Fill your home with the sights and scents of the yuletide season with Christmas decorations from these stores...
We love getting a bit crafty with Christmas decorations – check out our pom-pom wreath and reindeer toilet rolls for some kid-friendly projects, and our DIY Christmas baubles if you’re in the mood to bust out the craft kit too. But, there’s also something quite special about adding to the Christmas decoration collection every year. (Psst, here’s where to get fake and real Christmas trees in Singapore if you haven’t already ticked that off your list!). So if you want to bag the best baubles, snap up awesome snow-globes and get your hands on the twinkliest of fairy lights, you’re going to need our guide to where to buy the sparkliest and best Christmas decorations in Singapore. Hot tip: we recommend scoping out these stores NOW to save being left with tacky tinsel and ragged wreaths!
Lion Rock Press at TheAC Boutique
If you’re on the hunt for cute ornate hanging decorations for the Christmas tree, you’ll want to make a pit stop at TheAC Boutique at Raffles Hotel. This boutique is full of goodies from Lion Rock Press, and we’re huge fans of the hanging decorations that offer a Singaporean twist to your Christmas tree (check out the adorable lucky cat, pictured above). May we add: it’s also on point for Chinese New Year!
Add a touch of Singapore to your Christmas tree with a beautifully crafted white bone china Merlion! Snap up a single Merlion for $26 or a set of four for $90 – the perfect addition to your decor for a tropical Christmas! Psst, you can also get them at Emperor’s Attic, too!
Christmas Merlion, online only.
Founded by a mum who is passionate about all things kids and design, Urban Li’l is a Singapore-based design studio that offers cute-as-a-button customised decorative pieces for the home… including personalised tree decorations! We love the laser-cut wooden pieces that shout out your family name (they also make a gorgeous gift for any new mums you know).
Singapore Trading Post
Eclectic furniture store Singapore Trading Post is an absolute treasure trove of carefully selected, stylish pieces from old East India Trading Company areas including Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh as well as Indonesia, Vietnam and Myanmar. If you’re looking to add a little personality and unique character to your tree, make a stop here and prepare for a treasure hunt. Browse through its gorgeous collection of quality pieces for keepsake picks including ruby red glass wreaths, glass Christmas trees and an assortment of tin animals including reindeer. We have our eyes firmly on the red rice motif glass baubles to add a touch of the tropics to our tree this year!
Singapore Trading Post, Tan Boon Liat Building, 315 Outram Road, 07-01, Singapore 169074
We’re all ready to dive into this year’s huge range of decorative festive staples (and may already have the most adorable Vinter Santa perched on our desk… Think fake firs, LED decorations like these lanterns (above), scented candles, hanging baubles and cheap-as-chips gift wrap too. Double whammy the purpose of your visit to the store by shopping for great stocking fillers for the kiddos: look out for the wooden toys, art and craft goodies and cute range of stuffed animals. And don’t forget, you can shop Ikea online from the comfort of your own couch: no need to battle the queues for those meatballs!
Ikea, locations in Alexandra and Tampines.
Robinsons The Heeren
This store is as close to London’s Selfridges or New York’s Macy’s as it gets when it comes to department store Christmas magic, and we love the wonderland transformation it goes through every November. Expect to find decorations in every colour, size, style and price (we are a little bit in love with the silver and white selections), and head there safe in the knowledge that you will leave with everything you could ever need for your festive decor needs.
Robinsons The Heeren, 260 Orchard Road, Singapore 238855
Crate & Barrel
Crate and Barrel might’ve just closed its five-storey space at Orchard Gateway, but rest assured you can get your Crimbo decorations at its other store in Ion! Fans of the store’s modern, clean lines should check out the fabulous ornaments, wreaths, baubles and decorative table touches. We’re so heading over to get ourselves a reindeer cushion or two.
Crate and Barrel, 2 Orchard Turn, #04-21/22 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
We know it’s nearly Xmas when we wander into the festive emporium that Tangs creates every year in its stores. Inspired by signature Asian values and heritage, you’ll pick up everything from ornaments to festive homewares, gift wraps to fairy lights. Expect tinsel in every colour imaginable – none of which is tacky!
Tangs, 310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864 and 1 Harbourfront Walk #01-187 & #02-189, VIVOCITY, Singapore 098585
You’ll (or should that be ‘Yule’, haha!) absolutely adore the charming decorations including snowmen, reindeers and stars at the boutique store, Mustard Tree. This fantastic store is a social enterprise that believes in empowering people with special needs. We adore the handmade plush Christmas tree that is not only colourful, but unique in design, too!
Mustard Tree, online and in store, 1 Jurong East Street 21, #02-16 Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore 609690
As parents, this craft giant is our top spot for snagging craft supplies, and come Christmas time, it is bursting at the seams with Christmas fun. As well as lots of ready-to-go wares, there are also tons of cool kits, crafts and accessories for you to knock up your own yuletide decor with the family. The make-your-own Christmas card and paint-your-own bauble kits are great fun!
Spotlight, Plaza Singapura, 68 Orchard Road, Singapore 238839
If you are looking for Singapore themed Christmas cards, beautiful gift wraps, novelty stocking fillers and unique Christmas decorations, then Naiise is the place to head. We fancy lighting up our own festive celebrations with this gorgeous jar full of lights.
Naiise, 2 Handy Road, #B1-08 The Cathay Building, Singapore 229233
Shop in-store or online at this brick-a-brack treasure trove of a store where you will find everything from hand-painted tree ornaments to faux fir reindeers. These guys have been brightening up Xmas since 1959 and certainly know a thing or two about decorations, fantastic stocking fillers, Asian-style furniture and great homewares, too. Pick up a Chinese wedding cabinet and your baubles all in one hit!
Lims, Marina Square, 6 Raffles Blvd, 02-23/24, Singapore 039594 and Holland Road Shopping Centre #02-01, 211 Holland Avenue Singapore 278967
Christmas on a budget is the name of the game over at Giant. There are weekly and monthly promos on all things merry and bright – picking up all your festive needs has never been more affordable. That also includes the tree and all of its trimmings!
Giant, various locations.
While Christmas may be the season of giving, that doesn’t mean you have to bankrupt yourself to make it merry. Daiso has long been our cheap and cheerful go-to for seasonal goodies, and that includes Xmas too. The stores are already chock full of everything from cute snow globes to inflatable Santas, and Christmas wreaths to shiny tinsel. And at $2 a pop you can’t go wrong!
Daiso, various locations.
Bed, Bath N’ Table
This fabulous homeware store has some of the prettiest decorations we’ve seen around town. Silver reindeers, sparkly baubles, festive wreaths and fancy plumes aplenty are just a snippet of the Xmas goodies in store right now!
Bed, Bath N’ Table, Plaza Singapura, Parkway Parade, Suntec City Mall and Waterway Point locations.
The whole family loves Type for its young-at-heart stationery and quirky gifts, but come Christmas we’re legging it over there for some fun as heck decorations with a local Singaporean flavour.
Go deck the halls!