Christmas Storage Ideas for Your Ornaments, and Decorations

Christmas Storage

Christmas is a time of wonderful celebrations. Once it’s over, you’re left to deal with the chore of taking down the tree, packing away the ornaments and storing away the decorations. You want your decorations to be in tiptop shape for the next Christmas, so how you store your cherished items is important. There is a right and a wrong way to put away the stuff, but by adhering to the following rules, you can make sure your Christmas goodies will last a lifetime. Rule #1: If you’re putting away cloth – such as tablecloths and napkins, towels, Christmas afghans, …

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Inflatable Christmas Decorations to Adorn Your Lawn and Roof

Christmas Adorn

Inflatable Christmas Decorations to Adorn Your Lawn and Roof Inflatable Christmas decorations have quickly become one of the most sought after ways to decorate yards and housetops alike. These decorations are made to stand out and bring a piece of beauty to any neighborhood. They range in size from small to as tall as you can imagine. Some of these inflatable decorations easily reach over eight feet tall. You don’t have to fret that just because these decorations aren’t made of wire or wood they won’t hold up under the onslaught of nature. These decorations are made of material tough …

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Christmas Light Options Have Evolved Over The Past Few Years

Christmas Lighting

Everyone has different tastes in decorating for the holidays, right down to the lights. No matter what type of Christmas lights you enjoy putting up, your choices are no longer the same as they used to be. Now you have a wider selection to choose from, better value and the kind of lights that give your home a soft, romantic holiday glow or ones that can light up the night and make your home a masterpiece in electricity. There are bulbs in an array of colors, many different watts and various sizes and shapes. You can spend a little bit …

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Choose a Christmas Stocking That Reflects Your Personality

Christmas Stocking

Decorating a Christmas stocking for everyone in the family is a favorite tradition in many families. Each person decorates the stocking and adds personal touches that show the kind of things they enjoy out of life. You don’t have to have any artistic ability to make a Christmas stocking that reflects who you are. With all the traditional red and white stockings for sale, you can certainly go that route, but a plain stocking is sort of like a one size fits all article of clothing. It’s made to fit one in a crowd, not made to stand out from …

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Christmas Crafts You Can Do With Your Family and Friends

Christmas Crafts

With them taking a break from school, you’ll often hear cries of, “I don’t have anything to do.” You can keep them busy this holiday season with Christmas crafts that are easy and fun for the little ones to make. Christmas Placemat Craft: Using recycled Christmas cards, tear off the backs where the writing is. You’ll need about three regular sized Christmas cards to make each placemat. Have the kids glue the cards decoration side up down on colored construction paper. When the glue dries, cover the craft front and back with clear contact paper, making sure there are no …

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How to Have a Green Christmas for the Eco Conscious People

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Help the environment have a Merry Christmas this year, too. With a few thoughtful, green steps, you can have a delightful holiday and rest easy knowing you did your part to help save the earth’s resources. If you’ve always purchased a live tree every year, you can still get a live tree and stay true to your green way of living. Just don’t buy a tree that’s been cut at all. Instead, pick out a tree with the roots still hanging on. You’ll find trees like this with the roots wrapped carefully to preserve them or you’ll find them in …

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Christmas Books That Teach You the Meaning of the Holiday

Christmas Books

Christmas is the season of the gimmes. Gimme toys, gimme electronic gadgets, gimme gift certificates. That’s not the real meaning of Christmas. It’s not about the parties or the sharing of tasty meals, either. All the holiday gift giving, all the parties, all of the shiny decorations can take over the meaning of Christmas and it can get swallowed up. Christmas books can help remind you of what it’s really all about. The simple Christmas gatherings of yesteryear have turned into one stress after another until you can feel like you’re stuck in a maze. With the hustle and bustle …

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Christmas Nativity Scenes Now Has A Wide Variety Available

Christmas Nativity

One of the most recognized signs of the holiday season in many homes and businesses is that of the Christmas nativity scene. Most of these scenes are used as decoration and packed away after the holiday although some people enjoy leaving it up throughout the year. For many families, setting up the nativity scene signals the beginning of the spirit of Christmas. The nativity scenes all feature three main figures: Mary, Joseph and Baby Jesus. The larger nativity scenes include three wise men, animals and a primitive dwelling representing a manger. Sometimes atop the manger, you’ll find a star the …

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