Bling in the season

Dec 17, 2011, 10:01 IST | Soma Das and Dhara Vora

One week to Christmas, and your X'mas tree is in desperate need of a makeover. Soma Das and Dhara Vora bring you some of the quirkiest decorations available to add some festive sparkle

Grapes for baubles
Go for this giant shiny bunch of grapes available in many colours and add some fruity fun to your tree.
At: Vishal Stores, Shop 36-39, Crawford Market.
Cost: Rs 250

Have a ball
Hang these shiny colourful disco balls instead of the usual plain baubles and bring on the music!
At: Noble stores, lane housing Bata stores, Hill Road, Bandra(W).
Cost: Rs 120 for a pack of six

Santa comes to town
What's Christmas without Santa? Go for the cutesy little Santa face for your Christmas tree.
At: Vishal Stores.
Cost: Rs 20-30

Silk stockings
Check out some uber-cool Christmas stockings that will surely prompt Santa to drop off some cool gifts. Made from silk and hand-picked fabrics.
At: Dhoop, Khar (W).
Call: 26498646
Cost: Rs 450

Starry night
We loved these star shaped colourful fairy lights.
At: Vishal Stores.
Cost: Rs 100-150

Gifts for the season
Stir your festive spirit

These are perfect accompaniments for the Christmas bash you have in mind. Shaped as gifts, house with a chimney, star and snowman, these are conversation stirrers for sure. They also stock Christmas tree and house napkin holders (Rs 450) and reindeer tea light holders (Rs 475).
At: Bliss, Andheri (W).
Cost: Rs 225 for a set of five

Season's mugs
Quirkoshop's The 12 Days of Santa ceramic mug showcases Santa as you have never seen him before -- in his silly, sexy, sleazy, sad and stylish avatar. They are the perfect X'mas gift and will keep you entertained all year round. Ho Ho Ho!

Jingle bells
Live the Christmas carol by hanging these bells on your tree.
At: Vishal Stores.
Cost: Rs 100 per piece

Angel eyes
Let this plastic angel look upon you while sitting pretty on your tree this Christmas.
At: Stall at Lohar Chawl, opposite Crawford Market.
Cost: Rs 50

Fill with joy
Put up these golden stockings and hope to get gifts of gold. They have several other  cutesy Christmas decorations on offer.
At: Raave's, opposite Globus, Hill Road, Bandra (W).
Cost: Rs 100-200

Birds and fishes flock the tree

Go for these mirrorwork Christmas tree decorations handmade by underprivileged women across Maharashtra.
At: Dhoop, 101 Khar Sheetal, corner of Union Park and Ambedkar Road, Khar (W).
Call: 26498646
Cost: Rs 200 to 500

Wish upon a star
Top all your decorating efforts with this star. Also available in silver.
At: Stall at Lohar Chawl.
Cost: Rs 75

There's a snowman on your fridge
Bliss is stocking fridge magnets thAt: symbolise the season; shaped as reindeers, trees, stockings and snowmen, these make for funky seasonal gifts.
At: Bliss, Aram Nagar 1, Fisheries University Road, 7 Bungalows, Versova, Andheri (W).
Call: 26332111/ 32095929
Cost: Rs 500 for a set of five or Rs 100 each

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Cost: Rs 200

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