Spice up your Instagram for the holidays (no filter needed)

Story highlights

  • No kitsch knitwear, mistletoe or eggnog, African creatives will celebrating the holidays their own way
  • Think big weddings, lots of flavors and an elaborately dressed table

(CNN)Christmas: friends, family...and Instagram. With parties galore, there's no better time to capture your pictures and post them to the popular social networking site.

To help you get it right, we caught up with some of the continent's most creative Instagrammers to see how you can make the most of the holiday season.