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Handmade Ornaments Come with Dose of Presidential History

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ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va (WVIR) - Children and adults are decorating their Christmas trees with handmade ornaments like the one’s President James Monroe's family made for holiday celebrations.

Instructors taught quilling during a workshop held at the fifth president's Ash Lawn-Highland home Sunday.

Quilling is the art of taking paper and twisting it around a tool to shape holiday decorations.

Participants created angels and other holiday art.

They took home their designs along with a dose of presidential history.

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