Our Top 10 last-minute alternative Advent Calendars

Our Top 10 last-minute alternative Advent Calendars


Posted 28th November

Despite the shops selling Advent calendars since the middle of summer, the festive season can creep up on us all.  One minute you’re in your shorts and the next thing you know it’s the beginning of December, which can only mean one thing…it’s Advent calendar time!

But if you’re a bit of a last-minute Larry, don’t fret because Your Home has sifted through all things advent to give you our top 10 alternative advent calendars.

Put the conventional chocolate models aside and take a look at our top picks…

 

1. Virgin Wines Advent Calendar, £79.99, Virgin Wines

24 single serve bottles and a 20cl bottle of its award-winning Laurent-Perrier La Cuvee Champagne NV for the big day. Need we say more?

The Virgin Wines 2017 Advent Calendar

To buy yours, click here.

 

2. Yankee Candle Advent Calendar, £24.99, Yankee Candle

It isn’t Christmas without a festive Yankee candle, and this year the home fragrance brand has triumphed again with its 2017 Advent wreath. Commence the countdown with a different scented wax melt each day, plus a special votive to light on Christmas Day!

To buy yours, click here.

 

3. T2 Sip-a-Day Advent Calendar, £20, John Lewis

Kick-off your December with 24 of T2’s top teas! Featuring 24 sachets of the nation’s favourite teas, including Earl Grey, Assam, China Jasmine and Geisha Getaway, this calendar is perfect for those that are bonkers for a brew!

To buy yours, click here.

 

4. Hemline Sewing Advent Calendar, £24.99, Amazon

Calling all crafters, keep your sewing kit stocked up with this fantastic sewing kit from Hemline. Featuring 24 unique sewing and crafting presents hidden behind individual paper doors, this truly is the gift that keeps on giving.

To buy yours, click here.

 

5. Merry Catmas Advent Calendar, £25, Etsy

Everyone knows a crazy cat owner ­– maybe it’s you – and we’ve got the perfect advent calendar for you. Each day on the countdown to Christmas you’ll be gifted with a full colour and silver metallic temporary tattoo design celebrating all things puuurfect. Then on Christmas Day, you’ll receive an extra-special 35mm enamel pin!

To buy yours, click here.

 

6. Laura Ashley Beauty Advent Calendar, £30, Boots

Fill your December with a bundle of beauty gifts courtesy of Laura Ashley’s new Advent Calendar. Including hand and nail cream, body lotion, bath foam, lip balm and much much more, each day brings you a gently fragranced treat to indulge in on these cold and crisp days.

To buy yours, click here.

 

7. Merry Piggin’ Christmas Pork Scratchings Calendar, £19.99, Firebox

Who needs a pub when you can have pork scratchings right at your fingertips?

So stay in on these cold winter nights, pour a pint and chomp away on a packet of pork scratchings every day! Including flavours such as Pigs in Blankets, Low & Slow, Maple, Black Pepper & Sea Salt, Salt & Vinegar or Perfectly Salted, it’s the perfect non-chocolate advent calendar!

To buy yours, click here.

 

8. The Big Chilli Advent Calendar, £35, Sous Chef

Cater to your inner spice lover with this super-hot chilli advent calendar from Sous Chef. Packed with 24 different sachets of whole chillies, flakes and powders, surprise yourself each day with a smoky Mexican Chipotle, a sweet prik chee fah from Thailand or even the world’s hottest chilli, the Carolina Reaper!

To buy yours, click here.

 

9. Green & Black’s Organic Tasting Collection, £12, Green & Black’s

Okay, we know we said no chocolate advent calendars, but Christmas just isn’t complete without Green & Black’s! With this Organic chocolate tasting collection, you can celebrate the 24 days leading up to Christmas with a different miniature chocolate bar! The set includes 24 Green & Black’s 15g miniature bars in milk chocolate, seasalt, butterscotch, almond, raisin & hazelnut, ginger, hazelnut & currant, hazelnut, Dark 70% or Dark 85%.

To buy yours, click here.

 

10. Limited Edition Susie Watson Advent Calendar, from £60, Biscuiteers

A biscuit a day keeps the Doctor away, right? Well with this limited edition cloth advent calendar from Biscuiteers, you can enjoy a festive nibble everyday on the lead-up to Christmas! What could be better?

To buy yours, click here.

 






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