Decorate Your Christmas Tree

Decorate Your Christmas Tree

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Decorate Your Christmas Tree in 7 Easy Steps
 
What You Will Need:
 
Ornaments & Decorations
Baubles, garlands and accents
 
String Lights
Warm, cool, multicolor
 
Tree Topper
A star, snowflake or Santa hat
 
Tree Skirt
Metallic, ruffled, plain or patterned
 
1. Place your live tree in a tree stand. Place towel underneath stand to protect from spills.
2. Prune unruly branches. Sweep away fallen needles.
3. Place a tree skirt around the base.
4. Wrap your lights around the tree. Keep them lit as you weave them around the tree from top to bottom.
5. Add the garland by weaving the garlands through the branches. Start from the top.
6. Hang your favorite, base ornaments first showcasing them on the front of the tree. After hang the rest of your ornaments, starting with the large ones and then filling in the holes with the small ones.
7. Set your tree topper on the top, clipping the branch to the appropriate height to hold the topper.
 
Decorating tips:
 
Water the tree generously after placed it in the tree stand.
 
When placing lights, stand back and squint to see any dark patches that need filling.
 
As a general rule: add basic ornaments evenly from top to bottom. Layer accent ornaments in a zigzag pattern from top to bottom.
 
Popular Tree Types:
 
Douglas Fir
Full, bushy shape
Fine, soft, dark to blue-green needles
Pine-like scent
 
Fraser Fir
Spruce-like appearance
Soft, blue-green needles
Distinct fir scent
 
Noble Fir
Slender profile
Branches & blue-green needles turn upward
Richly fragrant
 
Scotch Pine
Conical shape
Bright green needles, excellent retention
True pine scent
 
Shop For Christmas Tree Trimmings At World Market:
Tree Toppers
Garland
Ornaments
Tree Skirts