As a high school and college student, I worked and volunteered both at a retirement home and a skilled nursing facility—mostly serving meals, playing games, and reading to residents. I’ve always loved spending time with who I consider older, wiser adults. When my grandmother was alive, I would pepper her with questions about growing up during the Great Depression, meeting my grandfather, and corresponding with her five brothers who served in WWII. How I miss those chats! Continue reading “Celebrating National Grandparents Day the Tree Classics Way” →
Christmas trees are a big part of our holiday celebrations, and it can be hard to decide what kind of tree to go for. To help you choose between real and artificial Christmas trees, we’ve listed the pros and cons of each. Continue reading “Choosing Between Real and Artificial Christmas Trees” →
Perhaps you’re tired of how your Christmas tree ends up looking after decorating it for hours on end. Maybe you run out of lights by the time you get to the bottom, or can’t seem to hide the cords well enough. Regardless of what brought you here, Tree Classics is ready to help. Today, we’re going to show you tips and tricks on how to put lights on a Christmas tree.
Whether red, green, or white, Christmas lights can make almost any tree look absolutely stunning. Dressing a tree with quality lights is an art, and putting in a little extra effort to get it just right can make all the difference. If you’re interested in learning how to make your Christmas tree shine with lights, this article is for you. Watch brand spokesperson Jen Lutz as she demonstrates how to put lights on a Christmas tree to create a holiday atmosphere that everyone can enjoy.
Maybe all artificial trees look the same, and you’re wondering why the price differs so drastically. Just like real foliage, artificial trees have differences and characteristics that make them equally as unique. Today, we’re going to differentiate between two materials used to make artificial Christmas trees, which can perhaps lend a hand in your decisionmaking process this season.
From the carved wood and dyed goose feathers of the 19th century, today’s artificial Christmas trees are made to look and feel realistic with two popular materials: polyvinyl chloride or PVC, and polyethylene or PE. We list down the differences between these two types of trees to help guide you in choosing the perfect Christmas tree for your holiday home.
Continue reading “The Difference Between PE & PVC Artificial Christmas Trees” →
Today, we’re talking trees, Christmas trees. More specifically, how to decorate a Christmas tree with ribbon. If ornaments, glittering lights, and popcorn strings don’t fit your fancy, perhaps it’s time to consider some festive ribbon in hues of red, green, and gold.
Putting some ribbon on your tree adds that extra pizazz and helps tie your décor together. There are many options to choose from and different ways to use ribbon.
Watch our Tree Classics brand spokesperson Jen Lutz as she shows us how to decorate a Christmas tree with ribbon in this step-by-step guide.