And what do you customarily do at home?
Yes, exactly! Setting up a Christmas tree is a kind of thing that you won’t surely miss. It’s been part of the culture, you know. Most people do buy an artificial Christmas tree as it is traditionally used and very prevalent in the market. Buying an artificial Christmas tree is important. However, there are few friendly reminders to consider when buying a Christmas tree to ensure quality and for visual appreciation purposes as well.
First things first, a traditional Christmas tree is symmetrically shaped like an upside down ice cream cone. The branches should be dense and easily spread bestowing a thick-bodied appearance. Medium to dark green are the classic and distinctive colors, though there are some Christmas trees that are available in white and blue.
Christmas lights are also important for they are actually the life and glow of any Christmas tree. You should opt for artificial Christmas lights to enhance the color of your Christmas tree. If the shade of your Christmas tree is dark, then choose lights with clear color. And let’s say if you have multi-color Christmas lights, then Christmas tree with light color branches would work well. The pre-lighted Christmas trees from big box retailers use 100-120 milliamp lights. In fact, a milliamp rating of 170 – 200mA is known to be a high-quality light bulb. There are some Christmas lights that are poorly made. The bulb gets easily busted after few weeks from the date of purchase. They don’t last long. Be very careful.
Okay, so let’s talk about the ornaments. Your Christmas tree would be very pale and tedious without those wonderful ornaments hanging. Ornaments can bestow an eye-gazing effect on the watchers. Most people do collect large and dangly ornaments such as balls, pewters, figurines, small iconic stuffs, silver and gold objects, stars, fancy ribbons, or maybe a glass angel as well. Make sure that your ornaments match with the entire theme.
Another important thing to consider when buying a Christmas tree is the height and width. Yes, the height and width. The size of your house will determine the size of a Christmas tree you should buy. Determine the perfect height for your room. If you’re opting for a tall one, have at least 6 inches allowance away from the ceiling. As for the width, there are various sizes and features available – full, medium, slim, slender, pencil. You can’t keep a full and large Christmas tree when your house is narrow as it can eat much space. In this case, your house will look even smaller.
Any buyer ensures if the Christmas tree stand is sturdy and firm. It should be made of high quality metal strong enough to hold your artificial Christmas tree steadily. There’s a foldable Christmas tree stand that is lighter and can save space for storage.
Buying an artificial Christmas tree is so easy following these tips. Happy decorating soon!