A classic Indienne print table cover edged with a wide, striped border acts as a lively foil for the plain walls and ﬂoor of this entrance hall.
Tablecloth in Uhura LF1923/001, linen, £59.90m, Linwood. Frosted Christmas tree, £30, Matalan. Red Berry garlands, £49.95 each, Harrods. Presents wrapped in Blue Hahnemuhle Ingres paper, £1.20 a sheet, Green & Stone. A rich red wall hanging taken from a 17th-century tapestry provides a grand backdrop to a dessert buffet.
Serpentine sideboard, £2,450, India Jane. Bataille Angels wall hanging, £800, Zardi & Zardi at Watts of Westminster. Shalimar rug, wool mix, £1,485, OkaHandmade place cards, assorted festive biscuits and a decorative bowl of pomegranates all add character.
Deckle paper place cards, 20p each, Green & Stone. Wonki Ware dinner plates, £29 each; pasta plates, £26.50 each; Powder Blue Bumba tumblers, £48 each; all Summerill & Bishop. Old English Fiddle silver-plated table knives, £14.90 each; table forks, £14.25 each; dessert spoons, £13.50 each; all William Turner. Barnes white wine glasses, £45 set of six, Neptune.
Styling Katrin Cargill and sarah robinson Photographs Jan BaldwinTweet