CHRISTMAS decorations say a lot about a person. And none are more revealing than those that trim your tree. Are you a bling-tastic glitterati hankering after festive sparkle, or a yuletide traditionalist getting cosied-up with reds and whites?
Whatever your tastes, we hope you find something to inspire you in the ilkb 2018 round-up of our favourite funky baubles.
Personalised Baubles from The Handmade Christmas Co
Bespoke decorations are big news this Yuletide and it’s easy to see why with these personalised beauties from The Handmade Christmas Co.
Hand-finished in the UK, these baubles are available in 17 colours, from traditional red to on-trend matte black, so there is one for every scheme.
Miniature Owl Baubles from Cox & Cox
If cute woodland creatures are your thing these beautiful miniature baubles from Cox & Cox are perfect. Each set features 10 cream owls, 10 copper owls and five deep chocolate brown owls all finished with metallic glitter detailing.
Handpainted Baubles from KraftyKDesign
Etsy seller Kristina Saywell, handpaints these beautiful baubles, and her shop offers a range from these monochrome to an icons range which features a David Bowie, Ziggy Stardust bauble. All start at around £12
British Dachshund Soldier Bauble from The Contemporary Home
One for the dog lovers, this beautiful glass bauble is kitted out in a vibrant red soldier’s uniform. With it’s classic festive colouring and perfect dose of kitsch, it’s set to become a firm family friendly.
White Red Stripe Crochet Bauble from The Elephant Head
Traditional festive colours… check. Handmade…check. Simple yet undeniably elegant… check. What more could you want?
Ice Skating Tree Decoration from Dunelm
You know Christmas is fast approaching when an ice rink the size of a postage stamp pops up in your local town centre. This gorgeous decoration from Dunelm celebrates this fabulous festive tradition – albeit with a traditional ice skate as opposed to those horrible plastic things.
Sophie Allport Frosted Holly Glass Baubles from Sophie Allport
Classic never goes out of fashion which makes this trio of baubles from Sophie Allport the perfect festive investment.
A delicate holly leaf pattern is subtly etched onto each glass bauble giving them a beautiful contemporary feel that will look great for many Christmases to come.
Mini Honeycomb Christmas Tree Decoration Baubles from Ginger Ray
Dreaming of Christmases of old? These vintage-inspired honeycomb tree decorations will be right up your street. Not only will they look fabulous on the tree, let them take centre stage as a festive centrepiece on your dinner table.
Pineapple Bauble from The Shop Floor Project
You’ll be wishing all your loved ones Mele Kalikimaka – Merry Christmas in Hawaiian – with this tropical-inspired bauble from The Shop Floor Project.
Each one is hand-blown by artisans in Egypt making every one of them unique – and that’s pretty special if you ask us.
Painted Glass Fox Bauble from Gisela Graham London
A majestic fox trots through the snow on this beautifully painted bauble from London-based designer Gisela Graham. Its rich orange and green hues will perfectly complement any Norwegian Spruce or Scots Pine and will make event the most artificial of artificial trees sparkle.
Skating Geese Bauble from Annabel James
Ice skating geese – what could be more festive? This china bauble – set in a sea of stars and sparkles – will add a touch of cuteness and charm to this year’s tree. It also comes beautifully gift-boxed so makes a great pressie too.
Velvet Christmas Baubles from Lime Lace
Available in a set of four on-trend jewel colours, these velvet Christmas baubles from Lime Lace are simply stunning.
Finished with co-ordinating ribbon, these beautiful baubles will truly up the style stakes when it comes to Christmas decor and will set the bar for the rest of your Christmas celebrations.