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Old 07-07-2013, 07:20 PM
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Christmas, Christmas time is near,
Time for toys and time for cheer.
We've been good, but we can't last,
Hurry Christmas, Hurry fast.
Want a plane that loops the loop,
(Alvin) Me, I want a Hula-Hoop.
(Chipmunks )
We can hardly stand the wait,
Please Christmas don't be late.

this song is now stuck in my head, but thought that is ok since it is July
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Love that song!!! It's stuck in my head now, too


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Oh, great. Now it's going to be stuck in mine too.


Mwahahahahahahahaha!





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Old 07-07-2013, 07:45 PM
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Christmas in July you say? At Ottawa's Tinseltown, it is Christmas every day!

Yep. Today, I stepped into Christmas at Ottawa's magical Christmas emporium known as "Tinseltown." Kim and I made our first visit since March. Accompanying us and making their first visit were my mom and her husband as well as Kim's mom. They all couldn't believe the amount of Christmas in such a small space. Yet again, it was such a wonderful experience. Much like our favourite day of the year, Tinseltown never disappoints.

Upon entry, we were greeted by the holiday sounds of Bing Crosby. Despite being sounded by Christmas decorations, I was instantly imaging that I was sitting by the fire on a cold winter's night all the while staring at the dancing lights of the Christmas Tree. Magical.

Besides the smiles of on our faces, none of us walked out empty handed. Kim and I made a couple purchases, which I will share with you in picture form... and everyone else purchased some very nice specialty ornaments. It's never too early to plan ahead for your 2013 Christmas Tree! Speaking of 2013, only a few of their new items have arrived. I know that a few of these photos will appear to be similar to those that I took a few months ago, but I did my best to find new items to share. The good news? I will return with more photos nearly a month before Crown's annual (and my favourite thread of the year) Christmas Blossoms thread debuts in September. Why is that? Well, because I was informed that their entire 2013 stock should be on display by the end of August/early September. Hooray!

As always, I am happy to share some photos from Tinseltown. I really wish you all could experience it with me... but, most of all, I hope that you have the ability to step into a similar Christmas environment at nearly any time, too.

A quick reminder. I am not on the forum as much as I should be. My current job does not permit it and I really busy! If you have any questions, feel free to send me a message and I will be happy to answer them. However, I do hope to have the opportunity to enjoy your comments and everything else!

Enjoy the photos!

Welcome to Tinseltown - the giant Santa Claus is still taking his list of those that enter. He can do the same for you at your house! ...for only $1500. How does that price sound, Made?!



I was drawn to the back corner. The red Christmas Tree seemed quite interesting.




Note: I apologize for the glare on many of the photos. It was bright and nearly impossible to not have light bouncing all over the place!
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Ornaments and decorations.... with strangely festive human-esque cats... Perhaps they could make one of Auntie's O'Malley the Cat?!:


Lovely Christmas serving decor:


This Santa appeared to be quite new:
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Christmas in pastels. I love the wreaths at the top:


More pastel beauty:


Christmas tins:
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A mix of Christmas. Santa and perhaps one of the creepiest Christmas decorations I have ever seen... can you spot the old Christmas woman on the right?


Dancing lights-a-glow:


A manger scene sits atop the store:
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Welcome to Tinseltown - the giant Santa Claus is still taking his list of those that enter. He can do the same for you at your house! ...for only $1500. How does that price sound, Made?!


Sounds like a steal to me!!!!
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More of St. Nicholas!:


Any wreath that says Merry Christmas will always put a big smile on my face:


It didn't turn out as well as I had hoped, but the ornaments near the back right remind me of old 50s/60s ornaments that my grandparents had on their tree. The teardrop ornaments, I think they were called? Anyway, they had them well into the late 90s. I loved them:
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Originally Posted by brent View Post
This Santa appeared to be quite new:
Okay, that's it. I'm going to apply for a passport tomorrow!!!!
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Santa and some children - perhaps carollers - wait to be purchased from the shelves of Tinseltown. I want them both!


Santa appears to be overjoyed at the gift of Baby Jesus!:


I liked this decoration, but the lighting makes it appear much creepier than it should:
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A mix of Christmas. Santa and perhaps one of the creepiest Christmas decorations I have ever seen... can you spot the old Christmas woman on the right?

Love the Santa's!!! The other one is creepy though!! LOL!!!!
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