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Christmas Homeware Blog

December 2021

You know what makes the most wonderful time of the year even better? Decking out your house with Christmas decorations and festive touches that set the mood for the weeks ahead! To get every inch of your home into the holiday spirit, take a cue from these seasonal shopping choices from @josiesmithmedia (All available, as ever, from our brilliant retailers here @forgeshopping) Whether you prefer traditional Christmas decor or something a bit more modern, or even themed, we guarantee you’ll find something you want to recreate or buy on this shopping wishlist! May your days, and your interiors, be merry and bright!

 

GEORGE @ ASDA Pink Dotty Snowflake Easycare Reversible Duvet Set @ £12.00

Lots of Christmas bedding I’ve looked at online, and searched for in-store is sadly already sold out. Thankfully, this super-pretty pink snowflake print set, from George @ Asda, is not! I think it’s perfect for a child’s room/spare room. (Available in Double/King/Single, it’s reversible, made from easycare polycotton, Single set includes 1 x pillowcase, Double and King includes 2 x pillowcases. Can be tumble dried/Machine washable at 30C/Recycled polyester – made from melted plastic bottles and textile waste that’s been spun into a whole new yarn! The Better Cotton Initiative. This is better for the people who produce it and better for the environment it grows in.

 

WISE MONKEY Harry Potter Platform 9 3/4s Snow Globe @ £27.00

This Harry Potter snow globe will add a magical touch to any Christmas mantlepiece during the holiday season. Inside the glass globe, you’ll find a little sculpture of the platform 9 3/4s sign, while the base of the globe is set to resemble the famous platform where witches and wizards began their journey to Hogwarts. One side of the base shows a trunk entering the wall between platforms 9 and 10, while the other side shows the iconic Hogwarts Express leaving the station. The globe is packaged in a handmade gift box, making it an ideal Christmas present and/or a must-have for any #HarryPotter fan!

 

PRIMARK Christmas Santa Milk And Cookies Plate Set @ £8.00

Set out your treats for the big guy on Christmas Eve with this ‘Cookies and Milk for Santa Set’! It has a kitch, retro-style plate for the cookies, and a matching mug for Santa’s drink.

POUNDLAND Fir Tree Candles

If you’re going all-out this season with any sort of winter wonderland #tablescape, pop into Poundland for these cute little fir trees! They’ll emit a soft, festive glow that’ll warm the coldest of December hearts!

 

GEORGE @ ASDA Natural Christmas Holly Print Seat Cushion Pad @ £7.00

If you have any outdoor seating and you’re planning on taking the festive celebrations outside this year at some point – these cushion pads are ideal! Similarly, if you want to add a festive touch to your existing dining chairs, it couldn’t be easier with these natural, 88% Cotton, 12% Linen, 43 x 43cm Holly Print pads. (Made from recycled polyester – made from melted plastic bottles and textile waste that’s been spun into a whole new yarn!)

 

YANKEE CANDLE Tree Farm Festival @ *prices vary depending on size

If at home you’re short on space to house a massive Christmas tree, you can still immerse yourself in a gorgeous festive scent with enticing notes of pine, vetiver and gardenia – this Yankee Candle will transport you to a local Tree Farm Festival! Yankee’s largest Jar Candles provide up to 150 hours of soothing fragrance designed to create a welcoming home for family and friends. The iconic Jar shape is a symbol of their more than 50-year commitment to creating the world’s finest candles. Convenient and easy to use, each candle is made with premium-grade paraffin wax and the finest quality ingredients. Yankee select the ideal natural-fibre wick for each fragrance to ensure the best possible burn.

 

 

GEORGE @ ASDA Natural Christmas Embroidered Snowflake Cushion @ £8.00

This subtle, natural looking cushion will give a festive accent to any couch or chair! If bright and bold isn’t your bag, but you’d still like to add some seasonal touches too your home, head to George @ Asda! (45 x 45cm, 88% Cotton, 12% Linen. Recycled polyester – made from melted plastic bottles and textile waste that’s been spun into a whole new yarn!)

 

TOYTOWN Ravensburger ‘Christmas is Coming’ 1000 Piece Jigsaw Puzzle @ £14.00

Pop this on your coffee table as a festive adornment that you and the family can try and complete a bit of every day, on the countdown to Christmas! Twenty-four enchanting images create a magical frame for the main scene – an idyllic family Christmas Day! Jigsaw puzzles for adults are an amazing way to relax and escape for a few hours.. (Code: 16511RR Measure 70 x 50cm when complete.)

 

THE WORKS STORES Medium Christmas Gift Box (Assorted) @ £2.00

A brilliant medium-sized gift box perfect for protecting and giving gifts for all special occasions. Or, a delightfully xmassy small storage box for around the home!  These boxes make for a great way to deliver your Christmas presents to friends and family members this year, adding a fun and protective twist to your gifts. Similarly, if you’re having a big clean out before Christmas and you’re got an assortment of household clutter you need to store – stationary/phone chargers – simply tidy them away in a manner Santa would approve of! (Measures: 20 x 20 x 6cm, please note – colours and designs can vary in-store.)

 

SAVERS Tea Towel Velour Christmas Assorted 3 Pack @ £2.99

These very affordable tea towels are made from soft 100% cotton. This tea towel features Christmas themed designs and three tea towels, 2 velour and 1 twill weave. Hang the twill one neatly over your oven door! (Product code: 549103)