5 Ideas for a Spring-themed DIY Scrapbook Project

As amazing as it is that you can now take out your mobile phone at a moment’s notice and capture slices of life as they happen, there’s still something to be said for having a physical copy of precious moments in-hand instead of allowing them to get be forgotten in your hard drive or an online album. If you have hundreds of photos on your phone or computer, printing out and preserving the best ones is an excellent way to make these captured memories more tangible.

With this in mind, Tree Classics gives you our top 5 suggestions on how to create a beautiful spring-themed scrapbook for your photos. Continue reading

What to Do with Your Old Christmas Ornaments

 

 

Together with your precious memories, the holidays leave you with a collection of ornaments that serve as mementos from Christmases past. Although you may want to keep them for future holidays, some ornaments inevitably fade or break over time and eventually need to be replaced. With some creativity, however, they can serve you a little longer before you have to toss them out.

Tree Classics has a few ideas on how to breathe new life into old ornaments so you don’t have to throw them away. Continue reading

How to Store Your Christmas Wreaths and Garlands Properly

The grandeur of wreaths and garlands depends largely on their shape and how they are maintained throughout the years. Christmas foliage storage may seem like an afterthought this time of year, but you will reap the benefits of proper storage when it comes time to decorate your home again for the holidays. Turn careful décor storage into a fun holiday tradition to preserve the value of your foliage. Continue reading

Top Holiday Décor Trends of 2015

 


 

Christmas is all about tradition, but nowadays, we’re seeing more and more attempts to balance between a traditional Christmas and a more modern style to go with modern living spaces.. This year’s Christmas trends don’t dismiss the traditions of the Christmas season, but they do update the conventional look and add a personal touch to the overall holiday ambiance.

Before turning over a new leaf, Tree Classics gives you a look-back at the previous year’s top holiday motifs and trends so you can update your own décor as you see fit. Continue reading

Rhoda’s Top Tips for Christmas Tree and Ornament Storage

Taking down the Christmas decorations is not nearly as much fun as putting them up, but it’s a task that we are all faced with after enjoying the glimmer and glitz of the magical Holiday season.  I opt to put my tree up early, so I can enjoy it at least a month and then by the time New Years rolls around, it’s time to get back to normal and take it all down.  The chore can be made a little easier with planning and organization and I try to do both of those every year.

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How to Store Your Christmas Tree and Ornaments Properly

As the holidays come to a close, it’s time again to bid your Christmas tree and ornaments farewell—until next year, at least. Proper storage today means easier decorating and setting up next year, so you might as well do yourself a favor and start the year off on the right foot.

Tree Classics presents a few creative and practical storage solutions and tips to help you get your Christmas decoration storage done in no time. Continue reading

New Year’s Eve Traditions around the World

The New Year is one of the few occasions that is celebrated in nearly every country around the world. New Year festivities in different countries may seem similar on the surface, but amid all the fireworks and parties, every culture has a unique take on welcoming the coming year.

In this post, Tree Classics takes a look at some of the most interesting New Year’s Eve traditions around the world. Continue reading

The Post-Christmas Shopping Guide

Christmas shopping is one of the many joys of the holidays. So much so, that even if stores are sure to be filled to the brim with shoppers during the season, people still keep coming back, year after year. Although many people go binge-shopping during the holiday rush, the more practical shoppers save their spending sprees for the days after Christmas, when items are more likely to be marked down.

Tree Classics presents its post-Christmas shopping guide for those who are looking to maximize their budget through great deals and big savings. Continue reading

5 Easy Post-Christmas Party Ideas You Can Do at Home

 

Christmas is a time for reconnecting with loved ones and making new memories together but sometimes it’s just not possible to get everyone together on or before Christmas Day.This doesn’t mean that you have to skip the celebration altogether.

If you want to meet up with old classmates, colleagues, or neighbors, then after Christmas is still a great time to do it. Since we want you to be able to focus more on the celebration than the preparations, here are a few easy post-Christmas party ideas that will allow you to entertain guests after the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season. Continue reading

40 Christmas Song Renditions Better than the Originals

 

With just a few days left before Christmas, the holiday spirit is everywhere, and so are the carols we have all come to know and love. Did you know, however, that many of the Christmas songs we hear today are only renditions of the originals? Some of these remakes are so good that they become more popular than their predecessors and it’s not surprising that even newer versions are coming up every year and becoming popular favorites.

In honor of our 40th season, Tree Classics has put together a list of 40 Christmas songs that are arguably better performed by newer artists. The list comes with links to YouTube videos and Spotify playlists, when available, so grab a cup of cocoa and find a comfortable chair. This may take a while. Continue reading