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TV presenter Lorraine Kelly has teamed up with Wayfair UK stylists to complete a transformative makeover on her guest cottage just in time for Christmas. Lorraine reveals the inspiration behind her festive scheme and her top tips for prepping her home for the holidays.

Lorraine Kelly Christmas Cottage Makover With Wayfair Uk Good Homes Magazine

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Lorraine has invited Wayfair UK’s stylists into her new home to overhaul her guest cottage for Christmas. With a flurry of festive décor and a base palette of soft grays and neutrals, it’s both a glittering grotto away from the main house and a cosy, inviting space she can use year round.

Read on to find out Lorraine's inspiration behind the makeover and how she achieved a super stylish festive scheme for her guest cottage. 

This is your first Christmas in your new home outside London. Tell us what you are most excited about, with the season ahead at home? Do you have any Kelly family Christmas traditions?

Lorraine Kelly With Dog Angus Sat In Bedroom Christmas Cottage Makeover Wayfair Uk Good Homes Magazine

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'We are so looking forward to celebrating Christmas in our lovely new home after our big move down from Scotland. We moved to a quirky house with beautiful views over the river.

I love to have an old-fashioned Christmas and our daughter, Rosie, will be coming home from Singapore and it will be lovely for us all to be together. We wake up on Christmas morning, have a glass of fizz and start unwrapping presents. After dinner we take Angus, our border terrier, out for a brisk walk nearby to blow away the cobwebs and later we tuck into turkey sandwiches during our cosy movie night in.'

Are you expecting guests this Christmas? Do you have any top tips for prepping your home?

Christmas Tree Gold Bar Cart Lorraine Kelly Christmas Cottage Makeover Wayfair Uk Good Homes Magazine

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'Christmas is a great time of year to catch up with the people you love. My Mum and Dad will be coming down from Scotland and staying with us in our new Guest Cottage. We also usually have a little party for our friends and neighbours with beer, bubbly and lots of snack and nibbles.

We play Christmas carols in the day and crank up the party tunes later on. I like to make sure that we have good lighting (perfect for dancing) and I fill the house with poinsettias and hyacinths to make everything feel really warm and inviting.'

What was the inspiration behind the guest cottage makeover? What do you love most about the style of the space and do you have any favourite pieces?

Grey Brown Desk With Christmas Decorations Candles Lorraine Kelly Christmas Cottage Makeover Wayfair Uk Good Homes Magazine

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'We have a lot of friends and family who come to stay with us at weekends and I wanted to have a place where they would feel relaxed and a little bit spoiled. Wayfair UK have helped me to truly transform the guest cottage into a home away from home as they have such an amazing range of products.

From the furniture to the accessories, I absolutely love the new look of the space with all of the different fabrics, textures and lovely little touches. My favourite spot is the desk area and I adore the chest of drawers and ladder shelf, which is so stylish and clever. Guests who visited after the makeover were thrilled and said they wanted to move in!'

How would you describe your interior style? What’s most important to you when decorating a room?

Christmas Themed Bedroom Lorraine Kelly Christmas Cottage Makover Wayfair Uk Good Homes

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'I absolutely love Scandi interiors but I’m not too strict when it comes to sticking to one style. My personal style is all about comfort so I adore plump cushions and cosy rugs. Wayfair have really helped me find some amazing, affordable pieces that have turned this house into a real home. They make it so easy!'

 

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