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"Christmas at my place is always very colourful. Pinks, reds, orange and lime greens - it's not very traditional. I even have a pink Christmas tree at home that I love. I wanted the arrangement to reflect something I would have at home - boisterous, beautiful and fun." Sean Cook, Mr Cook

"Aria" dinnerware and Christmas baubles from Papaya. "Lismore Essence" Champagne saucers and Royal Doulton "Mode" tumblers from Waterford Wedgwood. Background canvas painted in Dulux "Charcoal Chintz" half-strength. Industrial table from Loft. All other props stylist's own.


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In full bloom

While the dining table is at the centre of any Christmas celebration, there's more to it than food. Here, six florists create arrangements inspired by their own feelings about Christmas. 

Photography Hugh Stewart. Styling Vanessa Austin. 

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