From where to buy a Christmas tree to wreaths and decorations, we’ve got Christmas cheer wrapped up, mama!
Where can I buy a live Christmas tree in Singapore? It’s the question we hear every year — and the answer’s not always the same! Did you know IKEA won’t be selling live trees this year, mama? The calendar might still say November but the holiday season is clearly in full swing here in the Little Red Dot. Check out our roundup of the best places to buy a Christmas tree, wreaths and decorations in Singapore, and don’t forget to read our Guide to Holiday Fairs if you’re keen on unique handmade decorations and gifts, with the added bonus of supporting local charities!
The ubiquitous grocery chain is selling Noble and Douglas first on a cash-and-carry basis at select locations, with prices ranging from $100 (5-6 feet) to $200 (9-10 feet). They’ll also deliver to your doorstep for a flat fee of $60. Deliveries start from 1 December, with pre-orders available. Visit your local Cold Storage for more deets, mama!
Far East Flora is a local favourite with an easy-to-navigate online shop and nurseries across Singapore carrying a huge variety of festive plants, flowers, bouquets and even hampers. They stock beautiful Noble Fir Christmas trees from America ranging in size from four and eight feet tall. Each tree comes with its own stand and you can even order online and pay an extra $30 to have it delivered to your door! Prices range from $115 (4-foot tree) to $320 (9-foot tree). They even offer a post-Christmas disposal option!
FarEastFlora, 565 Thomson Road 298184 Singapore 298184 (located within Goodwood Florist), Tel: (+65) 6251 2323, www.fareastflora.com
One of the biggest on the Thomson Road stretch of garden centres, Island Landscape carries a great variety of Noble Fir Christmas trees from the U.S., ranging from 4 to 10 feet tall. You can order online and pay $30 to have it delivered, or go the traditional route and simply head to their nursery to choose a tree yourself! Look out for their gorgeous poinsettias to add to your Christmas loot, too, mama! Prices range from $135 (5-6 feet) all the way up to $1,680 for a grand 10-12 footer!
Prince’s carries everything from modest four footers ($189) to big 8-footers ($450) all of the soft blue-green Noble Fir variety, which they can also decorate for you for a small fee. Bonus points for offering free delivery, set-up and dismantling, along with easy online ordering.
Prince’s Landscape and Construction, 53 Sungei Tengah Rd, Singapore 698998, www.princelandscape.com/product/christmas-tree-2016
They might make purists shudder, but fake trees are much more economical and environmentally-friendly, mama! Check below for some of the most reliable spots for beautiful fake trees around. With prices starting from $45 for a 5-footer (IKEA), it’s an easy sell.
Ikea Alexandra, 317 Alexandra Rd, Singapore 159965
Ikea Tampines, 60 Tampines North Drive 2, Singapore 528764
Tangs Tang Plaza, 310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864
Tangs At Vivocity, 1 Harbourfront Walk #01-187 & #02-189, Singapore 098585
Vanda Win, 2 Serangoon Rd, The Verge, Singapore 218227, www.vandawin.com.sg/christmas
Want to share your holiday cheer with your neighbours? Just in time for the holiday, A Better Florist is offering new deals on holiday-themed gifts and free delivery. Their beautiful farm fresh florals make great gifts your friends and family will love, mama!
Take $10 off with code SASSYLOVE to shop A Better Florist’s full collection of beautiful fresh blooms. Santa’s come early!
A Better Florist, www.abetterflorist.com
From their gorgeous home atelier in Tiong Bahru, Ask ‘A’ French Flowers takes its inspiration from the beauty of wild nature and classic still life paintings. Creating bespoke arrangements that look modern, effortlessly chic and unique, their fresh wreath collections are indeed a work of art.
Expertly complementing the tropical flora and fauna of Singapore with the understated charm of an English garden, Charlotte Puxley Flowers custom makes wreaths from scratch to make your door pop with festive cheer! Keeping to her signature organic, flowing and wild style, Charlotte doesn’t use tinsel in her wreaths but does wrap hydrangeas, helipterum, lavender and seasonal greens around copper frames specially flown in from the UK.
Charlotte Puxley, 79 Chay Yan Street, Singapore 160079, Tel: (+65) 9863 3510, www.charlottepuxleyflowers.com
How gorgeous is this orange and cinnamon Christmas wreath?! Priced at $120, artificial pine is intertwined with rich gold and faux red berries and offset with real dried oranges and cinnamon, for an elegant festive look. You can also nab yourself a complementary orange and cinnamon centrepiece, or score hard-to-find misteloe ($20/stem), mama! Look for Silk Flowers Singapore at the upcoming Cluny Court Christmas Fair from 25-27 November and 2-4 December.
Jones has your traditional wreath needs covered with a wide range of poinsettia, spruce, berry and vine holiday wreaths to choose from! Be sure to also check out their garlands and glittery Christmas displays to add more festive flair to your home, mama!
Head to this beautiful boutique at Cluny Court to stock up on gorgeous home decorations and sophisticated stocking stuffers for your deco-mad pals, mama. We especially love their decorative gold doves, gilded stag napkin ring holders and pearl Christmas ornaments!
Galanga Living offers beautifully understated festive decor, like metal reindeer sculptures, copper candle holders, gorgeous candles, and even fur accents for a touch of wintry cosiness!
Get interior design tips and your Christmas decor in one go at Make Room — a design studio and retail store with eclectic home products made of wood, metal and ceramic. Make Room has got heaps of Christmas ornaments, gifts and even trees on offer, mama, and we hear they’re launching an online store soon, too!
If you’ve checked out our Instagram recently you’ll know Metro is already a veritable winter wonderland of holiday cheer, with snowglobes, ornaments, trees, garlands, wreaths, lights and all manner of toys. Kiddos can even come along to dress up a bear with festive flair!
Metro Centrepoint, 176 Orchard Rd #01-14 The Centrepoint, Singapore 238843, Tel: (+65) 6788 3322 Mon – Sun: 10am – 10pm
Metro Paragon, 290 Orchard Rd #02-28 Paragon, Singapore 238859, Tel: (+65) 6835-3322, Mon – Sun: 10am – 9:30pm
Metro Woodlands, 1 Woodlands Square #01-20 CausewayPoint, Singapore 738099, Tel: (+65) 6893-3322, Mon – Sun: 10am – 10pm
Robinsons has a cute ‘tinsel & trimmings’ shop with lots of gorgeous ornaments and loads of artificial tree options, bare or pre-decorated just as you wish! They also have a variety of colour palettes to help organise your decorating needs, from champagne gold, to berry red, to a rainbow of sparkle. Plus, spend $200 or more through 27 November and you can take $20 off your purchase, mama!
Robinsons The Heeren, 260 Orchard Road, Singapore 238855, [email protected], Tel: (+65) 6735 8838, Opening hours: 10:30am – 10pm daily
Robinsons JEM, 50, Jurong Gateway Road, #01-07/13, Singapore 608549, [email protected], Tel: (+65) 6887 8838, Opening hours: 10:30am – 10pm daily
Robinsons Raffles City, 252 North Bridge Rd #03-01 Raffles City Shopping Centre Singapore 179103, [email protected], Tel: (+65) 6216 8388, Opening hours: 10:30am – 10pm daily
This one-stop shop stocks a nice variety of artificial trees and ornaments and delivers decorated trees for those mamas looking for a quick set-up! They’ve also got a stall on the fifth floor of The Verge alongside many other Christmas vendors to showcase a wide selection of Christmas trees, decor, lights and more. It’s worth a wander through to get in the Christmas spirit, if nothing else!
Vanda Win, 2 Serangoon Rd, The Verge, Singapore 218227, vandawin.com.sg