Coming home for Christmas

Makery Haberdashery House, 24.95, available from Bloomsburystore.com.
Makery Haberdashery House, 24.95, available from Bloomsburystore.com.

Whether they love shimmer and shine, pared down elegance or are fun and funky, there’s a decadent deco or heavenly homeware out there with their name on....

LITTLE TREASURE

Crosley Cruiser Turntable With Three Speeds, Teal, from 69.99, available from Johnlewis.com.

Crosley Cruiser Turntable With Three Speeds, Teal, from 69.99, available from Johnlewis.com.

Italian designer Fornasetti enjoys a cult following, and these highly-collectible scented candles are not only decorative and individual, but the ceramic jar makes a beautiful keepsake.

Fornasetti Astronomici Scented Candle, £125 (www.selfridges.com)

CHEF’S PERK

A kitchen essential for festive entertaining, this oven glove will keep hands safe and protected - and add a touch of seasonal cuteness.

Tea Rex Hob Kettle, 108, set of two golden whistles, 39, available from Store.alessi.com.

Tea Rex Hob Kettle, 108, set of two golden whistles, 39, available from Store.alessi.com.

Robin and Holly Oven Mitt by Thornback & Peel, £23.25 (www.notonthehighstreet.com)

WHISTLE BLOWER

You can count on Alessi to produce a cutting edge kettle that looks and sounds the part when it comes to a rolling boil. This stylish piece is designed by Michael Graves to celebrate the 30th anniversary of this 18/10 stainless steel hob kettle.

Tea Rex, £108, features a dragon whistle, set of two, £39 (store.alessi.com)

Penny Polar Bear Side Table, 125, available from Design 55online.

Penny Polar Bear Side Table, 125, available from Design 55online.

THE GOLDEN AGE

Jazz up a dressing table with this ornamental silver glass jar, that harks back to the glitz and glamour of Hollywood and the Thirties.

Pineapple Jar, £24.95 (www.handpickedcollection.com)

SPELL IT OUT

Make a space dazzle and give a gift that will light up the home - quite literally - with these striking aluminium letters with built-in twinkly lights.

Light-Up Letters: Home, £59.95 (www.handpickedcollection.com)

FAT OF THE LAND

Serve your party appetisers of cured meats, cheeses and olives on this posh platter, which comes with a fork tipped cheese knife.

Just Slate Acacia Antipasti Set Medium, £48 (www.selfridges.com)

MAY THE FORCE BREW WITH YOU

Their favourite espresso will taste that much stronger and more robust in one of these Galactic Empire Mugs, printed with Darth Vader, a Stormtrooper, Bo ba Fett and Chewbacca.

Half Moon Bay Stacking Mugs Set of Four, £32 (www.selfridges.com)

BLOOMING MARVELLOUS

The fruit and floral design on this luxurious designer cushion has timeless appeal and will dress up a sofa.

Studio Lisa Bengtsson Cushion - Boudoir - Multi, £45 (www.amara.com)

RADIO OOH-AHH

A sound choice, Liberty has teamed up with Roberts and dressed this Revival radio in one of their famous pretty prints.

Flowers of Liberty Wiltshire Roberts Revival Radio with full DAB functionality, £225 (www.liberty.co.uk)

TEA ETIQUETTE

Enjoy the tradition and charm of a Fortnum’s tea by hosting, or hanging rather, one at home.

Fortnum & Mason Tea Tray Ornament, £20 (www.fortnumandmason.com)

IN A SPIN

This vintage-inspired turntable is encased in a briefcase and can easily be transported to entertain friends on New Year’s Eve.

Crosley Cruiser Turntable With Three Speeds in Teal, from £69.99 (www.johnlewis.com)

SANTA’S LITTLE HELPER

This adorable bear cub can be stacked with pressies and will look equally charming with a few of your favourite hardbacks or a table lamp.

Penny Polar Bear Side Table, £125 (www.design55online.co.uk)

ALL SEWN UP

Why hide those silk ribbons and colourful spools away, when they can be beautifully housed in this enchanting wooden house? It might even encourage some make-do-and-mend...

The Makery Haberdashery House, £24.95 (www.bloomsburystore.com)

HANDS OFF

Not just for Christmas, this stylish nutcracker makes a great centrepiece on a coffee table.