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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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Starting in the middle of the ornament, wrap your painter's tape around the top half of the ornament. Make sure the edge is flush and free of bubbles, then wipe off any greasy fingerprints you might have left behind.



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