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Holiday Decorations Berkeley CA

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(510) 982-0512
1057 Eastshore Hwy
Albany, CA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.

IKEA Emeryville
(510) 420-4532
4400 Shellmound St.
Emeryville, CA
Mon-Sun 10am-8pm

(510) 234-9818
1711 Eastshore Blvd #1755
El Cerrito, CA
Mon-Fri:7am -9pm
Sat:7am -9pm
Sun:8am -8pm

(510) 253-1000
4500 Macdonald Ave
Richmond, CA
Store Hours
M-Fr: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Sa: 8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m.Su: 8:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.

JC Penney
(510) 222-4411
1000 Hilltop Mall
Richmond, CA
Mon-Fri 10:00-9:00
Sat 10:00-8:00
Sun 11:00-6:00

Crate and Barrel
(510) 528-5500
1785 4th Street
Berkeley, CA
Mon-Fri: 10 am - 6 pm, Saturday: 10 am - 6:30 pm, Sunday: 10:30 am - 6 pm,

Pottery Barn
(510) 658-6430
5640 Bay Street
Emeryville, CA
(510) 267-2000
1955 Broadway
Oakland, CA
Mon-Fri:10am -8pm
Sat:9am -7pm
Sun:11am -7pm

(510) 669-1342
1400 Hilltop Mall Road
Richmond, CA
Store Hours
Mon-Fri:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sun:8:00 am - 10:00 pm
Pharmacy #
(510) 669-0386
Pharmacy Hours
Monday-Friday: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm Saturday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm Sunday: 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

2500 Hilltop Mall Road
Richmond, CA
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Thanksgiving on the Net

By Louie Volpe

Over the years I have learned that by using live foliage and fruits in my home decorating plans, while beautiful, will only give me decorations with a short lifespan. This is fine for parties, dinners and other short-term projects. But I want to enjoy my Holiday decorations for a while. I like to put them up early, and they always tend to stay up longer than they should! So I have begun to use faux (fabric) foliage and flowers in my decorations.

The manufacturers of faux foliage are finally creating good looking and, in many cases, realistic fakes. I'm always on the lookout for the better fakes. I especially like to use the kinds that have "rubberized" leaves. These are leaves (or petals) that have a rubber coating or finish on them. Sometimes on one side, sometimes on both.

This usually gives a nice finish to the leaves and makes then look more realistic. Also look for leaves that have strong plastic or wire veins.

The garlands I have chosen for this project has the rubber-ish finish on some of the leaves. The fruit and vegetables are also rubberized. They seem to be made of a type of Styrofoam that has been covered with a rubberize finish.

Again this is my personal preference. You can use any type and look of foliage that you prefer. I also saw a nice selection of beaded fall vegetables at my local craft shop. The beaded veggies would make an elegant addition if you were looking for a more formal feel or even for a dinne...

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