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Christmas. One of the biggest days of the year, with months of preparation, days of festive tunes played on repeat and the actual day being over in the flash of an eye! As the saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun and amongst the anticipation of ‘the big day’ is memories with loved ones of laughter and joy that will last a lifetime.

Sofa.com have gathered some tips and tricks to get you excited for the seasonal celebrations ahead this Christmas period.

A Merry Mood

Nothings feels more festive than the aroma of pine, cinnamon, eucalyptus and a burning candle or crackling wood fire. Research has shown that our sense of smell is closely linked to our memory, meaning the two often become intertwined. With so many memories made around the Christmas period, familiar festive smells can not only remind us of joyous moments from Christmases past but ease our guests into the merry mood of the present.

“Burn pine or eucalyptus oil in a burner to set the scent of the evening”

Stacey Dyer @end_of_the_row

As well as setting the scent of the evening, candles can provide the perfect low lighting for a cosy and warm environment where cherished memories can be made. Mix in some Bublé in the background and you have an exquisite foundation for an evening of festivities.

Read the full article here to get inspired…


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