You may not have given much thought to Christmas tree decoration trends previously. Instead, opting for classic colours such as red and gold, and re-using traditional decorations, which have been passed through the family. While it can be lovely to use the same decorations year-on-year, triggering fond memories, it can also be fun to buy new decorations and embrace what’s currently in vogue. Especially if you’ve just moved into your new home and are buying a whole new collection.
Here’s a few of the top tree decoration trends for Christmas 2018:
Rainbow Christmas trees
A trend lead by high street store John Lewis, rainbow Christmas trees are set to be big this season. It consists of covering your tree in an array of bright coloured baubles, in order to make it look like a rainbow. According to John Lewis, the trend was inspired by social media platforms Instagram and Pintrest, as photos with the most colour tend to be those with the most likes. This fun trend is great for a family home.
The luxury coloured baubles: John Lewis, £25 for a pack of 32
The cheaper alternative: Amazon, £18 for a pack of 50
This might seem quite an unusual trend and miles away from any kind of tradition, but this year has seen huge growth in quirky hanging decorations. From burgers to flamingos, across the high street there’s a wide range of interesting novelty ornaments available to buy. Along with the rainbow tree trend, this is another fun way to celebrate the season. To avoid going over-board, we recommend mixing a few unusual decorations with some classic and simple decorations.
The luxury playful decorations: Liberty London
The cheaper alternative: Primark