Wood Christmas ornaments are beautiful and durable. These are 5 of the best places to shop for wood ornaments.
Wood Christmas Ornaments: Tree Treasures
This Canadian shop sells unique wood ornaments meticulously hand carved and hand painted by owners Hubert and Margaret Maringgele. You can get a bonus ornament for each purchase of $75 or more. Gift wrapping is free. They also sell do it yourself supplies. There are more than 100 designs to choose from including angels, animals, drummer boys, Santas and snowmen. Most are about $15 to $22 and about 1 and 1/2 inches in diameter. (www.treetreasurescanada.com)
Wood Christmas Ornaments: The Wooden Wagon
This family-owned store in Massachusetts sells toys and folk art. They have over 100 Christmas tree wood ornaments and table-top decorations made in Erzgebirge, Germany. Designs include stars, Santas, teddy bears, trains and nativity scenes. Most prices are about $10 to $35 with an additional $4.50 for gift wrapping. (thewoodenwagon.com)
Wood Christmas Ornaments: Maple Landmark Woodcraft
This Vermont shop crafts wood ornaments and toys. They have about 100 ornaments done in solid wood and tied with a ribbon ready to hang. Most ornaments are about 3 inches across. Prices range from about $4 to $10. Engraving is available on some designs. (www.maplelandmark.com)
Wood Christmas Ornaments: The Frame Workshop
This gallery and gift shop in Appleton, Wisconsin specializes in creative framing and unique home decor and gift items. They have more than 50 wood ornaments from the Erzgebirge region of Germany. Most are produced by the centuries old firms Christian Ulbricht and Christian Steinbach, and some are crafted by home cottage businesses in the Ore Mountain region. Designs include everything from Santas to soccer players, and elk to angels. Most prices range from about $5 to $20, and most ornaments are about 3 inches tall. Holiday gift wrapping is an additional $1 for orders over $100 and $4 for orders less than $100. Orders can also be placed by calling 920.731.2913 during normal business hours. (www.theframeworkshop.com)
Wood Christmas Ornaments: Montana Moose and Co.
This Jackson Hole, Montana shop specializes in wood ornaments and other unique products that capture owner Peggy Kupper’s love of woodland creatures, outdoor sports, and open space landscapes. In addition to the moose, there are bears, buffalo, wolves and more in about 50 whimsical designs. Most ornaments are about 3 inches tall and cost about $8 to $15. All items can be personalized at no charge. (www.montanamooseandco.com)