But rather than picking out a squashed cardboard number from the melee in the 99p shop, why not go all out with this £12,000 effort from Harrods?
£12,000 you screech? But that’s absurd!
A 'truly captivating treasure trove full of seasonal cheer'
You are of course right, so it’s with great pleasure that we inform you this “iconic 24-piece advent house” by Wedgwood has had it’s price slashed to a trifling £9,600.
Handcrafted in the UK, the item is “an exceptional piece guaranteed to add excitement and build joyous anticipation during the countdown to Christmas.”
There are 24 “delightful” ornaments in all behind the windows, a collection which is “sure to earn its place as a family heirloom of the future.”
But be quick – for there are just three in stock...