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Cel­e­brate all that’s fun and play­ful about Christ­mas with this cheer­ful se­lec­tion of bold, colour­ful and crafty dec­o­ra­tions for your tree

House Beautiful (UK) - - Letter Editor’s -

Bright baubles

1 Dec­o­rated with glit­ter­ing shapes, the Bowie tri­an­gle bauble, £12 for three, from Habi­tat, adds a mod­ern twist to fes­tiv­i­ties

2 Use longer trin­kets, such as the Egyp­tian glass pen­dant, £8.25 from Raj Tent Club, to fill gaps when dress­ing your tree

3 Filled with loose se­quins, the Con­fetti tree dec­o­ra­tion, £12, Amara, adds move­ment and sparkle

4 This brass Geo­met­ric wire dec­o­ra­tion comes in a set of four mod­ern shapes, £16.95, Decorator’s Note­book

5 For a vin­tage look, try the Alura pear bauble, from £14.95 for four, Nkuku

6 Bring the party to your tree with the Geo disco bauble, £7, John Lewis

7 Dream­ing of warmer weather? Choose the Jolly Cac­tus, £4, John Lewis

8 If you like to in­vest in one state­ment dec­o­ra­tion a year, go for this stun­ning mul­ti­coloured Aztec Ring bauble, £20, The Con­ran Shop

9 A hand­painted bone china de­sign is time­less. Holy Fam­ily Christ­mas Don­key, £20 from Alessi at Black by De­sign

10 Exquisitely de­tailed, this Mila fox is sure to be a favourite for many years, £9.50, Oliver Bonas

11 The origami-style Pink and Or­ange tree, £10 for a set of three shapes, The Con­tem­po­rary Home, is sure to stand out

12 Sim­ple wooden fig­ures make per­fect pair­ings for fancier pieces, Cone Snow­man, £4 for three, Sains­bury’s Home

13 Choose hot colours, like this vi­brant yel­low bauble, to add a con­tem­po­rary twist, £27.94 for four, Ian Snow

14 In moss green, the Byzan­tine bauble, £3, Wye­vale, will add so­phis­ti­cated sparkle

‘Bold state­ment

baubles work best lay­ered with plainer de­signs in

ton­ing colours’


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