"Unprecedented times" call for unprecedented tree ornaments!
It's been a year—that's for sure! And if you're looking for a way to commemorate all you've (we've) been through, perhaps a 2020-themed Christmas tree ornament will do the trick!
You're a survivor, after all. And come Christmas 2021 or Christmas 2022 when all of 2020 feels like a dream, you'll hang that 2020 Christmas ornament on the tree, and it'll all come roaring back.
Let's get started, shall we?
Dr. Anthony Fauci
Never in a million years could we have guessed that this guy would be adorning Christmas trees. (I didn't even know his name before March.) Buy your Anthony Fauci Christmas ornament on Amazon for $27.
Hand Sanitizer and Toilet Paper, Set of 3
Nothing says 2020 like hand sanitizer and toilet paper! Find this set of three kitschy ornaments on Amazon for $38.95.
Carole Baskin and Joe Exotic of Tiger King
Because, not only was 2020 a metaphorical dumpster fire, but this summer, there were literally dumpsters on fire in our city streets. Buy it on Amazon.
I think I speak for a lot of us when I say that Nintendo's timely release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons was key to getting us through the first lockdown. What better way to commemorate 2020? Plus, it's adorable. Find it on Etsy!
Kanye West for President
Four Seasons Total Landscaping
Trump supporters are die-hard, and if you're one of them, maybe an ornament in his likeness would be a fitting way to decorate your tree this year! Available on Amazon for $11.95.
There's no doubt: 2020 stunk! Find the Grinch ornament on Amazon for 13.99.
We started out 2020 with bushfires in Australia. Then, this summer, it seemed that the entire western United States was on fire. Just one more way this year was so very tragic. Buy the wildfire ornament on Cafe Press.
I Survived the Great Toilet Paper Crisis
Coronavirus: the man, the myth, the legend. Buy the ultimate coronavirus ornament on Amazon for $17.99.
More Tiger King!
The beauty in this Joe Exotic quote is that his words echo the way many of us feel after furloughs, pay cuts, and job losses suffered in 2020. We hear you, Mr. Exotic. We hear you. Buy it on Etsy.
Customizable Masked Family
These are available to be ordered in multiple family sizes, and you can write whatever names or messages you want on it to make it your own! Find it on Amazon for $9.99.
2020: 1/5 Stars, Wouldn't Recommend
No freaking kidding. Buy it on Amazon.
I'm not sure how she would feel about having her image made into a Christmas ornament, but the passing of feminist icon and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a really big deal. If you feel so inclined, head over to buy it on Amazon.
The One Where We Were Quarantined
This sweet ornament is Friends-themed (which we all love), but it does seem to understate the drama we've been through in 2020. Nevertheless, it may be exactly what you're looking for. Find it on Etsy.
Year to Forget
The World Paused
On the more serious side, it really was quite "unprecedented" the way that the world collectively paused in the face of a global pandemic. Buy this on Amazon.
Nothing sums up 2020 as accurately as a sh** show. Buy it here.
The Face Mask
Perhaps the easiest way to commemorate 2020 is hanging a face mask on the tree and calling it a year. Write "2020" on it with a Sharpie, if you're ambitious.
Whew! There are 23 ornament ideas here, and we're exhausted, having just relived the entire year. Did we miss something? Have you seen a Christmas ornament that accurately portrays 2020? Share it with us in the comments!