As a child I would spend hours poring over the Argos catalogue, meticulously folding down page-corners and making lists. Now the writing of my Christmas list is still at times a flight of fancy, but my sources are slightly more sophisticated. Dearest Santa, if you’re reading this, here’s what I would like to find under my tree this Christmas…

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Everyone’s favourite artist sums up what we’re all thinking – Jeremy Deller bumper sticker £5 from Studio Voltaire

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Five hundred Snakes Head Fritillary bulbs would get me some way towards filling the meadow with these strange chequered beauties next Spring – £16.50 per 100 from Shipton Bulbs

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Deep green leather forever boots from By Far Shoes – £289 (but think of the cost per wear!)

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Anything at all by Astier & Vilatte is entirely welcome here. This Mantes-La Jolie candle will have the added bonus of becoming the nicest place to keep my dip pens once it has finished filling the studio with delicious scent – £85 at Liberty

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Perfectly practical pouches by Hay from Home Institute – £19 for 3

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Effortless everyday Jane blouse by Doen $138

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And underneath it, anything from Araks’ beautiful array of bras!

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Andy in festive spirit. I never get tired of looking at his illustrations – Andy Warhol’s Ho Ho Ho book from £2.80 at Abebooks

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And lastly, should you be feeling extra specially generous F.C, The Granchester Pottery’s beautiful painting The Common Gardens of Hampstead from the brilliant CommonRoom if you please – £1,800 but worth every penny