Christmas decorations - our pick of the best

Looking for Christmas decorations? From beautiful baubles to wreaths and garlands, we’ve picked a selection of our favourite festive decorations.

Looking for new Christmas decorations? We’ve picked a selection of the best new designs to help give your home sparkle this festive season. Create a warm welcome for guests by adding a beautifully arranged wreath to the front door and dressing the stairs with garlands with decorative pine cones and berries. Choose paper honeycomb baubles for the tree, or hang these by a window. Fun and quirky decorations will get everyone in the Christmas spirit – try a wall-mounted reindeer head (with a red jingle bell for its nose!) or cheery ‘Merry Christmas’ balloon letter garland. And everyone loves to see a snow globe with a charming festive scene – just perfect for the mantelpiece. Check out our selection of this seasons new buys to give you an idea of how best to feature Christmas decorations in your home.

Cox & Cox Winter Berry Wreath

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Winter Berry Wreath

Specifications

Diameter: 50cm

This winter berry door wreath is a classic arrangement to welcome your Christmas guests over the threshold. The design is has an authentic feel and looking thanks to a mix of three different types of foliage. This festive wreath is sure to suit any style and colour of door thanks to its frosted colouring. 

Winter Berry Wreath, £45, Cox & Cox. (opens in new tab)

Debenhams Elf Laundry Garland

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Elf Laundry Garland

Specifications

Length: 130cm

It doesn't really get much cuter than this elf laundry garland. This decorative piece features a fun elf laundry design, perfect to add some character to the tree or some festive cheer to a mantelpiece. 

Elf Laundry Garland, £15, Debenhams. (opens in new tab)

John Lewis Ruskin House Mossy Deer Head

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Ruskin House Mossy Deer Head

Specifications

Height: 53 cm
Width: 33 cm
Depth: 25 cm

This rustic reindeer head is the perfect way to bring some festive fun to your home this Christmas. Hang this decorative piece proudly above a mantelpiece or in a hallway to recreate a hunting lodge feel - with no animals being harmed in the process. To add an extra festive touch, try adorning the antlers with a string of fairy lights and baubles. 

Ruskin House Mossy Deer Head, £25, John Lewis.

Cox & Cox Three House Tea Light Lanterns

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Three House Tea Light Lanterns

Specifications

Largest: H33 W13 D13cm

These lanterns are perfect to get into the spirit of hygge. With a matt white outside and a striking copper painted inside, simply light and watch the light dance through the windows of these little lightweight metal houses as they sit on the mantelpiece, window ledge or table. The copper reflects the light to give a soft, warm glow when lit - creating the perfect ambiance. 

Three House Tea Light Lanterns, £35, Cox & Cox. (opens in new tab)

Talking Tables Large Jewel Honeycomb Baubles

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Large Jewel Honeycomb Baubles

Specifications

Largest : H30cm

Add a touch of elegance to your home with this set of three paper hanging decorations. The festive honeycomb baubles come in a set of red, cream and mint with gold foil details, perfect for hanging in the window or as a cluster over the dining table. Easy to construct, simply open up and secure into place. 

Large Jewel Honeycomb Baubles, £11, Talking Tables. (opens in new tab)

House of Fraser Medium Star Light

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Medium Star Light

This fabulous star light is not just for Christmas, it would add a statement to any room way beyond the festive period.  Use this light to illuminate the mantelpiece over the festive period, or on a window ledge to light up a window without having to hang anything. Retro style bulb lighting is becoming more and more popular, with stars being a big trend for the season ahead too.

Medium Star Light, £25, House of Fraser.

Laura Ashley Holly and Berry Lit Garland

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Holly and Berry Lit Garland

Specifications

Length: 180cm

Give your home a wonderfully festive feel this Christmas with this beautiful garland, ideal for displaying along the fireplace or winding around a staircase banister. Designed to complement your traditional decorations and colour scheme, it features sprigs of artificial holly, red berries and decorative pine cones to give it a timeless feel. 

Holly and Berry Lit Garland, £60, Laura Ashley.

Marks & Spencer Lit Deer Snow Globe

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Lit Deer Snow Globe

Specifications

Height: 14.5
Diameter: 12cm

Stir up a whimsical winter wonderland in your own home with this charming light up Snow globe. With a faux birch resin base, this glass Snow globe features two white deer surrounded by woodlands, all complete with a globe full of snow. Snow globes are great for decorating the mantelpiece or the hallway console table - inviting guests to shake things up and be enchanted by snowfall. 

Lit Deer Snow Globe, £25, Marks & Spencer. (opens in new tab)

Not on the High Street Antique Glass Star

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Antique Glass Star

Specifications

Height: 20 cm
Width: 20 cm
Depth: 5.5 cm

These stunning antique brass stars make the most incredible decorations and tea light holders. Available in Brass and Zinc these gorgeous stars could be used all year round, or hung in clusters for real impact at Christmas. Each Star has a metal chain with a hanging loop. 

Antique Glass Star, £20, Not on the High Street. (opens in new tab)

Not On The High Street Tis The Season Balloon Letters

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Tis The Season Balloon Letters

Add the 'WOW' factor to any festive occasion with these metallic 16 inch Letters Spelling out 'Merry Christmas'. The letters are also available in Pink, Gold and Blue. Supplied flat with a straw to self-inflate them with air only.

Tis The Season Balloon Letters, £29, Not On The High Street. (opens in new tab)

Tamara Kelly

Tamara was Ideal Home's Digital Editor before joining the Woman & Home team in 2022. She has spent the last 15 years working with the style teams at Country Homes & Interiors and Ideal Home, both now at Future PLC. It’s with these award wining interiors teams that she's honed her skills and passion for shopping, styling and writing. Tamara is always ahead of the curve when it comes to interiors trends – and is great at seeking out designer dupes on the high street.