Classic Christmas Style

Isn’t it wonderful to have some things in life that are time-honoured; annual traditions to anticipate and memories to be built on year after year? Many of us enjoy a classically traditional Christmas; time with family and friends, rituals like putting up decorations, making mince pies, going to Midnight Mass, eating turkey with all the trimmings and opening presents.

Classic Christmas style means enjoying and celebrating your own traditions each year. In our guide to Classic Christmas style, we look at decorations for your home and Christmas tree, gift ideas and more.

Classic Christmas Tree Decorations

Update a classic Christmas decorating theme that uses opulent metallic shades by adding a pop of rich blue for a pleasing contrast. 

Velvet blue bauble, £2.99; Blue bird tree clip, £2.99, Golden cherub, £3.99; Iridescent heart pendant, £2.99     

Classic Christmas Bedroom Style

Bring festive joy to your bedtime and morning routine with a seasonal bedroom update in traditional Christmas colours.

Flameless candles from £2.99; Tartan throw, £37.99; Sitting santa gonk, £26.99; Present sack, £9.99; Table top Christmas tree, £37.99

Classic Gift Ideas

The greatest gift ideas are often the simple ones. Our classic or traditional gift selection includes entertaining games, our ever-popular nostalgic train set and beautiful seasonally scented toiletries for the gift of 'me time'.

Games selection: Reverse charades, £7.99; daily IQ workout, £9.99; Murder mystery night, £14.99; Train set, £14.99 (Half Price offer for Gardening Club members - normally £29.99); Heathcote & Ivory Enchanted Forest range from £4.99 (price based on lip gloss)

Find even more gift inspiration on our Christmas Gifts page

Exciting Lighting

Create eye-catching ambience throughout your home with simple but clever use of lighting.

Illuminated robin crackle bauble, £14.99; LED firework light string, small, £24.99, large £39.99; Microwire lights 9m, £16.99; Willow tree 2.4m, £159

Explore our lighting selection on our guide to Christmas lights

Advent Calendar Selection

Countdown to Christmas with our traditional and treat-filled advent calendars or with a festive advent candle.

3D advent calendar, £6,99; Advent calendar with fudge, £9.99; Christmas Santa advent candle, £9.99

Make Your Own Christmas Chutney

A homemade, fruity chutney is a delicious traditional food item. It can make a brilliant gift, or be the perfect accompaniment to your Christmas cheeseboard. Christmas chutney can be made well in advance and stored in a cool place. Our Hillier Development Chef has shared their tried and tested method for a tasty chutney.

Download Christmas Chutney recipe and instructions here

Explore our full Christmas range, including a wide selection of items for those who enjoy a classic Christmas, at your nearest Hillier Garden Centre.