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

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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Rhoda’s Top Tips for Christmas Tree and Ornament Storage

Taking down the Christmas decorations is not nearly as much fun as putting them up, but it’s a task that we are all faced with after enjoying the glimmer and glitz of the magical Holiday season.  I opt to put my tree up early, so I can enjoy it at least a month and then by the time New Years rolls around, it’s time to get back to normal and take it all down.  The chore can be made a little easier with planning and organization and I try to do both of those every year.

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How to Store Your Christmas Tree and Ornaments Properly

As the holidays come to a close, it’s time again to bid your Christmas tree and ornaments farewell—until next year, at least. Proper storage today means easier decorating and setting up next year, so you might as well do yourself a favor and start the year off on the right foot.

Tree Classics presents a few creative and practical home storage solutions and tips to help you get your Christmas decoration storage done in no time. Continue reading

New Year’s Eve Traditions around the World

The New Year is one of the few occasions that is celebrated in nearly every country around the world. New Year festivities in different countries may seem similar on the surface, but amid all the fireworks and parties, every culture has a unique take on welcoming the coming year.

In this post, Tree Classics takes a look at some of the most interesting New Year’s Eve traditions around the world. Continue reading

Christmas Tree Topper Ideas

Adding a star or angel to the top of the tree has long been a tradition in Christmas decorating. These are still very popular and you can find many variations of these items when you’re collecting Christmas decorations. I have mixed it up over the years and even though I’ve had the traditional angel topper on my trees for years, I prefer to go for a more freestyle look now.

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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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