How to Take Pictures of Christmas Ornaments Before You Put Up a Christmas Tree

Let's face it. It's just a little too early to put up a Christmas tree. I'd like to but there is a lot I have to prepare beforehand and I needed to take pictures of the Christmas ornaments I've made already.

Here's a picture of one of the ornaments I've made and photographed already. It looks Christmasy, doesn't it? Like it's almost in a Christmas tree...

Well, not quite. I knew I had to do something that looked like Christmas. Here is what I did.

I remembered I had bought some of these for the shutter door decorations.

Now if I could get them to hang up somewhere...

I spotted this window and thought maybe I could hang the branches off the curtain..

I used these clips to secure the branches onto the curtain.

Some more pictures of my "fake" Christmas tree.

Hope you enjoyed seeing how I made a "fake" Christmas tree for my Christmas ornament pictures.

Happy November,



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