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Everything with Christmas Trees

Updated on February 8, 2015

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A Merry Christmas Tree!

Christmas trees that light up the town and the White House are so beautiful with their bright white and colorful lights. A decorated tree in the home for display (which many people begin this right before Thanksgiving), looks so festive and adds to the holiday spirit.

I enjoy Christmas and visiting friends and family during this holiday period. I also enjoyable seeing their tree, the beautiful decorations and how wonderful it all looks with the gifts under the tree.

As legend goes, a 7th century monk Crediton, Devonshire, went to Germany to spread the word of the Lord. To symbolize religious meanings, he used the triangular form of the Christmas tree shape within his teachings. From there the tradition of placing a tall decorated tree in your home became part of the holiday celebration.

Are you interested in saving a tree?

Artificial trees have evolved to look just like the real thing or better. Here you will find everything with Christmas trees.

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7.5' Downswept Hunter Fir Pre-Lit LED Artificial Christmas Tree - Start with the perfect tree to display

One of many artificial trees on Amazon
One of many artificial trees on Amazon

Beautiful Artificial Christmas Trees

Artificial Christmas Trees on Amazon Here

Every year as I was growing up, we had a fresh cut Christmas tree. It was so beautiful but would start dropping pine needles all over the floor which had to constantly be swept up. When I grew up, I decided that I did love having a fresh tree but the expense, the extra work involved, the disposal, and the waste of a beautiful tree wasn't worth it. So I decided I would have an artificial Christmas tree. This tree would definitely fit the bill.

I can just imagine how beautiful this tree would be in my living room. The lights already being on the tree is an added convenience. I wouldn't have to put the lights on the tree every year. Oh, joy! I wouldn't have to search for the light that caused the lights not to work either. I would just have to put my precious ornaments on it and then enjoy.

Beautiful artificial fir tree with white frosted pre-lit 700 LED lights. Energy Star certified and requires 75% less energy then the standard lights when lit.

I really enjoy the lifelike pine cones that are scattered around on this tree.

Artificial Christmas Trees to Suit Your Taste

National Tree 7.5 ft. Downswept Douglas Tree with Clear Lights
National Tree 7.5 ft. Downswept Douglas Tree with Clear Lights

This tree is really cool in that it has the pine look and has a remote control for the lights that are already on the branches for you. The lights are on a dual color LED remote control system. You will be able to switch between multicolored Christmas lights to the soft white as shown in the photo.

Once you visit this page, you are allowed to zoom into the photo of this Down-swept Douglas Fir Tree to see how real this tree really looks. It is so amazing.

This is the best way to save a tree and have the most beautiful and real tree like Christmas tree in your home for the holidays.


4' Pre-Lit Snow White Artificial Christmas Tree with Lights

4 Ft. Pre-Lit Clear White Indiana Spruce Artificial Christmas Tree
4 Ft. Pre-Lit Clear White Indiana Spruce Artificial Christmas Tree

Is your home too small for a large tree? And, you are into the frosted look in your trees; this is the perfect tree for you. It is only four feet tall and is a beautiful white. It already has 150 clear lights attached to the branches. Unlike most Christmas lights, if one burns out the rest of the rights will stay lit. How wonderful is that?

So all you have to do is to pull it out of the box and set it up all ready for you to decorate with your treasured ornaments. This will look nice even without the ornaments.



Bodhi Tree of Enlightenment Ornament with Ribbon

Bodhi Tree of Enlightenment Ornament with Ribbon
Bodhi Tree of Enlightenment Ornament with Ribbon

In this traditional ornament, a Christmas tree is showcased in the beauty of Peace Bronze material. Notice the array of colors.


Crystal Elegance Tree-Shaped Ornament

4" Crystal Elegance Engraved Winter Scene Tree-Shaped Christmas Ornament
4" Crystal Elegance Engraved Winter Scene Tree-Shaped Christmas Ornament

This stunning tree-shaped ornament features a quaint winter scene engraved on the inside and is adorably accented with gold ribbons and white "snow" glitter along the edges.


Christmas Tree Cards on Zazzle


Christmas Tree Decorations with Cards

Christmas cards add to the holiday decorations. Cards make great tree ornaments by punching a hole in the top of the card and stinging the yarn through the hole to make a loop, and then tie a knot. Place it on the branch of your tree. But in order to do this first, you need the cards. Here are a couple of Christmas Tree theme cards.

Christmas tree cards, matching postages and other gifts that are shown here are under

Sandyspider Gifts: Christmas on Zazzle Here

The photo tree is in the Youphotoit Gifts. The funny tree card is on Funnyjokes Gifts. Both of these shops can be found within the profile page that shows all the shops with the link below.

My Zazzle Shops – Click Here

CafePress also has the funny Christmas tree on cards and gift idea products as well. In fact this is where the design of mine had begun.

See all Products at the Christmas Tree Shop on CafePress

Christmas Tree Card on CafePress


If you like the more modern look, this card fits the bill. It has a tree with a witty saying on the side.

A Christmas Story Tree Shaped Candy Dish

Lenox Holiday Gold-Banded Tree-Shaped Candy Dish
Lenox Holiday Gold-Banded Tree-Shaped Candy Dish

This gorgeous candy dish will just set off your coffee table holding some of the candy from your favorite candy recipe. It is shaped like a tree and giving off an old timey look. The candy dish has a ruffled edge with holly all around.


Christmas Tree Shape Cookie Jar

Spode Christmas Tree Sculpted Christmas Tree Shaped Covered Cookie Jar, 12-Inch
Spode Christmas Tree Sculpted Christmas Tree Shaped Covered Cookie Jar, 12-Inch

You need a place to keep your Christmas cookies! Check out this cookie jar for keeping them fresh. This is so adorable that no one will know that it is a cookie jar. Add it to your home decorations. Put it on your fireplace mantel. This tree cookie jar makes a beautiful Christmas decoration.


Cookie Cutter Kit

Wilton Cookie Tree Cutter Kit - No ordinary cookies here!

Wilton Cookie Tree Cutter Kit
Wilton Cookie Tree Cutter Kit

Create a beautiful Yule tree as a perfect holiday centerpiece - it's easy and fun! Just bake, stack and decorate. Kit includes 10 plastic star cookie cutters in graduated sizes from small to large, 3 disposable decorating bags, round decorating tip, cookie and icing recipes, baking and decorating instructions for 4 great designs.


Charlie Brown Christmas Tree Video

Christmas Gifts on Amazon

Only a small portion is shown here. Link is below
Only a small portion is shown here. Link is below

Tree Design for the Home or Office

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      Sandy Mertens 3 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      cinderella14 With your house under construction that does make it hard.

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      Sharon 3 years ago from Philippines

      Lovely Christmas trees!

      My daughter wants to have a white Christmas by putting up a white Christmas tree this year but I don't know if can do it since our house is under construction. Merry Christmas!

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      Sandy Mertens 3 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      SusanDeppner, I love the varieties and colors as well. Just last year my husband finally caved into the artificial ones.

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      Susan Deppner 3 years ago from Arkansas USA

      The variety of artificial Christmas trees these days is astounding. We have a tall, narrow one that fits perfectly in the small space next to our fireplace. I love the white one near the top of this page - pretty!

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      Fay Favored 4 years ago from USA

      The Christmas story dish is really unique. and I have a few of those vintage pins. They still look good.

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      Takkhis 5 years ago

      Well, i like colorful Christmas tree.

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      WhiteOak50 6 years ago

      Back for a second visit. Great job with this page.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Thanks for all the uniques ideas, and beautiful words, a long with a very warming presence.

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      Barkely 8 years ago

      Beautiful! Charlie Brown's Christmas tree has always been my favorite:-)

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      Delia 8 years ago

      great, another nice lens....5*... to lensroll to my Christmas tree lens

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      Andy-Po 8 years ago

      Great lens

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      Virginia Allain 8 years ago from Central Florida

      I just decorated my tree today (artifical one). It looks lovely.

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      Carolan Ross 8 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      Way to go, Sandy, nice work here. Artificial tree for me. 5*s

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      WhiteOak50 8 years ago

      Very nice lens!!

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      MrsR1 8 years ago

      Great Len! I'm waiting for the hubby to get my tree out of the attic!

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      andreaberrios lm 8 years ago

      This reminds me that I need to get my Christmas Tree, very nice lens!

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      Lisa 8 years ago from Rhode Island

      I love Christmas trees and just everything Christmas wonderful lens enjoyed it. thank you

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      Mary Beth Granger 8 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      I love Christmas trees. It's not yet Thanksgiving and I'm looking forward to putting up my tree. Thanks for all the good ideas!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 8 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Very nice Christmas Tree lens. We always have to have a real tree and will be putting one up right after Thanksgiving. Lensrolling to my lens about the childrens book Christmas Tree In The White House.

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      happynutritionist 8 years ago

      What would Christmas be without a Tree? Thank you for this pretty selection, 5stars ~claudia

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      Seeking Pearls 8 years ago from Pueblo West

      Great lens Sandy- Wishing you a prosperous Holiday Season.

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      sukkran trichy 8 years ago from Trichy/Tamil Nadu

      one more interesting page from sandy. nice work.

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      Sandy Mertens 8 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      @Ramkitten2000: I use to decorate house plants, but then I had a tree too. :)

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      Barbara Radisavljevic 8 years ago from Templeton, CA

      Seeing that expensive tree reminds me of a true story. I have a friend who has a friend. (and, yes, I've met the friend.) The friend of my friend, whom I will call L, is kind of a cheapskate -- the type who will go out with friends and let them pay the whole check when it was supposed to be Dutch Treat. But L walked into one of those Christmas shops one holiday season several years ago, and there was a huge tree on which all the store's ornament varieties were displayed. She asked how much it would be for the decorated tree -- something the owner had never been asked before. To make a long story short -- she bought the tree with its ornaments for $8,000. I know it's hard to believe, but it's true. And those were 1990 dollars. I can't imagine spending that much on a tree when so many people don't have the necessities of life.

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      Deb Kingsbury 8 years ago from Flagstaff, Arizona

      I had no idea where or how the Christmas tree tradition began. That's interesting. You know, I used to have an artificial tree around ... somewhere. It seems that it disappeared during our last move. Maybe I should decorate a house plant this year. :)

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      clouda9 lm 8 years ago

      Wonderful choices all about Christmas trees. My fave is a real tree because of the marvy smell.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Nice selection, Sandy. I love that tree shaped cookie jar!

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Another great one!

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      Holley Web 8 years ago

      I'm planning a Charlie Brown Christmas this year.. that tree is just too cute and brings back wonderful childhood memories.

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      Dianne Loomos 8 years ago

      We have a fiber optic tree which we love. So pretty!

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      Heather Burns 8 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      very cute!

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      Treasures By Brenda 8 years ago from Canada

      Great collection, Sandy!

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      WindyWintersHubs 8 years ago from Vancouver Island, BC the Green Christmas Trees Theme. Isn't Charlie Brown's tree cute! Happy Holidays! :)