LED Christmas Trees vs. Fiber Optic Christmas Trees

Lake Forest Fir Snap Tree
Tree Classics Lake Forest Fir Snap Tree

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 “LED Christmas Trees vs. Fiber Optic Christmas Trees”

How to Hang Lights on Your Tree Like a Pro

Decorated Alberta Spruce
Tree Classics Alberta Spruce Tree

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 “How to Hang Lights on Your Tree Like a Pro”

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 “100 Pinterest Ideas for Upcycled Christmas Decorations”

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 “How to Create a Frozen Floral Centerpiece”

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