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So all this talk of Christmas is a, making me mildly nauseas and b, making me want to craft. Given that I am Pagan and in Australia, it’s really closer to Midsummer than it’ll ever be to Yule when Christmas comes around, so I have sort of bi-polar holiday decorating sprees. My mind sort of goes like this: Midsummer! Suns, war, flowers, fey! Christmas, Winter, snowflakes, snowmen, tinsel!

Despite the very obvious fact that I have never seen a white Christmas outside of movies and pictures.

And if I live here all my days, I probably never will see one. So the winter theme is marvellously ironic. Whoo! (Who else sees the hilarity in singing “White Christmas” in Australia, in December, in 30+°C heat?)

Anyway, as most of my family is probably likely to look at me like a loon if I try to explain to them why Midsummer would be a more fitting holiday (some Catholics have no sense of humour) and I make most of my holiday ornaments, I propose a compromise. Which no one but me will suspect. Make Christmas/Midsummer ornaments! XD Sunny themes amongst the wintery ones.

Does anyone else make their own ornaments? Would anyone be interested in seeing what I come up with/tutorials I find helpful?

Mirrored from Siren Tides.

Date: 2009-11-13 05:43 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] evertwilight.livejournal.com
It's okay, I think you're probably closer to the real "Christmas" then we are, since Christ wasn't really born in December and all that. ;)


And you will not hide in Australia your whole life! I won't allow it!

Date: 2009-11-14 10:17 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] aniraangel.livejournal.com
shhh! don't say that too loud, someone will smack us!

Ah, very well then. I will come visit someday.

Date: 2009-11-15 04:39 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] evertwilight.livejournal.com
...Oh yes that's right. *whisper* But we know the truuuuth. ;)

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