by Danny Rodgers
(Boston, Mass, USA)
While there are many wonderful ways to decorate a home for the holidays, perhaps no decoration is as special as the traditional Christmas angel. Angels have a special significance at this wonderful time of year, and it is only natural for homeowners to decorate their Christmas trees, their hallways and their holiday tables with an assortment of angel decorations.
Of course the most common way to display these Christmas angel decorations is as a topper for the Christmas tree, and there are many different types of angels that can be used as tree toppers. From the most elegant hand crafted Christmas angel tree topper to the most whimsical examples of the form, angels are the perfect way to express the joy on which this unique holiday was founded. Angels have traditionally been heralds of good news, and topping the tree with a beautiful Christmas angel is a wonderful way to express that good news as the holidays approach.
Even though the tree topping Christmas angel decoration is the most commonly seen, the to p of the tree is by no means the only place that angels make an appearance at this special time of year. Christmas angels can be found throughout the home, from special hallway decorations to holiday plates and cups to angels adorning the holiday table as a beautiful centerpiece.
Christmas angel decorations are also the perfect collectible, and many families have made it a tradition to add a new Christmas angel to the collection with every passing year. These wonderful decorations make the perfect gifts as well, and having an angel collector on the gift list can certainly make the holiday shopping a lot easier. There are some wonderful collectible Christmas angel decorations on the market, ranging in price from just a few dollars to many hundreds No matter what the family budget chances are there is room for at least a few of these good news messengers.