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How to Make Midcentury Modern Christmas Decorations

Give your Christmas decorations a little 1950s flair with atomic-age ornaments, stockings and decorations.

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The designers at made these twirling onion-shaped ornaments from cardstock paper and metal eyelets. Five strips of paper are cut into three different sizes; the two on the outside are the longest, the two in the middle a little bit shorter and the middle piece is even shorter. All the pieces are clipped together at the ends then riveted with the eyelets. When strung up, the ornaments rotate to give any tree lively movement.



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