12 Christmas Ornaments That Perfectly Sum Up 2020
I’m just going to call it like I see it: 2020 has had its fair share of meme-able moments. From “Tiger King” and Joe Exotic to a toilet paper shortage seen the world over, this year was, well, something else.
If, like many people, you’re in the habit of picking up a few holiday tree ornaments to help mark the year’s memories, boy, do I have a treat for you! Snag one of these cheeky Christmas ornaments for yourself or a friend to help commemorate this 365 days that many might want to forget. These pieces also make great, easy-to-ship gifts, so my advice is order now before they’re out of stock—or it’s too late to use them.
1. Hand Sanitizer Glass Ornament
2. Houseplant Ornament
3. Banana Bread Ornament
Do you remember at the beginning of quarantine, when everyone was optimistically baking banana bread and raising sourdough starters? Me too. In fact, I’m hungry just thinking about it. Commemorate all that doughy, crumbly goodness with this banana bread beauty from Society Social.
Buy: Banana Bread Ornament, $15.95 from Society Social
4. Doctor Fauci Keep Calm Ornament
5. Zoom Ornament
It’s 2020; “Zoom” is now a thing that gets mentioned 500 times a day, and many presumably get dressed presentably only from the waist up. Apologies in advance if the sight of this felt logo ornament immediately made you break out into hives, but my hope is that it made you chuckle a little bit instead.
Buy: Zoom Ornament, $12.00 from Etsy
6. Toilet Paper Christmas Ornament
7. Schitt’s Creek Ornament Set
I speak on behalf of myself and thousands of other binge-watchers when I say that streaming “Schitt’s Creek” repeats (and that final season, sigh), is one of the only things that got me through this year smiling. Dare I say it’s… simply the best? TBH, I’m probably buying this ornament set for myself. It’s my turn to take a selfish.
Buy: “Schitt’s Creek” Ornament Set, $48.00 for a Set of 4 from Etsy
8. Ruth Bader Ginsburg Felt Ornament
9. Sorry I Was on Mute Ornament
10. Tiger King Holiday Ornament
Here’s a bold statement: No holiday tree is complete without a glass likeness of The Tiger King, also known as Joe Exotic, also known as The Man Who Launched 1,000 Memes. Secret Santa might be tough this year, but this would be my pick for an inexpensive stocking stuffer or general gift exchange present.
Buy: Tiger King Holiday Ornament, $20.00 from Burke Decor
11. Dumpster Fire Ornament
Finally, an ornament that calls out 2020 for exactly what it is, only in pretty pink enamel, because aesthetics. This is another Secret Santa contender for me and is guaranteed to get a chuckle or two.
Buy: Dumpster Fire Ornament, $14.99 from Etsy
12. Custom Glass Ornament
There’s a chance that some may look back on this year somewhat fondly as a time of slowing down, focusing on what’s important, and spending some extra time tending to loved ones. In that case, you’ll probably be glad you have a charming (and very pretty) ornament to commemorate the year you did nothing for the greater good.
Buy: Custom Glass Ornament, $30.00 from Etsy