It’s the little things: How to make this Christmas the best, ever.

This Christmas, our elves are determined to help you to make it the best, ever!

We know that Christmas can be a stressful time of year, especially for those looking to give this year’s Christmas the extra sparkle that will make it the one to remember.

It got us thinking; what exactly gives a ‘normal’ Christmas that extra jingle? What turns a good Christmas into the Christmas you will never forget?

Well, we’ve found the answers and we want to share them with you!

We’ve put together this handy article based on our research, designed to bring together all of the very best festive ideas that are guaranteed to make your Christmas better than ever before.

Hint: It’s the little things.

How to make this Christmas the best, ever

Sometimes the magic of Christmas can seem to happen by chance. Well, there certainly are magical moments that will make yours extra special, but the key to having the best Christmas ever are the little things.

Preparation is everything

Every year, Christmas seems to swoop in and catch us off guard. It’s time to change that.

Being prepared is a key factor in the success of any event, so why should Christmas be any different?

As a nation we joke about those first Christmas ads, the early-birds who have put their trees up in September or those who gloat on social media about finishing their Christmas shopping mid-October.

But the truth is, these people are prepared, and preparation is everything.

Their time has been freed up to focus on the little things that will make this Christmas the best, ever.

So, what are the ‘little things’ that we keep mentioning?

Here are some examples:

1. Table decorations

Spending some time thinking about your table decorations is a great way of adding an extra special touch for guests while they enjoy Christmas dinner.

Best examples of Christmas table decoration

Foliage such as sprigs of holly, ‘snow jars’ and red-ribbon make for great, quick and inexpensive ways of bringing your table to life this Christmas.

Check out these great examples of Christmas table decorations curated by One Kindesign.

2. Table favour bags

Table bags are a unique way of giving a little gift to your guests that they won’t be expecting!

Why not replace your crackers with table favour bags this Christmas? You won’t be disappointed by your guest’s reaction!

Here are some great examples of table favour bags that can be personalised with your guest’s names.

3. Christmas table lights

Lights are a fantastic way of adding extra sparkle to your table décor. There are hundreds of types of lights that you can add to your table that only require batteries, so you won’t need to worry about running cables around your guests!

4. Invitations

Even if you only plan on spending this Christmas with your immediate family, why not send them a Christmas party invitation to really get them in the mood?

Nothing says “I’m prepared” like an invitation.

Your guests will relax when they know that you’re in control of things.

If you can personalise your invitations, then that’s even better!

Never underestimate the pleasure of giving

If you’re reading this article, then it is highly likely that you get pleasure from giving to others.

You’re looking for ways to make Christmas the best it can be, and that means for you and your family.

One of the easiest ways of making sure Christmas is great, both for you and your loved ones, is by giving gifts that they will love!

We’re not talking about expensive, grandiose gifts. Remember, it’s the little things.

You’re never too old for the magic of Christmas

You should always keep the magic of Christmas alive, even after your kids have grown up!

We know the easiest way to make that happen…

5. Stockings

Putting together a stocking is one of the most joyful things you can do at Christmas. Not only for the recipient but for yourself.

If you are thinking “I don’t have kids”, we say: no problem!

Stockings should be for everyone no matter what the age.

This Christmas, why not try putting together a small personalised stocking for your close family rather than buying one or a few larger presents and see how excited they get? You won’t be disappointed.

These are just a few ways of giving this Christmas a boost and adding some subtle changes that will go a long way.

We hope that you have found this article useful and it does its part in making this years’ Christmas the best, ever!