Category Archives: Christmas Decorations

Christmas Decorations

Build a Theme Tree with Christmas Ornaments

Christmas Ornaments Really “Make” your Tree! Decorating your Christmas tree is still one of the favorite traditions of many families whether you prefer an artificial or real tree.  With so many cute and varied Christmas ornaments available many people have opted to create a themed tree.  A Christmas tree with a theme involves trimming the [...]

How to Jazz Up Your Christmas Tree With Novelty Lights

The first Christmas tree with electric lights belonged to Edward H. Johnson in 1882, who worked with Thomas Edison.  Since that time there have been many improvements both in style and efficiency.  You can buy round spherical lights, lighting nets, mini lights, icicle lights, rope lights, curtain lights, garland lights, solar lights, and LED lights. [...]

LED Christmas Lights – One of the Greatest Holiday Inventions

History of Christmas Tree Lights It is no surprise that the famous inventor, Thomas Edison, hung strings of electric lights in 1880, the year after he invented the incandescent light bulb.  Edward H. Johnson, a friend of Thomas Edison, was the first person known to use electric Christmas lights in a home.  These lights did [...]

Make Your Gorgeous Christmas Table

A Gorgeous Christmas Table Mother always said presentation was just as important as the food, and having a great looking table puts everyone in a festive mood.  An easy method is to start with a solid color tablecloth, then place a lace tablecloth or 2 lace runners on top of the solid tablecloth so the [...]

Growing Holly & Ivy for Christmas Decorating

Holly and ivy have been used by Christians for Christmas decorations for centuries.  They look lovely in a centerpiece or a hurricane vase.  It is fairly easy to grow both of these to use for decorations, but they each have different requirements. Holly The holly plant is a dramatic expression of the traditional Christmas colors, [...]