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    Love Island’s Olivia Bowen transforms her £1M home for Christmas with VERY lavish decorations including FOUR life-sized nutcrackers and twinkling trees

    She’s been renovating her £1million Essex mansion alongside husband Alex.

    And Olivia Bowen, 26, has now revealed their spacious home is ready for Christmas as she gave fans a glimpse of their VERY lavish decorations.

    The Love Island stars enlisted the help of South Wales based AMInteriorsByDesign to create a winter wonderland complete with four life-sized nutcrackers.

    Tis the season: Olivia Bowen has revealed the VERY lavish decorations she has had put up to transform her and husband Alex’s £1M home for Christmas

    In stunning snaps shared to Instagram, Olivia revealed that her impressive hallway is now home to two huge white and gold nutcrackers.

    As well as the statement statues, which stand either side of the feature staircase, the bannisters have also been covered with a twinkling green garland.

    Not forgetting to kit out the exterior of her and Alex’s home, Olivia opted for two huge Christmas trees to frame her front door alongside two more nutcrackers.

    Completing the magical look was another garland filled with fairy lights to run across the top of the doorway.

    SO festive: The Love Island couple now have two life-sized white and gold nutcrackers in their incredible hallway as well as a twinkling garland wrapped around the staircase

    SO festive: The Love Island couple now have two life-sized white and gold nutcrackers in their incredible hallway as well as a twinkling garland wrapped around the staircase

    While other pictures posted to social media by Olivia and AMInteriorsByDesign showed another tree dripping in decorations inside the abode.  

    This tree, which brought some festive spirit to the kitchen and dining area, was styled using large white flowers and silver diamond baubles.  

    Olivia and Alex moved into their home back in February, meaning this will be the first Christmas they have spent at the new home.

    Since moving in they have completely transformed the house and redecorated many of the rooms. 

    Christmas ready: The outside of the abode also features nutcrackers and two huge lit trees

    Christmas ready: The outside of the abode also features nutcrackers and two huge lit trees

    Magic in every room: Another tree inside the kitchen boasts stunning white decorations

    Magic in every room: Another tree inside the kitchen boasts stunning white decorations

    Earlier this year, Olivia shared that the kitchen project was completed with an enthusiastic post, writing that she was very pleased with the results.

    She penned: ‘WE’RE IN! It’s so difficult to get a photo to show you guys really how beautiful this room is in all its glory, I can’t seem to capture it – I’ll keep trying though obv. I think maybe it’s because it’s a feeling rather than a look.  

    ‘This was our first big project on the house & kitchens are my FAVOURITE room, so I really just wanted everything to be perfect & it has actually come out exactly how I imagined it, which hasn’t really happened before.

    Looking good: Olivia enlisted the help of South Wales based AMInteriorsByDesign to create a winter wonderland vibe at her home

    Looking good: Olivia enlisted the help of South Wales based AMInteriorsByDesign to create a winter wonderland vibe at her home

    ‘I’m quite overwhelmed actually however silly that may sound to some! There is still little bits to go like the armchair, coffee table, glass shelves, curtains etc BUT it’s finally useable! 

    ‘This is now officially our kitchen, living & dining space. Thanks guys for all your support along the way! Least that’s 1 room done, 718246 more to go… P.S look how cute Winnie is.’

    It comes after Olivia and Alex revealed recently that they have pushed back their baby plans as they focus on their respective careers. 

    Breathtaking: The newly renovated home also features abundant space for entertaining, thanks to a huge kitchen, featuring granite countertops and spacious open plan living areas

    Breathtaking: The newly renovated home also features abundant space for entertaining, thanks to a huge kitchen, featuring granite countertops and spacious open plan living areas

    Modern touch: The couple recently revamped their cloakroom, giving it a more modern touch

    Before: A picture of how the cloakroom looked before

    Modern touch: The couple recently revamped their cloakroom, giving it a more modern touch

    Dining area: Meanwhile, the dining area boasts a rustic 2.4metre dining table, which she recently dressed with a range of high-end crockery

    Dining area: Meanwhile, the dining area boasts a rustic 2.4metre dining table, which she recently dressed with a range of high-end crockery

    The Love Island couple previously told how they had stopped using contraception and wanted to try for a baby next year, after Olivia, 26, expressed concerns about her fertility due to an underactive thyroid. 

    In an exclusive interview with MailOnline, the reality stars explained why they have decided to now change their plans and delay having children.  

    She said: ‘We were thinking about having kids soon, we do still think ‘oh yeah we would love to have a child’ but with my TV show, Second Chance Dresses, pushed back until next year, I’m going to have to be away a lot in New York.’    

    Speaking as part of the couple’s new collaboration with Superdrug, Olivia added: ‘As the timings have all changed, and we’re both really busy with our careers, we’re just really happy with where we are right now. 

    Posing at home: The couple regularly shares snaps of themselves posing in their new home

    Posing at home: The couple regularly shares snaps of themselves posing in their new home

    ‘I also recently purchased a horse so that’s puts a spanner in the works and it has been keeping me really busy.’ 

    In October, Olivia revealed that she was diagnosed with an underactive thyroid as a child, and expressed fears that it could affect her ability to conceive after years of being ‘irresponsible’ with her condition.  

    In an interview for Love Island: What Happened Next? last month, Olivia confirmed she was no longer using the contraceptive pill. 

    The Love Island beauty said she doesn’t feel the need to hurry the process and will have a family when the time is right. 

    Olivia said: ‘There’s no rush for us, that’s not our goal but it will happen one day. I reckon it will be in the next couple of years, although we do keep saying that and it keeps moving back!’ 

    Looking to the future: Olivia and Alex revealed recently that they have pushed back their baby plans as they focus on their respective careers

    Looking to the future: Olivia and Alex revealed recently that they have pushed back their baby plans as they focus on their respective careers

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