14 Christmas Ornaments You Should Already Add to Cart

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Welcome to the Hunker Holiday Gift Guide. From joyful decor picks to gifts that give back, these items are sure to delight everyone on your list.

2020's ornament trends are all over the map. In one corner, you've got the topical baubles that only make sense within the world's current context. In the other, you've got natural hues and materials. And then in another completely random corner is ornaments that look like food. Truth is: We're not mad at any of it. In fact, we're digging all the variety. Read on to see our faves:


Terrain Dried Florals Glass Globe Ornament, $8

Okay, so truth: You could DIY this. But for $8, you'd probably end up spending close to that on the materials anyhow.

American Heirloom Texas Holiday Ornament, $14

American Heirloom's state-specific ornaments are a great gift to give to your loved one you haven't been able to see for six-plus months: Send them one to remind them of home.

CB2 Bone China Peace Sign Ornament, $7.95

In any other color, a peace sign ornament might feel a bit too funky. In classic bone china, it's working.

West Elm Forest in Glass Ball Ornament, $7.20

There's something about this West Elm ornament that just encapsulates the spirit of Christmas and makes it feel even more precious.


USPS Mail Truck Ornament, $15.95

Support the postal service! (Looking for more ways to do so? Read this.)

Cody Foster Food Ornaments, $24-$58

We're loving these cheeky ornaments in the shape of all sorts of fun foods. We could see creating a food-themed tree that actually makes you hungry when you look at it.

McGee & Co. Woven Straw Ornament, $4

This McGee and Co. ornament is simple and lovely — the perfect addition to your restrained tree.

Anthropologie Old Fashioned Cocktail Ornament, $22

2020 has been the year of drinking at home and giving zero fucks, so might as well embrace it ... until Dry January at least, right?


Terrain Potted Cactus Felt Ornament, $14

A little desert decor goes a long way.

Old World Christmas Hand Sanitizer Ornament, $20

The year: 2102

Timmy: Grandmama, what's this ornament?

Grandmama puts on her Tesla space spectacles.

Grandmama: Ahh, yes. 'Twas the year two thousand and twenty. Long before we lived on Mars. A terrible illness drove people to such degrees of madness that there was nothing left to do but laugh.

Anthropologie Foliage Ornaments (set of 4), $24

We kind of love that half of this set looks like artichokes.

Cody Foster Recycled Cardboard Ornament, $28

These ornaments are made from recycled cardboard — so you can feel good about a product that reuses waste.


H&M Ball Ornaments (2-pack), $4.99

Another choice for eco-conscious consumers: These ornaments are made from Forest Stewardship Council certified cardboard.

Urban Outfitters Toilet Paper Christmas Ornament, $12

Always worth remembering the time when finding TP was like a gift from the gods.


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