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Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

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Making your own bow and decorating a Christmas tree with ribbon

Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

Make bows for decorating a Christmas tree with ribbon, wreaths, and garlands. I will be using 3 yards of ribbon to create this bow. You can use varying lengths of ribbon to create bows of different sizes. You can use bows for a variety of holiday decorating. I would encourage you to try decorating a Christmas […]

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Decorated Christmas Trees with Ornaments that Give Love (part 7 of 7)

Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

Decorated Christmas Trees with Ornaments that Give Love Author Bernadette Dimtrov has said that connecting into the community through the act of giving has huge benefits. It reinforces love in all our lives. It creates leverage – which creates miracles  – when together we give for the greater good. Have you ever had a “helpers […]

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Christmas Tree Ideas: using fall tones

Christmas Decorating Ideas

Using the fall tones of rust and copper to decorate your tree is another of our Christmas tree theme ideas.

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Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas from my favorite wholesaler

Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

A wintry, frosted tree is one of many Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas I found at my favorite wholesaler.

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Blown Glass Christmas Ornaments: Murano process Part 2

Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

How much work goes into the glass Christmas ornaments seen on Christmas trees? LOTS if they are actual hand blown ornaments. There are many techniques employed in this art including the Murrine technique. See a glass blower in action.

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Venetian glassblowing in Christmas ornaments

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Venetians from centuries ago pioneered techniques found in modern glass Christmas ornaments: crystalline, enameled, milk glass, aventurine and more. Artisans are still in employing these century old techniques in contemporary art and glass figurines to glass chandeliers and wine stoppers.

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Murano’s miracles: The finest Blown Glass

Christmas Tree Decorating Ideas

Today’s Unique, glass Christmas ornaments have their roots in glass blowing traditions that began in Venice and Murano in the 10th century. There is a history and secrecy involved with the craft involving foundry fires that forced the relocation of the artisans, restrictions on leaving the city, and special privileges afforded to the craftsman.

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Home made Christmas Tree Ornaments: I have been found out!

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I am a professional holiday decorator and creating beauty is my passion. Having said that you must know that creating memories with handmade Christmas ornaments can be even more important to me than professional Christmas tree decorations.

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The Emotion of Christmas Tree Ornaments

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“When people look back over their lives, they often find that the memories and emotions of Christmas rise above all the other emotions in both vividness and intensity. Child-like emotions of excitement and anticipation infect even adults during this time of year.”

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