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Murano’s miracles: The finest Blown Glass

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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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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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Christmas Decorating Ideas: an evolution

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Christmas decorating ideas have changed dramatically over the years. The days of stringing cranberries and popcorn and creating handmade Christmas ornaments have faded. Decorating a Christmas tree with ribbon, fancy Christmas tree lights, and lovely elegant garlands is becoming commonplace.

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Holiday Decorating: The Christmas Nutcracker!

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Read about the Christmas Nutcracker for use in holiday decorations! Invented in 1878 they were thought to bring good luck to your family and protect your home. They became part of the social setting as Christmas table decorations.

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Holiday Decorations: Is stepping it up on your wish list?

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Sometimes we ask ourselves, “Is all this fuss over holiday decorations necessary?” Possibly not… but if unique Christmas ornaments lovingly and strategically placed around a Christmas tree warms your heart and brings a feeling of awe for the holidays – why not!

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Holiday Decorating: What I hope this site will do for you

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ChristmasDecoratingIdeasToday.com was created to open your heart and mind to create more beauty with your holiday decorating! I believe the residual of creating beauty during special holidays carries the sweet memories through out the year. Let’s talk about topics that range from Christmas centerpieces to Christmas trees, with garlands and mantles in between.

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Christmas Wreaths with Style

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Your choice of Christmas wreaths is all about style — yours! Narrow your choices in half by first considering if you prefer natural or artificial Christmas wreaths. Are you elegant and traditional or modern and funky? The holiday decorating style that you already enjoy in your home is a great place to look for inspiration for Christmas wreaths. A wreath on your front door offers your unique brand of “Welcome!” Have fun and make Christmas wreaths that give you joy!

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Christmas in July – a Marketing Tool?

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Christmas in July has gained popularity in many parts of the world, but there are those who think it is nothing more than a marketing ploy by major retailers to sell more holiday decorations.

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Christmas in July – Charity Ball

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Christmas in July is celebrated in various ways, one being charitable events. Fund raising and Christmas tree lights are a great combination that benefit people and organizations in need. Read about the use of Christmas party themes to help others.

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Christmas in July – Origins Part 2

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Australians take Christmas in July more seriously with a variety of Christmas ideas. Their weather is coldest in July and you’re more likely to find holiday decorations and decorated Christmas trees.

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