“This pays a nod to the sensory haven of a tropical rain forest and the Emerald collection incorporates clear glass, feathers and tropical leaves to create a lush, luxe setting,” says Dan Cooper, Christmas buyer at John Lewis. “Inspired by nature, these decorations feature toucans, dragonflies, snails and parrots, with succulents and moss as well, to create an enchanting festivewonderland.
“A favourite is the banana leaf hanger, a glass decoration shaped as an on-trend monstera leaf.”
Work stems of faux foliage into a tree to make it look fuller. Dress a mantel with a green garland: Real Christmas garland, white & silver, £65, John Lewis. Ramp up the luxe by treating a sofa to velvet cushions in shades of green: plain velvet cushion, in dark spruce or ivy, £25, John Lewis.