
EDITORIAL
Here’s what you need to know to avoid a hellish (and budget-busting) home renovation

After undergoing her own home overhaul, interior designer and architect...

By IMAGE Interiors & Living

Covid crying
EDITORIAL
Tears, fears and tissues: The 5 types of Covid crying we’re all by now familiar with

It goes without saying that most of us have had...

By Edaein OConnell

EDITORIAL
5 simple ways to help you budget in the run up to Christmas

This year, in particular, we are feeling the strain of...

By Jennifer McShane

Monica Lewinsky
RELATIONSHIPS
Monica Lewinsky will soon get to talk of scandal on her terms

It was on this day, January 17th, 1998, when news...

By Jennifer McShane

glitter
EDITORIAL
The grown up guide to wearing glitter lips

If Tom Ford, Charlotte Tilbury, Chanel and Nars tell you...

By Holly O'Neill

EDITORIAL
The Menopause Diaries: The dreaded dryness down under

Helen Seymour is in Peri-Menopause, or at least she thinks...

By Helen Seymour

EDITORIAL
11 brilliant original Netflix documentaries you may have missed

All binge-worthy watches… Connected In Netflix’s new documentary series Connected,...

By Jennifer McShane