Tag Archives: ornaments
Ever since I was a kid, my family hasn’t been able to find a Christmas tree topper that we loved. Some years, we used an angel wearing a red satin gown. Other times, a gold-trimmed velveteen Victorian bow. Occasionally, we … Continue reading
This Christmas-collides-with-Valentine’s Tree struck me as odd when I saw it last month at Sunshine City, a Tokyo shopping mall. Why is the tree plastered with silver Cupids, hearts, stars, and pink garland?
I love the shape and texture contrasts of this sidewalk holiday tree. The straight, dull branches jutting out around the ginormous globes of luster. At first glance, the ornaments threaten to snap the branches they’re dangling from. Looks like a … Continue reading