In the Yuletide spirit

2. Use organic materials
2. Use organic materials PHOTOS: ARETE CULTURE, MAKE ROOM
3. Dazzling table cloths
3. Dazzling table cloths
4. Candles and fairy lights
4. Candles and fairy lights
5. Table-setting details
5. Table-setting details
6. Stock the shelves
6. Stock the shelves
7. Add colour to the christmas tree
7. Add colour to the christmas tree

Ms Caroline Chin Geyler, founder and creative director of interior specialists Arete Culture, and Ms Niamh MacFadden, interior designer and stylist at interior design and styling firm Make Room, share seven home-styling tips for the festive season.

Work with a cohesive palette to avoid having your decorations looking chaotic, says Ms Chin Geyler.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on December 14, 2019, with the headline 'In the Yuletide spirit'. Subscribe