Artificial Christmas Trees
When the holidays come around, setting up the Christmas tree can really get families into the spirit of Christmas. For many, spending time decorating the tree and reminiscing about the previous year is a relaxing time for the family. When it comes to artificial trees, you can find a Christmas tree that speaks to you and gives you the result you are looking for.
What types of artificial Christmas trees are available?
There are three main types of regular artificial Christmas trees:
- Traditional trees: Traditional Christmas trees are classic choices when it comes to Christmas decorations. These trees allow you and your family to get creative with the type of lights you put up, the ornaments you hang, and the amount of glitter you add.
- Flocked trees: Flocked artificial Christmas trees have artificial snow applied to each branch.
- Pinecone trees: In addition to traditional branches, these Christmas trees have pinecones to give the appearance of live trees. Others have artificial berries to add additional decoration and color for the holidays.
What types of alternative Christmas trees are available?
While there are many faux Christmas trees that are designed to look as realistic as possible, there are a variety of others that are meant to be more decorative. These trees include:
- Fiber-optic trees: These artificial trees have tiny, fiber-optic lights on the tips of the branches. These lights create a sparkling and color-changing effect that can be quite fun for the family for Christmas.
- Tabletop trees: These trees are small enough to sit on desks, tabletops, and other small surfaces. They can range from 2.5 to 4.5 feet tall and can be even smaller.
- Tinsel Christmas trees: Tinsel artificial trees can be white, red, blue, and a variety of other colors. These Christmas trees are usually made from PVC with a metal finish. When you put ornaments on them, they create a festive Christmas atmosphere.
- Upside-down trees: These quirky Christmas trees are designed to be put together upside down. It saves space and can even be hung from the ceiling.
- Twig Christmas trees: This slim, trim holiday trees have spare branches that offer a minimal aesthetic. You can still hang ornaments from them.
What should you consider when looking for artificial Christmas trees?
When looking for an artificial Christmas tree, it helps to consider the trees:
- Age: Christmas trees are designed to last for many years. As such, some buyers may be interested in looking for an antique or vintage tree. Others may want unused holiday decorations.
- Height: If you have high ceilings, you can go for taller decorations, for example.
- Branch density: Some trees have dense branches to give the Christmas tree a fuller look. Others are more sparse to give more room to hang ornaments.
- Lighting: Some options come pre-lit to save you time. Other models come bare so that you can add your own lights.