In celebration of Fourth of July, I took the opportunity to decorate a patriotic tree and share it with you. For this project, I chose a Tree Classics favorite, the Flocked White Fir Deluxe Christmas Tree—I really like the natural shape of the tree as well as its slim footprint.
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Artificial Christmas trees have come a long way since they were first developed in the 19th century. With a history seeded in the tradition of hanging real evergreen trees upside-down from the ceiling during cold, long winters, these firs and spruces were meant to serve as a reminder that spring is just around the corner. Continue reading “What’s the Difference Between PVC and PE 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.
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.