While families often have boxes full of generic Christmas ornaments, it’s the ones that carry a story that tend to mean the most. Gifts, handmade baubles, and other specialized trinkets offer something unique that you can’t find in any big-box store.
To that end, the personalized snowflake ornaments from Uncommon Goods ($35) can be a new signature decoration in your holiday collection. The 5-inch by 5-inch ornament is made to order and sports your first or last name (your call) within a laser-cut, wooden snowflake design.
Of course, it doesn’t have to be a formal name. You can request your pet’s name, your hometown, or any other word that creates a warm feeling of familiarity for you and your loved ones, too.
There are some caveats: The wood carving can’t contain spaces, numbers, or special characters; it’s limited to 12 letters; and it only appears in cursive.
If you want something that will make an even bigger statement, you can opt for a personalized tree topper ($75). This 7-inch by 12-inch design allows for the same customization and sports a stand for placement on top of your tree.
The customized ornaments take three to four weeks to ship, so you’ll want to order quickly if you’d like one in time for the holiday. You can find both the snowflake ornament ($35) and the tree topper ($75) at Uncommon Goods.