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The Sassy Mama Guide to Christmas Cards, Trees and Decorating in Singapore

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Ho ho ho! Christmas is officially less than a month away and what better way to get into the spirit of the season than by spreading some Christmas cheer? Whether it’s sending out Christmas cards to friends and family or decorating that Christmas tree, there’s so much to do! Don’t panic mama, we’ve made a list (and checked it twice!) of all the places to go in Singapore for Christmas cards, décor, and even the perfect Christmas tree to bring the holiday atmosphere right into your home. Get into the spirit of the season, mama!

Christmas Cards

Off the Rack

Goodwill Cards
Christmas trees, turtledoves, and reindeers – it’s all part of the package at Goodwill. With special Christmas designs featuring Singapore’s iconic locations, overseas family and friends will definitely know that these are greetings cards are from S’pore!

Block 8 Lorong Bakar Batu, #07-03 MapleTree @ Kolam Ayer 1, Singapore 348743
Tel: (+65) 6745 9060

 

Kikki K
We were already huge fans of Kikki K before the silly season began, but since their Christmas stock arrived? Well, we’re in love. With gorgeous greeting cards, stickers, stamps, ribbons, wrapping paper, and even ultra cool Christmas organizers in store now, there’s not much here you won’t love too.

2 Orchard Turn, Shop 44-46 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Tel: (+65) 6509 3107

Prints Cards

Prints
The kiddies, as well as the rest of the fam, will love these simple and adorable Christmas cards. We already have our eye set on their cute little panda gift cards and awesome winter and reindeer wrapping paper from their 2013 Christmas collection.

ION Orchard, #04-26, 2 Orchard Turn, Singapore 238801
Tel: (+65) 6884 7068

Citylink Mall, #B1-12/14, One Raffles Link, Singapore 039393
Tel: (+65) 6336 3316

 

Pop Up Cards
The coolest Christmas cards this season are from Pop Up’s selection of greeting cards. Open up a card and tada! – it’s just like one of the kiddies’ pop up books where the card becomes instant Christmas décor! Cards can also be customised and purchased at their store (but it’s only open Monday to Friday from 10am-7pm mama).

87 Beach Road, 302-09(P), Chye Sing Building, Singapore 189695
Tel: (+65) 6100 3060

Charity Cards

Riding for the Disabled Charity Christmas Cards
Share your holiday happiness with more than just your greeting card recipient this Christmas. With all card artwork by a dedicated RDA volunteer and a celebrity caricuturist, the RDA’s charity cards are the perfect way to do good while sending some holiday cheer!


Customised

Greeting Cards
If you’ve got lots of Christmas cards to send out this year and you’re looking for a crowd-pleasing option, these guys are the ones to approach! Their in-house graphic designers customise your cards exactly how you like them, and they work hard to guarantee that your cards are unique, trendy, colourful and lots of fun. Using state of the art printing methods and premium paper stock, these are top-notch personalised greeting cards perfect for the holiday season!

26 Boon Lay Way #01-83, Singapore 609970
Tel: (+65) 6686 3986

inTouch

inTouch Stationary
Leave a mark on your Christmas greetings this holiday season with inTouch’s gorgeous range of cards and present tags. You’ll be able to personalise everything from photo card borders, to Singaporean-themed cards, gift tags, and all sorts of Christmas cards (either festive foil stamped, wood, or even laser-cut — how fancy!). Don’t have a particular design in mind? These guys have plenty of ideas to get you inspired!

65 Fernhill Road, Singapore 259120
Tel: (+65) 9128 1410

 

Online

Etsy - Papette Boutique

Etsy
The cream of the crop of one-of-a-kind holiday cards, Etsy literally has hundreds of handmade Christmas cards for you to choose from. The options are beautiful and it’s just a matter of making a choice from all the amazing offerings out there! We love Papette Boutique, LetterPressLightVandalia Street Press, and Sweet Bella Stationery — divine!

 

Minted.com
We absolutely adore Minted.com’s range of classy, cool and beautiful holiday cards. You can personalise cards through the text, the colour or even by adding a photo.

 

Scribbler
With lots of cheeky and classic holiday card designs to choose from, you’ll be pleased to know that Scribbler’s cards can also be customised with your own family photos! Although based in the UK, can you choose international delivery (so you can hand out the cards yourself) or they can arrange the shipping for you by sending the cards directly to your loved ones… how easy is that mama?

 

Tiny Prints
Tiny Prints offers a colourful contemporary selection of Christmas cards, with a small minimum order quantity (so no huge stockpile left for next year!) and great photo personalisation options. If you’re feeling especially creative, try their fab DIY Christmas card section, where you create your own custom card totally from scratch!

 

Decorations and Wrapping Paper

Crate & Barrel
The Christmas decorations are rolling into Crate & Barrel’s window display and they look fab… with tree toppers, ornaments and decorating pieces galore, just get in quick mama before the best stuff is snapped up!

2 Orchard Turn, #03-25, #04-21/22 ION Orchard, Singapore 238801
Tel: (+65) 6634 4222

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Francfranc
For Christmas décor inspiration, head to Francfranc to browse their range of lovely Christmas decorations, wreaths, trees, and other Christmassy home decor. Just try to leave this one-stop homewares shop with only decorations — it’s a tough one mama!

1 HarbourFront Walk, VivoCity, #02-41/42, Singapore 098585
Tel: (+65) 6376 8077

Jurong East Central 1, JCube, #02-27, Singapore 609731
Tel: (+65) 6684 5917

 

Galanga Living
Looking for distinctly Scandinavian decorations to brighten your home this holiday season? Then Galanga Living is the place to be with their cute range of Christmas ornaments, wooden reindeer, décor, lanterns and much more to bring a cozy festive cheer to your home.

211 Henderson Road, #01-02 Henderson Industrial Park, Singapore 159552
Tel: (+65) 6475 2633

IKEA

Ikea

Great for the basics, Ikea delivers with their range of minimalist, Scandinavian inspired Christmas decorations. With everything at reasonable prices (you can pick up an artificial tree starting from $79), their stock runs in limited colours and goes quickly – so best to get in quick! It’s also worth dropping by if you’re looking for reasonably priced wrapping paper, ribbon and gift tags… and even live Christmas trees! Ed note: at 24 November a fair bit of Ikea’s Christmas stock has already been sold… their live Chrissy trees are yet to be delivered — stay tuned!

IKEA Alexandra, 317 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159965
Tel: (+65) 6786 6868

IKEA Tampines, 60 Tampines North Drive 2, Singapore 528764
Tel: (+65) 6786 6868

 

Make Room
For gorgeous Christmas trees, decorations, and gifts, stop by Make Room and browse their gorgeous range of Christmassy home decor and ornaments and deck your halls with stunning boughs of holly decorations. Psst… these guys are also selling their lovely tree decorations at Tangs Christmas store (level 4) and they’ll also be at Boutiques at Gallery Hotel on Nov 27 and 28. 

1200 Depot Road (Off Alexandra Road), #06-01 Telok Blangah Industrial Estate, Singapore 109675
Tel: (+65) 9113 1274

 

Metro
These guys have Christmas all sorted out, with decorations sorted and arranged by colour, a ton of snow globes to choose from, and even gift recommendations for the kids… Metro really comes to the rescue for any mama needing to do some last minute prep for Christmas. Pssst… check out Metro’s online Christmas magazine for some much needed inspiration — gorgeous!

290 Orchard Rd, #02-28 Paragon Shopping Mall, Singapore 238859
Tel: (+65) 6835 3322

 

Robinsons
Robinsons is rolling out the Chrissy decorations again this year, with ornaments, decorations, and even a whole range of ready-to-go pre-decorated Christmas trees. Head to their new store on Orchard Road to see the collection!

260 Orchard Road, Singapore 238855
Tel: (+65) 6735 8838

make roomPhoto courtesy of Make Room

Spotlight
Our one-stop shop for all things home crafting, Spotlight also has a wonderful selection of supplies for the holidays. You’ll find everything from Christmas themed wrapping paper and Christmas cards to an endless selection of tree decorations, ribbon and table decorations… and maybe even a Santa suit for the kids!

68 Orchard Road, #05-11/19, Plaza Singapura, Singapore 238839
Tel: (+65) 6733 9808

 

TANGS
Christmas has come to Tangs again this year with The Trimme Shop on the 4th floor dedicated to all things Christmas! You’ll find loads of decorations, wrapping paper, Christmas cards, a gift-wrapping service and all the bells and whistles for home decorating (think wreathes, candles, and even artificial Christmas trees!).

310 Orchard Road, Singapore 238864
Tel: (+65) 6737 5500

 

Verandah Living
For stunning glass tree ornaments that’ll make you swoon, head to Verandah Living and pick up your decorations now! You can also do a bit of Christmas shopping whilst you are there mama — their stylish range of gifts and homewares make the perfect gift for that special someone.

896 Dunearn Road, Shop 2C Level 2, Sime Darby Centre, Singapore 589472
Tel: (+65) 6466 0425

 

Sassy Mama Tip: If you find yourself in the vicinity, it’s also worth swinging by The Verge (the former Tekka Mall) in Little India… on the 5th floor you’ll find a bunch of cheep and cheerful Christmas decorations that are perfect for adding some affordable Christmas cheer to you home (without the stress of little fingers breaking your beloved glass decorations!).

 

Christmas Trees

Bedok Garden & Landscaping
Head over to their handy East Coast location fast to get your hands on one of their fresh U.S. grown Christmas trees. With trees starting from 4 ft (up to 12 ft!) there’s plenty to choose from here mama!

4A Bedok South Road, Singapore 469271
Tel: (+65) 6244 2216

 

Corona Florist & Nursery
With stock arriving in the third week of November (that’s this week mama!) your Christmas tree will definitely still be fresh when Christmas Day rolls around. Their selection of trees range from 5 ft to 8 ft tall, so perfect for small apartment lounge rooms.

388F Clementi Road, Singapore 599473
Tel: (+65) 6466 2827

Far East - Little Trees

Far East Flora 

One of the most popular spots in S’pore to pick up your live Christmas tree, Far East Flora also stocks a range of wreaths and other fun Christmassy plant options — and at great prices too! With trees starting from $49.90 for a 4 to 5ft tree, you can also pre-order your tree by phone. Easy peasy mama!

6 Yuan Ching Road, Singapore 610000
590 Queensway, Singapore 149072
555 Thomson Road, Singapore 298140
565 Thomson Road (Goodwood Florist), Singapore 298184 

 

Novena Square Mall
While it is not a store per se, drop past Novena Square Mall to visit the temporary tree vendors who’ll be popping up on the ground floor of the mall throughout November and December. Neighbouring stalls will also be selling decorations and other Christmas bits and bobs – a stroll around here guarantees you’ll be ready to start decorating!

238 Thomson Road, Singapore 307683
Tel: (+65) 6358 0700

 

Thomson Nurseries
It’ll feel more like a walk around the gardens than Christmas tree shopping because there’s more than a dozen nurseries with trees to choose from in Thomson. Just parallel to Thomson Road, pack up the kiddos and poke around these garden centres to find your perfect Christmas tree (and possibly one of the best deals in town!).

Between Andrew Road and Olive Road, near the Singapore Polo Club – you can’t miss ‘em.  

Far East - Tree

Vanda Win
Tucked inside The Verge, Vanda Win is a specialist in flowers and plants – so you’ll definitely find a fresh Christmas tree option here. They also have plenty of festive crafts and ornaments to choose from.

2 Serangoon Rd, The Verge, Singapore 218227
Tel: (+65) 6296 7682

 

World Farm
If you’re looking for that BIG ticket item this Christmas, World Farm has you covered with whopping trees that are over 8ft tall, they’re certain to satisfy your needs.

15 Ban Soon Pah Road, Singapore 769962
Tel: (+65) 6257 4437

 

Sassy Mama Tip: For a non-traditional tree option, The Vivant Tree has a teak Christmas tree that’s really caught our eye… but this unique choice does come at a higher price (40cm to 2m, $188 to $1,500)!

Happy decorating mamas!

 

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