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How to Make Midcentury Modern Faux Aluminum Christmas Ornaments

Christmas in the Atomic Age meant flammable aluminum trees, onion-shaped ornaments and tinsel made from lead (scary). Here’s a less-dangerous way to add a little atomic flair to your Christmas decor this season.

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One box of glass onion-shaped ornaments, one can of metallic chrome spray paint and one roll of painter's tape (all are available in most craft stores).



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