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Mexican Christmas decorations

Artistic and colorful

Mexico is a colorful place any time of year but round about Christmas time, the markets become even brighter and more colorful with a wide range of locally made Christmas decorations. Of course, the glittering star-shaped piƱatas catch your eye immediately but so do the beautifully crafted decorations made of straw, wood, glass, ceramic and metal.

I saw these three Christmas trees covered in traditional Mexican decorations at the bottom of the hill leading up to the Castillo de Chapultepec in the park and couldn't resist taking some photos...

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There's no end to the market stalls overflowing with color and artistic creativity. Here are a few more photos...

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Before we leave Mexico, I'm definitely going to fill my suitcase with a few of these to take back home!

Posted by margaretm 03:36 Archived in Mexico Tagged christmas traditions color crafts mxico

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You have captured the essense of Christmas in Mexico, Margaret .... very colorful, lively and whimsical! A reflection of the Mexican people themselves. Happy Holiday to you you and your family. Keep sharing your view (literally) of everyday life in the Big Enchilada!

by Lynda Martinez

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