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Surround yourself with Christmas home comforts

Christmas home comforts. Turn your house into a show-off home.

Bloom & Wild Christmas Tree

Bloom & Wild Christmas Tree
This may be one of the cleverest Christmas gifts yet. Slim enough to fit through your letterbox, simply pop up the canvas pot, unfurl the miniature pine tree and slip on the shiny baubles and star. It’s tree-shopping made easy – perfect for those short on time but keen to join in on the festivities.
£25, bloomandwild.com

Wooden Bulldog Table Lamp

Wooden Bulldog Table Lamp
Here’s something that won’t fail to lighten your mood. Once pieced together, this brilliantly fun wooden lamp is your ideal conversation starter. Switch it on and watch its belly glow. Look a bit closer and you might spot the cheeky little bone in there too.
£40, iconiclights.co.uk

The Labrador Company Labrador Clock

The Labrador Company Labrador Clock
Who would have thought clock-watching could bring such joy? You’ll enjoy counting down the seconds with each wag of the dog’s tail and with a bit of clever placement, you could have a set-up that’ll amuse guests time and time again.
£45, thelabradorcompany.co.uk

MiPow Playbulb Candle

MiPow Playbulb Candle
Fill your room with a continuous kaleidoscope of colour or link it up to the accompanying app to pick a colour to suit your mood. You can even make use of a scent chip to add a subtle fragrance, like a real candle, but without the flame.
£19.99, mipow.com

The Conran Shop Gramovox Gramophone Speaker

The Conran Shop Gramovox Gramophone Speaker
What a way to get the party started. This gramophone adds a touch of class to your surroundings but it isn’t just a showpiece, it has musical substance too. Make use of its Bluetooth connectivity and it’ll play your tunes all night long. The most stylish way to share your playlist yet.
£395, conranshop.co.uk

Good Things to Drink with Mr Lyan & Friends

Good Things to Drink with Mr Lyan & Friends
If anyone knows a thing or two about what’s good to drink, Ryan Chetiyawardana (Mr Lyan), crowned this year’s world’s best bartender, does. In this 60-recipe cocktail book, learn how to master everything from a Manhattan to an Old Fashioned.
£20, published by Frances Lincoln. amazon.co.uk

The ScandiKitchen Cookbook

The ScandiKitchen Cookbook
Get your New Year off to an indulgent start with this collection of delicious Scandinavian recipes by ScandiKitchen Café owner Bronte Aurell. But what to try first? Go for Nordic fish soup or real Swedish meatballs.
£16.99, published by Ryland Peters & Small. scandikitchen.com

VOYA Christmas Spice Candle

VOYA Christmas Spice Candle
Warm and spicy with familiar uplifting notes of orange, cinnamon and clove, this candle will ensure a festive fragrant top-up throughout the Christmas season.
£18, voya.ie