Many find decorating ideas during home tour in Belpre
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BELPRE – People came out Sunday to see how others decorated for the holidays and to get some ideas on how they might deck their own halls during the Belpre Hometown Christmas Tour and Christmas Shoppe.

The annual tour, which is put on by the Belpre Woman’s Club, featured 10 stops throughout the area, including a number of homes, businesses and community organizations.

“The tour has been going great,” Jo Holder, with the Belpre Woman’s Club, said Sunday afternoon. “We have been non-stop.

“Many people just like seeing the Christmas decorations. They like to see the older homes with a lot of history that have been refurbished. It just puts people into the Christmas spirit.”

One stop was at the home of Troy and Sue Christman at 310 Florence St. which was the oldest home on the tour, being built in the 1860s-1870s. The Christmans have been remodeling the home for a couple of years.

“I just enjoy the people coming through and have enjoyed all of the compliments from everyone,” Sue Christman said. “They are very pleased and it makes you feel good.”

Being new to the club, Sue was asked if they wanted to have their house on the tour this year.

“We always decorate big anyway,” she said. “This house has changed a lot on the outside and people have told us this looks like a really neat place.

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Easy Decorating Ideas Under $ 100 to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays
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The cold weather is upon us, Thanksgiving has just passed, and the festive season is in full swing! Here are a few of my favorite easy decorating ideas under $ 100 that will get your home ready for the holidays quickly and inexpensively:

Swap summery pillows and throws for cozier winter versions. Pack away the light cotton and linen pillows and look for home textiles in lush fabrics like chenille, velvet, flannel, and even faux fur.

Adorn your chandelier with ornaments. Tinsel, icicles, and delicate ornaments hanging from ribbons are a festive way to make your chandelier feel special for the holidays.

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