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The Christmas Tree has a long history.  Take that link and read at your leisure. 

 

But you can give me a picture of what the perfect decorated tree might look like to you.  Or pictures of decorations, or just a tree without the decorations.  Or if you have a personal thought around the tree, tell us. 

 

Lady TiggerBear and her trolls have some ideas, I bet, on how to decorate a tree!

 

Tonight, I've been invited to visit President Obama and Mrs.. Obama in the White House, and see what their trees all look like.  It should be fun!  Check out The Wordsmith Words for further events and updates in the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia.

 

 

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Christmas trees have to be one of my favorite things about Christmas.  There is just something so beautiful about the lights reflecting off the ornaments and the way the shados play on the walls.  I put lots of snow on my tree since I don't get any real snow here and it reminds me of MN.  Taking the ornaments out and remembering where or how I got each one is the other part I love about decorating the tree.

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Ryan_G wrote:

Christmas trees have to be one of my favorite things about Christmas.  There is just something so beautiful about the lights reflecting off the ornaments and the way the shadows play on the walls.  I put lots of snow on my tree since I don't get any real snow here and it reminds me of MN.  Taking the ornaments out and remembering where or how I got each one is the other part I love about decorating the tree.


 

I agree, Ryan.  The most beautiful Christmas was in Utah.  The decorations that people put in their yards, the lights on their trees, seeing them all reflecting off the snow, was truly a lovely Christmas card for me.  I don't get the same joy when hanging the ornaments, anymore.  I've given the ones that were my kids, back to them, so they can hang them on their own tree.  It was fun seeing the ones they made with their own little hands.  I haven't seen my grandkids in two weeks, and I'm really missing them....I need to call them and get them over here to make a few of those ornaments to hang!  It's time for cookie making too! 

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Here are some - um - 'different' Christmas trees:

 

 

 

 

I think this one was inspired by Charlie Brown:

 

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Great trees, Lady Dulcinea!  I think they will do nicely in some of the rooms around the castle.
dulcinea3 wrote:

Here are some - um - 'different' Christmas trees:

 

 

 

 

I think this one was inspired by Charlie Brown:

 


 

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These are amazing "different" trees.

 

I love the upside down tree and the glass bottle tree is amazing, put lights behind the bottles and it just lights up nicely.

 

I am one to love lots of lights on a tree.  My poor tree is saging down with the weight of the lights.  LOL. 

 

I am curious to see if any other trees are added here.

 

Thanks for sharing,

 

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Re: The Christmas Tree

Tonight, I've been invited to visit President Obama and Mrs.. Obama in the White House, and see what their trees all look like.  It should be fun! 

 

Have fun.  Here are some of the Christmas decorations you may see, as well as some pictures of Christmases past.


KathyS wrote:

The Christmas Tree has a long history.  Take that link and read at your leisure. 

 

But you can give me a picture of what the perfect decorated tree might look like to you.  Or pictures of decorations, or just a tree without the decorations.  Or if you have a personal thought around the tree, tell us. 

 

Lady TiggerBear and her trolls have some ideas, I bet, on how to decorate a tree!

 

Tonight, I've been invited to visit President Obama and Mrs.. Obama in the White House, and see what their trees all look like.  It should be fun!  Check out The Wordsmith Words for further events and updates in the Kingdom of Wordsmithonia.

 


 

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 And five minutes later, the house burned down.

 

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