Unusual Christmas Nutcrackers Decorations

Bunch of unusual Nutcracker statues

While I was researching for the previous post on traditional Nutcrackers I came across these unusual, crazy, and fun ones. Why just have the classics when you can have Jack Skellington or your fave football team colors

Traditional Christmas Nutcrackers Decorations

Traditional Christmas Nutcrackers Decorations

Nutcrackers started becoming a Traditional Christmas decoration in the 1800s after two books by Dumas and Hoffman and were published on the subject. Later Tchaikovsky adapted a ballet from the stories. The ballet became very popular in the mid 1900s and was performed during the holiday season. This led to the rise of the popularity of suing nutcrackers as a Christmas decoration.

Large Merry Christmas Lighted Outdoor Signs

Large Merry Christmas Lighted Outdoor Signs

My outdoor decorations now consist of white lights along my roof edge and in my trees. I think my outdoor decorations need some serious updating. I have already decided to make some of those big lighted balls for the yard, and I think a big pre-lit sign would complement those nicely.

Pink and Purple Christmas Tree Ornaments

Pink and Purple Christmas Tree Ornaments

Have you every thought of having a Christmas Tree decorated in in just two colors of Ornaments, like Pink and Purple? I have often wondered how that would look – quite elegant and glamorous I would think. And then how about on a white background – especially if you still have one of those old fashioned flocked ones.

Black Top Hat Christmas Tree Topper

Black Top Hat Christmas Tree Toppers

A Black Top Hat is a delightful Christmas Tree Topper. It can be whimsical or more serious, depending on the style and what you think of when you see it. Frosty the Snowman comes to mind, but so do Dickens “A Christmas Carol” or just Victorian Carolers. I even found one with a Frosty head and arms that wrapped around – how clever!

Burgundy and Gold Christmas Tree Ornaments

Burgundy and Gold Christmas Tree Ornaments

Burgundy and Gold Ornaments add a bit of flair to your Christmas Tree. Whether each one contains both colors or you use each color in a separate bauble, the effect is stunning. Try to use a variety of shapes, sizes and patterns. You can do your entire holiday decor completely in this color scheme, or add any of these these to your existing one.

Festive Christmas Throw Pillow Covers

Festive Christmas Throw Pillow Covers

One of the quickest ways to update your Christmas Decor is by covering throw pillows you already have with Festive Pillow Covers. This is quick, easy and economical. This method also saves on storage space as you only need to store the outer casing and not the whole thing. You can do this with any holiday or decorating scheme where you want a large impact with little time or money.

Flamingo Christmas Tree Ornaments

Flamingo Christmas Tree Ornaments

My sister lives in Florida and has several Flamingo Ornaments on her Christmas Tree. I used to think that only people in warmer climates used them, but now realize that it is a cute and kitschy way to decorate. Or of course give one to to someone who loves these crazy pink birds.

Christmas Tree Cake Pans

Christmas Tree Cake Pans

If you love to bake during the holidays, try one of these Christmas Tree Pans to bake a beautiful holiday Cake for the centerpiece of your sweets table. If you enjoy making and decorating them as gifts, or possibly a pot luck, the disposable set is very useful.