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Christmas Decorating Trends 2016

Decisions, decisions!

When choosing your colour scheme and theme for your Christmas decorations, you have lots to think about and so many options to choose from. It’s important you do give this some thought if you are buying all new decorations this year as these can be suitable for use in the home for years to come! So they have to be something you’re going to love for a long time!

In this blog we take a look at some of the top decoration trends of 2016, to try and help you make that decision a little easier. Now is the time to get buying those decorations, as it won’t be long until December is here and the trimmings will be up!


White Winter Woodland

We love the natural yet enchanting style of this theme. The glistening white colours against the woody and earthy tones creates a lovely style that would look fantastic in a shabby chic style home.

We have plenty of decorations on sale here at UK Christmas World that will match this décor trend perfectly, take a look at some of these lovely items and create your very own winter wonderland at home this year…


This unique Christmas tree would be perfect for these types of decorations. Our 2.2m Noble Flocked Spruce will add a truly wintry feel to your home! Simply add baubles and lights for a magical display. Or if you’re looking for something a little more on the traditional side, this 1.8m Snowy Flocked Nobilis Fir Artificial Christmas Tree will be a perfect Artificial Christmas Tree for you. Keeping to your wintry woodland theme, there couldn’t be a tree better suited! For £129 this is a bargain price for a tree that will last for years!

To add on these trees you will need matching baubles and trees decorations!

This pack of 30 Silver Shatterproof Baubles come in a range of sizes and styles such as glitter, shiny and matte effect creating a lovely varied display on your tree! At just £9.99 this is fantastic value for money!

We also have some gorgeous Tree Decorations that keep to your winter woodland theme as they feature lots of lovely woodland animals such as reindeer, owls and more! 

Add some wintry, woodland folige into your new festive display with more of our perfectly suited items. Our Frosted Glacier Door Wreath will enable you to keep your theme running outdoors as well as inside! This is a stunning, quality wreath that will really give your home that festive feel!

Try something like this that’s a little bit unique. We love this Pine Cone and Silver Star Garland, which can be hung from the ceiling, in windows or over doors to create a natural yet festive display. The brown colours of the pine cones will add another level of colour to your white winter woodland theme!


We think this natural looking Branch Tealight Holder is great! Complete with 4 glass tea lights, this is a two in one decoration! Not only does it add a lovely natural décor piece, it also can create a fantastic lighting option for your home! Ideal for a dining table centrepiece, window display or other table top use. Add to your Christmas trimming today!

Here are some other great ways in which you can add lighting to your home whilst keeping to your white woodland theme.

Lanterns are a popular interior décor item for all year round and are perfect for adding cosy light effect over the festive period. Our LED Light Flickering Candle Lantern in white is perfect for this décor theme, and will mean your decorations are right on trend!

This is a gorgeous table top lantern again keeping well into the woodland theme with the deer on the side of this Lit Silhouette Light Box

This is a fantastic idea for a Christmas decoration that we think you will love, especially if you’re looking for the white woodland theme. It will certainly be unique too! Our Snowflake Magic Dancing Water Candle not only gives your home a lovely lighting addition, it also creates a soothing atmosphere with the bubbling water.

One last item for our winter woodland theme are these perfect 40cm Silver Pre-lit Twigs! The glittering branches with built in LED’s will be an ideal, stylish choice for your home this Christmas!

North Pole Magic

Inject some colour and character into your festive displays with our fantastic Christmas decorations suitable for a fun North Pole theme! This theme includes Santa, elves, reindeer, snowmen and more, all the things you associate with Christmas fun, and a theme that kids particularly will adore!

Go crazy with the red and green colour scheme to create the perfect traditional theme at home this Christmas!


Firstly, let’s take a look at what you might place outside your home. We have some wonderful Acrylic decorations that will add a burst of colour and light to your home when the night falls! Just like our Large North Pole Sign and our Lit Christmas Sign Post Display, both perfect for this kind of theme! Made from durable materials they are built to withstand the weather conditions of winter!

Create a magical North Pole theme with these Candy Cane Path Lights. Perfect for adding a fun colourful border up to your house, keeping your décor fun and festive!

Create your very own North Pole inside your home with some of our fantastic Snow products. From snowballs to snow curtains and spray on snow to snow carpets, there’s everything you need to turn your home into a winter wonderland!

When it comes to dressing your tree make sure your decorations stay with your magical North Pole theme, red and green colours will be best as these are very traditional looking.  Our packs of shatterproof baubles in Red and Green would be perfect for your tree this year, the variety of designs gives your tree the right amount of glitter and shine

Our 4 Pack of Wooden Hanging Nutcrackers will also add a fabulous traditional feel to your Christmas tree and home, as will this Set of 3 Hanging Christmas Characters. All in the perfect colours and styles to suit this décor scheme!

When it comes to Christmas décor, one of the nation’s favourite trimmings is tinsel! Available in a whole range of colours just like this Red Chunky Cut Tinsel, it is the perfect kind of decoration for your very own North Pole!


We previously mentioned how lanterns are so versatile and stylish, why not add one that suits this colour scheme, such as our Festive Character Lantern. Available in both red and white, and Santa and snowman designs, we have something on our UK Christmas World website to suit all tastes!

Plush Christmas Characters are a wonderful choice of decorations for this North Pole Magic theme. They will go down especially well with children too! Whether these decorations are placed on a mantelpiece or other table top, or sitting cosy on the sofa, we’re sure children will be dying to give them a squeeze! We have all sorts of plush characters from reindeers to Santas and from teddy bears to dogs, our selection also includes our Animated Selfie Elf. Watch this little guy sing and dance perfect for keeping everyone jolly over Christmas!



Metallic Christmas

Many of us may have seen that copper effect home decorations have very much been on trend this year, so why should that be any different this Christmas time? This theme therefore looks at anything metallic, as we have some copper decorations as well as other colours too. Head over to our UK Christmas World website and browse all our wonderful products including these and many more…

We have some lovely metallic Christmas tree decorations such as these. Amongst your lights and other tree decorations these will catch the light and look really stunning on your tree this year!

Hang your Christmas stockings the stylish way with our Metal Christmas Stocking Hanger. Choose from a snowflake or Christmas tree design, mixing modern with traditional!


We have many great metallic decoration items perfect for adding something a little special to your home this Christmas.

Our stunning Candle Bridges are perfect for adding a soft glow of light in your home, suitable for any room of the house! We have a Copper Effect Candlestick that will fit perfectly in your modern, metallic theme. Complete with 15 LED lights it’s the perfect addition to any festive display this Christmas!

If you’re looking to add other kinds of lighting sticking with a metallic theme, check out these Copper Metal Ball Lights with warm white LED lights, perfect for any room, they are incredibly versatile!

Christmas stars are everywhere over the festive period, so add one to your décor this year!
We love this super stylish White Metal LED Star ideal for any room of the house. Keeping right on trend this item is actually perfect for use all year round! For just £19.99 it is a real value for money product! Also check out our Giant Copper Hanging Star which comes complete with warm white LED lights, ideal for use indoors or out!


Upgrade your traditional festive wreath to something a little more contemporary this year with our Copper Coloured Wreath with LEDs. Greet your family and guests with this stylish take on a festive favourite, keeping your décor on trend this Christmas.


Botanic Christmas

We love festive foliage here at UK Christmas World. Base your décor scheme around that this year for colourful traditional styles!

Add some natural, botanical decoration to your front door with some of our fantastic, festive wreaths! We have a large range of Wreaths and Garlands available on our website, here is just a selection to give you an idea of the lovely effects you can create at home.



We also have a fantastic range of garlands such as this 1.8m Pre-lit Poinsettia Garland. This will add a great burst of colour and light to any surface in the home, giving a real traditional feel! This battery powered garland is so easy to set up, simply pop the batteries in and enjoy!

Add some fantastic lighting options to your home which keep to the botanical theme, with these 20 Mistletoe Christmas Lights. Ideal for window displays or draping over other items of furniture they will give your home a real cosy yet traditional feel this Christmas. For just £4.99 you can afford to add multiple sets of these quality decorations to your home!

When it comes to decorating your Christmas tree, keep your baubles and tree decorations in the botanical theme with items such as these. Our Flower and Leaf Tree Decorations and our 14 Pack of Poinsettia Baubles are perfect for this and will certainly turn your tree into a stunning traditional masterpiece!


Add some more gorgeous botanical decorations to your home with these other great ideas. We have this lovely Pine Cone and Berries Hanging Basket that comes with LED lights. We think this is a really special decoration for the outside of your home and will look just as great during the day and night.

Ideal for any room of the house this traditional looking Tabletop Tree with Berries and Pine Cones is a simple yet effective decoration keeping to our botanical Christmas theme! It’s great for small spaces such as window sills and offices, an incredibly versatile decoration for anyone to enjoy!

We hope this blog will help you to enjoy a new theme for your Christmas decorations this year. Here at UK Christmas World we have everything you need for all kinds of colour schemes and styles. Browse our site today to create a perfect festive display this Christmas!

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