I've struggled a little this year with my Christmas tree decor. Usually, pulling out my treasured ornaments is a delightful exercise which brings back memories. We have inherited a substantial collection of vintage bulbs and these have been complimented by cute ornaments I've picked up over the years. And in recent times, we've began to amass a collection of hand made items by the kids. Suffice to say that we have an amazing collection of ornaments. Most years, I spend time just looking at the tree and reveling in its beauty.
But this year was a little different. I feel like we've had the same tree for the last five years now and I needed a change. Not too different though as I had to put up all the old favorites for both me and the kiddos. So I decided to change up the color scheme using bulbs. Traditionally my tree is red and white. Here is a pic from last year:
This year I tried to do more of a 'multi' color theme using the bulbs. Now it must be said that I have not been using a lot of my good vintage bulbs because the kids break them so easily. I've given in for the time being and purchased plastic bulbs. I really don't like them as well but they get the job done and prevent tears from being shed.
Without further ado - here is what our tree looks like this year (as decorated by my kids with help from me):
Anyhoo....how is everyone else's tree doing this year? Have you had as much angst about your tree or are you simply enjoying it (as you should!)
I leave you with this amusing item:
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