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Christmas Countdown: Fab.com

Friday, December 13th, 2013

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A selection of Christmas items from Fab

Fab is a great place to do a bit of online Christmas shopping – with a vast array of individual retailers selling under the Fab.com umbrella. They offer special products & one-off discounts just to provide that extra temptation.

  1. Christmas trees mobile: £17
  2. Herd of reindeer print: £88
  3. Christmas tree decal: £32
  4. Pantone Xmas ball surf: £9
  5. Felt pine wreath: £13
  6. Treeform natural 108cm: £43

Christmas Countdown: Fudge’s choice

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

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Selection of dog-related, canine Christmas items

Fudge insists one being given the opportunity to voice (bark?) his opinion on canine Christmas matters, so we’ve allowed him to guest edit this penultimate Christmas Countdown post.

He’s scoured the internet and wishes to share his findings with his doggie buddies. We are pleased to bring you his carefully curated collection…

  1. Party dog Christmas decoration by Horsfall & Wright: £12, Notonthehighstreet
  2. Pair of 2 Rudolf sausage dog decorations by Miss Shelly Designs: £17, Notonthehighstreet
  3. William Wegman’s Fay’s Twelve Days of Christmas DVD: £62.51, Amazon
  4. Tillsammans x-mas poster: £20, Scandinavian Design Center
  5. Lily’s Kitchen turkey with cranberry Christmas dog treats: £2.99, Monster Pet Supplies
  6. Santa & Rudolph reindeer bandana: £3.20, PetsPyjamas
  7. Joy to the World ‘Give a Dog A Bone’ ornament: £19.41, Saks Fifth Avenue
  8. Good Boy dog luxury Christmas stocking: £6.99, Seapets
  9. Good Boy Christmas dog Santa coat: £5.99-£9.69, Monster Pet Supplies

Christmas Countdown: Selfridges

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

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Selection of Christmas items from Selfridges

There’s a branch of Selfridges in Manchester city centre so it’s always a stop off point on our annual Christmas shopping trip to the city. Its food hall in the basement is very good for finding little Christmas Day morsels that you may not treat yourself to the rest of the year. Here’s a selection of other items that took our fancy…

  1. St Nicolas velvet Christmas stocking 60cm: £99
  2. Acqua di Parma Gold Berries candle: £72
  3.  Meri Meri nutcracker themed cracker kit: £21.95
  4. Philippa Craddock Classic door wreath: £175
  5. Adopt a Reindeer gift box: £19.99
  6. Victoria Eggs Christmas dinner mug: £11.95

Christmas Countdown: Scandinavian Design Center

Tuesday, December 10th, 2013

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selection of Christmas items from Scandinavian Design Center

Regular readers will know that we have an ongoing love affair with all things Scandinavian. It proved very difficult for us to choose just a few items from the Scandinavian Design Center Christmas department. There are so many beautiful printed textiles, decorations and dining ware. Here’s what we narrowed it down to!

  1. Polar bear wool blanket: £140
  2. Winter Games oven glove: £10
  3. Winter Tale Christmas tree mug 2-pack: £16
  4. Holmegaard Christmas glass: £17
  5. Tomtenisse apron: £30
  6. Landskap kitchen towel: £10
  7. X-mas mulled wine pot: £30
  8. Christmas Moomin tray: £20

Christmas Countdown: Saks Fifth Avenue

Monday, December 9th, 2013

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Selection of Christmas items from Saks Fifth Avenue

This may seem like a Christmas Countdown post just for our friends across the pond. But don’t fear, Saks Fifth Avenue now ship to Europe. Just remember though – to get a UK delivery in time for Christmas orders must be placed by Friday 13th December!

  1. Kissy Kissy infant’s two-piece Christmas delights Santa velour play-suit & hat set: £40.84
  2. Kate Spade New York Hope, Peace, Cookies holiday cards: £16.21
  3. Prouna My Noel teapot: £132.24
  4. Golden Edibles white chocolate-covered snowman cake pops: £25.93
  5. Steinbach Santa nutcracker: £113.44
  6. Sudha Pennathur red velvet beaded Christmas tree skirt: £243.09