Christmas

The History Of Tinsel

Tinsel is mainly used to decorate Christmas trees, although its also used for ceilings, walls or anything festive. Tinsel is usually flexible which makes it easy to wrap around anything such as posts, picture frames or ornaments. We decorate our house and trees with tinsel every Christmas, but why? And where did tinsel originate from? […]

Hitler And The Nazis Tried To Steal Christmas

An exhibition at the National Socialism Documentation Center in Cologne has discovered that the Nazi Party attempted to steal Christmas by making glittering swastika, iron cross and toy grenade baubles for the Christmas tree. They even removed religious references from Christmas carols. Hitler made these changes to change the ways people think of Christmas, he […]