Trimming the tree for the holidays is often reflective of one’s style, personality and family traditions. It’s no wonder that finding the perfect ornaments to highlight and mark such a decorated occasion can often be frustrating as many retailers offer holiday ornaments in the masses where the probability that someone else will have your ornament or similar runs high. For unique, couture ornaments that will not only accentuate your tree but will also add the special touch of sparkle that others are not apt to find, visit these great locations in DFW.
Apples to Zinnias
4024 Villanova St.
Dallas, TX 75225
If you could peel yourself away from the Dallas location of Sprinkles Cupcakes, you will find that right next door is a unique and blossoming business called Apples to Zinnias. In the wake of the holiday season, an overflow of shiny and decorative ornaments are largely inviting through the glass windows of this floral shop located in Park Cities. With ornaments on display varying from large to small, glittery or matte, traditional or abstract, Apples to Zinnias appeals to those who crave an exclusive selection that will not be matched elsewhere. Whether you are looking for a custom-made wreath or that special ornament that hangs high on the tree for display year after year, Apples to Zinnias will have you covered.
Noel Christmas Store
19009 Preston Road, Suite 300
Dallas, TX 75252
Christmas deserves to be year round; or at least that is the theory of Dallas-based Noel Christmas Store. Servicing the DFW metroplex for 27 years, this family-owned holiday store offers rare collectibles and ornaments that will not be found elsewhere. The Noel Christmas Store is one of the few locations in DFW that offers a fine selection of hand-painted and specially crafted ornaments; such as those stemming from the Department 56 collection or by Christopher Radko. Choose from glass ornaments artistically designed for trimming the tree to elves that were playfully constructed to adorn your home. Whatever your choice may be, The Noel Christmas Store is a top choice for residents who are in search of distinctive and quality ornaments.
3708 W. Pioneer Parkway
Arlington, TX 76013
Known to most as the mecca of holiday decorating stores, the Decorators Warehouse in Arlington is home to thousands of unique ornaments that vary in shape, size and design. Make sure you have a general idea of how you will be trimming your tree or what type of ornament you will be looking for; otherwise you are sure to become overwhelmed with the endless rows of ornaments that this store has to offer. No color scheme or decorating theme is too outlandish for this local favorite as there are ornaments in neon, pastels and other abstract designs. For a store that is guaranteed to satisfy your quest for that one-of-a-kind ornament, the Decorators Warehouse will not disappoint.
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Vetro Glassblowing Studio and Gallery
701 S. Main St., Suite 103
Grapevine, TX 76051
Vetro specializes in the Italian art form of glassblowing and is sure to impress you beyond all of your expectations when it comes to its capability in making unique gifts and ornaments. No two ornaments from Vetro’s studio will be the same due to the technique and characteristics of glassblowing. For anyone in the market for a true and original work of art that is coveted by art collectors and celebrities, Vetro is for you. The ornaments that are created in Vetro’s studio are not only those that will hold special meaning for the holidays, but that will be passed down from generation to generation.
Merry’s Christmas and Clowns
309 S. Main St.
Grapevine, TX 76051
The name itself may be odd, but this unique and crafty boutique in Grapevine is one of the perfect locations for those wanting to have an ornament that is outside of the box. From adorable college-themed ornaments to personalized ornaments that would make excellent gifts for teachers, Merry’s Christmas and Clowns offers a great selection of decorations for those who are anything but ordinary. Making the “Best Of” list for a second year in a row, Merry’s Christmas and Clowns has ornamental items in store year-round and is sure to have exactly what you will need for trimming your tree. Visit this business that has given Grapevine excellent customer service for over 20 years and you are guaranteed to leave with the ornament you have been wishing for.
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