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5 Favorites: Tree Toppers

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5 Favorites: Tree Toppers

December 5, 2012

Now that I’m starting my own Christmas tree decorating tradition (think tiny tree in a small apartment), I’m longing for a tree topper comparable to the antique Dutch ornaments my family has passed down for generations. Here are 5 tree toppers, a mix of DIY and easy-to-buy, all with an heirloom feel.

700 german tree topper single

Above: The German Tree Topper, with its intricate woodwork designs, is handmade at the Dregano studio in Seiffen, Germany; $48 from Schoolhouse Electric.

700 silvered star glass topper

Above: The Silvered Star Glass Topper is made by SkLO Studios, a collaboration between a Czech glass blower and an American husband-wife design team; $88 from Anthropologie.

700 diy star black paper

Above: Consider making the tree topper yourself with this DIY black star project from Design and Form.

700 large shaved wood tree topper

Above: Another wooden option is the Large Shaved Wood Tree Topper made in Erzgebirge, Germany for $69.95 from The Wooden Wagon.

700 felted star diy project

Above: With a few pieces of felt and silver thread, The Purl Bee has a simple step-by-step DIY project.

700 tin tree topper

Above: The Tin Star Tree Topper is made in Pennsylvania for $58 from Terrain.

700 gilded star tree topper

Above: The Gilded Star Tree Topper is made from natural twigs and gilded in gold; currently on sale for $15 from West Elm.

N.B.: Setting up your tree at home? See our companion post on 5 Favorites: Tree Stands.

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