Unexpected rooms the British decorate for Christmas

It begins with humility Christmas trees, climb on the lights outside, and now Britons are decorating their toilets to welcome the festive season.

In a poll of 2,000 adults, one in five admitted to decorating every room in their home and 23 percent said they often decorate their bathroom to some extent.

Of this, around £40 will be spent on fairy lights, decorations, small plants and scented candles to add a festive atmosphere to the toilet.

Other decorations that may appear in the toilet include wreaths, tinsel, stockings, seasonal towels, and bathrobes.

An incredible 8 out of 10 people are inspired by the idea of ​​making a trip to the loo more enjoyable this time of year.

Defining drab decorations as an emerging trend, shower maker Triton is hunting a carnival to win the most Christmassy bathroom ever.

Spokeswoman Tina Simpson said: “British people have a general feeling that Christmas is a time to go out and get the most out of it, and this year looks to be the biggest and the best.

“Decorate Home page I’ve seen people plant a simple tree and hang wreaths around the living room, with one on the fireplace.

“This leads to the Christmas tree outside, indoor pendant lights, inflatable reindeer and stop signs for Santa Claus.

“And now the bathroom has merged with the mix, becoming a space people want as much attention as the rest of the house, with festive loo rolls, hand towels and shower curtains all appearing. ”

The poll discovered carnival pack horses, reindeer, Elves on the Shelf, and even strings of popcorn that have made their way into the nation’s baths.

A quarter of the respondents admitted their Christmas decorations used to be quite simple but have become more elaborate over the years.

Furthermore, 20% admit that they worry about being judged if their home doesn’t look perfect for December.

But it’s not easy for the family to get people to keep their home looking like something out of the Christmas category, with 45% being this much cluttered time of year.

Up to 23% feel under great pressure to make sure their festival decor is beautiful and 52% say they are solely responsible for making sure the house is fully decorated.

More than a third have even argued with a family member because they are the only one who takes things seriously.

However, 4 out of 10 people say getting the house ready for the celebration is their favorite and most enjoyable thing about the holiday season, although more than one in 20 would be careful. to make sure their decorations weren’t too frills and were well received by everyone.

Tina Simpson added: “Bathrooms can provide a safe haven during the festive period, so it’s no surprise that the nation is raising the bar when it comes to renovating the room used. this much.

“To celebrate the proliferation of seasonal stalls, we’re looking for the UK’s most festive bathroom.

“From tinsel-framed vanities, to an inflated Santa by the toilet – if you have a Christmas-obsessed bathroom, we want to know about it!”


https://www.independent.co.uk/life-style/christmas-decorations-uk-bathrooms-poll-b1969366.html Unexpected rooms the British decorate for Christmas


JOE HERNANDEZ is a USTimeToday U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. JOE HERNANDEZ joined USTimeToday in 2022 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing joe@ustimetoday.com.

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