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Top 5 Christmas Content Ideas for all you aspiring writers!

   Category: Alpha, News, Singapore, Social Media Scene |

As we draw closer to the festivities, we’re all too familiar with cracking our brains for festive content to put up on all our social media platforms. Just one week away to Christmas, everyone’s surfing the net looking for inspirations from outfits to gifts and if you’re stuck on the content to create this festive season, fret not because we’re here to give you some ideas and hopefully spark a light bulb moment for you 😉

Carry on reading for inspirations on what to write on your social media platforms for the coming festivities!

  1. Arrive stylishly to parties

What comes to mind when we think of Christmas and New Year? Parties! The first few thoughts that float around in most people’s mind when we talk about parties are “what should I wear?” and “how should I do up my hair/makeup?!”

Year-end parties are not just a great time for everyone to wind down, anticipate for the New Year and catch up with friends, but also to doll up and look their best!

Bloggerati by Nuffnang, Mong Chin, also known as Mongabong, did up an easy hair guide for any festive occasion so that you don’t have to get your hands twisted for a glamourous night out.


With five hair styles to choose from, mix and match the different styles with your outfit for a polished and sophisticated look!

We know how hard it is to recreate hair or make up tutorials just by reading so click in for Mongchin’s hair tutorial on Youtube where you can easily follow her tutorial step by step.

If you have your own styling tips that will be useful when it comes to dressing up this festive season, share about it on social media like Mong! Surely, someone in need of a fashion tip or two would be grateful 😉

  1. Indulge in good food this Christmas

After dolling up, the next thing on the list would be… FOOD! Indulge your readers with a few simple food recipes that are easy for them to recreate. You can even write about your home recipes so that we can all stuff ourselves in yummy food this festive season! People who are looking to host house parties or are attending a pot luck party will definitely keep a look out for food inspirations.

Our Alpha, Cee often shares quick recipes on her blog. She recently posted a yummy orange popcorn cupcake recipe that’ll be the star of any party.


Here is a simple recipe creating 12 cupcakes so that you can be on your way to serving Cee’s zesty popcorn confectionary:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180C Line a muffin tin with paper cases.
  2. Put the butter and sugar in a bowl and beat until pale and fluffy.
  3. Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into the bowl.
  4. Beat the eggs and vanilla and add to the bowl. Beat until just combined.
  5. Spoon the mixture into the paper cases.
  6. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes until risen, golden and firm to the touch.
  7. Cool in the tin for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely.

And the ingredients you require are:

  • 110 g butter, softened
  • 110 g caster sugar
  • 110 g plain flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 medium eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

We can’t wait for Cee to share with us how her biscoff cake went!

  1. New Year Resolutions

As we approach the New Year, a popular blog content you can dish out is to write about your resolutions next year together with your highlights of the year. It’s not only interesting for your readers to know what you commit yourself to but also thought-provoking for you and your readers on whether you (and them) have actually fulfilled the current year’s resolution. Make it personal by celebrating your victories and struggles with your readers as every milestone will build a connection with your readers and let them understand you a little better.


You can include a timeless template for your readers to use. An example of a few New Year resolutions would be:

  1. Bad habits I’m going to break:
  2. I’m going to work harder at:
  3. A destination I’d like to visit:


Recounting on the year that has gone by is a good way to take stock of what you have accomplished and also be forward thinking in what you want to accomplish next! We personally love reading such posts, stay tuned to Tiq’s Dayre as she’ll be sharing her New Year resolutions soon 🙂

  1. Gift guides

It’s the season of giving and that means you get to be Santa! Though it’s a jolly role to play, some of us might find it stressful to gift the perfect present to their loved ones. If you are an excellent gift giver, come up with a gift guide to make shopping for presents an easier task for all of us!

You can challenge yourself by coming up with a variety of gift guides such as one for different groups of people, sticking to a colour theme or under a certain budget.


One gift guide that we enjoy reading this year is Audrey’s! Audrey shared the presents that she got for her boyfriend’s family and the thought behind it. If you’re running low on ideas on what to get for friends and family, check out Audrey’s version of a gift guide. May your Christmas shopping be fulfilling this year!

Audrey was also put in the hot seat in our monthly Feature Friday segment and she talked about how she will be spending Christmas this year, her favourite Christmas tunes and more.

  1. Christmas home decorations

If listening to Christmas playlist on repeat still doesn’t get you into the celebratory mood, one way to start hyping up for Christmas is to bring the decorations to your living space! Channel your creativity and share some festive home decors that are easy to do for your readers as not everyone has a flair for DIYs.


Especially in Singapore where we’re unable to fully soak in the Christmas mood with cold weather and Christmas markets, it will be great to be able to spruce up one’s room or home! Most useful for those who’re hosting a Christmas party, you can come up with ideas to create a great photo-worthy backdrop for guests. Time to put up the fairy lights and Christmas trees!



One cheeky decoration you can share with your readers is this fabric Mistletoe!

What you’ll need:

  • mistletoe template (available from source)
  • one sheet of green felt
  • sharpie or fabric pencil
  • cotton balls
  • hot glue or fabric glue
  • ribbon of your choice

Step 1: Print, cut and trace the mistletoe sprigs from the mistletoe template to the sheet of green felt. Do this more than once if you’d like a couple of mistletoes hanging on top of different areas to maximize the romance.

Step 2: Glue the stems and leaves where they overlap.

Step 3: Glue the cotton balls onto the mistletoe to resemble clusters of mistletoe berries.

Step 4: Tie a ribbon bow around the stems. Then, cut your desired length of ribbon to create a loop as a hanger. Glue it to the back.

There you have it, many smooch corners 😉


We know it is sometimes challenging to create content for your social media platforms so we hope these few ideas got your gears moving 🙂 Let us know what are your favourite topics to write about during the festive season!

Here’s wishing you a joyous Christmas, spent with the people who bring lots of happiness and love in your life from all of us here at Churp Churp.

#FeatureFriday – Christmas and Chill with Audrey!

   Category: Alpha, Feature Friday, Singapore, Uncategorized |

Before we know it, it is already December which also means our last Feature Friday of 2016. There’s only 3 more Sundays till 2017, are you ready for the New Year?! We’re not sure about you but Audrey definitely is!

This December, we have Audrey, also known as Audreyxaudrey as our Featured Alpha of the month. A self-acclaimed carefree and easy-going woman, Audrey loves sharing her beautifully taken OOTDs, flat lays and mouthwatering food pictures on social media. Now let’s take a peek into her life 🙂


  1. Hello Audrey, tell us something not many may know about you!

I started my social media journey by sharing my outfit photos. Slowly, my follower count started to build up and it motivated me to start sharing my #OOTD on a daily basis! I have made quite a number of friends during my social media journey and I am so thankful for them.

Other than social media, I also love playing darts! I am not a professional player but I can be found at the darts café during the weekends.

A funny fact about me is, I can’t pronounce the word “grille” or “thrill” or any word that has “rill” in it!

  1. How would you describe your social media journey thus far?

I am enjoying every part of it! I enjoy taking pictures, posting pictures and sharing about my life. I have friends asking me, “how does it feel that people whom you don’t know personally knows so much about you?!” I think it’s really fine to be sharing stuff online. Fortunately, I don’t get many inappropriate comments online. I have also learnt that most people actually do keep bad comments to themselves. So, things are good!


  1. Christmas is approaching, what is on your wish list this year?

I wish to have an endless supply of all kinds of make-up to play with. All my life, I had been wondering, what’s with girls spending so much on so many types of make-up. Now, I am not so proud to say that I am one of them!

I also wish to be in the pink of health and… I wish for a life time of happiness. Cliché, but #fact. Last but not least, I wouldn’t mind adding one more bag to my collection! Haaa!

  1. What are your favourite Christmas songs and why?

My favourite Christmas song is not the most exciting one… it is “All I Want for Christmas is You” by Mariah Carey. Aside from that, I like “When Christmas Comes to Town”, the soundtrack for The Polar Express.

I really love Christmas movies though, and my favourite is “Christmas with the Kranks”! It’s a very old movie but it does the perfect job in getting me into the Christmas mood.

  1. Share with us how Christmas was like when you were young versus now!

Christmas when I was young was all about the excitement I get when receiving presents! However, nowadays Christmas is all about gatherings and picking out gifts for my loved ones. I really enjoy doing it because I feel that it’s a very thoughtful process. PLUS! I love to wrap and decorate presents. Here are two of the gifts which I have prepared for this Christmas!


  1. Do you have any tips on dressing up this festive season?

Christmas is all about that sheen on your dress and WINE RED/FOREST GREEN! In other words, Christmas is the season to go bold or go home.

I have a new pair of sequin heels this season and I’m so in love with them, they’re perfect for this season!


  1. Describe your skin type and what your beauty routine is before a big night out.

I have oily skin but thankfully it’s under control now. My beauty routine consists of a 6-step skincare, followed by make-up and HAIR! Styling my hair is the most important thing to do before heading out. Just a fun fact, if I can only pick ONE thing to do before I head out, I’ll pick hair-styling. I’m actually debating if I would pick hair-styling or sunblock but I think I’ll go with the former.


  1. What are some fashion or beauty items that you are loving currently?

My latest addition to my vanity area is the Urban Decay Basics palette. I love it because the colours are neutral so it’s perfect for an eyeshadow beginner like me!


Next would be my Valentino Lock bag in the perfect shade of dusty pink! I carry it almost every day because its so small and convenient. Most importantly, it goes well with almost all my outfits!


Last but not least, the Laneige BB cushion. This product covers uneven skin tone perfectly and gives me a perfect dewy finish. Absolutely loving it!


  1. As a happy go lucky person, how do you overcome challenges and obstacles that come your way?

I try to face all challenges and obstacles with a positive mindset. There are no problems which can’t be solved. Sometimes, all it takes is a little bit of courage to make things right.

  1. Lastly, what are your hopes and wishes for the New Year?

In the New Year, I wish to have peace in my life. I also hope to master swimming, so I that can head to Cebu and swim with the whale sharks. Haha!


With that, I wish all of you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

A Merry Christmas from all of us at Churp Churp to Audrey too! May the New Year bring lots of love and happiness to her loved ones and we can’t wait to embark on new adventures next year with Audrey. Head on over to her blog as she shares her festive gift guide and follow her on social media and Dayre for all things fashion, food and fun!