My Christmas tree

lindaoh_gwDecember 24, 2010

This year I decided to buy all new ornaments in gold color for my tree. My tree top angel no longer works, so I bought a large gold bow for the top.

All the years the kids were at home, I bought each of them a dated Hallmark ornament. I taught preschool for 11 years and accumulated a lot of cute ornaments as gifts. My tree was loaded with all those decorations. This year I didn't feel like opening all the boxes and then having to put them back after the holidays.

How do you decorate for the holidays?

Linda OH

Here is a link that might be useful: My gold tree

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carolnv

Beautiful tree! We do colored lights, train ornaments, handmade ornaments I've done over the years, colored balls and swarovski stars! Merry Christmas!

    Bookmark   December 24, 2010 at 8:53PM
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nanajayne

Your tree is lovely. It must be fun to have the change.
As I am getting on in years and had accumulated way too many Christmas decorations 2 years ago I decided to have "Christmas In July" and offered more then 1/2 of my decorations to members of my family. I invited them to come together and choose those that would have meaning to them. I chose to keep my Santa collection--I now decorate my tree with only Santa themed orn. and red wooden cranberrys that circle the tree. There are a very few other special items that find their why on but Santa rules. We did buy a new tree this year as I wanted one that was a little smaller and easier to reach.
I find it a big job each year and takes several days both ways but enjoy it so much I still have my tree.
Merry Christmas all.
Jayne

    Bookmark   December 24, 2010 at 11:56PM
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nannykins

In my family, it is tinsel vs. no tinsel. The very first tree we ever had as a child had tinsel and so I go the tinsel route but the children go "bare". But all trees are lovely, no matter how they are decorated

    Bookmark   December 25, 2010 at 8:34AM
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