20 Whimsical Ornaments for Everybody on Your List

Whether you are looking to spice up the Christmas tree with your style or you want to give ornaments as gifts to family and friends, we are here to help. I’ve been scouring the world wide web to find ornaments for all types of individuals, from design aesthetes to sports fanatics. Here are 20 that stand out from the rest — along with the recipients who will treasure them.


Bartender Ornament – $3.95

For the ironic hipster types. This flannel-shirted, knit-cap-in-the-summer-wearing mixologist is a great gift for fans of Portlandia.

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Block Word Ornament – $11

For the graphic artist. Robert Indiana’s iconic announcement of love is a classic, in the statue in Philly to postage stamps and this decoration.

Urban Outfitters

Videogame Controller Ornament – $12

For the video game addict. This controller will add some contemporary technology to a conventional tree.


Pantone Universe Globe Ornament – $15

For the design website lover. With its annual announcement of the color of the calendar year, Pantone has become a household name for those who love to follow home design trends. These smart Christmas balls come in an array of Pantone’s official hues. A tabletop tree covered in all them are the bee’s knees.

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Knit Gnome Ornament – $12.95

For that gnome lover. Thanks to the ideabook, we know there are a whole lot of you out there!

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Crystal Orbit Ornament – $50

For those who love to bling. You know this person: He or she is cuckoo for crystals and whatever else that glints. She never leaves the house without earrings on; his wristwatch is his most prized possession.


Place of 3 Needle Felt Wool Safari Animal Ornaments

For those who have little ones around the house. So a lot of our ornaments are breakable and not safe for little ones who wish to help trim the tree and have a tendency to pull its branches. These soft wool animals are adorable and shatterproof.


Disco Ball Ornament – $1.95

For the disco lover. This fabulous mirrored ball decoration makes Gloria Gaynor and Chic songs go through my mind just looking at it.

Cost Plus World Market

Glass Retro Telephone Ornaments, Set of 2 – $39.98

For that person who won’t give up the property line. These charming rotary phone ornaments were produced for that friend who hates texting and scours Pottery Barn catalogs for vintage-looking telephones.

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Glass Glitter Eiffel Tower Ornament – $13.95

For the Francophile. This glittering Eiffel Tower will bring Paris elegance to anyone’s tree.


Blue White Anchor Pattern Christmas Ornament – $14.95

For the sailor. Anchors aweigh! You can add a monogram to this classic weathered decoration. Great for a nautical or coastal-themed holiday scheme.

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Cowboy Boot Ornament – Paper supply – $7.95

For the cowboy or cowgirl. Whetheryou’re a lover of this rodeo or merely a classic pair of Justin’s, this boot will include Western country style to your decoration mix.


Dog Bone Ornaments – $22

For the person whose dogs are his babies. These ornaments are plated Milk Bones — rather a cure for the dog lover.


Calico Fur Pattern Cat Christmas Ornament – $13.95

For the cat lover. While this decoration is a calico, this corporation will customize a hand-painted ornament to match a favourite cat.


Starbucks 2012 Holiday Ornament, Red Cup – $4.95

For Your Starbucks addict. This decoration is made for that person who can not begin the day without a trip to ‘bucks. The 2012 design is a darling snowman on a cup that even tea fans must admit is darn cute.

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High Heel Ornament – $5.95

For the shoe lover. Still another tree I’d love to see is bags and shoes. Begin with these glittery shoes, which are worthy of a diva.

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Hand Knit Sweater Ornaments Set of 3 – $48

For the knitter. Who knows, this vibrant set of comfy sweaters may inspire your favorite stitcher’s next creation.


Old World Christmas Basketball Ornament – $12.69

For the sports lover. What’s great about this particular basketball is that it adds a sporty touch and it’s beautifully hand-painted and glittery.

Sundance Catalog

Quartz Crystal Ornaments, Set of 6 – $35

To the person who’s extremely persnickety about their elegant tree. You know the tree I mean: It looks like it came straight out of a luxe Christmas showhouse, with ornaments that are confined to silver and crystal clear glass — no coloured lights or children’s popsicle stick ornaments permitted. These beautiful crystals look like elegant icicles.

Pottery Barn

Woody Car Glass Ornament – $8.50

For just about everyone. In my comprehensive search of the year’s ornaments, this one seemed universal. The wood-sided wagon, the tree on top, the vintage look, the red shade, the cherry — this decoration should please everyone, except maybe the earlier mentioned perfectionist who doesn’t want any color on the tree.

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