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12/06/2014 08:25 am ET Updated Dec 14, 2014

The Most Over-The-Top Christmas Trees Of 2014

In the early 20th century, Americans typically decorated their Christmas trees with objects they found around the home -- dyed strings of popcorn, berries, and nuts.

But these are not your grandmother's Christmas trees.

From trees made completely out of Legos to Rio de Janeiro's fabulous 279-foot floating Christmas trees, artists have taken the old tradition to new heights.

Check out these amazing trees from around the world that have captured our imaginations this year.

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Christmas Trees Around The World
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