A few of my favourite Christmas decorations

Yorkshire etched glass artist, Andy Poplar, makes these vintage optician lens decorations in letter-pressed sleeves. They are 14.95 for 1, 24.95 for 2 or 29.95 for a set of 3,  www.vinegarandbrownpaper.co.uk
Yorkshire etched glass artist, Andy Poplar, makes these vintage optician lens decorations in letter-pressed sleeves. They are 14.95 for 1, 24.95 for 2 or 29.95 for a set of 3, www.vinegarandbrownpaper.co.uk
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Deck the halls, the trees and anything else you can find, says Sharon Dale

One of the loveliest moments at Christmastime is getting the old decorations out. Many of them bring back memories of Christmas past and have their own special place in the house. Some look jaded and cheap and these are the ones you need to replace. My advice is don't spend a fortune on a whole new set. Take your time and buy one or two beautiful, meaningful or fun pieces that you will treasure long-term.

Plush reindeer heads, from 34.95, www.rigbyandmac.com

Plush reindeer heads, from 34.95, www.rigbyandmac.com

Here are some of my favourites this Christmas:

This Ski Boy candle, 16.95,  is from Harrogate-based online store, www.limelace.co.uk

This Ski Boy candle, 16.95, is from Harrogate-based online store, www.limelace.co.uk

These gorgeous vintage-style baubles are made from silvered glass and are hand-painted. They are 5 each from www.re-foundobjects.com

These gorgeous vintage-style baubles are made from silvered glass and are hand-painted. They are 5 each from www.re-foundobjects.com

These ceramic hearts by Laura Crooks start at  10. She can personalise them for you for 14 if you order by December 13.  They are available from the Heart Gallery,  Market Street,  Hebden Bridge, www.heartgallery.co.uk

These ceramic hearts by Laura Crooks start at 10. She can personalise them for you for 14 if you order by December 13. They are available from the Heart Gallery, Market Street, Hebden Bridge, www.heartgallery.co.uk

Paper chain making kit,, was  6.95 now 2.95, www.dotcomgiftshop.com

Paper chain making kit,, was 6.95 now 2.95, www.dotcomgiftshop.com