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The best quirky Christmas baubles for 2021

Forget simple red and gold tinsel - a few unusual Christmas tree decorations will make your festive decor feel truly personal. Here's our round-up of the best quirky baubles on the market in the UK this year

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A beautiful festive bauble is more than just an ornament... it's something that holds memories of Christmasses past.

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That's why this year, we're looking for something unique. We're not talking about your general round glittery numbers – oh no! We've searched for the best alternative and eye-catching baubles the UK High Street has to offer, and we weren't disappointed.

From Karl Lagerfeld to fantastical birds, this season's tree decorations are really something...

Keep reading to discover our top pick of the best unusual Christmas baubles for 2020, and don't forget to check out our ultimate round-up of the best artificial Christmas trees on the market!

Best quirky Christmas baubles

Glass London Taxi Tree Decoration

Glass London Taxi Tree Decoration
Glass London Taxi Tree Decoration

This cute car decoration from Anthropologie will give your Christmas tree a really charming, nostalgic feel. We love the 'driving home for Christmas' theme!

Buy Glass London Taxi Tree Decoration from Anthropologie

Jellyfish Tree Decorations

Jellyfish Tree Decorations
Jellyfish Tree Decorations

There's definitely a fantastical theme to many of this year's Christmas tree decorations, and these underwater creations from Gisela Graham are no exception. Live your mermaid dream with these beautiful jellyfish baubles in pink and turquoise colourways!

Buy Jellyfish Tree Decorations from Amara

Karl Lagerfeld Tree Decoration

Karl Lagerfeld Tree Decoration
Karl Lagerfeld Tree Decoration

It doesn't get more iconic than this decoration of German creative director Karl Lagerfeld. This quirky bauble is perfect for a fashion-obsessed friend looking to bring a touch of catwalk luxury to their tree.

Buy Karl Lagerfeld Tree Decoration from Amara

Wool-mix Fox On Skis

Wool mix fox on skis
Wool mix fox on skis © The Contemporary Home

Cute and cosy, this woolly fox Christmas decoration will add some woodland charm to your tree this year.

Buy Wool-mix Fox On Skis from Gisela Graham on Amazon.co.uk

Christmas Cheer Bauble Set

Sass & Belle Christmas Cheer Shaped Baubles - Set of 4
Christmas Cheer Bauble Set

We all know someone who could use these! This four-piece set of boozy baubles promises to bring some 'Christmas cheer', in the form of bright and sparkly miniature bottles of gin, wine, prossecco and whisky.

Buy Christmas Cheer Bauble Set from Sass & Belle on Amazon

Full Moon Personalised Bauble

Full moon personalised bauble by Betsy Benn Designs
Full Moon Personalised Bauble © Betsy Benn Designs

This lunar decoration by Betsy Benn Designs is based on Nasa photography, so you're getting a slice of actual moon imagery! It can also be personalised with a message to a loved one, making it a perfect Christmas gift for friends and family.

Buy Full Moon Personalised Bauble from Not On The High Street

Freddie Mercury Christmas tree decoration

freddie mercury bauble

Want to break free from conventional decorations? This Freddie Mercury tree decoration from Etsy could be the answer! Handmade by independent UK-based maker MrsBojingles, check out her Etsy store for glittery festive tree decorations depicting a whole host of stars, from Bruce Springsteen to Kate Bush!

Buy Freddie-inspired Christmas Tree Decoration from Etsy

Technicolour Supernature Balloon Dog Bauble

Technicolour Supernature Balloon Dog Bauble
Technicolour Supernature Balloon Dog Bauble

This quirky balloon unicorn would combine perfectly with a gold colour scheme. Hide it among your classic baubles to surprise your guests!

Buy Technicolour Supernature Balloon Dog Bauble from John Lewis

Cat Black Beaded Fabric Christmas Tree Decoration

Cat Black Beaded Fabric Christmas Tree Decoration
Cat Black Beaded Fabric Christmas Tree Decoration

If you've ever thought about what a cat in a scarf looks like, you don't need to wonder any more! Oliver Bonas has created this Cat Black ornament to bring true festive joy into your home. It's the decoration you didn't know you needed!

Buy Cat Black Beaded Fabric Christmas Tree Decoration from Oliver Bonas

Nostalgic Toys Set

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Evoke the feelings of a traditional Christmas with this three-piece set of baubles inspired by classic toys. Crafted in porcelain by German ceramics titan Villeroy & Boch, they have an unmistakeable high-quality finish.

Buy Nostalgic Toys Set from Villeroy & Boch

Shiny Gold Christmas Bauble with Leopard Spots

Shiny gold bauble with leopard spots Christmas bauble from Rockett St George
© Rockett St George

This eye-catching leopard print bauble is the perfect option if you like decor with a bit of an 'edge'. Christmas doesn't have to be traditional!

Buy Shiny Gold Christmas Bauble with Leopard Spots from Rockett St George 

Blush Coast Pearl and Sequin Bauble

Blush Coast Pearl and Sequin Bauble
Blush Coast Pearl and Sequin Bauble

No Christmas tree is complete without a bit of bling and this shimmering bauble from John Lewis will bring classic style to your decorations this festive season.

Buy Blush Coast Pearl and Sequin Bauble from John Lewis

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When you've got your tree decorations sorted, don't forget to finish them off with a Christmas tree topper - here's our round-up of the best.

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Thea JeffreysDigital Writer

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.

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