Tradition & Celebration – Christmas Brings Joy to All

Beautiful sense of tradition and joy of celebration make Christmas special to all of us. Each Christmas brings us the memories of all the Christmas seasons we have had since childhood and we pass on the tradition and values to our children as well. Christmas tree, lights, illuminations, decorations, Christmas feast and gifts – all are too important to be missed.

Though Christmas is all about tradition and family customs, we can change the way we decorate the trees, wrap the gifts, and serve the feast and light up the house. You can choose a theme as the focus of the celebration and do all the activities to match the theme and treat this as an opportunity to work as a team with our children to create a new Christmas look.

If you are thinking of gold and glowing cream as the theme for the Christmas, you can make all ornaments, decorations, lightings, gift wrappings, dining room and living room wall décor, furniture upholstery and cushions and rugs in a matching color combination and make this entire Christmas celebration a gold and cream expression of your own style statement.

Check out what ornaments you have that will match the colour scheme you are going to adopt this year. And start creating your own decorations or hunt for decorations in the same colour combinations so that your ornaments and glitter tinsel, garlands and other decorations are all in the same golden and cream combinations.

Check out how to make all the illuminations and lights to be in the same colour. Now that you have coloured mini lamps and serial lamp strings, you can use them. You can mix and match the golden and amber coloured bulbs with red, green and blue to give a layered look that will add depth to the decoration and colour scheme.

Choose gift wrapping papers in the same colour combinations. And use golden coloured ribbons to tie a bow for the gifts. Use the same colour for your table arrangements and napkins etc. With upholstery in the same colour combinations and wall décor also matching, you can have a beautiful colour schemed Christmas celebration that will look stunning.

Here are some ideas of decorations for your Christmas tree and home from Season Christmas. You can pick up your own favourite from the different and lovely looking ideas for a stunning Christmas décor. I think all of them look great. Don’t you?

Santa at His Table and Gift Bags
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Ornaments for Beautifying
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Nativity Scene Lit Beautifully
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Jingle Bells Heralding Season
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Glass Ornaments and Lights
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Garland and Flower and Candle
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Beautiful Looking Wreath on Door
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Nativity Scenes – Important Feature of Christmas Season

Along with Christmas trees, stars, and illuminations, Nativity Scenes are important features of Christmas display scenes. The Holy Family, manger and the three wise kings along with animals and angels form the nativity scene. It tells us how Jesus came into this world and how joyous and happy all of us are because of it.

There are many ways to depict the nativity scene. Some do it with life-size figures and some have it in miniature scale – just on the mantle or table top size. All kinds of materials are used to show the holy birth of Jesus Christ and each has its own characteristic look and native beauty. All look gorgeous when displayed well and illuminated beautifully.

There are wooden life-size figures used for large-scale life-like reproductions of nativity scenes. The scene is complete only with a manger. With real life like manger and life-size figures, the Nativity Scene can look really awesome and impressive. But this is possible only if you have a large area to accommodate the Nativity Scene and manger.

But today with the space crunch all of us have, we can still have nativity scenes – only in miniature size – available in all sizes and all materials. A table top display or mantle shelf display can be arranged with glass or porcelain figurines or marble coated resin figurines. Even smaller versions of nativity scenes are available as ornaments that hang from the Christmas tree.

If you have decorated the Christmas tree with a beautiful skirt to form a circle around it, you can display the Nativity Scene on it. But sometimes if the ornaments are too glitzy or glittery, the Nativity Scene may not show off too greatly. Then you need to have special illuminations to focus on the Nativity Scene to show off its beauty.

But if you have the back drop of a manger to complete the nativity scene, it can still look great at any place you display. Sometimes a mini scene looks great – just the Holy Family, some times just Mary and Jesus. But mostly the three wise kings, Holy Family, and angels along with animals are always shown in the nativity scene.

Here are some beautiful nativity scenes in various sizes and made of various materials from Christmas Central. All look so beautiful and elegant and are collectibles. Which you like most?

Wise Kings Travelling To Offer Gifts
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The Holy Nativity Scene
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Spirit of Christmas and Gifts
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Peace on Earth Lion and Lamb
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Miniature Holy Nativity Scene
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Holy Family and Wise Kings
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Holy Family
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Beautiful & Gorgeous Ways to Decorate Christmas Tree

Christmas season brings joy and happiness to all. Every activity of Christmas brings cheer and excitement to the entire family. As soon as Thanksgiving week gets over, we start in earnest planning for Christmas. There are many of us who start the planning and activities for Christmas even before the Thanksgiving week!

Getting the Christmas tree is only the first step of season celebration. Decorating the tree can take quite a bit of our time. We can plan to decorate each year differently. Make the decorations colour co-ordinated and choose only one particular colour as the basic colour for this year. You can pick the colour to match your home décor.

While you are planning the decorations of the tree, involve your children right from the start. Discuss with them the plans for decorations. Ask their opinion about what colour will suit this year Christmas tree decoration. Ask their ideas about what ornaments to select for decorations, and how to do the illuminations etc.

Maybe it will be easier and quicker for you to do the decorations all by yourself, but it will bring more pleasure and happiness to yourself and your children to work as a team to do the Christmas tree decoration. It is a rewarding activity – seeing the budding talents and imagination of your children’s young minds tackling the planning and decoration of the Christmas tree.

Likewise ask your children their ideas and desires when you are planning the Christmas feast also. Ask whether they want any special dish to be included or any special friend to be invited for the feast. And help them to choose good gifts for their friends and help them in wrapping it nicely and elegantly so they can be happy sharing lovely things with their friends.

Tell the fables and tales of the Holy Nativity Scenes. This is the time for them to learn the family traditions and customs. Learning to work as a team can forge strong ties of family bonding and happy and harmonious relationships. Having a joyful and merry Christmas seasons can make the children look forward to spending time as a family together year after year.

Here are some beautiful ways of decorating your Christmas tree by the family together From All Things Christmas. Decorating the tree by the children, choosing the ornaments jointly and decorating the Nativity Scene – all go into making the tree beautiful, the season joyous and the occasion festive.

Transparent Glass Ornaments
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Three Angels Playing Music
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Pretty Ornaments Ready for Hanging Up
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Holy Nativity Scene
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Glowing Christmas Glass Ornament
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Christmas Decorations – Boy Decorating
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