How to make a Christmas Eve box for adults

Christmas Eve boxes are one of this years hottest trends for kids, but what about us adults? We’ve put together some tips and gift ideas to create your very own Christmas Eve box for adults.

Because everyone deserves a bit of festive fun, even us oldies!

Christmas Eve box for adults

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Us adults certainly deserve a treat after a busy few festive weeks leading up to the big day, and what better way than to surprise your better half with their own Christmas Eve box.

Now although typically designed for children that doesn’t mean adults too can’t enjoy the charming tradition of a Christmas Eve box. From festive PJ’s to pre-mixed alcoholic drinks, it’s time to have some fun.

The contents have a little bit more of an adult touch – but come on, it is Christmas.

If you’re thinking of making a adult’s Christmas Eve box this year, here are some tips and ideas to help you start.

1. You’ll need the traditional Christmas Eve Box for the gifts

This stunning personalised solid wood box, £17.49 would do the trick.

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BUY NOW personalised solid wood box, £17.49

2. Festive jumper to start the day

Whether you’re after a classic Christmas print or a quirky novelty design, festive jumpers are a must on Christmas Eve and this Sequin robin jumper (M&Co £26.00) is bang on trend.

M&Co Sequin robin Christmas jumper

BUY NOW Sequin robin jumper, £26

3. Get rockin’ around the Christmas tree

CD’s such as Christmas: The Collection 2017 Version (£7.40, or The Nation’s Favourite Carols (£9.99, will guarantee a way to sprinkle some holiday spirit during the day as you prepare the feast!

Christmas The Collection 2017 Version
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BUY NOW Christmas: The Collection 2017 Version, £7.40

The Nation's Favourite Carols
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BUY NOW The Nation’s Favourite Carols, £9.99

4. Personalised novelty Christmas mugs & wine glasses

Your very own novelty mug or wine glass to hold your favourite tipple is a must and we simply love this ‘I’m on the NICE list’ mug (Wilko £2)

wilko Christmas nice list mug
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BUY NOW I’m on the NICE list mug, £2.00

5. Get in the festive spirit

Miniatures such as Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin 5cl Miniature (£10.76) is a great filler for your box especially to help relax after such a busy day.

Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin 5cl Miniature
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BUY NOW Monkey 47 Schwarzwald Dry Gin 5cl Miniature, £10.76

6. Settle down with a good book or DVD

DVD’s including Home Alone and (£8.99 the hut) The Christmas Colouring Book for adults (£3.79 at will help you to switch off and stop thinking about those last mince pies!

Home Alone DVD
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BUY NOW Home Alone collection, £8.99

 The Christmas Colouring Book
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BUY NOW The Christmas Colouring Book, £3.79

7. Christmas Eve PJ’s

M&Co Bear Slogan Pyjama

Nothing quite beats slipping into new and comfy pyjamas like this Bear Slogan Pyjama set (£25.00, M&Co) well you do need to get some sleep before Santa arrives.

BUY NOW Bear Slogan Pyjama, £25

This special festive tradition will add extra sparkle to an already exciting day.

Next up, Christmas Eve boxes for PETS! and Christmas Eve boxes for children.

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