LED Christmas Trees vs. Fiber Optic Christmas Trees

Lighting is one of the most important elements when it comes to tree decor. Whether you choose Christmas tree lights that mimic the warm glow of candlelight or ones that twinkle in multicolor, your tree lights can set the tone for the entire room. Developments in lighting technology have provided more options to play choose from, but this also requires you to put more thought into finding the right Christmas tree lights for you.

In this post, Tree Classics presents the pros and cons of two trendy pre-lit tree Christmas tree lighting options: LED trees and fiber optic trees. Continue reading

How to Hang Lights on Your Tree Like a Pro

Although the availability of pre-lit trees has made it a snap to set up an artificial Christmas tree, there’s still a multitude of great reasons why you might want to string up the lights yourself. Whether you have a unique string of lights you want to use or you want a specific look for your tree, an unlit tree provides more decorating opportunities and lighting options.

If you’re not ready to invest in a pre-lit tree, Tree Classics can show you how to make the most of your unlit tree with this quick guide on hanging your lights evenly. Continue reading

100 Pinterest Ideas for Upcycled Christmas Decorations

While the glitter of new ornaments and holiday decorations can add cheer to your home, there’s a certain charm that can be found in creating recycled Christmas decorations out of everyday items. Making ornaments through recycling can be a fun activity for the family, and can also help you transform your home’s clutter into decorative pieces with a personal touch.

In 2014, Tree Classics searched all over Pinterest to find 100 creative and unique ideas on recycling your old décor. This year, we present an updated list of recycling ideas from Pinterest so you can plan ahead, and even start decorating your home for Christmas in July using recycled objects you can find at home.

Christmas Card Tree

Instead of throwing away old Christmas cards, use them to create a mini Christmas tree to put on tabletops and dressers. Just cut them into circles of different sizes and stack them on a cardboard base using a kebab skewer. Continue reading

How to Create a Frozen Floral Centerpiece

With spring just weeks away, you might already be thinking: How can I decorate my home so that it matches the bright and sunny outdoors? If you’re on the hunt for that one piece that will help you transition your winter decor into the more vibrant tones of spring., there’s no need to worry. Tree Classics has a beautiful idea for a spring centerpiece using frozen flowers that will wow family and friends.

Take a look at our guide to creating a frozen floral centerpiece inspired by a project seen on Right@Home. Continue reading

3 Things to Do When Your Artificial Christmas Tree Arrives On Your Doorstep

If you’ve taken our advice on the best times to buy a Christmas tree and purchased yours early this year, it may be tempting to stow the neatly packaged greenery in the attic and forget about it until December. However, if you want to ensure the best experience with your tree during the holidays, you should consider checking and testing it thoroughly before the return policy expires.

This post presents a few basic tips for those who have just received their new artificial Christmas tree, whether they plan to use it now or later. Continue reading

How to Choose a Christmas Tree Online

Despite being the most common holiday decoration in the country, it can still be hard to find the ideal Christmas tree that lives up to all of your dreams and expectations. At Tree Classics, we know that it can be even more of a challenge when you can’t examine or feel the options you have in front of you, but we believe that with the right information and insight, buying a tree online can be a convenient and worth-while experience.

Deciding on the tree height, width, and style are usually pretty straightforward, but there are many other things to consider. This post goes into the different factors that should be on your radar, specifically when buying your artificial Christmas tree online, to make the process as smooth and satisfying as possible.
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How to Finish Christmas Shopping On Time and On Budget


‘Tis the season to be thrifty! If you’re still feeling the effects of the holiday season on your wallet today, then you’re probably not alone. According to a survey from SunTrust Banks, 46% of Americans felt pressured to spend more than they could afford during the holidays in 2015.
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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 5 easy scrapbook ideas for a beautiful spring-themed project. Continue reading

What to Do with Your Old Christmas Ornaments

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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 DIY Christmas decoration ideas that will help 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 maintenance and useful storage containers at home when it comes time to decorate your again for the holidays. Turn the activity into a fun holiday tradition with these practical home storage ideas from Tree Classics. Continue reading