If you don't care for the mess of a real evergreen, or if allergies prevent you from having a live tree, try choosing an artificial tree for your holiday decorating.
Christmas trees are a nearly universal element in holiday decorating. Some people don't like the fuss and mess of a live tree, while others have allergies that preclude them from having a real evergreen. If you choose a fake tree for Christmas, consider the size, accent, and height. Use these ideas as a guide when purchasing your fake trees for the holidays.
Choosing Fake Tree Accents
Selecting Tree Height and Width
Most fake trees for the holidays come in one of three widths, generally labeled as full, slim, or pencil. Artificial trees also come in a range of heights, beginning at tabletop size and increasing usually in half-foot increments up to about 12 feet. To ensure the best fake tree for your home, measure the spot where you plan to display the artificial tree and leave enough room to maneuver around it to decorate.
Note: The density or tip count indicates how full your fake tree looks. When purchasing, evaluate your fake tree's branches for sturdiness; if you have lots of ornaments, you want branches sturdy enough to hold them.
See on the next page after the video: Additional Considerations When Choosing Fake Trees.