The focal point of any family Christmas celebration is the tree and baubles and Christmas tree decorations transform it into a thing of beauty. We love the tradition of adding a new bauble every year (or even adding one for each member of the family). It makes unpacking the decorations each year into a trip down memory lane. If you think it’s time to update your Christmas tree decorations this year, we’ve tracked down 10 pretty, unusual or witty decorations that you’ll delight in uncovering year on year.
Antique gold pine cone LED glass baubles, lights4fun.co.uk
This trio of gold pinecone baubles offer a unique twist on traditional Christmas tree decor. Each pinecone contains a warm white LED for a soft golden glow. Simply insert the batteries, twist the top of the silver metal hanging hook to switch on and off and hang using the ribbon included. £19.99, available from Lights4Fun.co.uk.
Glittered filigree glass baubles, Cox & Cox
The perfect balance between traditional festive decoration, sparkle and elegant neoclassicism, this set of six glittered filigree glass baubles will add distinction to your decor. £30 for a set of six, available from Cox&Cox.
Silver acorn baubles, Marquis & Dawe
These classic Christmas tree decorations are the perfect way to show off your Christmas tree. These silver acorns come in a set of six and are beautifully finished, giving them a rustic effect. £15 for a set of six, available from Marquis & Dawe.
Four large Fairtrade Christmas baubles in blues and purples, Artisan Homeware
Handmade and handpainted, these luxury Christmas baubles in deep blues, purples and golds are Fairtrade certified and made by artisans in Kashmir using traditional decorative techniques. Available from Artisan Homeware, £19.95 for a set of four.
Mini junk food baubles, Red Candy
Made up of burgers, hot dogs, popcorn and chips, this fast food set sure knows how to put the feast into festive (provided festive is spelt incorrectly, of course). Made of glass, these baubles are available from Red Candy, £14 for a set of four.
FYO Urchin bauble ‘Scandi forest’, Little.B
Make this Christmas extra exciting and crafty with this kit which contains everything you need to make five beautiful Origami baubles. All you have to do is fold the papers provided following the instructions and once finished, hang your baubles on your tree or on some branches to bring a festive feel to your home. £20 for the set, available from Little.B.
Four jungle-themed Christmas baubles, Ella James
This unusual set of four matte green jungle-themed baubles finished with a glitter motif includes a toucan, zebra, elephant, and tiger motif. £28 for the set, available from Ella James.
London china bauble Christmas tree decorations, Victoria Eggs
These delicately designed London baubles highlight a nostalgic and whimsical view of London and serve as a reminder of everything you love about the Big Smoke. £29 for a set of two, available from Victoria Eggs.
Mini cake baubles, Gisela Graham
These quirky glass baubles look good enough to eat. Ideal if you’d like to add a bit of whimsy to your Christmas tree, they’re available in three different designs and cost £4.50 each from Quince and Cook.
London painted glass bauble, Westminster Abbey Shop
A delicately painted bauble (above and main image) featuring some of London’s most iconic landmarks such as Big Ben, St Paul’s Cathedral and the London Eye. Other designs available – prices range from £4.95 to £6.95 each, available from Westminster Abbey Shop.