Christmas, Christmas time is here.
And it’s FINALLY time to deck the halls with boughs of holly, jingle the bells, and rock around the Christmas tree.
So, if you’re in need of some baubles, tinsel, installations and the like, then you’re in luck – because we’ve done the shopping around for you, and found the best places to stock up.
1. Carrefour UAE
With a sprawling Christmas section in its Dubai Festival City branch, Carrefour has plenty of decorations, trees, wrapping paper and the like.
Best for: Tinsel and cheap decor
Good old IKEA – it never lets us down. Get your wreaths, themed decorations and wrapping paper, and of course, the delicious gingerbread from IKEA for reasonable prices. It’s a great place to start if you haven’t got much as the lines keep with themes so you can deck out the house in a uniform style.
Best for: Home decor options
3. ACE Hardware
Ace has a huge range of baubles, from Coca Cola ones to sequined ones, and basically anything you can stick a ribbon on. There are cupcakes, wine glasses and all kinds of glitzy baubles to adorn your tree with.
Best for: Niche baubles
4. Irony Home (online)
The Christmas specialty store may have closed down in Dubai Mall, but it’s got a thriving online boutique that is selling gorgeous pieces. Check out the incredible nutcrackers, beautiful table-settings and ornaments.
Best for: beautiful higher-end pieces
5. Marina Home
Marina Home has become a magical winter wonderland, with trees galore, lights, wreaths, ornaments and all the beautiful things.
Best for: beautiful table-scapes