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Old 23.11.2015, 15:25
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Where to buy !CHEAP! Christmas decorations

Well apparently Christmas is around the corner, and also apparently it is my job (as the youngest) to decorate the office. I got in trouble for not doing it last year, and already getting comments that I haven't started yet.


Of course my problem, is that I don't celebrate Christmas and live on a very tight budget.


So I guess I need some decorations, Christmas tree? Ornaments? Streamers? I have no clue?! And I don't want to break the bank.


Any suggestions or advice?
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Old 23.11.2015, 15:26
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Re: Where to buy !CHEAP! Christmas decorations

Ikea is probably your best bet, lots of cheap stuff to be had there.
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Old 23.11.2015, 15:27
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Well apparently Christmas is around the corner, and also apparently it is my job (as the youngest) to decorate the office. I got in trouble for doing next years, and already getting comments that I haven't started yet.


Of course my problem, is that I don't celebrate Christmas and live on a very tight budget.


So I guess I need some decorations, Christmas tree? Ornaments? Streamers? I have no clue?! And I don't want to break the bank.


Any suggestions or advice?
Your colleagues are tight gits, tell them to take a hike unless they give you a budget for it?

Or buy some spray glitter and decorate their desks and chairs for them.
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Old 23.11.2015, 15:28
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Ikea is probably your best bet, lots of cheap stuff to be had there.
Plus the other 4 lettered shops - Aldi and Lidl. You may also get lucky at some garden centres.
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Old 23.11.2015, 15:31
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Your colleagues are tight gits, tell them to take a hike unless they give you a budget for it?

Or buy some spray glitter and decorate their desks and chairs for them.


Haha---that might be fun--or with spray snow. But seriously, I don't want to bring any hostility into the workplace.
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Re: Where to buy !CHEAP! Christmas decorations

i found many beautiful decorations at coop and manor... prices almost the same as at ikea but choice is wider..
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You may also get lucky at some garden centres.
I bought my Christmas tree today at the garden centre. The assistant asked me, "Will you put that up yourself?"

Sicko. It's going up in the living room.
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Re: Where to buy !CHEAP! Christmas decorations

A real tree will struggle in a heated living-room for nearly a month, even if you have a water container. Swiss people do not normally put the tree up until a couple of weeks before Christmas at the earliest.
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Re: Where to buy !CHEAP! Christmas decorations

There's loads in the Heils Armee brocki shop in Hardbrücke. It's a few yards from the station, so very easy to get to.

http://www.brocki.ch/filialen/zurich/
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Re: Where to buy !CHEAP! Christmas decorations

www.ricardo.ch
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