7 tips to have a luxe Christmas for less

(Clockwise from top left) Homemade Christmas table centrepieces; tandoori chicken from True Cost Singapore restaurant; furoshiki, a traditional Japanese wrapping fabric; and dehydrated citrus fruit slices. PHOTOS: GIN TAY, TRUE COST SINGAPORE, VENESSA LEE
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SINGAPORE – It could be a belt-tightening Christmas, with higher prices and inflation on the rise.

But while you save, there is no need to scrimp on the festive ambience. For instance, look around your home for items – glass jars, candles and, yes, even salt – and turn them into chic Christmas decor.

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