The Halloween decorations have come back down and thoughts are turning towards the festive season. But how can you give your surroundings that Christmassy look, smell and feeling?
In a single trip to Bon Accord in Aberdeen, you can get everything you need to turn your home into a Christmas grotto that will make even Santa jealous!
Here’s some inspo to get you started.
200 Twinkling LED Rattan Effect Lit Deer Figure, £95, John Lewis
Bring some old-fashioned Christmas magic to your home with this rattan effect deer from John Lewis.
Christmas Baubles, various prices, John Lewis
John Lewis has created a range of unique and festive baubles, in seven different themes to suit any taste. Pick from Renaissance, Post Impressionism, Pop Art, Impressionism, Bloomsbury, Art of Japan or Art Noveau.
Brushed 100% Cotton Pom Snowman Duvet Cover and Pillowcase Set, £30-60, Next
Get snuggled up in Next’s beautifully designed cosy Brushed Cotton bedding. Made with 3D pom poms and with a cute snowman print!
Lit Faux Foliage Garland, £28, Next
This lit garland is perfect for laying along your mantelpiece! Covered with faux foliage and warm fairy lights, this will give your home a cosy Christmas glow.
Large Jar Candle, various prices, Yankee Candle
Surprise snowfall, holiday hearth or Christmas morning? You will be spoilt for choice with Yankee Candle’s range of festive scents.
Nutcracker Single Christmas Decoration, £4, Marks and Spencer
M&S have a range of beautiful Christmas baubles in a range of themes including travel, space and London icons. This nutcracker decoration costs £4 and is sure to add a touch of class to your tree.
Alphabet Christmas Sack, £7.50, Marks and Spencer
A keep-forever treat for the kids. These Christmas sacks come personalised so select their initial and hang above the fireplace with pride.
Classic Christmas Hamper with Fizz, £75, Marks and Spencer
M&S are offering a classic Christmas hamper with fizz and a wide selection of snacks. A great staple to have at home for when you are entertaining!
Multicoloured Gin Cocktail Mixer Bauble Set, £9.99, New Look
A great festive set for the gin-lovers out there! The set includes four baubles with peach, rhubarb violet and strawberry cocktail syrups contained inside.
Brown Bear Knit Hat Lid Mug, £5.99, New Look
Bring some holiday cheer to your morning coffee, with this adorable brown bear mug from New Look. It even comes with a knit hat lid!
Alessi 3 Wise Men Figurine, £42, John Lewis
Made from porcelain and hand-decorated these Three Wise Men are simply designed and brightly coloured. It’s a set that will be treasured by all the family.
Merry Christmas Soft Velour Pom Edge Cushion, £14, Next
Simple but effective, this velour cushion comes in red or green and will add a sprinkle of Christmas cheer to your living room.
Double Sided Star & Moon Jigsaw Puzzle, £12.50, Marks and Spencer
Take a tour of the skies above us with this double-sided 500-piece jigsaw. One side has an image of the moon’s surface, while the other shows a map of the star sign constellations. The perfect thing to keep you entertained during the long winter nights!
Find out more, including opening times and up-to-date Covid-19 guidelines for visiting the centre, by going to the Bon Accord website.