According to tradition, 12 ornaments should be on the Newlywed's Christmas Tree: (fill a basket & present them to the new couple)

A heart to signify love in the home

A house to signify family shelter

A church or angel to symbolize God

A basket of fruit to signify plenty

A teapot to signify hospitality

A bird in a nest to signify confidence in the shelter

A pine cone symbolizes eternity

An animal to signify peace with nature

A fish to symbolize Christ as wells as fertility

A rose as a symbol of the Virgin Mary

A flower basket to represent beauty in the home

A Santa as the symbol of giving and sharing