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t/le 9"iSh'tlq , " matter if your tree is whimsical, Victorian elegance, filled with or a jumble of years worth of treasures. C nued from page 32 If two colors you pick are silver and .Id, or other metal types, try to fmd r bon or ornaments that mix both together, to tie it all. Include your metal preference in YOur one to three colors. lights ree of formal Depending on the deg ma e ty You are shooting for, lights can difference. Colored lights tend to a homey, more informal look, and toy themes and varied orna- ments well. like white lights look best. Solid like blue, are funky and For the most formal look, you even consider not using lights at and using crystal or classic glass to add shine and Make sure the lights work before you put them on the tree. Nothing is worse than trying to f'md a burnt out light while it is on the tree! Garland It's a good idea to put any garland on fn-st, of course. This makes it much easier to achieve an even distribution. Some of the best garlands are the old-fashioned kind, like popcorn or cranberries. Especially for toy trees, stringing popcorn or hard candy, Lifesavers, gumdrops, or other candies, which can be color-coordinated with your them, is charming and cheap. Other good ideas may be pearl chains, fancy cords or ropes, curling ribbon, wire-edged ribbon bent in twists, curls, or bows, swags of tulle, lace or chiffon, organdy, organza or taffeta. Remember to coordinate your garlands with your one to three colors. For fancy or Victorian-style trees, using lots of garland is a good idea. See Trees, page 34 We'll copy your Christmas Letters on color and Holiday.Decorated tock whde you wmtS T-shirt transfers available tl Office Equipment 720 Main St., Susanville