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Celebrating your first holiday season with a new baby is a magical, memorable experience. Whether they’re a squishy new infant or a personality-packed soon-to-be one-year-old, a baby’s first Christmas is an occasion you’ll want to memorialize for generations to come. The best way to do so? Shopping these personalized baby’s first Christmas ornaments.
For sentimental, proud parents—like our very own Drew and Jonathan—a bespoke baby ornament is a chance to show off their new addition proudly on their Christmas tree. It’s also a chance to kick off an ornament collection for your child that they’ll one day inherit to decorate a tree of their own. Whether you’re shopping for your own sweet bundle of joy or looking to surprise the new parent in your life this holiday season, we’ve found the perfect baby’s first Christmas ornament for you. Below, you’ll find everything from heirloom-worthy pieces and delicate glass baubles to playful acrylic accessories that will get more than a few chuckles from your holiday visitors.
2023 Baby’s First Christmas Frame Ornament
Photo ornaments are a perennial classic, making this charming frame one that you and your child will treasure for years to come. The timeless white enamel design reads “Baby’s First Christmas” and the year, and is hung with a charming jute cord. Put your favorite portrait of your little one inside or snap a special shot of them rocking a Santa hat to keep the holiday theme going.
HartwoodDesign First Christmas National Park Ornament
2023 Baby’s 1st Christmas Rattle Ornament
Porcelain ornaments make for lovely keepsakes, especially when it comes to recognizing a monumental occasion like the birth of a new child. This sweet rattle is made by Lenox, the iconic tabletop design company, and features hand-painted details including 24k gold accents. The front of the piece reads, “Baby’s 1st Christmas 2023,” with a pink and blue bow on either side.
ArcsofBoho Personalized Baby’s First Christmas Woodland Animals Glass Ornament
Nothing pairs better with the preciousness of a new baby than equally adorable woodland creatures (probably why they’re one of our favorite nursery theme ideas, too!). This delicate glass ornament pays tribute to both, depicting a menagerie of nature’s cutest animals surrounding a well-dressed Christmas tree. The ornament can then be personalized with your child’s name, as well as the year of their first Christmas (yes, you can backdate it if you forgot to snag one last year!).
Personalized Baby’s First Christmas Wreath Ornament
Undeniably cute, this baby’s first Christmas ornament is perfect for the parent who wants to snag a traditional, timeless memento of their baby’s first year. Choose from three different colorways—pink, blue, and red—and then customize the piece before checkout. Your baby’s name will go on the brim of the hat, while the sash reads “Baby’s First Christmas” and the year.
Katiebette Custom Baby’s First Christmas Ornament
There’s a certain charm that comes with handmade Christmas decor, and this embroidery hoop ornament perfectly encapsulates that—even if you’re not the crafting type. On it, two evergreen sprigs call attention to your little one’s name, which is hand-stitched into the center with vibrant Christmas red thread.
GuzmanCreations Personalized 4D Baby’s First Christmas Ornament 2023
This baby’s first Christmas ornament does more than just deck out your tree—it memorializes everything about your newest addition. Inside the hollow acrylic and wooden ornament (which is in the shape of a baby onesie) float an assortment of die-cut shapes, each depicting a different fun fact. A piece of advice: You’ll need to know a few key pieces of information before ordering this ornament, including your baby’s weight, length, time of birth, and more. May want to break out that birth certificate!
2023 Baby’s First Christmas Boot Ornament
Made of zinc alloy with a silver-plated finish, this classic baby boot ornament looks perfect tucked into a timeless red and green Christmas tree. While it’s not personalized with your baby’s name, it does feature a dangling heart charm with the year of their birth on it. It’s a subtle and sweet nod to the most transformative 365 days of your life.
CraftopiaByLH Personalized Acrylic Baby Photo Christmas Ornament
Are you a family who loves a good chuckle? Well, then look no further than this cheeky baby’s first Christmas ornament to pay tribute to your kiddo’s kickoff holiday season. Featuring the iconic Cozy Coupe (aka the toy that every child of the past few decades has!), it uses a cutout of their head to make it look like they’re a crazy Santa on the loose behind the wheel.
SignatureExpressions Baby’s First Christmas Personalized Photo Block Ornament
Designed to be a play on the traditional baby block, this custom Christmas ornament is made from solid pine and features your choice of ribbon color. On it, you’ll find several different fun facts about your little elf, including their full name and birth date, as well as their weight, length, and time of birth. Best of all, one of the block faces can be covered with a sweet picture, creating a happy moment on this year’s tree.