Festive ideas: crafts, decorations, food and more
All the ideas you need, your complete guide to the festive season
Festive craft ideas
See our fantastic selection of seasonal crafts – from decorations and cards to festive flowers and welcoming wreaths. With our step-by-step instructions to suit all levels, it's easy to do as well! We’re adding new craft projects regularly so remember to check back often.
See all of our seasonal craft ideas
Festive food ideas and recipes
From starters to main courses, side dishes and desserts, we bring you a fantastic selection of seasonal recipes. Plus our pick of the ready-made buys and freeze-ahead recipes to save time, as well as a fantastic selection of cakes and puddings.
See all of our festive food ideas and recipes
Homes and decoration ideas
Advice and inspiration to help get your home ready for the season, with articles on lighting and dressing the house, creating a festive table, great decorations and more.
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Party hair and makeup ideas
Hair style inspiration for glamorous nights out, including easy how-to hair guides and celebrity looks, plus expert makeup advice and party beauty tips.
See all of our party hair and makeup ideas here
Plan a festive trip
Our round-up of the UK’s best winter wonderlands, ice rinks, snow domes and magical days out
It’s behind you! See our pick of the pantos this year
Your seasonal stay-well guide
The happiest time of year undeniably brings some health challenges: beating winter bugs, endeavouring to eat healthily, as well as trying not to get stressed out by all the preparation. Take some time for yourself to stay calm and feel your best!
See all of our seasonal health and wellbeing advice