Get Ready for Post-Christmas Shopping

Christmas is over. You’ve consumed outrageous amounts of calories and find yourself sitting in the middle of a pile of wrapping paper, unable to move. Now what? Post-Christmas shopping deals may be just what you need to shake off the wrapping paper and get moving. You don’t have to be a hardcore shopping fanatic to take advantage of post-Christmas deals. By knowing what you want and need, you can make the most of the deals on December 26th. Continue reading

Pre lit vs. Unlit: Compare & Contrast Artificial Trees

Comparing and Contrasting Two Basic Styles of Artificial Christmas Trees

There’s the baking of Christmas cookies, the wrapping of gifts, the playing of Christmas music — and at the center of all the holiday festivities is your Christmas tree. Your tree is the focal point around which all the other holiday traditions revolve. It’s like the sun in your holiday solar system. So, choosing the right tree for your home is certainly an important decision. Continue reading

Joy to the Tree: A Tree Classics Photo Contest

To celebrate Christmas with our fans, we’re hosting a Christmas tree photo contest in which 10 participants will win a gorgeous Tree Classics wreath! We work hard to make our trees everything you need them to be, but we want to see how you put on the finishing touches to ensure it’s absolutely perfect for your family. Continue reading

LED Lights vs. Fiber Optic Christmas Trees

A Comprehensive Pro and Con List Between LED and Fiber Optic Trees

The most important decorative feature of your Christmas tree is, of course, the lights. As more advanced and environmentally-friendly models emerge, choosing the right kind of lights becomes an increasingly difficult decision. One trendy option is to forego traditional string lights all together with a fiber optic Christmas tree, which gives your tree a unique, cutting edge look that separates it from more typical designs – but fiber optic trees have their downsides as well. Continue reading

Crafting Christmas: 5 DIY Projects for Children

Simple, Affordable Christmas Crafts for the Whole Family

Even though you probably have a long shopping list with a million things to do around the home before your big Christmas party, it’s important to take some time to strengthen family bonds and have a little fun. One of the best ways to do this is by getting the kids involved in some easy do-it-yourself Christmas crafts. The following five projects are both simple and adorable, providing the perfect touch of holiday cheer to bring the family together. Continue reading

Four Popular Family Christmas Traditions That Make the Holiday Season Special

Lots of families celebrate Christmas in December, but what makes the holiday particularly special is the personal family traditions that give it a unique, magical quality– reviving feelings of very first Christmas experiences. Think about your own holiday family traditions from childhood. There’s a good chance you continue to carry on these traditions today. Start your season off with a little nostalgia with these popular Christmas traditions.

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3 Essential Christmas Storage Accessories to Preserve the Quality of Your Holiday Decor

Keep Your Holiday Décor Safe with these Storage Accessories

Many Christmas decorations hold more than just monetary value. Since a large bulk of your Christmas decorations are probably homemade by kids and loved ones, these holiday items are special to say the least. To keep your precious holiday decor and your tree protected year after year, upgrade to one or more of these Christmas storage accessories. Continue reading

And the Tree Classics Scavenger Hunt Winner Is…

Last month, Tree Classics launched the “Christmas Legacy Scavenger Hunt,” where a Royal Rockwell Fir Tree was up for grabs. We kicked off the contest by asking the first question, “What’s the tallest a Tree Classics’ Classic Noble Fir Tree can be?” (the answer is 12).

The mechanics were very simple: the first one to answer all of the questions correctly, wins. One eager fan prevailed as the 2012 winner of Tree Classics’ Christmas Legacy Scavenger Hunt, and the lucky participant is none other than (drumroll please!)… Continue reading

Best Christmas Trip Destinations

Want to escape from it all this Christmas season? If the thought of planning holiday parties, yanking the pre lit Christmas tree out of the attic, and strategically hanging mistletoe has you more stressed than joyful this year, maybe this is the season to get away and let someone else do all the planning! Continue reading