This page was updated in October 2020.
Put down that tinsel! The trend for novelty, food and drink-themed baubles shows no sign of slowing down – we’re seeing more each year. From lobsters to ketchup bottles and pickles to macarons, discover our favourite foodie baubles to deck the halls (and your tree) with this Christmas.
George Home plastic pickle bauble
Is there a better budget-friendly Secret Santa gift than a pickle wearing a Father Christmas hat for someone’s tree? We think not.
Available from 1 Nov in-store at ASDA and online at asda.com (£1)
Paperchase fish & chips hanging decoration
Thou shalt have a fishy on a little dishy on the tree this year, thanks to Paperchase.
Ketchup bottle tree decoration
This glass decoration in festive red is a must-buy for any tomato ketchup lovers.
John Lewis & Partners banana bauble
This bunch of vibrant yellow bananas looks seriously a-peel-ing against the dark green of a Christmas tree.
Lobster tree decoration
An elegant addition to any home, we love this vibrant red lobster with its gold-ridged tail and glitter detail.
Catesbys chilli selection trio
Spice up your decorations with this colourful trio of glass, hand-painted chillies, each individually modelled on the real thing.
Cox & Cox mini gingerbread houses
Complete with neatly piped ‘icing’ and dusted with glitter, this trio of gingerbread houses makes an adorable addition to any Christmas tree.
Petersham Nurseries tangerine ornament
Add some zest to this year’s tree with this gorgeous, vibrant tangerine bauble.
Mini felt vegetable decorations
We can’t get enough of these super-cute vegetable decorations made from felt.
Glass sweetie decorations
How sweet are these delicate glass decorations with festive red and green detail?
Buy in-store at Dobbies Garden Centres (£3.99)
Pastel glass macaron decorations
Any star baker will love these gorgeous pastel-coloured macaron decorations, complete with glitter ‘filling’.
Milk & cookie glass bauble set
Milk and cookies for Santa? Tick. Milk and cookies for the Christmas tree? Tick! This cute set from the cookie connoisseurs at Blondie’s Kitchen can be personalised to include a name on the milk bottle.
Aperol spritz bauble
We love the attention to detail on this glass bauble with its tangy orange Aperol, ice cubes, orange slice garnish and striped straw. Hang it on the tree and let the good times aperoll!
Paperchase festive sandwich decoration
Love a meal deal? Then this glass Christmas butty is a must. There’s wonderful attention to detail, including the sandwich’s description: ‘Turkey Feast – ho ho hold the mayo’.
Gisela Graham glass carrot decoration
Buying a bauble for a green-fingered friend or family member? They’ll love this bright bunch of carrots with sparkly green tops.
Fortnum & Mason cake stand decoration
A tier of iconic afternoon tea treats in bauble form.
Let Christmas Be-Gin bauble
Spread the festive cheer with this cute little gin bottle bauble.
This spectacular seafood set features a succulent-looking prawn, caviar-topped blini and oyster (complete with pearl), all made from hand-painted glass.
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