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Do you have an angel or a star on top of the tree?

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PeppermintonCandyCane Wed 05-Dec-12 06:57:51

Or something else?

I have an angel smile

TanteRose Wed 05-Dec-12 07:01:59

star smile

although haven't put the tree up weekend

AlohaMama Wed 05-Dec-12 07:03:14

Currently a lit up star cos it was about 7 quid in a local shop, but I've decided I'd like to get an angel if I ever see a nice one.

elfycat Wed 05-Dec-12 07:06:43


I don't have photos or human-shaped statues around the house so would not have an angel under this rule trend.

Charleymouse Wed 05-Dec-12 07:07:39

Star and an angel. Angel is sort of sat on a star IYSWIM.

PeppermintonCandyCane Wed 05-Dec-12 07:08:40

Does that include animals too elfycat?

Ilovewaleswhenitrains Wed 05-Dec-12 07:09:37


strawberrypenguin Wed 05-Dec-12 07:12:35

Star but I'm looking for a nice angel. Our star is a bit rubbish, very pretty but to heavy and always ends up very lopsided grin

WhoKnowsWhereTheMistletoes Wed 05-Dec-12 07:12:47


whimsy Wed 05-Dec-12 07:16:01

Angel smile

PeppermintonCandyCane Wed 05-Dec-12 07:16:29

Apparently Debenhams is campaigning on the side of the angels, as they are out-numbered by 9 to 1. here

SantasBitch Wed 05-Dec-12 07:18:13

A fairy. grin

ripsishere Wed 05-Dec-12 07:20:14

Neither. Don't currently have a Christmas tree. Sometime over this weekend we will have though.
In England, I had a gorgeous troll like thing made by DDs friends mum. she'd collected she eps wool, spun it, dyed it and made figures out of it.

OrangeLily Wed 05-Dec-12 07:20:36

We've got an angel and h2b suggested replacing her when we get a bigger tree next year. I got a bit ragey.

ObiTheChristmasWan Wed 05-Dec-12 07:31:31

We have a star, of the 'made by a 5 year old' variety.

I'd like an angel, but I came over all precious one year and announced I wouldn't have an angel unless it was a masculine looking 'Gabriel' kind of thing.

Unfortunately, all of the angels I've come across are of the 'fairy' variety, and my husband got such a laugh out of my quest for the authentic Angel Gabriel, that I can't bring myself to back down and get something in a fur-trimmed ballgown grin.

Pleasenomorepeppa Wed 05-Dec-12 07:33:31

Cliff Richard made from cardboard, complete with a Halo. He's been on the top of my tree every year for ages now!

PeppermintonCandyCane Wed 05-Dec-12 07:40:42

Love all the alternatives!

ObiWan - our school nativity always has a boy for the angel-in-chief. You should hear the grumbles from the parents of the blonde girls, who felt the part was rightfully theirs.

Lonecatwithkitten Wed 05-Dec-12 07:42:39

I have a beautiful angel though it took me years to find her. She has a china face and hand, her wings are made of down feathers and she is really beautiful.

AlohaMama Wed 05-Dec-12 15:45:47

I was thinking that when I posted yesterday obi. Let me know if you ever find a Gabriel!

twinklesparkles Wed 05-Dec-12 15:54:35

We have a star

Although that's only because when I moved into my first own home I couldn't find an angel, so bought a star and the star has lasted these years

Plus its glittery and I wrap xmas lights around the bottom and poke them into the star so it looks like its glowing

I have a crystal angel with pink furry wings and wind chimes on the tree also... Just not on top. Its just like a bauble

ProPerformer Wed 05-Dec-12 16:02:03

Star - a gold Hama bead one made by myself and DS over the weekend!! grin (we only have a tiny tree).

We do have an Eeyore angel that I used to have on the tree at my parent's house too but it would dwarf our own tree so it just sits next to it.

ObiTheChristmasWan Wed 05-Dec-12 17:27:05

AlohaMama , if I ever find a Gabriel, I will be on here like a flash, with pictures, and links, and bells, and whistles, and everything - even if it's July grin.

I have even looked (online) at shops in America and Germany, the land of all things Christmassy. No joy yet. I may have to get rich, and commission something!

howcomes Wed 05-Dec-12 17:30:52

We have a little cloth bird which looks like a pigeon on top of our tree

GlaikingAroundTheChristmasTree Wed 05-Dec-12 17:35:18

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Startail Wed 05-Dec-12 17:37:55

A star, of course.

A big 5 pointed pagan sparkly pentagram.

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