Gold heart-shaped bauble

12 Christmas Tree Decorations to Switch Things Up this Festive Season!

Looking for a different take on this year's Christmas tree decor? Give your home a dose of added personality this Christmas with these dare-to-be-different decorations, from Mexican hojalata, to plantable seed paper and walnut shells (yes, really), it's beginning to look a lot like...a unique kind of Christmas.

1. White Christmas

Felt Christmas bauble collection

Felt Family. Set of 4. Fy! £36

These sustainable white and gold decorations, handmade in Nepal, include a smiling ballerina, a regal swan, a Christmas wreath, and an angelic mouse with a halo and a bell. Cute as Christmas can be!

2. Most Magical Time of the Year

classic nutcracker bauble

Pinstripe Nutcracker Christmas Bauble. Ella James, £6.

The Nutcracker motif, taken from the 1892 ballet, is increasingly popular in the UK, and this smart red and white striped bauble featuring the man himself, is the perfect addition for a traditional tree or children's room.

3. ...And a Partridge in a Pear Tree!

Plywood 4D printed partridge and pear tree decorations

Partridge & Pear Christmas Decoration. Mountain & Molehill, £8.50.

Handmade in the UK, these decorations offer a contemporary take on the traditional Christmas song, made from plywood with a gold painted reverse for the perfect seasonal silhouette. A voilà!

4. Swan Song

Mexican hojalata swan

Tin Decorations. The Shop Floor Project, £16.50

Tin work, known in Mexico as hojalata, dating back to the 16th century, is perfect for adorning your tree, light-weight to hang and catching Christmas lights beautifully. This design is from a collection inspired by British frescoes, tapestries and pottery, sketched and created by traditional Mexican craftsmen.

5. Nuts About Christmas!

walnut shell scene baubles

Walnut Shell Decorations. Set of 4. The British Craft House, £22.

These super cute Christmas decorations feature an assortment of intricate festive scenes and seasonal characters perfectly captured within half walnut shells for a rustic-style Christmas tree.

6. Sleigh Ride

Ski lift bauble

Ski Lift Bauble. Red Candy, £10.

We can't rely on a white Christmas, but you can capture the essence of a snow-capped season with this ski lift bauble, ideal for inspiring some time on the slopes while you sit back and sip a hot toddy.

7. Paper Chains...

Plantable seed paper tree decorations

Children's Plantable Christmas Tree Decorations. Plant a Bloomer, £25

This set of six decorations can be planted after Christmas to grow wildflowers! Made from a specially created seed paper which breaks down to produce seedlings, and suitable for planting indoors or outdoors from spring, children will love bringing this Jack & The Beanstalk twist to your tree.

8. All I Want For Christmas

Glittered bauble in pink

Glittered Baubles. Set of 12. Cox & Cox, £35.

These sparkly, pink-tinted baubles bring an air of uncompromised, Mariah-inspired glamour to your festive decorations, reflecting Christmas tree lights for a glitter ball effect to amp up the seasonal style stakes.

9. Christmas Cosiness

Wooden scandi baubles

Scandi Wooden Baubles. Set of Six. Only Nice Things, £25.

These six wooden decorations are finished in either metallic wax or painted in dark green or inky blue, allowing the texture of the grain to shine through. Perfect if your decor is simply Scandi in the Hygge tradition.

10. With Love this Christmas

Gold heart-shaped bauble

Hanging Gold Heart. Sass & Belle, £6.50.

Add instant luxe to your Christmas tree this year by dressing her in gold and sealing the sentiment with a heart. The perfect way to sum up everything golden and bright to smile about this season.

11. Home for the Holidays

Paper bird decorations

Paper Bird Decorations. Set of 4. Basalt & Dune Home store, £10.

Take a flight of festive fancy with these handcrafted birds, made from recycled paper and waxed cotton thread, creating three dimensional decorations in the traditional festive colours of red, green and gold.

12. Santa's Favourite Snack

Glass mince pie bauble

Mince Pie Bauble. Ad&i, £4.95

Whether a Mince Pie is a love or not-so-likely for you, we can guarantee it's a must have for every Christmas tree with added personality!

Let's Get Truflin' this Christmas!

12 Christmas Tree Decorations to Switch Things Up this Festive Season, featured:

Felt Family. Set of 4. Fy! £36

Pinstripe Nutcracker Christmas Bauble. Ella James, £6.

Partridge & Pear Christmas Decoration. Mountain & Molehill, £8.50.

Tin Decorations. The Shop Floor Project, £16.50

Walnut Shell Decorations. Set of 4. The British Craft House, £22.

Ski Lift Bauble. Red Candy, £10.

Children's Plantable Christmas Tree Decorations. Plant a Bloomer, £25

Glittered Baubles. Set of 12. Cox & Cox, £35.

Scandi Wooden Baubles. Set of Six. Only Nice Things, £25.

Hanging Gold Heart. Sass & Belle, £6.50.

Paper Bird Decorations. Set of 4. Basalt & Dune Home store, £10.

Mince Pie Bauble. Ad&i, £4.95