WPC: Twinkle In Glass

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We bring these hand blown glass ornaments out early in December each year, to hang on our Norfolk Island Pine, draped in white twinkle lights.

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Most of these ornaments are from the Glass Eye Studio out of  Seattle, Washington.  I’ve added a few ornaments, hand blown in Portugal, to our collection in recent years.

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We love how these glass ornaments catch and reflect both sunlight and twinkle lights.

We enjoy them all winter, until the weather has settled enough for the tree to return to its spot out of doors in the spring.

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Woodland Gnome 2014

 

In response to The Weekly Photo Challenge:  Twinkle

Have you made a wreath for the holidays? 

Please share photos in our Holiday Wreath challenge! 

I will put together a post early next week with photos you send me or a link back to your blog post about your Christmas wreath and other holiday decorations. 

Join in this Christmas “blog hop” and share the beauty you have created this Christmas season.

Please create a link back to any of my posts about the challenge, or email your photos to woodlandgnome@zoho.com. 

 

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Twinkle

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“As visual creatures, we are drawn to light.

For thousands of years, we’ve gathered around fires in the darkness, soothed by the glow of embers, and warmed by the dance of the flames. We revel in the sunshine of summertime. The sparkle of gemstones or moonlight on water inspires us to poetry.

The ceremonial use of light has been practiced for centuries, by many religions and for many different kinds of celebrations.

We love the light.  This week, share with us your photos of twinkling light.”

       –The Daily Post 12/12/2014

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Sunrise and sunset take on special meaning in winter, when our days grow short.

The play of light against the darkness fills us with optimism and joy.

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Even a tiny glimmer of light will dispel the darkness.

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But when light is alive and dancing, we see it twinkle.

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Photos by Woodland Gnome 2014

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