Creative ornaments hang from one of the Christmas trees during The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2011 on The Elipse in Washington, DC, Thursday, December 1, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr/ The Washington Times)

Photo by: ROD LAMKEY JR

Creative ornaments hang from one of the Christmas trees during The National Christmas Tree Lighting 2011 on The Elipse in Washington, DC, Thursday, December 1, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr/ The Washington Times)