Published at Friday, November 17th 2017. by Dorothy Francis in Christmas Season.
Many early Christmas bulbs were shaped to look like what they had replaced: the classic Christmas tree candle. The candle shape fell out of vogue, and in time new varieties shaped like glass balls, animals, lanterns and Santa figures hit the scene. A new and improved candle-shaped bubble light re-emerged later on in the 20th century. This one was filled with percolating colored liquid that cast a flickering light on the tree as the bulb grew warm. You can still occasionally find vintage bubble Christmas lights like these in flea markets or antique shops. Electric Christmas lights continued to hold sway into the 1980s.
Also, you should list in your budget your family members and friends that you often -each year- you send gifts. You can even use your creativity to save money -in case you dont want dedicate a large amount of money for gifts- and purchase affordable things that you know your family or friends loves. On the other hand, something that you should consider in your budget is having at least a few amount of money for charity. We know that Christmas -for those with Christian believing- is a season to share and demonstrate love doing things for others -what is charity- and if you share things with people that probably have some needs this will give an special touch to your holidays.
Virtue Has its Rewards
Finally: Stay flexible. The advantage of Christmas tree candles is that they dont restrict your overall design or look. You can use them with other Christmas decorations - for example, your favorite vintage, antique or contemporary ornaments or tree toppers - or virtually any other decorations you have. If you want, you can even use electric lights and Christmas candles together.
Christmas Tree Candles are Kilowatt-Killers. You can feel good about using them because they dont draw a single watt of electricity. You can also pack them up with your other ornaments at the end of the season and use them again next year.
It all started with the simple Christmas candle, which is credited to Martin Luther who, legend says, came up with the Christmas tree in the 16th century. The Christmas tree survived quietly for centuries until electric Christmas tree lighting came on the scene in the early 1900s and, as they say, the rest is history.