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35 of the best novelty, glittery and completely fabulous Christmas baubles for 2018

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Want a Christmas tree like no other? Check out our round-up of the best novelty, eccentric, hilarious, glittery, wacky and absolutely wonderful Christmas baubles out there.

Even in the smallest, pokiest of flats, Christmas cheer can be brought with a well-dressed Christmas tree. However, the definition of what ‘well-dressed’ looks like is completely up to the individual.

As much as we love traditional red and gold themes with tasteful tinsel, we have to admit we’re also a sucker for the more eccentric Christmas decorations out there.

Glittery avocado baubles, animal-themed Christmas decorations, a furry hanging sloth bauble, a green cactus decoration – the weirder and wackier the better, in our eyes.

So, from a very fancy crocodile to a mini suffragette, we’ve picked out of favourite, most fabulous and fun Christmas decorations and baubles for 2018. Enjoy!

Halcyon Days have collaborated with Cliveden House and the Iconic Luxury Hotel group to create this beautiful bespoke Christmas bauble, which depicts an elegant line drawing of the grand building along with golden accented windows. Hand decorated in Stoke-on-Trent, the fine china bauble is like a work of art on your tree. 

£39, enquire to buy through clivedenhouse.co.uk 

A feminist Christmas tree can be yours with this little suffragette.

£13.50, vam.ac.uk

These tiny, metallic car baubles are so adorable.

£8.95, notonthehighstreet.com

We adore this mini red drum kit set.

£15, selfridges.com

Cotton candy anyone? Can you imagine a sweeter Christmas bauble?

£14, anthropologie.com

Brighten up your Christmas tree with this sparkly, colourful rainbow bauble. 

£17.95, libertylondon.com

Turn your living room into a mini zoo with this Oliver Bonas painted horse Christmas bauble. 

£14, oliverbonas.com

Is there a greater honour than having Queen Victoria grace your Christmas tree’s branches? We think not. Get yourself a royal Christmas bauble for a quintessentially British look. 

£12.50, vam.ac.uk

Let’s face it, there will never be too many glittery avocado Christmas baubles. 

£23, selfridges.com     

This blue, shiny dinosaur bauble is even wearing a party hat, he’s that excited about Christmas. 

£12, notonthehighstreet.com

The plant trend lives on in this green, metallic cactus Christmas bauble. 

£5, notonthehighstreet.com

We know you’re not supposed to have favourites but this flamboyant crocodile has to be ours. 

£8.95, libertylondon.com

Who wouldn’t want a novelty sloth Christmas bauble hanging from their tree?

£6, vam.ac.uk

Fancy a Christmas bauble that’s totally wacky, weird and out-of-the-box? Enter the festive scuba diver.

£16, anthropologie.com

Flamingos and Christmas go together like mince pies and brandy. We love this pink, sparkly flamingo bauble for adding a touch of camp to your Christmas. 

£10, accessorize.com

Celestial has never been so in, so how about these starry, galactic Christmas baubles?

£15.50, notonthehighstreet.com

This cute cat bauble would look lovely on any tree. 

£9.50, oliverbonas.com

Pusheen fans, who says a unicorn can’t be festive?

£7.99, truffleshuffle.co.uk

Get the sneakerhead in your life this glittery Converse trainer bauble. 

£13, selfridges.com

Freeze a tiny part of London on your tree with this little snow-covered black cab Christmas decoration. 

£6, accessorize.com

We dare you to resist this adorable unicorn-mermaid hybrid. 

£16, anthropologie.com

A nod to the traditional, this red robin bauble couldn’t be more festive. 

£9.95, libertylondon.com

This doggie bauble is clearly very happy it’s Christmas!

£14, anthropologie.com

Even amphibians want to get in on the Christmas cheer sometimes.

£25, selfridges.com

Coffee addicts will love this coffee cup Christmas bauble. 

£13, selfridges.com

How sweet is this little kitty’s woolen scarf?

£9.50, oliverbonas.com

This Winnie the Pooh bauble is just too lovely. 

£14.99, truffleshuffle.com 

Prince is here to give your Christmas a shot of glamour. 

£26, selfridges.com

You might not have to be home by midnight, but we’d still want this beautiful, glittery pumpkin carriage in our midst. 

£18.95, libertylondon.com

Going for all out eccentricity this Christmas? Then you need this lone astronaut to make a trip to your tree. 

£16, anthropologie.com

You don’t have to be a Jurassic Park fan to love this little dinosaur bauble. 

£9.50, oliverbonas.com

Get your (Christmas bauble) hot dogs here!

£22, selfridges.com     

Here’s an idea for your Christmas tree, why not go fairy tale themed and invite Neptune along for the ride?

£12.95, libertylondon.com

There are no words that will do this tropical shirt-wearing, flip-flop-dinning, pink Vesper-driving flamingo justice. 

£14, selfridges.com

What’s better than your average tiger? A pink, woolen tiger on your Christmas tree for all to see of course!

£9.50, oliverbonas.com

This old fashion popcorn stand bauble would make a fun addition to a red and gold-themed tree.

£14, anthropologie.com

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Megan Murray is a digital journalist for stylist.co.uk, who enjoys writing about London happenings, beautiful places, delicious morsels and generally spreading sparkle wherever she can.

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