The tradition evolved from pagan rituals into a modern day art form that once symbolized the re-birth of spring and nowadays everlasting life. Years build as do ornaments and memories of Christmases when real trees were the only option.
This trimmed tree cozies up a home but at its core emulates starry nights with its strings of light and seeks to replicate the majesty of nature. So if the season snuck up early and has made you feel a bit weary, I hope it inspires you the way it did me.
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