Liam Payne is excited to celebrate his first Christmas as a father.

The 24-year-old singer and his girlfriend Cheryl Tweedy welcomed their son Bear into the world in March, and as the holiday season approaches, the hunky star is starting to put plans in place to gather his family together for a big celebration.

Speaking to E! News, the One Direction star said: ''It's going to be amazing. We've been arranging getting the stockings and the names on them and all that cute stuff. All my family are coming over. We'll have a big Christmas dinner.''

It comes after the 'Strip That Down' singer admitted he wasn't sure if he would ever tie the knot with the 34-year-old former Girls Aloud star, as he finds the concept of weddings ''weird''.

He said: ''I don't know if I'm the wedding-y type of guy. Weddings feel a bit weird to me. I don't know. Who knows? We'll see.''

The couple are far too busy with their new tot to think about anything else at the moment, and Liam insists they're ''really happy in baby land''.

He added: We're just really happy in baby land at the moment. When we're in the kitchen late at night, we were rapping, we were singing. We had a dance battle yesterday. She obviously won. I failed miserably, it was okay.''

Meanwhile, it seems unlikely that Cheryl has had much time to think about the festive season, as she recently admitted her life as a mother has been so hectic she no longer has the time to devote to her own day to day routine.

She said: ''Since becoming a mum, my beauty regime has actually gone out the window. Taking care of a baby 24/7 means make-up is just not practical. It's only been recently that I've had time to start applying make-up again and it's been lovely, actually. I wen out for dinner a few weeks ago ad it was strange to see myself made up again, but lovely at the same time.''