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Snowy Owl Wire On Ornament {The Tree Topper (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)}

Scientifically Accurate and Correct Ornament Design

Most people don’t give it much thought. Is this ornament scientifically accurate? When discussing elves, fairies, and flying reindeer it is not often a consideration. But when an ornament represents a real object, human figure, or animal it does matter in some cases and to some people.

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Winterthur Dried Flower Christmas Tree 2012 {The Tree Topper (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)}

I Came for the Christmas Trees, But Found Much More

When I started The Tree Topper I was provided with some suggested places to find spectacular Christmas trees by Linda Cousins, an industry expert. One of those places was Winterthur Museum in Winterthur, Delaware. After visiting I can attest that you have to visit Winterthur because words and pictures do not do it justice.

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Christmas Decoration Storage {Mel, A Dramatic Mommy (2011)}

8 Tips for Packing and Storing Your Christmas Decorations

By investing some thought and time this year you can save time and avoid frustration when decorating next year.

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The Shaker Abecedarious by Sandi Hoffman Closeup {The Tree Topper (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)}

Georgetown Jingle 2012 Christmas Trees- Part 3 of 3

The Georgetown Jingle was created in 2006 by the Four Seasons Hotel and members of the Washington design community to raise critical revenue for the Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program at Georgetown University Hospital. Here are five more of the seventeen trees from this year’s event.

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Lego Tree by Samantha Friedman Closeup 2 {The Tree Topper (CC BY-NC-ND 3.0)}

Georgetown Jingle 2012 Christmas Trees- Part 2 of 3

The Georgetown Jingle was created in 2006 by the Four Seasons Hotel and members of the Washington design community to raise critical revenue for the Pediatric Hematology, Oncology, Blood and Marrow Transplantation Program at Georgetown University Hospital. Here are five more of the seventeen trees from this year’s event.

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