According to an old Victorian tradition, the tree of a newlywed couple should include 12 ornaments to help ensure a life full of happiness.
Often referred to as a "bride's tree" these 12 ornaments each stand for something that helps bless the couple's new life together:
  • Angel - Guidance in the Home
  • Rose - Beauty & Affection
  • Rabbit - Hope & Faith
  • Teapot - Hospitality
  • Pine Cone - Motherhood & Fruitfulness
  • Santa - Unselfishness & Goodwill
  • House - Shelter & Protection
  • Fruit Basket - Generosity
  • Bird - Happiness & Joy
  • Flower Basket - Good Wishes
  • Heart - True Love
  • Fish - Newlywed Blessing
Will you be decking your bridal halls with any of these traditional ornaments this year? Be Marry!
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