Over here at Twelve Days, we are clearly Twelve Days nerds. That being said, we are also rather picky about Twelve Days of Christmas-Themed gifts. The Twelve Days of Christmas song and its imagery are a beloved part of Christmas, but as with any Christmas motif, it can be overdone.
One of my favorite things to unpack from the Christmas decoration boxes every year is this Twelve Days of Christmas pop-up book by Robert Sabuda:
here are some images of the pop-ups inside:
The pictures really do not do it justice. I am 29 years old and I love flipping through this book multiple times every Christmas season, and I can only imagine the delight it would bring to kids of all other ages! You can buy it on Amazon for $17.79
, but I bet lots of book stores will have it in stock this Christmas too.
Last year Pottery Barn did this Partridge in a Pear Tree Salt and Pepper Shaker set, which sold out way before Christmas, but its back this year:
Pottery Barn Partridge in a Pear Tree Salt and Pepper Shaker Set
In fact, Pottery Barn has a whole set of serving ware based on the song.
Other pieces that I think are particularly cute are these Five Golden Rings Napkin Rings:
Pottery Barn Five Golden Rings Napkin Rings
- $24.50 for a set of four
and these Ten Lords a Leaping Place Card Holders:
Pottery Barn Ten Lords a Leaping Place Card Holders
-$45.50 for a set of ten
Another great Twelve Days themed gift I came across was this set of hand-carved rubber stamps with all of the characters from the song:
Paperfruithair on Etsy
- set of twelve stamps $74.89 (individual stamps range in price from about $7 to $9).
If you keep your eye out I am sure you can find other tastefully dont Twelve Days of Christmas-themed gifts in stores and boutiques near you!
I hope that Saint Nicholas leaves goodies for you in your shoes tonight, as he does for good boys and girls in parts of Europe on the night before Saint Nicholas Day - December 6. For more information on Saint Nicholas and some other less known Christmas time "characters" check back tomorrow!