Using Christmas in July to Test Out Your Tree

It is that time of the year when our friends south of the equator are celebrating Christmas in July. While December is still months away, I like to join in their fun and make the most of this time by testing out my Christmas tree. From inspecting for possible product defects to creating a new holiday décor idea, you can use Christmas in July to get your trees in tip-top shape before the busy Christmas season hits. Take out the tree you’ve had in storage and try these simple steps to test out your tree for Christmas in July.

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Announcing the 3 Winners of Our Fourth of July Freedom Giveaway

In celebration of Independence Day, Jennifer Lutz shared her star-spangled holiday creation using Tree Classics’ Flocked White Fir Deluxe Christmas Tree. Alongside this, we held a sweepstakes for three $100 gift certificates.

Without further ado, we give you the list of winners:

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Celebrating Fourth of July with a Patriotic Tree & Freedom Giveaway

A Patriotic White Tree

In celebration of Fourth of July, I took the opportunity to decorate a patriotic tree and share it with you. For this project, I chose a Tree Classics favorite, the Flocked White Fir Deluxe Christmas Tree—I really like the natural shape of the tree as well as its slim footprint.

At the end of this post, you’ll find out how you can win one of three (3) $100 gift certificates that we’re giving out for Independence Day.

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What’s the Difference Between PVC and PE Trees?

Tree Classics Grand Fir
Tree Classics’ Grand Fir

Artificial Christmas trees have come a long way since they were first developed in the 19th century. With a history seeded in the tradition of hanging real evergreen trees upside-down from the ceiling during cold, long winters, these firs and spruces were meant to serve as a reminder that spring is just around the corner. Continue reading “What’s the Difference Between PVC and PE Trees?”