Although we’re normally very strict about not putting up Christmas trees until December, these beautiful decorations may make us think again! After all, the rest of the year hasn’t exactly been straightforward so far, so putting up the tree a little early will help lift our spirits. We’ve picked out the classic, the unusual, the cute and showstopping to help get your Christmas off to a flying start – and all are available to buy online.
1. Penguin Christmas decoration, MandCo
This cute little fella is made from felted wool, and will bring a bit of cosy cheer to your tree this Christmas. Available in two colourways, he costs £6.00 from MandCo.
2. Christmas angel tree decoration, Wedgwood
Equally perfect to top your tree or to send as a gift to someone who can’t be with you this, this porcelain tree ornament is in a classic festive angel design in matt white and Wedgwood blue. £25, available from Amara.
3. Glass French press Christmas decoration, Paperchase
The perfect gift for a self-confessed caffeine fiend, this beautifully crafted French press decoration looks good enough to drink. £8, available from Paperchase.
4. Set of four glass travel baubles, Marks and Spencer
As things stand, this quirky set of hand-painted glass baubles. might be the nearest we get to a holiday abroad! The travel-themed decorations include the Eiffel Tower, Statue of Liberty, a camera and a stickered suitcase. £12.50 for the set, available from Marks and Spencer.
5. Felt pompom star, Fat Face
Stars aren’t just meant for the top of the tree. This pom pom decoration is the perfect partner for your tree this year. Made from woollen balls, it costs £7 from Fatface.
6. Big Ben decoration, Tinker Tailor
Visit London safely with this iconic decoration, which is detailed and entirely made by hand. Covered with shimmering sequins and thread, the decoration will make a delightful display beneath twinkling tree lights. £12, available from Luxdeco.
7. Selfie Rudolph decoration, Joe Browns
If you know someone who’s glued to their phone, this 100% wool Fairtrade Rudolph makes the perfect tongue-in-cheek present. He’s taking a selfie (or should that be an ‘elfie’) on his little woolen phone, and you can move his arms to make the pose more realistic too. £10, available from Joe Browns.
8. Painted glass rainbow decoration, Gisela Graham
Rainbows have been a big theme of 2020, displayed in windows and doors as a symbol of hope. Carry on the theme this Christmas with this handpainted glass rainbow decoration bu Gisela Graham. £6.75, available from Daisy Park.
9. Santa Paws Dachshund tree decoration, JustDayDreaming
This Santa Paws Dog Christmas tree decoration is perfect to bring some festive cheer to your tree or room this Christmas. It’s flat and easy to post, so would also make a nice gift for a Dachshund-owning friend. Professionally printed in full colour, it is made from printed maple wood and finished with a hand sewn red velvet ribbon. £5.50, available from JustDayDreaming on Etsy.
10. Personalised Christmas angel, Gallery Thea
This Christmas is all about the personal touch, and this ceramic angel fits the bill perfectly. Great for the tree or to hang on a child’s bedroom door, you could also use it as a tag on a special Christmas present. Design can be personalised with a name or Christmas message and comes with a satin style ribbon. From £22, available from Gallery Thea.