Ultimate list of cheap Christmas decorations – what £50 gets you at Home Bargains, B&Ms and more


Christmas is now just over a month away, which means many of us will be busy adorning our homes with festive decorations in the weeks to come.

Whether you’re prepping the tree, stringing up fairy lights or strewing windowsills with festive ornaments, we all really need a little festive cheer this winter and Christmas decorations can help us through the dark and the dark. cold. But given the current cost of living and the exorbitant price of some festive ranges, it might seem like your budget won’t stretch very far this year.

But you don’t need to break the bank to get your home ready for Christmas – here are 38 products costing £20 or less from seven of the most popular shops and supermarkets, from Primark at Aldi, with shopping links to their online websites so you can take a look at each one. We’ve picked out some of the best things you can get for £50 or less from each store – of course you can shop around and mix and match if you’re on a smaller or bigger budget.

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Home Bargains’ 1.5m Bright Berry Tree

Home Bargains

  • Illuminated berry tree, £19.99 – An attractive alternative to a traditional Christmas tree, this 1.5 meter tree plugs into the mains and is available with multicolored or white LED lights.

  • metal house lantern lights, £4.99 – This cute set of 10 battery operated lights that can be hung on walls, windows or Christmas trees is great value for money as it can be used as decoration all year round.

  • Interior Decorated Illuminated Wreath, £16.99 – There are many Christmas wreaths available, but looking complete with red ribbon, baubles and berries plus lights, this one is great value – and it’s artificial, which means you can use it again every holiday season.

  • Large Metal Reindeer, Santa or Snowman Figurine, £7.99 – These pretty figurines stand around half a meter tall and would make a great festive addition to the garden or home for under a dozen each, or just under £24 for the set of three.

Total: £49.96

Christmas decoration B&M's Bears Christmas
Christmas decoration B&M’s Bears Christmas


  • faux fur tree skirt, £10 – Tree skirts are all the rage these days if you want to tidy up the bottom of your Christmas tree and hide unsightly bits – and it’s one of the best value for money, with the white fur adding a bit of flair luxury like snow.

  • Pine needle Christmas trees, £5 – These small trees come in a set of 22 and are perfect for adding a quick and easy festive touch around the house, from windowsills to the Christmas dining table.

  • Light up Santa’s house, £20 – You can’t get cuter than this eye-catching ornament, which lights up, features a rotating sled and plays eight different songs – great for entertainment value as well as decoration.

  • Christmas Bear Christmas Decoration, £8 – Part of a lovely collection from B&M, this bear sign is designed to look like it’s been carved out of wood – guests would never guess it was so cheap.

  • Christmas snowflake window light, £5 – Brighten up those dark, dark winter nights by hanging this light on your window; whether you choose the white or multicolored option, it’s sure to add some Christmas cheer for just five cents.

Total: £48

Set of 4 glass balls from Primark
Set of 4 glass balls from Primark


  • star light garlands, £14 – This pack of 100 lights is ideal for your Christmas tree or for hanging elsewhere in the house, and is available in clear or multi-coloured versions.

  • Mistletoe Print Duvet Cover Set, £12 – This cotton rich double bedding set will add a festive touch to your bedroom with an elegant and understated pattern of mistletoe and holly leaves.

  • festive cushion cover, £5 – There are lots of Christmas cushions out there, but covers are the way to go because you can place them over your regular cushions and then fold them back until next year; a matching bedding set is also available for this colorful robin design.

  • glass balls, £9 – Baubles are probably the most common Christmas decoration, so it can be difficult to know which ones to choose; you would never guess that these four beautiful balls with artificial sprigs of festive plants and a layer of snow inside cost just £2.25 each.

  • Christmas tea towels, £4 – Perfect for preparing Christmas dinner, these adorable matching tea towels add a fun and festive touch to the kitchen.

  • wooden Christmas wreath, £4 – This vibrant garland includes wooden beads and felt decorations, perfect for hanging around the Christmas tree or fireplace.

  • christmas door hanger, £2 – One for the kids to hang on their bedroom door on Christmas Eve, they can write their name on this cute door sign to tell Santa to stop by.

Total: £50

Aldi Christmas Postcard Coir Mat
Aldi Christmas Postcard Coir Mat


  • Festive pudding bumper, £5.99 – Turns out there’s no shortage of places around the house you can add a festive touch to, as you open your doors to welcome guests this Christmas with this lovely doorstop.

  • Christmas postcard doormat, £4.49 – Give Santa a place to wipe his feet with this festive doormat, full of great details for the price, from the candy cane trim to the Christmas tree stamp.

  • Festive Nutcracker, Tree or Sausage Runner, £7.99 – Available in different designs, this runner comes at a great price and is an easy way to give your hallway or porch a Christmas makeover.

  • Lot of Five Gonks, Robins or Luminous Penguins, £12.99 – These adorable battery-powered lights come in a range of different designs, all suitable for the festive season, and can be used indoors or outdoors.

  • Festive musical village, £12.99 – This cute, battery-operated decoration comes with lights, music and moving parts to represent a dancing festive village.

  • Wooden Nutcracker Tree Decoration, £4.99 – A classic addition to your Christmas tree, this wooden ornament can also be placed on a shelf or hung from a doorknob.

Total: £49.44

Tesco's Gonks Easy Care Double Bed Set
Tesco’s Gonks Easy Care Double Bed Set


  • Merry Christmas light pot, £6 – These colorful glass jars come in two festive colors emblazoned with Christmas slogans – perfect for bringing light and joy on those dark winter nights.

  • Gonks Duvet Set, £17 – Gonks have recently exploded in popularity and feature in many street party ranges; this twin duvet set is ideal for anyone who loves this trend.

  • mulled wine candle, £8.50 – Bring the festive smell of mulled wine into your living space with this scented candle, which is decorated with Christmas red glitter.

  • Robin Cushion, £5 – A great gift for bird lovers, this stylish and inexpensive robin and mistletoe cushion comes with a removable cover so you can use the cushion all year round.

  • Set of 50 golden decorations, £8 – If you’ve run out of tree decorations, this handy pack is great value and will help you fill those branches in no time with balls of assorted sizes and shapes and a shaped topper Canvas.

  • Joy to the Pot Pourri world, £5 – Make your home smell like Christmas with this colorful potpourri with scents of pine, citrus, cinnamon, nutmeg and sandalwood.

Total: £49.50

Sainsbury's Habitat Mice/Pigs In Blankets Mixed 3pk
Sainsbury’s Habitat Mice/Pigs In Blankets Mixed 3pk


  • Sprout the crown of love, £18 – If you want to break away from tradition this Christmas, ditch the traditional door wreath and opt for this heart-shaped option that’s made from artificial Brussels sprouts and can be used year after year.

  • Decorations of pigs in blankets, £10 – To really up the sweetness of your Christmas tree this year, these cozy felt pigs in blankets play on a favorite festive dinner party and come in matching packs of three with mouse versions.

  • Merry Christmas Bunting, £15 – For those having Christmas parties at home this year, this red striped candy cane garland will help get your guests in the festive mood.

  • Santa Help Signs, £5 – A great addition for homes with toddlers, these signs help mark the path for Santa to drop off his gifts.

Total: £48

Asda's 10 Red Candy Ball String Lights
Asda’s 10 Red Candy Ball String Lights


  • Red candy ball light garland, £8 – These mains powered lights will add an extra soft and quirky colorful accent to your tree or fireplace, and have been rated “beautiful” by Asda customers who have purchased them.

  • Glittery White Christmas House Ornament, £7 – This snowy home decor with lovely details from fir trees in the garden to icicles hanging from the roof has been hailed as ‘amazing value for money’ by Asda shoppers.

  • Green Cashmere Blend Christmas Wreath, £6 – This popular crown is one of the cheapest but has received dozens of five-star reviews from buyers – it’s very popular, so you’ll have to be quick to pick one up in stores.

  • Penguin light frame, £12 – This adorable family of penguins against a wintery background lit with warm lights is sure to put a smile on your face.

  • Animated Dinosaur Bottom, £12 – For something a little different as Christmas decorations that kids will love, this battery operated dinosaur.

  • wooden reindeer lights, £5 – These cute battery-powered lights inspired by Santa’s helpful sleigh pullers come in a set of 20, with customers rating them as “absolutely amazing” in quality and value.

Total: £50



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