I do love a challenge. Wayfair tasked me to transform a part of my home with an “into the woods” theme, ready for Christmas. It’s amazing how a small amount of items can completely transform a space. I decided to focus on the hallway and dining area as we will be hosting for a lot of guests this Christmas. Somewhere to hang coats has always been an issue and I do love a pretty dining table. I hope you enjoy the tour of my new hallway and dining area…
When Wayfair gave me the theme of into the woods it made me think about wreaths, garlands, rattan and wooden decorations. The aim for me was to make the hallway look Christmassy and make use of the space at the bottom of the staircase. It used to have my large mirror there and now it has a lovely rack for coats and shoes – which is perfect for guests to hang their coats over Christmas.
We’ve wanted a rug in the hallway for months now and we finally got round to it, it’s nice to walk on a warm rug in the mornings instead of the tiles. It really feels a lot more welcoming now. The dark tones also work well with the woodland theme.
My dining table looks beautiful and very pretty and I love the natural placemats with the garland. The table looks wintery and very into the woods. The table cloth brings a nice green tone to the table too, I like the fact it is a small table cloth and you can still see the natural table coming through. It works well with the red floral wallpaper in the kitchen too!
My “into the woods” items
If you would like to recreate the look or buy any of the items I have used in this makeover then you will find all of the links below, some of the items may be out of stock but they will come back in soon.
Light up heart decoration – this looks amazing at night too, it is really bright. It was £10.99 and can be found in the home decor section.
Rattan Christmas tree – this is beautiful at night, it was £19.99. You can find it in the home decor section.
Shaggy grey rug – this was £17.99. You can find it in the rugs section.
Coat and shoe rack – this was only £29.99 an absolute bargain. You can find it in the furniture section.
Pine garland, this one was £35.99 and it is really pretty. You can find something similar in the Christmas garlands section.
Mantle swag – this is what I used in the middle of the dining table. It was £30.99. You can find something similar in the Christmas garlands section.
Table cloth – this was £7.99 and can be found in the kitchenware section.
Natural placemats – I love these, they make the dining table look nice and they smell nice too. A pack of 4 was £11.99 and they can be found in the textiles section.
What is your favourite item from the into the woods collection above? If you could transform a room with these theme what would you do? I would love to know in the comments below or on social media: @mummyconstant.