Getting ready for Christmas? You don't need to spend a fortune - have a look at these cheap Christmas decorations for under a fiver. From baubles and lights to stockings and garlands, there's lots to choose from.
It’s almost Christmas so you’re probably getting ready to decorate the house and the Christmas tree. It’s time to get the mince pies out, the mulled wine on the hob and all your favourite festive tunes blaring out as you prepare the house for the festive season.
From hanging decorations and glittering baubles to beautiful wreaths and colourful lights, we’ve found lots of brilliant cheap Christmas decorations from a whole range of supermarkets, shops and online stores. And best of all, every single Christmas decorations in this gallery costs less than a fiver.
We’ve also found some unusual decorations like a red lantern garland and festive window gels, plus quirkier items like an illuminated Christmas parcel to put under the tree. From online stores like Amazon, homeware shops like Lakeland and Tiger and your local supermarket, there are plenty of bargains to be had when buying Christmas decorations this year.
Have a look through our gallery to find some great ideas for your house this Christmas. With everything under a fiver, you’re bound to find the perfect bit of sparkle and glitter to make your home feel as festive as Santa’s Grotto in the North Pole.
All items subject to stock and availability. Prices correct at time of writing 25th November 2013.
These laser-cut robin decorations look brilliant perched high on the tree. They're available in John Lewis for £2.50 or £3 each and you can do a free Click & collect from John Lewis and Waitrose stores.
These fun Christmas stockings from Argos come as a pair in red and blue and cost £3.99. They'll look great on the mantelpiece too.
Buy these Christmas Stockings
This glittery heart-shaped wreath from Wilko is great value for £3. It's 33cm long and looks great hung in any room around the home.
For something different, how about this red lantern garland which costs £4 from Asda Direct? This 12-foot garland features hanging red pleated lanterns and is about 3.65 metres long.
Buy this Red Lantern Garland
For a smaller, easier way to decorate, these pre-lit Christmas trees from Asda are perfect. Available in black and green, they cost £5 each and are 3-foot (90cm) high with 70 tips and 20 warm white lights. It also includes the tree stand.
If you'd prefer to decorate your own tree or you want a larger artifical one then read our guide to the best fake Christmas trees.
These red wooden reindeer Christmas card pegs cost £5 from Debenhams come as a pack of 12 and a great way to hang your Christmas cards.
The traditional Christmas flowering plant is also available as this Poinsettia Christmas Decoration from Wilko for £3. The rich red colour will warm up any room or place on the mantelpiece or dinner table for a festive touch.
Buy this Poinsettia Pick Christmas Decoration
This beautiful Mickey Mouse sleigh ride 2013 Christmas bauble features Mickey and friends on a magical sleigh ride. It's available at the Disney Store for £5.
For a snowy wintery feel, swap colourful baubles for these pearl pink heart glass tree decorations. They come in a pack of 12 and are available in John Lewis for £4.
Buy this Heart Glass Tree Decorations
These re-usable red and green Merry Christmas window gels come with two stars and two trees. Kids will love using them to decorate this Christmas. You can buy them from Lakeland for £2.99.
Buy these Merry Christmas window gels
Give your door a festive feel with this red polka-dotted star door hanger Christmas decoration complete with glittery ringing bells. It's available in Debenhams for £5.
This 29-piece hanging decoration set from Ikea for £3.75 is really colourful and made from a durable material too so the decorations won't break if dropped. The pack contains four stars, four cones, four bells, four parcels, four bows and nine hearts.
This gold mercury hanging lantern replicated antique mercury glass and is a great festive decoration. Available from Sainsbury's for £3.33, it also comes in red and silver.
Buy this Tu Gold Mercury Hanging Lantern
Buy one of these lovely LED chain lights from Dunelm Mill for £2.09 each. The Silver Ball LED Chain Lights feature swirling silver wire spheres or opt for the butterfly or circle style. They're great for decorating a mantelpiece, wrapped around a mirror or hung over an archway.
The kids will love the countdown to Christmas with these starry advent candles. They burn for 50 hours - so that's 2 hours for each December day until Christmas and you can buy them from Tiger for £2 each.
Buy these Christmas candles
With their bright, colourful, shiny finishes, these crackers will look great as decorations until the big day. Available in a pack of ten from Tesco for £4.
Buy these Brights Pull Me Christmas Crackers
This light-up parcel fromDunelm Mill costs £4.99 and looks great under the tree or on a windowsill. It's available in various sizes (the smallest costs £4.99) with a white tinsel effect and red ribbon detail.
Buy this Christmas Light-up Parcel
Get the kids to decorate their room with these LED snowman lights for Asda for £5 These 10 bright white lights are for indoor use only and work off two AA batteries.
Buy this LED Snowman Lights
This pack of six hanging strings from Amazon feature Father Christmas, reindeers and Christmas tree cut-outs and cost £2.10 plus 30p delivery. Each string is 2.1 metres long.
These mini multi-coloured star decorations come in a pack of 20 from Paperchase/House of Fraser for £4 and are a fun and colourful way to add festive cheer to the home this Christmas.
These shiny baubles are actually made of plastic so no chance of smashing. Available in a pack of 24, they cost £3.50 from Sainsbury's.
Buy this Christmas Tree Baubles
These baubles, hearts and stockings are a bit quirky as they're all 'wearing' Christmas jumpers. You can buy them from Tiger for £1-£2 each. They are four types of baubles, two kinds of chubby hearts and small (13cm-long) Christmas stocking decorations for the tree.
Buy these ornaments with clothes
These glittery cherub candles will look great on your mantelpiece or on the dinner table this Christmas - each candle burns for around 30 minutes. You get six in each pack from Lakeland and each pack costs £4.99.
Buy these 6 Cherub Candles
Add lots of Christmas cheer to your fireplace, mirror or staircase with this colourful Merry Christmas paper garland from Tesco for £4. It spells out the words in individual stars and the kids will love it.
Buy this Merry Christmas Garland
This bright red Crimbleberry wood tealight holder adds a warm festive touch to the house. It comes with one standard tealight too from Marks & Spencer for £3.50.
This bright glittery decoration is a bit different with its openwork hanging bauble and smaller baubles inside. Or how about the gold-effect reindeer decoration with beads and red ribbon. You can get these from Tesco for £1.50 each.
These fun pixies on skis from Tiger cost £2 each and make brilliantly unique Christmas decorations.
Buy this Winter sport knitted pixie
Add some greenery to your home this Christmas with this HEDERA HELIX potted ivy plantfrom Ikea for £3.25. It will thrive in a shady area and only needs moderate watering.
Buy this Ivy potted plant
If you love traditional decorations, Marks & Spencer have this festive Robin scene Christmas room decoration for £5. It's a hand-painted figurine with a robin perched on a tree trunk.
The kids will love this red Santa's sack and it makes a fun decoration under the tree or around the living room this Christmas. It's available in Wilko for £4.