Ready or not, Christmas is coming folks! Ring the Yuletide bell and fluff your tree, here are 26 of our favourite Christmas decorations and festive finds for under $25!
Christmas decorations start to fill the shelves of our favourite stores, and it’s getting harder and harder to resist getting into the festive spirit a little earlier than usual. What easier way could there be to bring some fun and light to what has been (let’s face it) a horrendous year.
From on-trend tree decorations to solar-powered garden stakes, here’s our top bargain finds to kick off the festive season!
1. Seagrass Tree Collar
We all do it – spend a motza on decorating the Christmas tree branches and then don’t know what to do with covering the weird tree stand. A tree collar is a stylish solution, and this gorgeous Seagrass Tree Collar is just $25 from Target, find it in store!
2. Quirky and Cute Tree Decorations
A sloth in a festive jumper, a Christmas kangaroo or perhaps a very merry koala? You’ll find all of these novelty clay decorations at Kmart for just $1 each. Yes, ONE DOLLAR.
3. Blush Pink Tinsel
Blush pink is the hottest trend to be hitting our Christmas tree branches this year. Love tinsel? Find this stunning 3m length of Blush Shape Tinsel at Big W, $3.
4. Tree Bead Garland
If beads are more your festive jam than tinsel, Big W has you covered. Bead Garlands are available in blush pink too! Priced at just $4 for eight metres of beads, that’s a fantastic Christmas decoration bargain you’re not going to want to miss.
5. Merry Christmas Garland
While you’re grabbing the blush pink tinsel and tree beads, pick up a beautiful Merry Christmas Garland. It’s over two metres of blush pink, gold and silver sparkly bling! Find it at Big W, $6.
6. Beautiful Bauble Wreath
Word to the wise: it’s not time to leave Big W yet. This stunning bauble wreath Christmas decoration, $15, will look amazing hanging on your front door or as a table centrepiece.
7. Paw Patrol Advent calendar
It can seem like such a LONG wait to Christmas for kids. And an even longer wait for parents who have kids who ask every day if it’s Christmas yet. Help keep track of the wait (and score some pawsome loot) with a Paw Patrol Advent Calendar, just $7 at Kmart.
8. Bluey Advent Calendar
If you’re a traditionalist at heart and you like your advent calendar laced with chocolate, Kinnerton have you covered with their delicious milk chocolate Bluey Advent Calendar, a quick $3 at Kmart.
9. Santa Server Plate
To the table, we go! Give your Christmas table a festive edge with this super sweet Santa Server plate, $6 at Kmart.
10. Santa's Christmas Eve Spread
We all know how important it is to leave a special treat out on Christmas Eve for the big man in red, along with his reindeer. After all, he’s got a long night ahead of him. This Kmart Night Before Christmas Set makes for an adorable tradition and an absolute steal with its $6 price tag.
11. Countdown to Christmas
Turn the countdown dial to the right each night that passes, and your ‘days to go’ will magically count down! This sweet candy cane inspired Countdown to Christmas sign is $8, available from Big W.
12. Metal Christmas Signs
Indoors or out, show everyone you’re crazy for all things Christmas with these fun Metal Christmas Signs, $15 each from Kmart. This way to the Reindeer Highway!
13. Retro Caravan Christmas Decoration
Do you have a couple of grey nomads in your family or perhaps just love a retro vibe? Find this adorable wooden Retro Caravan Decoration at Big W, $10.
14. Reindeer Cheese Board
Take your cheese platter to adorable new heights with this sweet Kmart Reindeer Cheese Board and Knife Set. The perfect gift for your foodie friends, it’s the gift you’ll buy KNOWING you’re going to want to keep for yourself. Find it for $18 at Kmart.
15. Reindeer Basket Hamper
You can never have too many baskets! The Target Christmas Reindeer Basket Hamper, $22, makes for the perfect Christmas baby photo prop or a handy carry-all for presents. Either way, you know you need one.
16. Table Top Wooden Christmas Tree
For those who love to create a beautiful table setting or a sneaky festive vignette, Target’s Modern Table Top Wooden Christmas Tree is a beautifully boho-esque, beachy, one-size-fits-all style, perfect for all theme styling. And it’s only $25. #inmybasket
17. Christmas Stockings
18. Pet's Stocking
We haven’t forgotten the fur-kids! Target’s Christmas Pet Stocking, $15, with sweet paw print is just the right size for a tasty treat and a new toy.
19. Christmas Tree Scene Glass Dome
This glass dome containing three Christmas trees and tiny bud lights is pure magic, bringing a sweet touch of Christmas to any tabletop or mantle. Sweet! Find the Christmas Tree Scene Glass Dome at Target, $20.
20. The Bargain Christmas Tree
Nab yourself a real bargain with this huge 183cm tall Aspen Christmas Tree at Big W. It’s a whole lot of glorious tree for just $10. YES, I SAID TEN DOLLARS!
21. Mini Christmas Tree
If you don’t have the room or the desire for a tall Christmas tree, Big W’s 70cm Christmas Hessian Pine Tree is a funky tree option with a Scandi edge. All you need to do is decorate it and it’s just $15.
22. Table Top Tree
We love this New Hampshire 40cm tree for just $6 at Big W! Pop it on a coffee table and pile presents underneath. Easy peasy!
23. Candy Cane Garden Stakes
The kids love the Christmas lights every year but setting them up and dealing with cords is NEXT LEVEL angst. For a quick fix, Big W’s Mirabella Christmas Candy Cane Garden Stakes, $20, is a handy (and speedy) solar-powered option!
24. Santa Stop Here! Sign
While you’re out making the most of your garden decorations, don’t forget this sweet solar-powered Mirabella Santa Stop Here Garden Stake. Find it at Big W, priced $12. Make sure Santa stops!
25. Christmas Garden Stakes
Bunnings also have an amazing selection for pops of Christmas fun in your yard. Solar-powered Arlec Christmas Solar Stakes are available in several styles. Snowmen and penguins, oh my! Priced $12.95 each.
26. Inflatable Santa
For those who love to pull out all the stops at Christmas, the must-have items always include inflatables. Find this 1.2m tall Lytworx Inflatable Santa at Bunnings, $25!