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

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 “40 Christmas Song Renditions Better than the Originals”

How to Use Different Types of Christmas Ornaments and Trim

Featuring our Snowman and Holly Glass Ornament Set
Featuring our Snowman and Holly Glass Ornament Set

Different types of Christmas ornaments bring a specific set of opportunities to add character to your Christmas tree and foliage. Below we explain what these types of ornaments are for, and what effects they can bring to your holiday décor.

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How to Create a Winter Holiday Atmosphere at Home

 

 

Winter holiday decorations alone are not enough to transform your home into a winter holiday retreat. The devil is in the details when it comes to decorating, especially when recreating the subtle accents of winter. For a truly winter-inspired theme, you have to ensure a complete sensory experience that goes beyond what you can merely see.

In this post, Tree Classics presents a few tips on enhancing a winter theme by paying more attention to how your home is lit, how it’s decorated, and how the overall wintry effect can be enriched through scents and fragrances. Continue reading “How to Create a Winter Holiday Atmosphere at Home”

How to Repurpose Old Holiday Foliage

repurposed foliage
Photo courtesy of Jennifer Prince

With Christmas just around the corner, every nook and cranny of our homes features a  wreath, garland, or tree on display. We naturally love to fill our homes with foliage decorations that remind us of the season’s festivities.

As the years go by, however, some of our beloved wreaths, garlands, and trees wear out their sheen. Other times, we decide to change our theme for the year, even though last season’s foliage may be in perfect condition.

This holiday, don’t be so quick to discard your older items. Here are a few Christmas decorating ideas that breathe new life into your old holiday foliage.

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