But that's not to say you shouldn't give it a jolly good go. After all, there's plenty to be cheerful about: a vaccine has started to roll out, Trump has been served his marching orders and, well, it's Christmas! Time to eat, drink and be merry. It's what Prime Minister Hugh Grant would want (right after an inappropriately timed kiss from Martine McCutcheon, of course).
One way to get yourself in the Christmas spirit is to fake it 'til you make it. By which we mean making your house look as Christmassy as possible until the magic of the season begins to warm your cold, cold heart.
So click through to find some super simple ideas to get your table looking Christmassy ahead of the big day. Hopefully your Christmas cheer will follow.
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