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Let the countdown begin! Posted On 20 November 2019

Count down the days to Christmas in style. Here we feature our top picks for kids and adults alike (plus something for the pooch too!)

 

1.

This limited time only, online exclusive, contains £50 worth of products to please any stationery enthusiast. You can expect to find notebooks, pens & pencils, a Paperchase voucher plus much more.

£35

www.paperchase.com

 

2.

A beautiful advent calendar of fine teas and fruit infusions from Darvilles of Windsor, holders of the Royal Warrant for tea. Includes a single serving of 24 teas to enjoy every day throughout the countdown to the festive season.

£20

www.johnlewis.com

 

3.

Perfect for any gamer with a love of Fortnite (you can thank us later!) Featuring some of the greatest skins in the Fortnite game, each calendar comes complete with 24 Fortnite Pint Size Heroes figures.

£44.99

www.firestormgames.co.uk

 

4.

With this Playmobil Santa’s Workshop Advent Calendar you can discover new pieces of the set every day that will help you create your own mini Santa’s Workshop, with classic Christmas characters and festive details!.

£16.99

www.smythstoys.com

 

5.

Buy a gift that will keep on giving after the main event. This special advent calendar includes a themed box with numbered trays with each revealing a bright and colourful enamel pin, that can be worn over and over again!

£34

www.merimeri.co.uk

 

6.

Have your pick of the most-loved Tilbury goodies with the Glittering Galaxy of Makeup Magic set. Featuring an incredible array of Ms. Tilbury’s make up must-haves, including full sizes of Eyes To Mesmerise, Superstar Lips, Matte Revolution lipstick and Colour Chameleon eyeshadow. voucher plus much more.

£150

www.charlottetilbury.com/uk

 

7.

No need to let the dog feel left out! This bone-shaped advent calendar contains tasty biscuits your dog is sure to love! The baked biscuits have natural ingredients and are the closest thing to a dog-safe chocolate biscuit!

£19.99

www.giftpup.com

 

8.

If gin is your tipple of choice, then this is for you. The free-standing wooden display is available with a selection of gin or flavoured gin. Or if you’re feeling creative, you can fill the tree yourself with your favourite spirit miniatures!

£139.99 (or £24.99 without alcohol)

www.gettingpersonal.co.uk

 

9.

If you’re a dab hand at all things creative, then this is perfect for you. You can make, create and decorate this wooden tree to show off your festive creativity. It’s sure to be a hit with adults and children alike.

£20

www.theworks.co.uk

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