Midday Fix: Frank Fontana’s tree decorating tips with Treetime Christmas Creations

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Frank Fontana and Jim Whitehead



Sunday, November 9
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Tree Time
22102 N. Pepper Road
Lake Barrington

Frank's Tips:

Chose a theme for the tree: color scheme and mood - whimsical, elegant, natural

For the base of the tree, use a rolling or rotating stand, urn, galvanized bucket -- it doesn’t have to be a tree skirt

Space out large elements on the tree and position them further in the branches. Use string to position ornaments correctly

Smaller ornaments can be wired into clusters using ornament hooks. The ornaments can be all the same or mix it up.  As you reduce the size of the ornament come out further on the tree.

Add a floral element.

Think out of the box for the tree topper.

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