Christmas calls for traditions, new and old alike. You can embrace the past with classic nutcrackers and a holly wreath, or you can go in a more modern direction with an alternative tree and one of these colorful wooden creations. And if you already have a collection going, these additions will bring a little more style to your existing holiday decor. There's something here for everyone with enchanted woodland creatures, fab suits encrusted with gemstones, and neutral marble versions. So scroll on and get cracking!
Anthropologie Lively Snow Queen Nutcracker ($148): Embrace all the wintry feminist vibes with the reigning queen of winter.
MoMa Modern Lacquer Nutcracker ($29): With two sizes to play around with and a sleek white finish, these minimalist picks will fit right in with any modern decor scheme.
Nutcracker Ballet Candy Cane Nutcracker ($22): The pink palette and bows make this a girly mantel accent — despite the moustache.
Natural Wooden Nutcrackers ($55): With all the shimmer and shine of your other decor, a little bit of natural wood will really balance out your scheme.
Lively Moose Nutcracker ($148): If you give a moose a Christmas muffin, they'll want trees in their antlers and a shimmery wreath in their hand.
Kurt Adler Hollywood Nutcracker King ($124): Nothing screams opulence and luxury like a marabou-covered nutcracker. Get yourself one or two to prove to your mom that you can decorate *without* red and green.
CB2 Marble Wood Nutcracker ($70): Marble and wood is an on-trend combo that's not going anywhere anytime soon.
Holiday Lane Sugarplum Soldier Nutcracker ($49): The sugarplum is a nod to the classic stories of your childhood, but the colors here are fresh and stylish.
Pier 1 Gold & White Star Nutcracker ($50): Talk about a statement! This two-foot-tall character should probably hang out somewhere near your bar cart or the front door.
Penguin King Nutcracker ($150): What better way to bring Christmases past into the future than by combining courtly check with a dash of glitter and flair.
World Market Retro Santa Nutcracker ($15): He ain't old-fashioned, but he is good for a nostalgic throwback.
One Kings Lane Snowboard Nutcracker ($120): From his beanie (with that adorable pom!) down to his jaunty foulard, this guy is ready for your swanky city digs.
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