The Stockings Were Hung With Care!

Hanging and stuffing stockings have been a Christmas tradition for many families for years and years. My family didn’t really have this tradition, but I think it is a sweet one. Hanging beautiful stockings on the fireplace gives a sense of peace and calm, and adds such a nice touch to a holiday home this time of year.

tree classics 021Whatever your style, you can find a stocking that will accent your Christmas decor and add spirit to your fireplace. These traditional green and red knitted stockings go right along with this nostalgic Santa tree. And what kid, or adult for that matter, doesn’t love digging into a stocking to find the goodies that have been stuffed inside?

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How to Hang Wreaths and Garlands

Adding wreaths and garlands around the house during the Holiday season is definitely one of the prettiest things you can do to spruce up your home for this time of year. I love adding lights for a special glow to the season too, and battery-powered wreaths and garlands are an easy way to get both. It doesn’t take a lot of effort with pre-lit garlands and wreaths, and you’re ready to entertain in no time!

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Adding Holiday Scents to Your Home

I love the smell of Christmas! By that, I mean a real Christmas tree smell of spruce and fir and that wonderful pungent scent of real greenery. There is nothing better than walking into a room with a real live Christmas tree smell. Most of us have gravitated towards faux Christmas trees now and I’ve been using them for more than 20 years. They are so much easier and less messy than a real tree, but with that ease comes a loss of those wonderful scents of a real Christmas tree.

Tree Classics has products that add the scents of Christmas back into your holiday decorating. ScentSicles are scented ornaments that can be tucked into real greenery or hung on a tree just like an ornament.

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Setting up a Snap Tree™ at Home

Christmas comes once a year and it’s nice to get the tree up and decorated without a lot of hassle and work. I’ve been using artificial trees for years and they have definitely improved in the last 25 years or so. Tree Classics has designed an innovative tree that snaps together and sits on a rolling stand, making the Snap Tree™ fast and simple to set up in your own home. Anything to make the job easier is a good thing!

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Tips for Shaping Your Foliage

When you are decorating for Christmas using artificial trees, garlands, and wreaths, the number one thing to think about when pulling your new foliage out of the box is shaping it and getting it show ready. Faux foliage comes in a box and will be flattened out when removed and in order to enhance the shape and style of the garland or wreath, you need to bend out the branches and limbs to make the foliage full and lush.

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