I always start thinking about Christmas as soon as the schools go back at the end of summer, but the serious planning doesn’t really kick in until I’ve done The Lists: one for decs and crafty bits to make them; one for gifts, obvs, and one for food/booze. Ma Richmond, the Yoda of list-making, has sub-lists of lists, but I’m not at her level yet! So grab a notebook while you’re flicking through this issue, cos you’ll be seeing a whole lot of inspo for your home, yourself and everyone you love. There are loads of simple makes and styling tricks, for those special, sparkling touches that make it personal. If you see something you want to buy, don’t bother heading out and braving the crowds – just download the Ownable app, find Style at Home and tap to shop. Sorted!
LEFT: Take a tour around Abby’s stylish flat, p28
ABOVE: Modern style for Christmas-ready rooms, p63
BELOW: Make your own this year – it’s easy! See p118