You’ve got four days left to get your hands on your daily fix of pre-Christmas treats in the form of your Advent calendar for 2014. But this year, instead of spending pocket change on a common confectionery incarnation, why not dig deep and invest in an Advent heirloom? Were it within my means, I can’t deny that I wouldn’t consider this Wedgwood House Advent calendar.
Honestly, it is far from my means yet I have found myself thinking about it a lot more than I really should since first laying eyes on it. The Georgian house, painted alabaster and Wedgwood blue, makes my heart race.
Luckily cooler heads (and thin bank accounts) prevail. At (deep breath) £12,000 (exhale), it comes packed with 24 miniature Wedgwood tree ornaments and, if Wedgwood is your thing, then this is a treasure. Alas, it is not big enough to live in.
If Wedgwood (and/or spending £12,000) isn’t your thing, there are luckily still a few lovely (and less bank-account-crippling) options to get your hands on. Check back tomorrow for my pick of the best…
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