© December 2010 by Fabienne Lopez
I decided therefore to do my own version of Christmas decoration!
I canvassed the internet (thank you Google!) for images that would represent the best Christmas tree according to the characteristics of each of the 12 zodiac signs.
Happy Holidays to you!
Aries: No fuss, no mess. Ready in minutes. The perfect tree for this always on the go sign. I can totally related to this choice, as I have had origamis posing as Christmas trees in the past. And cleanup is a cinch, come January.
Taurus:What can be more Taurean then a tree made of potatoes? This sign loves gardening, plants and all things related to the earth.
Gemini: For this sign, I borrowed the same image as used by Twilight on her post. Really, there no other photo that can better express the duality of a Gemini Christmas tree that this one. If you find one, please share with me. I would love to see what you can come up with.
Cancer: I could not find an image of a soft, plushy tree that would evoke the characteristics of Cancer. I opted instead to represent the nurturing side of this sign. This image combines tradition, the smell of gingerbread cookies and family gatherings. Perfect for Cancerians prone to the nostalgia of Christmas pasts.
Leo: This tree was all over the news as being the most expensive Christmas tree in the world! (a mere 11 million!). The artificial tree is bedecked with 181 pieces, including diamonds, pearls, emeralds, and rubies, along with “more mundane gold and silver balls and bows”. Is that enough “bling” for you, Leo?
Virgo: Simple, clean, practical, almost “virginal” after Leo’s excess. I like the arts and crafts feel of it.
Libra: Simple, elegant, classy and beautiful! A perfect example of Libra’s sense of aesthetics. In addition, it does not hurt that this tree is located in my hometown of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Scorpio: A black, goth, ghostly tree for Scorpio. What other choice could there be?
Sagittarius: Wonderfully exotic and foreign! Only a Sagittarius would adorn a Christmas tree with peacock feathers!
Capricorn: Structured, traditional, formal and located at the center of the world’s financial power. The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is a good example of a Cappy tree.
Aquarius: Aquarius is not into Christmas trees and decorations in general, but if he decided to have one, it would need to be original and unusual. A “computerized” , “Tron” like tree would suit this sign best.
Pisces: Naturally, the Pisces image was the most elusive to find! In the end, I chose the World Tree of Hope – a San Francisco tradition. Every year, thousands of origami cranes inscribed with wishes for peace – from all over the world - grace the Rotunda of San Francisco’s City Hall.