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Christmas Ornament Ideas
Christmas Ornament Varieties
I can never seem to collect enough Christmas ornaments, and even though I live in a large home, I can fill it with the ornaments I already have. Nonetheless, I continue to buy more as new and compelling ornaments capture my eye. There never seems to be enough room to come close to putting them all out. and yet I just have to have some new ornaments I haven't seen before.
And we have just about every type of Christmas ornament there is at this time, from personalized and photo Christmas ornaments - which tell the story of our family history - to wooden, handmade Christmas ornaments, which also bring delight and interest from family and friends visiting us during the holiday season.
Other types I can thing of are fantastic beaded ornaments, glass ornaments, angel ornaments, pet ornaments (which include dogs and cats), silver ornaments, fish ornaments, crystal ornaments and ... well you get the idea, there are too many to name and this is just a small sampling of ornaments that come to mind.
Below are a number of types for you to enjoy looking at, and maybe they'll inspire you to add a few this year to your Christmas ornament decoration collection. You just may end up never having enough places, time and room to put them up. Christmas ornaments are just fun, and I can't seem to get enough of them. How about you?
- Christmas Houses, Villages and Accessories
I'm a sucker for Christmas decorations, and my favorite, by far, are miniature Christmas villages and accessories. Over the years I've collected so many Christmas houses and accessories, it's silly, but I wouldn't have it any other way. There are...
- Nativity Figurines, Scenes and Displays for in the Home
For people all around the world, the story of the birth of Jesus Christ is what the reason behind the season is, and that is depicted in homes by the inclusion of nativity scenes, which recreate the historical event. Nativity scenes are also...
Wooden Christmas Ornaments
As you can see from the batch of wooden Christmas ornaments below, just taking into account this theme there are probably enough to fill ten houses if you started to collect them all. But I really enjoy this representation of wooden Christmas ornaments below, and have them in a number of places around my home.
My personal favorite of the bunch is probably the double bells.
- Christmas Window Decorations
Christmas window decorations can be incorporated in a number of ways, so when you mention the term, a number of people think of one think while others think of another. There are three basic Christmas window decorations strategies you can use,...
- Christmas Window Silhouettes
Christmas window silhouettes may be the most recognized decoration seen by those passing by a home that there are. The usual placement in the windows and accompanying lights to ensure people enjoy them make them a delight for all those blessed...
Angel Christmas Ornament
Since angels have been such a large part of the traditional Christmas story concerning the announcement that Jesus had came into the world, they have always played a big role in Christmas décor, and there's no end to the variety of angel Christmas ornaments like the one below you can find.
The way the angel is presented with the gold halo and wings, with the head and upper torso transparent against the purple background is fantastic. The golden horn also looks great.
- Photos of Great Christmas Outdoor Decorations
In this article on Christmas yard art decorations, I've researched the Internet to find some great photos of homes that designed some fantastic Christmas outdoor decorations for everyone to enjoy. The purpose of these outdoor Christmas decorations...
- Ideas for Christmas Yard Decorations
There are a number of things to consider when thinking of your Christmas yard decorations, and before you even start to make a plan, take into account how much you're able to or want to spend this year. The reason this is important is once you...
Silver Dragonfly Christmas Ornaments
Having silver in my Christmas ornaments is one of my favorites, and I have found they're fantastic if you blend them among your overall Christmas décor. Too much though and they overwhelm everything by their brilliance and color, so you must be discriminate in out you place them. I love the dragonfly silver Christmas ornaments below.
- Christmas Yard Art
Christmas yard art can mean different things to different people, as some that are more handy with tools or artisans, think in terms of making their own unique Christmas decorations through their own ideas, creativity and designs. Holiday yard art...
- Outdoor Christmas Decoration Ideas
Making your lawn into a Christmas story through various Christmas outdoor lawn decorations is a great way to share your family traditions and enjoyment of the holiday with others. Outdoor Christmas decorations are especially fun because the...
Dog Christmas Ornaments
Dogs continue to be the favorite among Christmas themes as far as pets go, but cats are a close second behind them, so don't get too disturbed about the canine displayed below, because you can get cats like these as well if that is your preference.
But this group of dog ornaments which feature dog breeds look great. And when considering everything about Christmas concerning pets, I like breeds, whether it's cats or dogs, or some other critter.
- Christmas Nativity Outdoor Yard Decorations
The nativity is a big part of outdoor Christmas decorations, as it's a depiction of the birth of Christ, which is the foundation behind the celebration of Christmas, and of which many Christians like to honor by placing a nativity scene outdoors...
- Christmas Window and Door Clings, Stickers or Decals
Decorating for the Christmas holiday season can be daunting and exhausting, as we work to create a delightful and warm atmosphere for family and friends. That's where window clings can come in, which are very simple to apply, as well as quick and...
Fish Christmas Ornaments
Fish have always been an image of the Christian faith, and while not all Christmas ornaments are made in the old style of fish the early Christian church identified with, they're still very meaningful and fun, as the colorful Christmas tree bulb below shows.
This is an unusual design, which not only shows the fish, but includes them in the Christmas bulb being shaped as a fish bowl. Pretty cool design.
- Disney Christmas Stockings
When we think of our childhood, and many times beyond that period of time, there's not one of us that haven't, at one time or another, been enchanted by Disney and their many characters. So it's no surprise that a number of Disney Christmas...
- Christmas Inflatable Decorations
I don't know if there's anything more fun and enchanting than Christmas inflatables, which delight all of those viewing them, as well as those that put them up as part of their Christmas decorations. There are probably no other Christmas...
Antique Blown Glass Christmas Ornaments
Antique Christmas ornaments have always appealed to me, and the photo of antique blown glass Christmas ornaments shows a great variety of those from days gone by. Fantastic collection.
As you can see, ornaments of that time were very traditional, as evidenced by the green, red and silver colors usually associated with the Christmas season.
Antique Blown Glass Ornaments
- Christmas Dinner Plate Designs and Ideas
Christmas dinner plates are one of the most important parts of setting an attractive and inviting table on Christmas Day, and when used in a complementary manner with a fantastic Christmas tablecloth, the combination can really put everyone in that..
- White Christmas Tree Skirts
A Christmas tree skirt adds a lot to a Christmas tree and the overall Christmas decoration of a home, and can be bought in an endless number of varieties to reflect the tastes of anyone. With that in mind, I thought I would include some white...
Crystal Christmas Ornaments
What can be said about crystal that this stunning ornament doesn't say in the photo. Crystal always looks great in whatever form it takes on, and this Christmas ornament is a beautiful piece that would look fantastic anywhere.
- Christmas Tree Angel Treetops
There are a number of legends and lore concerning the origin of the Christmas tree we see in use around the world today, as it is disputed as to what the impetus behind a Christmas tree was, and if the meaning people attribute to it today is from...
- Thomas Kinkade Christmas Works
With his Media Arts, the company that licenses and sells the works of Thomas Kinkade, saying about 5 percent of all homes in America have a work of Thomas Kinkade in them, it's no wonder his name and art are so popular, as they always portray a...
Beaded Christmas Ornament
Beaded Christmas ornaments can be gorgeous, and the one below shows how nice they can look. It is so unique and fantastic, but I think it's because dark blue is among my favorite colors which make it the reason for liking it so much.
Even so, beaded Christmas ornaments are a great addition to any Christmas décor, and if you can imagine a green and/or red beaded, hanging Christmas ornament designed like the one below, you know it would be an awesome one to hang on the Christmas tree.
- Christmas Music Boxes
Christmas music boxes are always a magical part of Christmas season and Christmas décor, and the fantastic and compelling sounds, and in many cases, figures related to them, are a major attraction for those captivated by the two working together. ...
- Disney Gifts with a Christmas Theme
The Walt Disney Company is among the most recognizable brands in the world, and when contemplating buying a gift for someone for Christmas time, it can boggle the mind as to where to even begin, let alone narrow things down to a couple of items. ...
Great Christmas Ornaments
I'm sure you can tell from my enthusiasm that I love these types of Christmas ornaments, and indeed I have far too many to even know what's in my home anymore.
Still, every year I think of new ways to create different looks and usually add a number more that I seem not to need until I find that new way to put them together. Too much fun to me!
Whether you like to decorate with a lot or little, Christmas ornaments are a must to create that delightful atmosphere desired by a family during the Christmas holiday season.