Christmas Preparations

Presents piling up, shopping malls brightly decorated, roasted turkeys on the menu and ‘Jingle Bells’ on repeat? This could only mean one thing. It’s Christmas season!

If you’re anything like me, you probably still have a ton of things to do before the countdown actually comes to an end. So, keep on reading for tips from someone who has been there, done that to have the best celebration with your friends and family.

Christmas Decorations

Is it really Christmas without a Christmas tree? Even at the last minute, let’s get the necessities right. Psst, it doesn’t have to be a grand one and the best part? There are plenty of budget-friendly art supplies stores where you can get almost anything you will need to prepare for the festive season, Christmas trees included. From sparkly ornaments, to merry tableware sets, to possible gift ideas, these stores have got your Christmas to-do list covered.

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hhannahhh_4 Daiso, Kaison, S&J, Typo, IKEA. Photo Credit: IG | @hhannahhh_

Out of Gift Ideas?

Naughty or nice? There’s no denying everyone loves presents and there isn’t a better present than one that is personalised. This Christmas, why not get in touch with your artistic side and get crafty with your gifts for the people you care about. Don’t worry if you’re not a natural-born artist, there are many inexpensive art workshops available you can sign up for to learn from. Besides, no one ever complained about having an extra skillset 😉

Raksasa Print

Stickerrific, Raksasa Print, Kedai.Co

Travel Plans

Haven’t had time to plan for a Christmas trip overseas? You don’t have to travel all the way to the North Pole to experience Christmas when all your favourite local shopping malls are decked out for the season. Check out some of these popular shopping malls thematically decorated and sleigh right into the Christmas spirit.

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One Utama, The Curve, IPC Shopping Mall, Mid Valley. Photo Credit: IG | @hhannahhh_

Christmas Carols? 

Falalalala, lalalala… It’s almost Christmas and you haven’t booked a caroling group for your dinner party? Make the most out of your Spotify Music subscription and load up the happy, jolly tunes instead. Pick a playlist of your choice or customise your very own with these new Christmas albums.






gwenstefaniJohn Legend, Jessie J, Katy Perry, Lindsey Sterling, Pentatonix, Gwen Stefani

Hot Chocolate

Amidst all the chaos of preparing for Christmas, don’t forget to treat yourself to a warm cup of hot chocolate at some of Kuala Lumpur’s best. Merry Christmas and I’ll see you next year!




Cocodash, Foo Foo Fine Deserts, Yellow Brick Road Café


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