13 gold Christmas decorations to add instant glamour to your home
Add classic shimmer and shine to your festive decor with these gold Christmas baubles, garlands and tree decorations
When it comes to Christmas decorations, there's nothing quite like gold.
Whether it’s adorning your stairway with a gorgeous metallic garland, welcoming in your guests with an impressive Christmas wreath or dressing your tree with some quirky baubles, a gold Christmas scheme is a classic, versatile and oh-so-opulent way to fill your home full of festive spirit. Put simply, you don’t need much to make an impact, and it’s one of the few holiday décor schemes that'll continue to stand the test of time, year after year.
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Here at YourHomeStyle, we understand that decorating your home for Christmas is no mean feat. So, to make things that little bit easier for you, we’ve compiled a gold Christmas decorating guide to give you all the styling inspiration you need to transform your home into somewhere magical.
From tree decorating ideas to the best gold baubles on the market, we've detailed everything you need to know about embracing a gold decor scheme this Christmas. Keep reading to discover our favourite looks, tricks and products - Happy Christmas!
Gold Christmas decor ideas
If you're looking to embrace a gold scheme but you're not sure where to start, we've got you covered. From glamorous Art Deco inspired looks to sleek Scandi accents, take a look at the gallery below to discover some of our favourite gold Christmas decorating ideas.
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After some new gold ornaments? Here are some of our favourite designs on the market right now!
ITART Champagne Gold Christmas Baubles
If you prefer a subtle and chic gold tone to the more in-your-face yellow golds, these champagne gold baubles are the ideal choice for your tree. There are 36 baubles included in the set, in an array of styles - we especially love the diamond and onion-shaped ornaments - guaranteed to add interest to your Christmas treescape right out of the box.
The baubles are shatterproof and made of clear PET plastic, which will look fantastic with some soft white fairy lights twinkling through them! Also available in black, white, teal, purple and iridescent finishes.
Nightlife Glass Gold Baubles
These John Lewis baubles are a fantastic thing to invest in if you're just starting your decoration collection. They come in a pack of 42 so they make great base baubles - simply finish the look with a few feature ornaments.
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Golden Dots Baubles
These chic, simple glass baubles are perfect if you like your Christmas tree to have a contemporary look. They have just enough glitter detailing to sparkle in the light, but they still look utterly sophisticated. We love them!
Star Starburst Gold Christmas Tree Decoration
Why not add an Art Deco edge to your Christmas tree with these gold starburst ornaments? They're striking, elegant and perfect for giving your tree decor a glamorous feel.
18 Piece Gold Wooden Pinecone Set
Why not bring a touch of nature to your Christmas tree this year? Pinecones are a classic festive decoration, and these gold-sprayed beauties definitely add a touch of glamour, too! You get 18 wooden pinecone ornaments in this set, each measuring between 3cm and 5cm, so be aware that they're a little smaller than the chunky ones you might stumble across in the park!
Each pinecone comes with a loop of string attached so they're ready to hang - or you can simply nestle them in the branches for a more natural look. Also available in silver or multicolour finish.
Vintage Style Gold Baubles
These retro-effect baubles are beautiful on a traditional green tree, and they'll create a lovely nostalgic look when teamed with a gold beaded garland. They also look great with old-fashioned lametta, or even paper chain garlands if you're after an eclectic vintage look.
Sparkle Reindeer Gold Christmas Tree Decoration
If you're looking for a statement gold bauble, look no further! This one from Amara is encrusted with jewels, and we love the way it glistens in the light. Style it solo to make it the star of the show, or team it with more statement ornaments for a showstopper of a tree!
Pearl Flower Drop Tree Decoration
We love the combination of pearl and gold on these Amara baubles - it makes them look classy, elegant and timeless. They come in a set of four and they're made out of plastic, so you don't have to worry about them shattering.
Gold Christmas garlands
Garlands are such a versatile decorating staple - you can use them on fireplaces, dining room tables or staircases, plus you can change them up each year by adding your own baubles and ornaments.
If you're embracing gold Christmas decor this year, a gold garland is a great investment piece. Discover our favourite ones on the market below...
Gold Bay Leaf Christmas Garland
This gold leaf garland makes a beautiful seasonal accent on a mantelpiece. Style it with the matching wreath to make a real statement!
Gilded Forest Foliage Garland
We're huge Balsam Hill fans here at YourHomeStyle, and this gilded forest foliage garland is one of our favourite items from the brand. We love the elegant combination of realistic green pine and sparkling gold accents!
Artificial Gold Leaf Garland
Striking and glamorous, this La Redoute gold leaf garland is super versatile - it can be used on its own for a minimalist vibe, or added to green foliage for a fuller look.
Gold Fern Garland
If you're after something on a smaller scale, this gold fern garland is ideal. It has tiny firefly lights intertwined amongst the string, and it's great for adding a little bit of glow to a Christmas centrepiece.
Two Vintage Mercuried Glass Bauble Garlands
These mercuried glass garlands give a traditional green tree a beautiful vintage look. We love the brown string they're attached to - it gives a homely, rustic farmhouse vibe!
Feeling inspired? You might also like to check out our favourite silver Christmas decorations or our pick of the most stylish mini Christmas trees. We've also got a roundup of luxury advent calendars, Scandinavian Christmas decor ideas and the best artificial Christmas trees on the market, plus the best Christmas door wreaths and where to buy stylish Christmas tree skirts. If that's not quite enough, we've also selected our top unusual advent calendars of the year, plus Christmas homeware gifts, cute wrapping paper for Christmas and Christmas garland ideas. Happy shopping!
Thea Jeffreys is the Digital Writer on YourHomeStyle.uk, and is passionate about all things home décor. When she’s not scouring the internet for budget-friendly homeware finds, you’ll find her writing about the latest interior trends and handy upcycling tricks.