Trimming the Tree: Deals on Ornaments and Decorations

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Posted on 12/06/2013

Would you spend $2,500 on your Christmas tree? A gardening business in Ohio is hoping someone will. Fox 8 Cleveland reports that the 18-foot tall tree hand-picked from the North Carolina woods carries a very hefty price tag, especially in contrast to the $41.50 the average American spends on a live Christmas tree. (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/05/most-expensive-christmas-tree-2012_n_2246675.html) The Christmas tree business brings in about $3.4 billion a year and if you've got one up in your home this holiday season here are some deals on ornaments and decorations.


Shatterproof Christmas Balls
If you're looking to add a lot of color without spending much money and you've got little ones in your home shatterproof ornaments are the way to go. A pack of 60 turquoise blue Christmas ball ornaments come in four finishes and sell for just $19.99 at walmart.com.


Beaded Dove Ornament Set
Add some culture to your tree with this set of Beaded Dove Ornaments, $15 for three. Made in India, they are constructed of hand-embellished fabric with decorative stitching and beadwork. Your purchase supports UNICEF's efforts to reduce child labor throughout the world.


Personalized Lenox Ornament
Personalize a beautiful white porcelain ornament from American company Lenox. Normally $66 this ornament depicting two snowmen is now just $10.95, more than 80 percent off the regular price. Plus shipping is free on all orders.


Buy Three Get One Free
Choose from more than 2,000 ornaments at christmasplace.com. Right now when you buy three regularly priced ornaments you'll get one free, no coupon code required. Many ornaments cost just $1.99.


Printable Photo Wreath
If "free" sounds like an even better way to decorate your Christmas tree head to handmadecharlotte.com. They're offering a free printable to create a photo wreath featuring your child's precious face. You'll need some ribbon, a glue stick and scissors to get the job done, but in the end you'll have a one of a kind ornament to treasure for many Christmases to come.


By Alison Storm

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