Decorating your home, cubicle and heck — even your car — is all part of the fun. However, traditional decs just aren’t geeky enough for our tech-loving tastes. To this end we’ve scoured the web for festive ornaments with a geeky or social media twist. From Angry Birds to LEGO via Santa-Bots, we think you’ll like our 10 cool Yule creations.
1. Pantone Christmas Baubles
Color-code your Christmas with these stunning Pantone baubles.
Cost: $14 each or $62 for a set of five
2. Santa Claus Robot Sculpture
We’ve suspected it for some time, but this sculpture confirms it — Santa is a bot.
3. Motherboard Christmas Ornaments
Made from recycled motherboards, these decs will lend your tree some festive geek chic.
4. LEGO Holiday Ornament
The LEGO in this cool bauble can be used as ordinary building bricks when the holiday season is over — win, win!
5. Video Game Controller Ornaments
These awesome laser-cut controller ornaments are right up our street. A matching set of consoles is also available.
6. 8-Bit LED Holiday Wreath
ThinkGeek urges us to “deck the halls with something geeky.” We’re sold.
7. Nintendo Wii Christmas Ornament
This adorbs wee Wii will look sweet hanging from your tree. And if you’re not into Nintendo, there are Xbox 360 and PS3 versions available too.
8. USB Snowbot
Dec your desk with a USB snowbot.
9. Angry Birds Christmas Tree Decorations
Rovio continues the cash-in with these official bird baubles. Just don’t topple the tree.
10. Social Media Ornaments
How social is your Christmas tree going to be?
11. Recycled CD Tree
Green and geeky? Yes please!
Cost: £3.99 (approx $6.20)
12. Space Invader Christmas Needle Point Pattern
Finally, if you’re looking to craft your own geeky decorations or cards this Christmas, this retro-gaming pattern is a great place to start.