If you’ve been to a Target recently you’ve probably noticed the gorgeous “cut paper” themed decorations hanging from the ceiling. I asked the manager of my local Target what they do with the decorations when they’re through using them, because they are so lovely I hated to think of them being thrown in the trash.

He surprised me by telling me they like to give them away to community groups that want them.

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I should note that these are, as far as I could tell, winter-themed (lots of deer, rabbits, etc.) and not just Christmas themed, though they are incredibly intricate and there may be a Santa or present or two in the mix.

Some are red, some are white, some are 2-D and some are 3-D. They are huge and you need a big space to hang them. Whoever designed them did a really nice job.

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