Category: Christmas Trees

Jul 30

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Christmas time and decorating the Christmas tree is a favorite part of many people’s holiday season. Many family traditions involve going to a tree farm or Christmas tree store to pick out the perfect tree. A real tree can add the beauty of the season to your home and fill it with a pleasant scent …

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Nov 30

How to Create a Happy Homemade Holiday

One of the best ways to kick off the holiday season is to decorate. And while it’s easy to load your cart with beautiful décor from your favourite store, Christmas is more personal when decorations are homemade. No time you say? Between planning dinners for the family and throwing cocktail parties for friends, it can …

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Nov 30

How to select a Christmas tree that is right for you

Some of us prefer the hassle-free set up of an artificial tree, while others can’t resist the tradition experience of bringing a natural evergreen home. If you would like some guidance to select the right tree for your family, the experts at The Home Depot Canada have a few helpful tips: Location, Location, Location Decide …

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Feb 09

History of the Christmas Tree

If you stop and think about the origin of the Christmas, you will probably pause for a minute and wonder, “Exactly how did a Christmas tree become part of it?” After all, Christmas didn’t involve a tree.  The very first Christmas didn’t have a tree and I’m pretty sure that many Christmases after that didn’t …

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Jan 14

How to Dispose of the Christmas Tree

Many neighborhoods have a trash service that will take away a Christmas tree with zero hassles. For those who can go this route, excellent. But there are times when that’s not an option. In that case, there are several simple alternative ways to solve the problem. Method #1 Chopping If you have a chainsaw, electric …

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Nov 14

Christmas Tree Shops

I live about a half hour from a little town that boasts a very quant store. It isn’t exactly a Christmas tree shop but it is a Christmas shop.  It is very cute, nestled in between a mini forest of evergreens and it is open year round.  It offers an assortment of decorations and Christmas …

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Nov 14

How To Select a Good Christmas Tree

Today, shoppers have a wide range of choices when looking for a fine Christmas tree. But with all the advances, some tried and true guidelines remain valid. The most basic criteria is applied by everyone: size. Some will want a small tree and others a larger one. Part of that decision is based on the …

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Oct 13

How to Secure a Christmas Tree

Whether it’s a two-foot table decoration or a massive 20-foot behemoth for a cathedral ceiling, no one wants the Christmas tree to fall over. Apart from the damaged tree, there’s the mess to clean up and potentially broken ornaments. Fortunately, preventing that is easy with a little bit of common sense and moderate effort. First, …

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Oct 09

Christmas Tree Skirts

I found out, long ago that I am not a sewer.  I mean, I would love to have the ability to create wonderful crafts and cute little outfits but if you ask me to use a thread and needle, my brow creases and my lips pucker as I try to create a straight line that …

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