Holiday gift guide: 10 striking, unique Christmas ornaments
Tree decorating time is just around the corner! While you can’t go wrong with classic Christmas balls, icicles, and tinsel, sometimes it’s fun to add a few unusual ornaments to the tree. Check out these 10 cute, quirky Christmas ornaments to shake up your tree-decorating routine!
Snömys Bird Ornaments
Ikea, $7.99 set of 3
These sweet cloth birdies would add a handmade touch to any tree.
Blown Glass Camera
Urban Outfitters, $14
Perfect for the photographer or vintage camera lover in your life.
Doctor Who Holiday Ornaments
ThinkGeek, $12.99 each
Nerd alert! Impress Doctor Who fans with these glass ornaments (red or yellow Daleks are available).
Wilbury Animal Ornament
This debonair fox will add a touch of erudite whimsy to your Christmas decor.
Red Mitten Pair
Pottery Barn, $6.50
Add a crafty, homemade look to your tree with these cozy red mitten ornaments.
This striking 11-inch peacock will stand out amid the traditional reds and greens on your tree this Christmas.
European Pickle Ornament
Pier One, $3.95
According to legend, German families once hung a pickle on their Christmas tree, and the first adult to find it would gain good luck for the coming year. Some say this is just myth, but in any case, this glass-blown pickle would undoubtedly be a conversation starter!
Target, $2.50 each
Cute cloth ornaments don’t have to be expensive; at $2.50 each, you can afford to take home a few of these sweet Christmas gnomes.
‘Dotty Teacup’ Ornament
This quirky blown glass and glitter tea cup adds a whimsical touch to any tree.
White House Christmas Ornament 2013
The White House Historical Association, $18.95
Each holiday season, the White House releases a new official Christmas ornament. This year’s honors Woodrow Wilson and features the quotation on the back, “Peace must be planted upon the tested foundations of political liberty.”