New book gives Christmas trees a theme of their own

There’s a Scandinavian Tree with block-printed kurbits, ginger cookies and straw ornaments, along with a Raggedy Tree covered in knotted, fringed strips of patterned fabrics.

“The Kitchen Tree is a tree that I have in my kitchen, literally,” she says of the variation that is festooned with dried pasta garlands, gilded walnuts, bay laurel embellishments and citrus pomanders.

For those who are entertaining, the Kitchen Tree is an ideal option: “When guests leave, as a party favor, give them a fragrant pomander or gilded walnut that they can hang on their tree,” Brown says. …read more

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