25 Baby’s First Christmas Ornaments to Add to This Year’s Tree

Commemorate this extra-special holiday season with a festive, personalized keepsake.
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ByKelsey Paine
Nov 2020
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You’ve already received the best gift of all: your baby! Now it’s time to celebrate your first Christmas together as a family. There are so many ways to make this holiday season extra-special, from getting baby a fancy first Christmas outfit for photos you’ll always cherish, to buying baby’s first Christmas ornament to honor them on your tree. For the latter, look no further than this shoppable inspiration. We’ve rounded up the cutest and most wonderfully personalized baby ornaments of 2020. No matter your style, there’s an option here that’ll fit right in with the rest of your decor.

Photo: Courtesy Hallmark

Photo Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Looking for baby’s first Christmas photo ornament? This Hallmark one doesn’t disappoint. The frame is shaped like a wreath and comes accented with a year-stamped star pendant. Fill it with a favorite picture of your little elf.

Buy it: Hallmark Keepsake Ornament 2020 Year Dated My Very First Christmas Baby Photo Frame, $16, Kohls.com

Photo: Courtesy Darkhorse Gifts

Reindeer Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

This baby ornament features rustic flair, with a wood slice base and a fuzzy deer embellishment. Plus, you can get baby’s first Christmas ornament personalized with their name, the words “1st Christmas” and the year.

Buy it: Darkhorse Gifts Baby’s First Christmas Ornament in Deer, $20, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy Pottery Barn Kids

Handprint Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Use this kit to turn baby’s hand or footprint into a glittery keepsake for baby’s first Christmas ornament. It comes with all the tools you need, plus easy-to-follow instructions. As baby grows, you’ll look back fondly on how tiny they were!

Buy it: Baby’s First Christmas Handprint Ornament Kit, $20, PotteryBarnKids.com

Photo: Courtesy Nambé

Elephant Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

As far as baby’s first Christmas ornament, you can’t get much classier than this silver and gold-plated elephant by Nambé. The delicate gold heart is even engraved, making it a gorgeous addition to your tree, as well as a special gift for friends or family.

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Buy it: Nambé Baby’s First Christmas 2020 Ornament, $30, Bloomingdales.com

Photo: Courtesy Bed Bath & Beyond

Personalized Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Display all your little one’s birth stats on this personalized baby ornament. We love the heart shape, the fact that it’s double-sided, and that it comes with a matching ribbon for easy hanging.

Buy it: My Very First Christmas Personalized Baby Ornament, $14, BedBathandBeyond.com

Photo: Courtesy BLOCKS Etc.

Block Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Thanks to this block-shaped option, you can get baby’s first Christmas ornament personalized on all six sides. Get it engraved with a special message, baby’s first initial, a holiday image and more. Talk about a sweet keepsake.

Buy it: BLOCKS Etc. Baby’s First Christmas Ornament, starting from $32, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy Shutterfly

Light Up Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Brighten up your tree with this fun baby ornament that boasts color-changing lights! Personalize it with their photo, their name and—you guessed it—the year.

Buy it: Shutterfly Classic First Christmas Light Up Ornament, $35, Shutterfly.com

Photo: Courtesy Pottery Barn Kids

Tree Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

A tree on a tree! Get baby’s first Christmas ornament personalized with their name and choose the text font and color on this hand-painted ceramic tree ornament. You can also pick from snowflake, train, horse, moon and plane shapes.

Buy it: Ceramic Shaped Baby’s First Christmas Ornament in Tree, $30, PotteryBarnKids.com

Photo: Courtesy Mooseberry Design Co.

Fox Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Obsessed with woodland themes? Good news: Baby’s first Christmas ornament can fit right in. This ceramic decor piece is printed with their name and an absolutely adorable fox.

Buy it: Mooseberry Design Co. Personalized Woodland Fox and Snowflakes Baby’s First Christmas Ornament, starting from $20, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy Maisonette

Pink Whale Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Give a nautical nod to your holiday with this pink-and-white baby girl first Christmas ornament. Both preppy and playful thanks to its little striped whale, this bright bulb will add a feminine pop to your Christmas tree.

Buy it: Coton Colors Baby’s First Christmas Whale Ornament, $22, Maisonette.com

Photo: Courtesy Wallace Wood Ornaments

Unique Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

This baby girl or baby boy first Christmas ornament is beautifully intricate. The personalizable, laser-cut nursery scene is sure to impress your holiday guests.

Buy it: Wallace Wood Ornaments Personalized Laser-Cut Hand-Painted Baby’s First Christmas Ornament, $18, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy Shutterfly

Glass Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Can’t choose just one baby pic? No problem—baby’s first Christmas photo ornament can display three. It also comes in a few different glass shapes: a square, a circle and a hexagon.

Buy it: Shutterfly My First Christmas Glass Ornament, $25, Shutterfly.com

Photo: Courtesy Pearhead

Footprint Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Here’s another great option for baby’s first Christmas ornament personalized with their hand or footprints. Plus, the other side of the wooden ornament even displays baby’s first photo. You’ll cherish their sweet tiny prints and photo on your tree for years to come.

Buy it: Pearhead Holiday Prints Baby’s First Christmas Ornament, $10, Target.com

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Holly Ornament Cards Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Want baby’s first Christmas ornament to also act as your family’s holiday card? Look no further than this cardstock ornament featuring baby’s photo framed with sprigs of holly. You can even customize the colors and seasonal greeting before sending them out to all your family and friends—and hanging one on your own tree, of course.

Buy it: Minted Holly Baby’s First Christmas Ornament, starting at $88 for a set of 25, Minted.com

Photo: Courtesy The Silver Diva

Metal Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

We love the layered look of this pick for baby’s first Christmas ornament. Order the personalized metal discs with hammered edges for a little extra flair.

Buy it: The Silver Diva Custom 2019 Baby’s First Christmas Ornament, starting from $30, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy Holiday Lane

Shoes Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

How sweet is this baby boy first Christmas ornament? The tiny porcelain shoes are tied with a light blue ribbon (or you can choose pink!) and feature the year and “Baby’s First Christmas” written in delicate gold lettering.

Buy it: Holiday Lane Blue Shoes Baby’s First Christmas Ornament, $18, Macys.com

Photo: Courtesy Swarovski

Swarovski First Christmas Ornament

Willing to splurge on baby’s first ornament? Look no further than this Swarovski crystal piece. With its adorable bear swinging from a clear crescent moon, this gorgeous ornament will catch the light anywhere you place it, making it a surefire heirloom for your family.

Buy it: Swarovski Crystal Teddy Bear Moon Ornament Baby’s First Christmas Ornament, $79, SaksFifthAvenue.com

Photo: Courtesy Lenox

Rattle Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Speaking of heirlooms, there’s nothing quite like getting baby’s first Christmas ornament from Lenox. This rattle is made from precious porcelain and is accented with ribbons, stars and hearts.

Buy it: Lenox Baby’s 1st Christmas Rattle Ornament, $60, Macys.com

Photo: Courtesy Hallmark

Lion Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Share a powerful roar of love for the newest addition to the family with baby’s first Christmas ornament. An adorable lion stands on a wrapped Christmas present and features a mane of real yarn. It’s the perfect first Christmas tree ornament for baby boys and girls alike.

Buy it: Lion 2020 Hallmark Keepsake Christmas Ornament, $18, Kohls.com

Photo: Courtesy Mooseberry Design Co

Rustic Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Get baby’s first Christmas ornament personalized with their name, the year and a painted, Christmas tree-carrying pickup truck. How’s that for a cute country design?

Buy it: Mooseberry Design Co Watercolor Truck with Tree Personalized Baby’s First Christmas Ornament, starting from $20, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy Maisonette

Elegant Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

For something totally timeless, this elegant glass baby Christmas ornament is adorned with a traditional checkered stocking and red accents. It’ll have a place of honor on your tree, even if you switch up the style of your other holiday decorations around the house.

Buy it: Coton Colors Buffalo Stocking Baby’s First Christmas Ornament, $24, Maisonette.com

Photo: Courtesy The Pink Owl Designs

Modern Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Looking for something on trend for 2020? Look no further than this lucite design ornament. This contemporary pick can be customized with all of baby’s birth stats.

Buy it: The Pink Owl Designs Personalized Baby Stats Baby’s First Christmas Ornament, starting from $21, Etsy.com

Photo: Courtesy Pottery Barn Kids

Frame Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

Leave it to Pottery Barn to sell these gorgeous baby’s first Christmas photo ornaments. Get yours with either a round or emerald frame.

Buy it: Pottery Barn Kids Baby’s First Christmas Pewter Frame Ornament, $20, PotteryBarnKids.com

Photo: Courtesy Caroline & Co.

Hand-Painted Baby’s First Christmas Ornament

This sweet ceramic baby girl first Christmas ornament features a plaid print and is hand-painted with baby’s name and date of birth. You can also choose from a baby boy version in blue.

Buy it: Caroline & Co Handpainted Plaid Baby Girl First Christmas Ornament, $40, TheTot.com

Photo: Courtesy The Butterfly Press

Twin Babies’ First Christmas Ornament

Shopping for a dynamic duo? This adorable twin bunny rabbit Christmas ornament features both their names. Bonus: You can add their photo or unique inscription on the back—just send the seller your preferred pic and info!

Buy it: The Butterfly Press Personalized Twins Christmas Ornament, starting at $22, Etsy.com

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