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    Just 37 Ornaments You'll Definitely Want On Your Tree

    There's an ornament shaped like a ball of fresh mozzarella in here that's begging for a home on your tree.

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    1. A trio of sushi ornaments that'll totally make sense for your decor — they'll pay tribute to your Friday night ritual of ordering-in or give a subtle nod to your favorite Harry Styles song.

    three sushi ornaments
    a reviewer's sushi ornament on their tree

    Promising review: "They are such an adorable addition to our tree! They're not hollow, but a thick, shatter resistant material. They're glossy and the most realistic looking sushi you could ever want to put on your tree!" —J Robinson

    Get them from Amazon for $9.60.

    2. A felt mermaid ornament you can count on to be a stand-out on your tree thanks to her dazzling sequined tail — a perfect way to *also* get hyped about seeing Halle Bailey playing Ariel!

    a felt mermaid with pink har, brown skin, and a pink tail
    Target

    Promising review: "Love these little mermaids! My daughter collects a different color every year to add to her tree in her room." —Tiffany

    Get it from Target for $3.

    3. A Buddy the Elf Funko POP! ornament, perfect for anyone who spends their holiday season answering their phone with the phrase "Buddy the Elf, what's your favorite color?" or has taken to adding maple syrup to their spaghetti.

    a buddy the elf funko pop ornament
    Amazon

    Promising review: "If you don't like Elf, you are just a cotton-headed ninny muggins! It is the best Christmas movie out there. We watch it way too many times every Christmas season. When I ran across this ornament, it was a no-brainer. Not sure how I was living without this ornament in my life. My tree is going to be so much more festive this year, simply because of this ornament. Be careful pulling it out of the box. It is quite fragile! Highly recommended for your Christmas tree, or bush, or whatever you have!" —The Chief

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    4. A custom ornament that was clearly *mint* to be yours — you can admire it year after year when you lovingly place it on your Christmas tree. Get one for everyone in your fam while you're at it!

    a candy cane ornament with the name
    a candy cane ornament with the name
    BaubleBar, BaubleBar

    Get it from BaubleBar for $45.

    5. A Friends ornament shaped like the old school '90s TV that's still sitting in your parents' basement — it shows two different scenes from the show and plays sound! How YOU doin', Christmas tree?

    a tv with pheobe, monica, and rachel from friends on it
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    6. Taylor Swift ornament set complete with a ball for each of her iconic albums — from her debut to Midnights. These will *~make your whole tree shimmer~*.

    10 glittery ornaments each in a different color with a taylor swift album title on each one
    JesuisKimie / Etsy

    JesuisKimie is a small business based in Cypress, California that sells Taylor Swift-inspired items.

    Promising review: "Love this set! I wanted to make a Taylor themed mini tree, and these were PERFECT! I’m obsessed." —Emmy Guzman

    Get them from JesuisKimie on Etsy for $52.

    7. A cheeky ornament of Santa and a reindeer sippin' cocktails in a hot tub to remind you to kick back, relax, and enjoy your holiday break.

    santa and a reindeer drinking cocktails in a hot tub
    Amazon

    Some reviewers noted they used it as part of their Christmas village!

    Promising review: "I ordered this for my husband for Christmas since our actual hot tub we bought has been delayed and won't be here for Christmas, as expected. He is going to love this! It is so cute. Our four kids all saw it and love it also. A great gift or purchase for anyone who enjoys hot tubs, or Christmas." —Stephanie D.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.64.

    8. A porcelain ornament adorned with illustrations of characters from The Nutcracker, which would be a darling gift for your parents who took you to see the real thing when you were a kiddo.

    a porcelain ball ornament with characters from the nutcracker on it
    Rifle Paper Co.

    I have this ornament and cannot wait to put it on my tree! The design is so delicate and pretty, an absolute must-have for fans of Rifle Paper Co.

    Get it from Rifle Paper Co. for $24.

    9. A 34-piece set of black ornaments for anyone who would prefer to play "Welcome to the Black Parade" on a loop while others are singing along to Mariah Carey. No judgment here — your tree will be perfectly on-theme with the rest of your home decor and your soul (?).

    a tree with gold and black ornaments on it
    black and white ornaments in the shape of a tree
    Amazon

    Each set comes with a mix of matte and shiny ornaments in five different styles. Of course, if you're not looking for black options you can snag one of the other color themes available!

    Promising review: "I can't wait to decorate my Christmas tree this year, but for now they are shelf decor inside a glass jar! So Pretty! Packed really well. No broken pieces." —Beth Amber

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in 3 sizes and 29 styles).

    10. An It's A Wonderful Life ornament, a must-have if you're a Christmas masochist and watch this extremely emotional film as part of your holiday tradition. Good luck trying not to cry while touching this ornament and reciting "Every time a bell rings an angel gets his wings."

    a gold bell with an angel wing charm and a charm that says it's a wonderful life
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I bought this for a Christmas present for my husband to be. We both enjoy the movie and this is to me, a very beautiful romantic gift. I was thrilled when I peeked inside the velvet red bag to see how perfect it was. It has weight to it and was well packaged and in good condition! I just wish it also came with a box for easier wrapping and a more elegant presentation and safer storage. To me it is a perfect size and the idea of it speaks volumes about life and choices and hope and not giving up." —P. gilbreath

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    11. A golden ornament that'll look absolutely *dino-myte* on your tree next to all the other obscure ones you've managed to collect over the years.

    a gold t-rex ornament
    Target

    Promising review: "Perfect for our daughters special Christmas ornament! She loves dinosaurs!" —glitysygrl

    Get it from Target for $3.

    12. An iconic ornament of THE puffy shirt from Seinfeld no one will be able to resist dissolving into a fit of giggles over — low talkers included.

    an ornament of the puffy pirate shirt from seinfeld
    Amazon

    Get it from Amazon for $19.88.

    13. A glass blown ornament you can point to and say "let's taco 'bout it." It's an absolute necessity for anyone whose tree simply wouldn't be complete without their favorite food on it 🌮.

    a glass blown ornament of a taco
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is great! Perfect Christmas gift for a fellow taco lover! The ornament I received looked slightly different from the one in the picture but I think the one I received actually looked more like a real taco. Really nice ornament, glad I got it!" —Debra Richards

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    14. A Wordle ornament for you to gift to all the pals in your group text — yes, the one you've kept up with for almost a year to share how many guesses you got the word of the day in. 

    a glass blown wordle ornament with holiday phrases on it
    Always Fits

    Here's to hoping my mother-in-law doesn't read this, because she's definitely getting one of these from me this year.

    Get it from Always Fits for $24.95.

    15. A pretty in pink flamingo ornament that'll look darling on your white Christmas tree. Why not go all out and decorate it strictly in pastels while you're at it !?

    a reviewer's pink feathery flamingo ornament wearing a santa hat on a tree
    an ornament of a flamingo with a pink feathery body and a red santa hat on

    Promising review: "I sent as a gift to my BFF who is having a white tree with pink lights and all flamingo decorations this year. She was delighted with her first ornament." —Joan Smith

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    16. A 36-piece set of glittery snowflake ornaments you can use to transform your tree into a winter wonderland.

    white glittery snowflake ornaments
    a reviewer's white tree with gold glittery ornaments

    Promising review: "A lot of glitter and you need to string each snowflake yourself, but they provide you with the string! Overall love it!" —Shay

    Get it from Amazon for $9.89+ (available in four colors).

    17. A book ornament you'll *literary* love displaying on your tree — added points if it's hanging next to your actual color-coded bookcase. 

    a metal ornament of a stack of books
    Amazon

    Promising review: "The ornament is beautiful. I bought one for my sister and one for myself. When we hang them, we think of each other and the wonderful time we had at a book conference. This is part of a family tradition to mark trips together with all family members. This ornament is perfect addition to our collection." —Mary

    Get it from Amazon for $22.49.

    18. Or an ornament customized with your favorite book cover — you can order one of the book you loved the most that year and create a fun holiday traditions!

    a tiny tree with three circle ornaments on it with emma lord's book covers on each one
    Emma Lord / BuzzFeed

    I ordered three of these last year (and will be ordering another one this year!) for my beloved work wife, Emma Lord, who also just happens to be a New York Times Best Selling Author 😉. I got one for each of her published books and sent them to her a surprise — they look absolutely darling on her tree! The front has a photo of the book cover and the back has the date of when each book was published. It's one of my favorite items I've ever gifted!

    Peppercorn Princess is a small business based in Leominster, Massachusetts that sells handmade home decor.

    Get it from Peppercorn Princess on Etsy for $16.

    19. A snow globe ornament with an initial of your choosing inside (could be your first name or the first initial of your family name to include everyone!) that'll look oh-so-pretty hanging on your tree.

    four initial snow globe ornaments stacked together
    26 snow globe ornaments for each letter of the alphabet
    Anthropologie

    The ornament says 2022 on the base of it!

    Promising review: "I bought this in the store and I love it. It’s so adorable and I can’t wait to put it on my tree." —Alison14

    Get it from Anthropologie for $12 (available in 26 styles).

    20. A glass blown ornament shaped like an espresso machine that would make a fantastic gift for the caffeine fiend in your family who takes crafting their morning beverage *very* seriously.

    an espresso machine ornament
    a reviewer's ornament of an espresso machine

    Promising review: "This adorable and finely crafted ornament was exactly what I needed. My daughter-in-law wanted an espresso machine for Christmas...and she got one!! This will be a keepsake in our family for years and years to come, with a lovely story to tell to accompany it. The product arrived before expected and in perfect condition! I will order from this vendor/manufacturer again. Merry Christmas!" —Pam Reynolds

    Get it from Amazon for $19.79.

    21. A tasty treat of an ornament that'll bring s'more holiday fun to your Christmas tree...and possibly make you a little hungry!

    an ornament of a s'more with a smiley face snowman marshmallow
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These s'mores ornaments are really cute! It's actually smaller in person, than I expected, which is a good thing! It has a nice, hefty weight to it. I hate that I'll be giving it away, but definitely plan to purchase another for myself." —BeetleJes

    Get it from Amazon for $9.91.

    22. A stunning Swarovski "Letter to Santa" ornament that might just make you a bit sentimental — just think about explaining this magical tradition to the kiddos in your family. It'll become one of the most cherished ornaments in your collection.

    a crystal ornament shaped like a letter to santa
    Amazon

    Promising review: "What can I say it's Swarovski. High quality and really cute for the holidays."  —Ron

    Get it from Amazon for $45.95.

    23. A customized ornament to impress any PC gamer — especially if it actually resembles their gaming setup IRL!

    an ornament of a man sitting at a desk playing video games
    an ornament of a woman sitting at a desk playing video games
    aCreativePanda / Etsy

    Note: while the image says "2021" you can have the current year aded to this ornament or no year at all!

    aCreativePanda is a small business based in Austin, Texas that sells customized holiday ornaments.

    Promising review: "Was in tears when this came! It was exactly what I wanted. And looks just like my son every time I walk into his room right down to the desk!!!" —skaggsam

    Get it from aCreativePanda on Etsy: men's graphic for $17.45 (available in 17 hair styles and 3 skin tones) or women's graphic for $17.45 (available in 231 hair styles and two skin tones).