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”

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”

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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