It’s time to bring the holiday decorations up from the basement, down from the attic, or out of the storage bin.  If you’re like me, you will want to add just a few new ones to your collection to keep life interesting.

This felt stork ornament is 6.7” x 8.9” and is hand-felted by Kyrgyz artisans using locally sourced wool.  It is $14.00.  Also available in felt are an elephant, blue bird, sheep, swan, owl penguin, rabbit, fox, squirrel and pig.  They are all adorable and charming.


The other felt animals range in price from $6.00 – $14.00.


These Flying Pigs ornaments will add some whimsy to your tree!  They are handcrafted in metal and each are roughly 4” x 5”.  A set of three is $23.97.


Pier One is finally online, and they have an enormous selection of ornaments.  I’m partial to polka dots, and this one also comes in red. It is made of very thin metal, is 3¼” in diameter and $2.95.


Create a photo ornament to send to family members and put on your own tree. has an enormous selection. They can be for Christmas, Hanukkah, birthdays, New Year’s, whatever you need.  The more you order the cheaper each one is.  10 ornaments are $45.00, ribbon to hang them is included.


I think these Thomas Glenn hand-blown glass ornaments are beautiful.  This green one is a 4” ball made in Poland and is $34.99.


Another Thomas Glenn, this Lacy Snowflake in light blue is 4” hand-blown glass and is $32.99.


These clear glass ball ornaments have many uses.  They can be painted, or they can be filled with sprinkles, red hots and other Christmas candy and given as party favors or presents.  3 ¼” in diameter, these balls from Michael’s range in price from $2.48 – $2.99 depending upon how many you order. They are usually available in many craft stores.


I love this 3 ½” crystal tree ornament. It is flat on the bottom so it can either sit on a mantel or hang in the tree.  $12.00.


Simon Pearce offers a selection of elegant hand blown ornaments which will be family treasures.  They begin at $45.