The best Christmas garlands to fill your home with festive joy

The best Christmas garlands add an extra layer of seasonal goodwill

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Our pick of the best Christmas garlands around will help add that extra touch of magic to your Christmas decorations. Tinsel is back, in gold and moody shades, and extra large if you are going for a funky look. There’s rainbow brights  and some old favourites like stars and bells. Vintage-style glass bead garlands that look like necklaces and even gold fringing – to get the party started. 

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Bring nature indoors with this pretty orange fruit and fir cone garland. Perfect with brush animals and wooden decorations for a natural look.

Impressionism wooden stick and star garland, £25

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Such pretty glass baubles in different shapes, choose plain or coloured and place them near to fairy lights so they twinkle.

Ekiti Bauble Garland, £44.95

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A faux eucalyptus garland or two is great for an entrance hall decoration, add to it with real foliage, silver baubles and white lights for a sophisticated look.

Frosted eucalyptus leaf garland, £32.99 190cm,

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Dress your tree with these pretty leaf garlands for a different look this year. Their soft gold finish gives an subtle sheen

Soft gold leaf garlands, £35 for two,

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Go for drama with this re-issue of an old favourite in a gorgeous purple and bronze finish, they drape beautifully and would look great with berry coloured baubles

Cosmic flame embossed tinsel, £29.

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It’s party time! Buy a few of these foil garlands and drape around the living room, the perfect setting for Dad dancing in the evening.

Gold fringe foil garland, £4.99

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Another faux foliage garland with pine cones, faux mistletoe and with baubles already added. Drape it around the door frame, inside or out.

Mercury bauble Christmas garland, £79

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Gold tinsel and coloured baubles – so retro. They could be draped around the room or around the tree for a quick decorating idea.

Rainbow multicoloured baubles and tinsel garland, £22

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For something more sophisticated, choose a fresh and faux flower and foliage garland in classic white and green, and make the mantelpiece the focal point of your colour scheme.

The Manhattan fresh and faux foliage garland from £240 a m,

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This delicate metal garland with bead and teardrop shapes is wired, so you can bend it to drape around decorations on a mantelpiece or shelf. They have little bells inside so the tinkle when you move them.

Golden bells garland, £20,

Alison Davidson

Alison Davidson is well-respected British interiors journalist, who has been the Homes Editor of Woman and Home magazine, and the Interiors Editor for House Beautiful. She regularly contributes to Livingetc, and many other titles, and often writes about kitchens, extensions, and decor ideas. She is the go-to for information about green energy, sustainable home improvement and eco design ideas.