Wonderful Christmas Ornaments Decoration Ideas 09
Wonderful Christmas Ornaments Decoration Ideas 09

50 Wonderful Christmas Ornaments Decoration Ideas

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When you think about Christmas ornaments most people initially think about Christmas baubles as the most common ornament. The Christmas ball is a never-ending symbol of Christmas tree decoration and probably the most sold Christmas ornament ever. There are three main types of Christmas ball decorations – glass, plastic and other materials.

Glass Christmas Decorations

The glass Christmas ornament is the longest lasting. It appeared in around the 1840s and has been a popular Christmas tree ornament ever since. Glass ornaments are available in numerous shapes and styled form the plain glass bauble to hand painted German Christmas ornaments.

There are glass icicle designs and glass birds. One of the most popular collector’s items are crystal glass ornaments usually stars. Companies such as Swarovski and Waterford produce Christmas designs each year and many increase in value after a few years. There are other Crystal Christmas ornaments designs available snowmen, Santa’s and angels (these are especially popular and look so good in crystal)

Plastic Christmas Decorations

Plastic is used as a material for Christmas tree ornaments because it is cheap to produce and much less fragile than glass. Plastic Christmas decorations are great for having around children and pets. There are many colors and themes available in plastic. Clear plastic ball shapes that you can use to make your own handmade Christmas ornaments is a great favorite with children. They can add glitter or tinsel to the ball, snap it shut and they have their own personal decoration.

Other Christmas Decorations

There are many different materials that can be used to make Christmas decorations including straw, fabrics, wood, metal, food and paper. Food is one of the earliest forms of Christmas decoration, when it was used to celebrate the start of the new season of life in plants. Common food decorations include popcorn, dried fruits, biscuits or cookies and today we use chocolate in shiny foil as a popular ornament for our tree.