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Best Places To Buy Holiday Decorations

Holiday season 2012 has arrived and it's time to deck the halls! Holiday stores, gift shops, nurseries and other retailers from Miami to Fort Lauderdale have the brightest and most festive accessories to ring in yuletide spirits. There really is something for everyone with a wide range of styles and product categories as well as items at bargain prices to pieces for passing down from generation to generation. Traditional fare is always a good bet with classics like nativity scenes, ornaments, wreaths and poinsettias or go modern with new products such as LED tree toppers and humorous stockings, ornaments and holiday cards.
The Christmas Palace
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The Christmas Palace
9820 N.W. 77th Ave.
Hialeah Gardens, FL 33016
(305) 558-5352
www.thechristmaspalace.comThe Christmas Palace is a year-round Christmas store featuring great service and quality merchandise. The large and fully-stocked store carries every Christmas decorating desire from lights and trees to wreaths and seasonal figures for the yard (elves, snowmen, Santas). It even sells collectible decor from brands including Lladro, Mr. Christmas and Mark Roberts. The store has a light recycling program which gives a 20 percent discount on new LED Christmas lights in return for old and used lights. Shoppers living a distance from Miami may enjoy the second store location in Fort Lauderdale.

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Pink Palm
723 Lincoln Road
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 397-8097
www.pinkpalm.comOne of the most darling gift shops in Florida is Lincoln Road's Pink Palm. The kitschy and quirky Miami store is a well-curated shop filled with decor essentials of all types including a great selection of fun holiday decorations through the season. Pick up ornaments and other tree accessories that are hard to find elsewhere as well as accessories for loving pets to be part of the experience. Other great finds are off-beat holiday cards and some of the finest wrapping paper around.

eljac christmas trees
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ELJAC Christmas Trees
Miami-Dade County Fair & Expo Center
2000 S.W. 107th Ave.
Miami, FL 33165
(305) 551-1410
www.miamichristmastrees.comOne of the best suppliers of nature's decorations for the holidays is Miami's ELJAC Christmas Trees. The family-owned company is actually the oldest Christmas tree supplier in the city and it is most known for its top-quality stock and impressive customer service. Fresh North Carolina Frasier Fir trees abound as well as fresh trimmings, wreaths, poinsettias and topiaries. Trees flocked for snow-covered effects come complete with stands and may be customized with glitter in green, red, silver, gold, pearl or a combination.

chan silk flowers
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Chan's Silk Flowers
5300 N.W. 72nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33166
(305) 593-2695
www.chansilkflowers.comThe family-owned and operated Chan's Silk Flowers sells charming decorative items at reasonable prices for a number of occasions including a sizable collection for the upcoming holidays. For the holiday tree, there are tree toppers, garlands, skirts and other accessories including one of the largest selections of ornaments in the area. Ornaments include traditional motifs as well as unexpected themes such as sea creatures and butterflies. Chan's Silk Flowers offers items for outdoor decor as well near-life-size nativity scenes.

Interior Digs
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Interior Digs
258 Commercial Blvd.
Lauderdale-By-The-Sea, FL 33308
(954) 938-0101
www.interiordigs.comInterior Digs is a fun place to shop for holiday decor for the home. Its stock encompasses holiday party necessities, stockings, figurines and other details to liven things up for the season. The LED tree toppers are an impressive selection and a really great way to modernize holiday decor while remaining traditional. Many of the items serve well as collectibles because of their uniqueness and quality including the ornaments ranging from angels and Santa Clauses to cupcakes. Interior Digs also carries a selection of shatterproof ornaments that are ideal for those with active little ones.

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Chanoa Chen is a well-published blogger and online journalist on topics ranging from luxury lifestyle living to fashion shows and trends. A self-proclaimed Miami Beach fashion expert, she is also working on launching her first jewelry line, Boki Love. Her work can be found at

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