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Check out this excellent string of white owl lights for sale over at Anthropologie. This set would make for the perfect addition to any owl themed Christmas tree!

You can pick them up here, and be sure to browse their excellent collection of owl ornaments while you’re there. They have some great pieces!

ANTHROPOLOGIE

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I had so much fun this weekend decorating my tree and draping my apartment with Christmas decor. As usual, it tends to feature owls and this year I decided to combine all of the owl ornaments I have in to one place and created a woodland owl themed Christmas tree. My roommate and I rent a small condo in the suburbs of Richmond, so space for a full-sized tree is limited. Despite the tight quarters, I was determined to get a good sized live tree and ended up finding an 8 ft balsam fir that was perfect for the space I had available. I cut off about 2 inches from the stem to allow for water absorption, placed in the stand, then wrapped with clear mini-lights and white decorative pearl lights. For the glass bulb ornaments I used a combination or greens, red, beige, white, and clear. I placed pinecones in various spots throughout the tree and decorated with gold and berry spray. Finally, I added the owl tree topper and draped with curled wire framed ribbon.

I also made the centerpiece below using a tall white lattice basket I already had and leftover pine branches. I finished it with small red frosted bulbs and adorned with a woodland owl.

I love this time of year!

THE CHRISTMAS OWL

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