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” →
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. 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.
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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 one for your holiday home. Continue reading “The Difference Between PE & PVC Artificial Christmas Trees” →
Putting 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 them. Watch brand spokesperson Jen Lutz as she shows us how to decorate a Christmas tree with ribbon in this step-by-step guide. Continue reading “[VIDEO] How to Decorate a Christmas Tree with Ribbon” →