This tree was decorated by the staff of Siempre Mujer ("Always a Woman"), a bimonthly title aimed at Hispanic women. Editor Johanna Buchholtz-Torres says the magazine's core emphasis on the family, home, and traditional values will reach across and unify the many cultures that make up the Hispanic community.
Tissue paper flowers using multicolor tissue bring the colorful theme to the forefront. Traditional balls mix well with heart- and hand-shaped tin ornaments.
Tiny charms were sewn to sheer ribbon, adding interest and personality.
Tiny silver wired ornaments are wound together to create more impact.
Tin ornaments, painted in vibrant hues, make eye-catching decorations.
A variety of tin hand ornaments add more color and interest.
Inexpensive flags (all depicting Hispanic countries) were sewn to the border of the brilliant red tree skirt.
A tin star sits at the top of the tree, surrounded by tiny flags.
A nativity scene is an essential part of any Hispanic Christmas tree, and this hand-painted scene is particularly beautiful.
The completed Christmas tree makes an eye-catching holiday decoration.
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Check out the underwater colors and sea-inspired ornaments on this coastal-themed Christmas tree.