12 home decor items for Christmas

Christmas coasters featuring drinks and dishes unique to Singapore. -- PHOTO: THE COASTER PEOPLE
Christmas coasters featuring drinks and dishes unique to Singapore. -- PHOTO: THE COASTER PEOPLE

Need some decoration inspiration and accessories to go with your parties this festive season? Natasha Ann Zachariah and Lee Jian Xuan pick out 12 items to dress your home with this Christmas.


1 Christmas In Singapore coasters, $7.90 for 12

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If Santa were a foodie in Singapore, he would be chomping down on these local desserts such as milo dinosaur and tau huay, which feature on these coasters.

Where: Various stores including Cat Socrates, Bras Basah Complex, 231 Bain Street, 02-25 Bras Basah Complex, tel: 6333-0870; Naiise, go to www.naiise.com; Kapok, 111 Middle Road, National Design Centre, 01-05, tel: 6339-7987; and The Panic Room, 311A Geylang Road, tel: 6746-1565

2 Beaded Rattan Nesting Boxes, from $40

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Keep cute trinkets in these boxes which add a pop of colour, and come in three sizes.

Where: Chillax Market, The Grandstand, 200 Turf Club Road, 03-07, tel: 6463-0128

3 The Everyday Revolution - Reusable Fabric Gift Wrap, $10

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Go eco-friendly with these organic cotton wraps for your gift, instead of regular paper. Shown here is the ancient Japanese Furoshiki style of wrapping items, but be versatile with your wrapping methods.

Where: Naiise, www.naiise.com. The online store has a pop-up store at 72/74 Dunlop Street until Dec 24

4 Kisanly Napkins, $36

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Add a dash of festive spirit at mealtimes with this collection of grey napkins embossed with Christmas designs, handmade by disadvantaged women in Congo - profit from sales go towards helping them.

Where: House of AnLi Interiors, go to interiors.houseofanli.com, tel: 6251-0410

Need some decoration inspiration and accessories to go with your parties this festive season? Natasha Ann Zachariah and Lee Jian Xuan pick out 12 items to dress your home with this Christmas.

5 Astor Wine Bucket, $199

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Keep your wines and spirits chilled on a bed of ice with this sleek, classy golden bucket.

Where: Verandah Living, Sime Darby Centre, 896 Dunearn Road, 02-02C, tel: 6466-0425

6 Glass Dome With Floral Metal Base, $79

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Serve log cakes and other sweets with this classic-looking glass dome, which comes with a gold-plated holder, complete with floral designs.

Where: Robinsons The Heeren, 260 Orchard Road, tel: 6735-8838

7 Trinket Tree, $48

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If you do not have space for a full-size pine tree at home, consider this compact, chic acrylic tree to display your tiny decorations and trinkets. Comes in different colours.

Where: Metro Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Road, 01-14, tel: 6788-3322

8 Candles, $5 to $22 (depending on size)

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Designed in France and Italy, these candles, which come in shades of red, white and brown, burn inwards so wax will not drip everywhere.

Where: Originals Singapore, 896 Dunearn Road, Sime Darby Centre, 02-03, tel: 6471-9918

9 Gold Foiled Peacock Lamp, $229

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This gold foiled brass lamp with filigree work lends shimmery, classic touches to any decor.

Where: Benares, Ion Orchard, 2 Orchard Turn, 04-03, tel: 6636-5276

10 Star-shaped Tea Light, $59

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Light up your Christmas parties and other functions with a warm glow using this gold-plated star-shaped tea light.

Where: Tangs Orchard, 310 Orchard Road, tel: 6737-5500

11 Cottage

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Dining Set, $45 for a set of four

Throwing a tea party for Christmas? Entertain with this quaint set which features timeless floral patterns.

Where: Cluster-Cluster, go to cluster-cluster.com

12 Winter/Christmas Cup by Oda Pottery, $38

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Sip on mulled wine in these chic white cups. Price includes a lid, which can be used as a saucer.

Where: atomi, Mandarin Gallery, 333A Orchard Road, 04-26/27, tel: 6887-4138