Looking for bookish Christmas ornaments? These bookish Christmas decorations will make your room look a whole lot more festive
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Decorating the Christmas tree is one of my favourite things to do every year! And as a book lover, I love incorporating books into my Christmas decor. But there are so many to choose from and they’re all so cute. So, lucky for you I’ve narrowed down the absolute best bookish Christmas ornaments you need this year.
Whether it’s diy Christmas ornaments or handmade bookish Christmas ornaments – I’ve compiled the best bookish ornaments for every style and budget. So keep reading if you want to level up your Christmas tree decor this year.
If you’re looking for Christmas books decor ideas then I have a whole post full of bookish Christmas decorations. It’s full of decor ideas and isn’t limited to just ornaments. You can check out my post on Christmas books decor ideas here.
This post is all about the best bookish Christmas ornaments
BOOKISH CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT SETS
If you want a coordinating tree with matching colours and styles then you can’t go wrong with an ornament set. They make your life so much easier because they’re already perfectly coordinated and go together.
I’ve personally bought Christmas ornament sets before because I didn’t have enough single ornaments and I wanted a cohesive look.
1. Heart shelf Christmas ornament- 4 pack
The detail in these Christmas bookish ornaments is amazing. These heart shaped ornaments have mini bookshelves in the middle. They would look absolutely adorable on your tree.
These would also make a lovely book club gift. You could give one each as a small gift.
2. I love books heart ornament set
If you’re looking for a more neutral Christmas ornament set – then these are perfect. The white colour would match with lots of different colour themes.
I love that these are more subtle but still make your love of books clear. They’re handmade from air-dry clay and are available in several different shapes such as a snowflake and a star.
3. Custom book ornament set
These miniature book ornaments would look adorable on a Christmas tree. They can be customised for any set of books you want. Plus they’re double sided.
These are made with wood and have a resin overlay. These makes them nice quality and they can last for a much longer period of time.
4. Lord of the Rings Christmas Ornament set – 4 pack
I am a huge Lord of the Rings fan. If you’re also a LOTR fan then you should 100% get these LOTR bookish Christmas Ornaments.
They’re made with high quality eco friendly wood. And the detail on these is absolutely beautiful.
5. Classics Christmas ornaments
This christmas ornament set is the perfect option if you’re a fan of classics. The handmade ornaments are engraved with quotes from Shakespeare, Jane Austen and L.M Montgomery.
They fit modern, classic, and traditional styles. Plus you can choose from either a red or green velvet ribbon.
INDIVIDUAL CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS
There are so many cute bookish Christmas ornaments out there. There are book stacks, individual books and ornaments for specific fandoms.
There really is an ornament for every style out there. I found some of the cutest bookish christmas ornaments out there and I am definitely ordering some of these ASAP
6. Book stack Christmas ornament
I am obsessed with this cute book stack ornament. The detail is absolutely exquisite. And the lights make it look absolutely adorable.
While it says ‘car ornament’, you could easily have this on a Christmas tree as well.
7. Wood slice Christmas ornament
I’m in love with rustic and wholesome look of this wood slice ornament. I personally think wooden touches look amazing decorating a Christmas tree. Especially if you have a neutral decor theme.
The detail of the typewrite with the bookstack is incredible. It’s the perfect ornament for any book lover’s or writer’s tree.
8. Books Christmas ornament
The details on this ornament really caught my eye. I love the drawings on the book spines and the titles. It would look amazing on any Christmas tree. But you could equally use this to decorate any space.
It’s from a star seller on Etsy and the shop has over 96% 5 star reviews. It would also make a cute gift and there is a gift wrapping option available.
9. ACOTAR glass ornament
If there is a book series you enjoy, then you should definitely check out ornaments available. I was really impressed at the variety of ornaments available.
I couldn’t resist including this ACOTAR Christmas ornament. The glass and the design on the ornament are beautiful.
10. Jane Austen Christmas ornament
Again, I was seriously impressed at the range of ornaments available. If you’re a Jane Austen fan then you should check out this Jane Austen ornament.
The white is neutral enough to go with almost every decor theme. And there are a variety of shapes available.
11. All I want for Christmas is books ornament
This ornament is from Emily Cromwell designs on Etsy – my new favourite shop on Etsy. They have a wide range of adorable ornaments. You can check out Emily Cromwell designs here.
If you’re looking for ornaments that match in style and colour then you could easily purchase a few different styles. I love the colours on this book stack ornament. And I think it’s a really eye catching design.
12. Bookshop ornament
I couldn’t limit myself to only including one ornament from Emily Cromwell Designs! When I saw this bookshop ornament I knew I had to include it.
The pastel colours on this bookshop ornament give it a really cute, feminine touch. And the detail is really lovely. The wreath on the door and the Christmas lights are super pretty.
13. Wooden bookmas ornament
I am obsessed with this ornament. Wood looks so good on Christmas trees. And it goes perfectly with different neutral colours.
This bookish Christmas ornament is laser engraved on wood with a satin finish sprayed over top. They are also hand drawn and designed.
14. Books Christmas ornament
This ornament would look lovely decorating any tree. But I also love how it could be used as decor all year round.
It’s available in either plastic or wood. Plus you can also get it as a keychain – a great option for a gift.
DIY BOOKISH CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS
These ornaments would make such a good keepsake. And it’ll make a really sweet memory you can pull out every year. My family still have diy ornaments that we made years ago.
15. Personalised Christmas ornament
Photo Credit: Lacy – @Lacyloveslit
Recreate this ornament:
This is such a cute idea for a personalised book ornament. This clear bauble contains images of different books.
It could be personalised in any number of ways. And it’s a lovely and subtle way to incorporate books into your Christmas decor.
Lacy (@Lacyloveslit) also has a tutorial so you can recreate this ornament yourself. You can watch Lacy’s tutorial below. And I’ve linked some of the items you’ll need above.
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16. Bookish paper chain
I wasn’t sure if a paper chain technically count. But this is such a simple and budget friendly idea that I had to include it. It would look adorable decorating a Christmas tree.
You find an old book and cut even sized pieces of paper. Then glue or staple them together into a chain. If you wanted you could add glitter for a bit of extra sparkle. A cute, festive touch that costs pennies.
17. Book page Christmas ornaments
These decoupage ornaments are adorable and would look lovely with the pages from old books. These ornaments would make such a good keepsake. And it’ll make a really sweet memory you can pull out every year.
This tutorial From Joy’s Entitled Life is really simple to follow and would look lovely on any Christmas tree. You can check the tutorial here.
18. Miniature book ornaments
I am obsessed with these miniature book ornaments. They would make such a cute bookish Christmas ornaments. You could easily make these with either your favourite books or books you’ve read this year.
The tutorial is from Karla’s Cottage and is relatively simple to follow. You can check out the tutorial here.
19. Origami Star ornaments
I am obsessed with these origami star ornaments. I’ve seen multiple versions of these made out of book pages. And they would look absolutely adorable on any Christmas tree.
The Graphics Fairy has free printables you can use if you don’t want to ruin any books. You can find the printables here. You can also find step by step instructions on ‘By the Dreams Factory’. You can check out the step by step instructions here.
CUSTOM BOOKISH CHRISTMAS ORNAMENT
Custom ornaments are such a great option. It makes an ornament such a nice keepsake when it has that personal touch.
Custom Ornaments also make a great gift and you know they will use them. If you’re looking for book club gifts then this is 100% your sign to get them.
20. Personalised book ornament
This is such a sweet little ornament. You can personalise this sweet little book with your name or the name of a loved one.
Made from English bone china and finished with string. Plus they’re designed by an artist in Cornwall.
21. Personalised poetry book ornament
If you’re a poetry fan then this is a great option. The detail on the front of this ornament is exquisite.
It’s designed by an eco conscious couple who have a wide range of personalised products. They use sustainable wood and packaging to promote these products.
22. Book print bauble
This is such a great idea for a bookish Christmas ornament. I love it! You can personalise these ornaments with a print containing your favourite book or bookish couple.
The print is double sided and you can also choose whether to have a gold or a silver cap. The Polaroid design on the print is beautiful and unlike anything else I’ve seen.
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