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The star of your holiday décor—whether it's a star, angel, sculpture, or other topper. Extra Thick Garland
With Christmas only a few short weeks away, it's time for the most cherished of holiday rituals: decorating the tree. The twinkle lights are down from the attic, the ornaments have been lovingly unpacked from their storage, the wreaths have been hung all around, and a festive soundtrack (and perhaps some boozy eggnog) keeps you company while you deck out the foliage. Whether you have a ten-footer brushing the ceiling or a tree that's closer to your own size this season, we've rounded up some of the best tree toppers to add the finishing touch—the voila! moment—to your Yuletide décor.
You can't go wrong with a classic bejeweled tree topper. The handcrafted snowflake composition looks especially dashing set off against frosted branches or whitened twinkle lights for a monochromatic appearance.
Christmas tree toppers don't simply need to stick to that red and green color scheme, no. Branch out with this stained-glass inspired design courtesy of Cody Foster & Co., a vibrantly geometric look that will add new dimension to your tree.
If you switch up your holiday decorating year after year, you likely prefer a tree topper that can blend with any decorating style. In this case, this champagne star tree topper contains both silver and gold filaments, allowing you to seamlessly transition aesthetics at your leisure.
Your living room might as well be Rockefeller Center with this decadent Swarovski tree topper. The burst effect of this geometric tree topper sparkles against its warm champagne gold base; set against twinkle lights, the effect is nothing short of dazzling.
For heirloom-quality décor, look no further than Joanna Buchanan's line of glass blown tree toppers, available in striking ombré colors. Hand blown in the Czech Republic, these designer baubles will command attention at your holiday soirée and delight you at every sight after.
For a more dramatic, flowing look, opt for a figurine topper—like this fluidly sculpted angel floating atop your tree to share good news. The creamy pastel palette seems to softens the tree, inviting in the serenity of the holiday season.
When December rolls around, the party's just begun. Cheer to the holiday season—and all the excitement that it brings—with this glittery silver tree topper fresh from the Bergdorf Goodman shelves. You won't want to take it down at the end of the season.
Santa may be under your tree arranging presents come Christmas Eve night, but for the days ahead of the delivery, he'll want to check in on some nice and naughty behavior. Give him the prime viewing spot as the season's tree topper—a cheery, festive accoutrement that'll go nicely with that seventh rewatch of It's a Wonderful Life.
This gingerbread house tree topper looks good enough to eat. Its intricate construction—both hand-painted and hand-crafted—is a feast for the eyes. Oh, and should you decide not to swap out as a tree topper, this confectionary replica makes a splendid tabletop piece as well.
It may be forty degrees outside, but this sunny-hued gold and glittery tree topper will brighten up the household. After all, the sun is the greatest star of all. The exquisite coloring and stylish radial design add a warmth to any décor.
Green always looks good, and what better way to clean up the straggly top of a Christmas tree than with this symmetrically pleasing beauty? Charming hand-painted details make this topper feel almost like another ornament, meaning it blends into the tree with iconic style.
A personalized tree topper can have special meaning to you and your family in season after season. This bespoke wire version—customized for your last name—can forge a new tradition all its own. As a bonus, it's lightweight, so no more struggling with the top branches of your fir.
Rhode Island-based design house Loren Hope aims to bridge the gap between modern and vintage jewels, a philosophy especially evident in this 18K gold-plated tree topper. The delicate bow offers the perfect ornamentation to any tree, complete with hand-embellished Swarovski crystals.
A beaded tree topper can be an attractive yet low-fuss alternative to more delicate crystals and jeweled options—that still offers that extra sparkle you want from the finishing touch on your tree.
This hand-crafted wooden tree topper comes from the German town where the nutcracker was first invented—need we say more? The artisan (who has decades of woodworking experience) carved it in his home just for you.
Frosted glass always looks trés chic, especially around the holidays. Each panel's made by hand, intended to doubly illuminate each of your string lights and magnify the existing beauty of your tree.
More of a minimalist? We don't blame you. This oversized wire star topper, devoid of color, intricacy, or even a middle, has a—dare we say?—star quality to it.
Keep your living room elegant with this flattened dove motif, evocative of the holiday's origins while respectful of any décor taste. The topper includes three rings between the two plates that comprise its design, meaning that you won't have to struggle to fit it over the top of your tree—regardless of the size, shape, or array of its branches.
This delightfully unique tree topper from Neiman Marcus appears like a bakery confection from When the Grinch Stole Christmas's Whoville, or perhaps rather the wintry perfection of onion domes in Eastern Europe. Regardless, its delicate glass construction and loose, freehand lines imbue your tree with a festive spirit.
Delight in the animated path of Santa and his sleigh via this tree topper. The rotating acrylic ornaments will make your Christmas season snuggled under the tree—perhaps with some hot chocolate and in some luxurious pajamas—the most magical one yet.
A contemporary three-dimensional star can be a simple but eye-catching way to finish off a Christmas tree. While the topper is subtly glittered, reviewers praise its simplicity and neutrality, noting that it meshes well with multiple styles.
Less is more, and this understatedly chic tree topper provides an angelic motif to your Christmas tree without overshadowing the ornaments or lighting. This topper's made from a polished unlacquered brass which will patina attractively holiday season after holiday season, making it a seasonal accompaniment that will age beautifully with your décor.
Why stop with the twinkle lights? This pre-lit star keeps the glow going by adding a warm, soft illumination.
Forget Elf on the Shelf. The kids will be cackling over this friendly red-capped gnome standing guard over their presents this season, complete with a Santa Claus-approved beard and bulb nose. Its whimsical personality, seasonal colors, and durable felt construction make it a favorite to pull out year after year.
The best present? Your gorgeous Christmas tree all dolled up for the holiday. Emphasize the careful framing of your tree—or perhaps the cherished memories of each ornament—with this lush, glittery bow to top it all off.
This plush-looking snowflake topper is a sweet embellishment to top any tree, white Christmas or not. Visible stitching creates a friendly, hand-crafted effect that can add in a softness and charisma to any aesthetic.
Bored of your traditional setup? Get creative with this unique electric tree topper. An electric LED projector inside casts beautiful snowflakes onto your ceiling, adding to the warm and romantic atmosphere of your Christmas tree setup.
In an adorable farmhouse style, this rustic tree topper depicts two cardinal birds entwined while leafy vines cross the surface of the star. Better yet, while the interior is intricate, the classic star shape maintains the iconic Christmas look—making it a best of both worlds pick for those who want to express personality with their tree topper without sacrificing timelessness.
If you'd prefer your tree to embody "the reason for the season," this graceful portrait of Christianity's holy family—Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus—elegantly depicts the first Christmas as your family gathers to celebrate this season's. The topper is crafted from resin, while satin, organza, and lace create additional visual interest.
Diy Pom Pom Garland Cranberries aren't just for turkey. They also look strikingly festive at the top of a tree, adding a burst of color and texture to your foliage. Shoppers note that the design "seamlessly flows" into the center of the tree, providing a more natural look than an ornament sitting atop it.