John Lewis Christmas Decorations Bring Variety to the Holiday Season

Taking a closer look at what’s in store for John Lewis Christmas 2017, the thing that caught my eye was their Christmas decorations.

For the 2017 holiday season John Lewis have put forward 7 key trends that provide exciting twists on the classic festive decoration.

In today’s post we’re going to take a look at each of these Christmas decoration trends.

 

The Christmas Decoration Trends Up Close

 

1. Tales of the Maharaja Christmas Decorations

Tales of the Maharaja builds on the classic myths and stories told through dance. Utilising vibrant colours and a carnival atmosphere to bring to life festive stories.

Inspired by the rich tones and opulent jewels of a dancer’s costume, the Tales of the Maharaja Christmas decorations are colourful and playful; yet refined and glamorous.

Stepping away from festive tradition, reindeer, robins and snowmen are replaced with lions, tigers and monkeys; perfect for those who like things a little different.

 

John Lewis Christmas 2017 - Floral Gem Bauble

Floral Gem Bauble

 

Leopard Head Decoration

Leopard Head Decoration

 

2. Winter Palace Christmas Decorations

The Winter Palace decorations set turns to Russian folktales for inspiration.

Fir forests, snow-capped mountains and a stunning Winter Palace glitter with ice and hints of starlight; giving a truly magical feel.

Adding boutique glamour to the mix, the Christmas decorations feature peacock clips, sparkling diamanté and metallic hints.

From beautiful palaces to charming Babushka baubles, the look is refined and sophisticated; ideal for those who like to add glamour to the festive season.

 

Winter Palace Decoration

Winter Palace Decoration

 

John Lewis Christmas 2017 - Babaushka Doll Christmas Decoration

Babushka Doll Christmas Decoration

 

3. Mitsuko Christmas Decorations

The Mitsuko collection draws on the ancient art of shadow puppetry to tell a Christmas tale.

Exploring the effects of light meeting shade, the decorations mix soft colours, reflective metallics and beautiful details to create festive magic.

Mitsuko Christmas decorations deliver sophistication with their contemporary, understated look. Baubles focus on shape and shadow play; while the palette uses metallics, alongside teal and petrol blue hues and a splash of traditional red.

 

Copper Wheel Hanger

Copper Wheel Hanger

 

Marbled Christmas Decoration

Marbled Christmas Decoration

 

4. Lima Llama Christmas Decorations

Lima Llama decorations offer Christmas with a twist, giving a Peruvian-inspired festive theme.

A celebration of all that’s bright about Christmas, the ornaments are multi-coloured and finished with pom-pom garlands to add fun.

Lima Llama decorations puts the festival in festive, with bold colours and pearlescent shimmers. Stepping away from traditional hues for rainbow-loving buyers.

Continuing the theme, John Lewis’s Lima Llama collection features crocheted textiles and traditional Peruvian patterns; shown in a carnival of colour that is sure to get the Christmas celebrations started.

 

 

Piñata Hanging Christmas Decoration

Piñata Hanging Christmas Decoration

 

Llama with Presents Decoration

Llama with Presents Decoration

 

5. Into the Woods Christmas Decorations

Our next trend from the John Lewis Christmas 2017 range is Into the Woods. A sneak peek into the magical world that lies in the depths of a leafy forest.

Drawing on inspiration from the forest, the Christmas decorations feature an abundance of beautiful faux greenery and embellished woodland creatures.

Embracing fairytales, the woodland is elevated to mythical heights, bringing animals and nature together for a festive makeover, with opulent touches of gold and glitter.

 

Mossy Hedgehog Decoration

Mossy Hedgehog Decoration

 

Chestnut Bauble

Chestnut Bauble

 

6. Highland Myths Christmas Decorations

John Lewis Christmas 2017 Highland Myths Christmas decorations transport us to the Scottish highlands for a festive escape.

Inspiring a cosy Christmas, the collection creates winter warmth and a relaxed style, with its use of natural materials and traditional patterns; all brought up to date with a modern twist.

Rustic and rugged, collections feature glass, copper and wood with their rich russet hues. Scottish heritage and craftsmanship, re-imagine natural materials and Highland creatures to add a sprinkle of seasonal cheer.

For the nature-loving Christmas shopper, the heart of Highland Myths brings an earthy, organic feel and plenty of animals.

 

Twig Copper Bauble

Twig Copper Bauble

 

Large Owl Decoration

Large Owl Decoration

 

7. Folklore Christmas Decorations

The final festive trend in the John Lewis Christmas 2017 collection is Folklore; the most traditional and easily recognisable of all the ranges.

Inspired by the idyllic quaint town, the Christmas motifs glitter and shine, offering a welcoming glow to all of your festive visitors.

Folklore celebrates colour and pattern, with cosy textiles, traditional hand-painted ceramics and bold embroidery. Think Christmas jumpers, frosted berry wreaths and little wooden houses brought to life.

The collection focuses on traditional reds, highlighted with glittering metallics and hand-crafted embroidery; all looking back to traditional tales perfect for the festive season.

 

Woolly Reindeer Decoration

Woolly Reindeer Decoration

 

John Lewis Christmas 2017 - Claydough Ladies Decoration

Claydough Ladies Decoration

 

Featured Christmas Decorations from John Lewis Christmas 2017

John Lewis Christmas 2017 featured items: Floral Gem Bauble, £6.00; Leopard Head Decoration, £8.00; Winter Palace Decoration, £12.00; Babushka Doll Christmas Decoration, £6.00; Copper Wheel Hanger, £3.00; Marbled Christmas Decoration, £4.00; Piñata Hanging Christmas Decoration, £6.00; Llama with Presents Decoration, £6.00; Mossy Hedgehog Decoration, £8.00; Chestnut Bauble, £8.00; Twig Copper Bauble, £6.00; Large Owl Decoration, £15.00; Woolly Reindeer Decoration, £15.00 and Claydough Ladies Decoration, £4.00.

To find out more about the featured Christmas decorations please visit the John Lewis website.

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