Baubles to warm the cockles this Christmas

IF there’s is one time that you can have a bit of fun in the house, it’s Christmas. Even the cold heart of the most ardent minimalist melts at this time of year, and starts yearning for things that glitter and flash. But it doesn’t have to all be about twinkly lights on a tangled wire and wonky fairies on the top of trees. We scoured the world of classy, quirky Christmas decorations to bring you the best ways to make your home fun this year. From classy angels by Georg Jensen to peculiar gnomes, via unusual tree decorations, these should bring a smile to your family’s faces come Christmas day.

1. Personalised porcelain Christmas bauble, £16,
2.Georg Jensen Angel Gabriel, £20, see for stockists.
3. Scandiavian Christmas gnomes, from £17, see for
4. Santa bauble, £14.
5. Penguin Russian doll set, £10, from Habitat,
6. Christmas stocking, £9.50 from
7. Little London Christmas decorations, £15, www.notonthe