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THE HOLLYWOOD CHRISTMAS PARADE!!!

Christmas parades can be seen in cities and towns nationwide. The parades help usher in Christmas.
Christmas parades can be small with just a few floats, and a couple of bands, or very large with a lot of floats, several bands, clowns, assorted groups, and cars carrying important people from the community. But whether the Christmas parades are small or large in size doesn't matter, it's what is at the end of the parade that makes all the difference and that would be Santa Claus! Seeing Santa Claus means the Christmas season is here!
Christmas parades have been going strong for 90+ years. When Christmas parades first started it was more of a way for people who lived in small towns to get together and socialize with each other while watching a very short parade. The parades were something the communities looked forward to every year.
One such Christmas parade in California started in 1928. It was one of the smallest parades ever. There was only one actress and Santa Claus with …

GIVE YOUR CHRISTMAS ORNAMENTS A LITTLE MORE, WITH SOME CUSTOM MADE ORNAMENT HANGERS!!!

Ornament Hanger How-To Some of you may have seen ornament or suncatcher hangers and said, I can do that! Some of you may have seen them and said, How do I do that? This tutorial is for you. This is for a simple ornament hanger you can make all by yourself with a few tools and wire!

Tools:

Ruler
Wire Cutter
Round Nose Pliers
Wrap-N-Tap pliers (large)
Supplies:

18 gauge silver-filled or silver-plated wire




1. Start by flush cutting a 3" piece of wire with your wire cutters. Notice I used the ever-popular dinosaur ruler we got in a shoe-store many moons ago!

2. Using the round nose pliers, place your wire 1/3 of the way down the plier and make a loop. If you are making lots of hangers, you may want to use a sharpie to mark the place where you want to wrap the wire if you want them all uniform in size.

3. Finish the loop all the way.

4. Place the loop in the Wrap-N-Tap plier on the first round. If you want larger loops for your hanger, you should cut a larger piece of wire. Make sure the l…

FREE PRINTABLE CHRISTMAS PHOTO BOOTH PROPS!!!

Christmas Photo Booth Props – Free Printable

 Every good party needs a photo booth, and props are a great way to make sure your guests cut loose and get silly. Simply print these patterns, glue them to foam core, cut them out with an exacto knife, and add a stick! Then you and your friends can get snapping! Happy Holidays! *** UPDATE ***
A friendly reader just noticed that the ‘Naughty’ & ‘Nice’ arrows were missing from the original pdf. This has now been updated. Thanks Jenni!

Download Here >> Materials:
8.5×11 paper
Dowels
Foam core
Spray Adhesive
Exacto Knife
Tape
Step 1:Click here to download the free printable and print out pictures of the props. Step 2: Spray each piece with spray adhesive and mount to the foam core. Step 3: Using an exacto knife cut out the shapes of the props. Step 4: Tape the dowel to the backside of the prop. Step 5: Get Snapping!