Christmas Trees

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Christmas Tree Cleanup 101

As far as holiday decorations go, none can be messier than taking down the Christmas tree.

Troubleshooting LED Christmas Lights

Don't toss your old lights, fix them with these tips!

How to Trim a Christmas Tree

6 steps to holiday perfection.

How to Untangle Christmas Lights

Keep the holiday stress-free with these tips.

How to DIY a Flocked Christmas Tree

Get this vintage holiday look with one of these easy methods.

How to Assemble an Artificial Christmas Tree

An artificial Christmas tree is a staple decoration during the holiday season. Many people prefer an artificial tree over the real ones because they are cleaner, safer, reusable. Also, their functionality makes them popular because they are available in a wide array of styles, colors and sizes. If you

Tips for Maintaining a Flocked Christmas Tree

A flocked Christmas tree can add a beautiful touch to your home during the Christmas season. However, flocking a live tree and giving it that "snowed-on" look can dry the tree quicker than not flocking the tree. If you choose to flock, be sure to follow some important tips for maintaining your flocked

Artificial Christmas Tree Storage Tips

Keeping your artificial Christmas tree ready for the next holiday season means that you'll want to keep moisture, dirt, dust and insects from damaging your tree. If you can, follow these tips for storing your artificial tree, in order to keep it ready and beautiful for future Christmas seasons to come:

How to Repair Pre-Lit Christmas Tree Bulbs

A pre-lit Christmas tree is perfect for those who do not enjoy putting on lights. From time to time, you will experience bulb failure. When this happens, you might not need to replace the entire string of lights. Follow these simple instructions to repair bulbs. Tools and Materials Needed: Replacement

How to Make a Bow Christmas Tree Topper

Christmas is the time of year that family comes together to share gifts and great food. Decorating for Christmas is always fun, and creating a homemade Christmas tree topper can leave family members impressed by the creativity of the craft makers. This Christmas tree bow is a great craft for parents

How to Make Christmas Tree Candles

Christmas tree candles are very easy to make and are a favorite DIY project for many craft makers. Here is a simple guide on how to make candles. Tools and Materials Needed: Soy wax Candle dye Fragrance oil Wick Pillar candle molds Double boiler pan Mixing spoon Knitting needle

Testing Outdoor Christmas Tree Lights

Testing outdoor Christmas tree lights is a very important step that can help you prevent home fires. Here are some tips to keep you in the know. Tools and Materials Needed: Christmas tree lights Light bulb testers Extension cords Step 1 – Inspect lights Check every string of light.

How to Decorate an Aluminum Christmas Tree

An aluminum Christmas tree is an artificial tree that dates back to the early 1960s. This retro-style tree is usually silver in color, although many other shades exist. The trees can also also be metallic blue, metallic red and gold. Here are some important steps to remember when you are decorating an

DIY Homemade Christmas Tree Garland

A Christmas tree garland is the perfect finishing touch to your holiday tree. Although you can purchase a garland from a retail store, a homemade garland gives a warm look to your Christmas tree. You can make your own garland that is worthy of even the most magnificent trees. You Will Need String Large

How to Build Your Own Christmas Tree Stand

Building your own Christmas tree stand is almost as easy as setting up the tree itself. It is the perfect way to have an old-fashioned Christmas decor and a way to add a personalized touch to this festive season. Here are the steps on how to build a stand for your Christmas tree. Tools and Materials

DIY Candy Cane Christmas Tree Ornaments

Christmas tree ornaments will not be complete without red and white candy canes. If you plan to have a DIY Christmas decoration this year, you would also want to create your own candy canes. You can use these to adorn not only the Christmas tree but also wreaths and any other item that you will use for

How to Set Up an Outdoor Christmas Tree

Setting an outdoor Christmas tree requires more thoughtful planning and considerations because the tree will be subjected to the elements, like wind snow dirt, rain and heat. You will also need to design and decorate your tree so that it can be easily viewed from a distance. Unlike an indoor Christmas

How to Make a Quilted Christmas Tree Skirt

A quilted Christmas tree skirt cover an unsightly tree stand and add a personal touch to the arrangement. Moreover, it catches needles that fall from a fresh tree to make after-holiday cleaning up much easier. If you decide to make a tree skit on your own, follow the simple steps below. Tools and Materials

How to Make Glass Christmas Tree Ornaments

Making glass Christmas tree ornaments is always fun and exciting. Not only are there lots of options to choose from, glass ornaments are also very stunning and elegant. Here are some of the glass ornaments that you can make on your own. Tools and Materials 2 clear glass gems with flat bottoms Cardstock

How to Make a Unique Christmas Tree Skirt

You can adorn your Christmas tree with a unique Christmas tree skirt by using some common decorative items and a little of your own imagination. Making a homemade Christmas tree skirt can be a family project that the kids will love. Tools and Materials 5 yards of holiday inspired fabric Craft glue Gold

How to Set Up Your Christmas Tree

For your home or family, the holiday season might not be complete without a Christmas tree. While each tree is unique and can be decorated according to preference, there are a few basic things each one needs. Follow the simple steps to get started. Tools and Materials Christmas tree Lights Ornaments

Tree Care Recommendations

Here are some helpful hints from DoItYourself.com to keep your tree green and healthy during the holidays.1.

How to Assemble a Prelit Christmas Tree

4 quick tips to get the most joy from your prefab tree.

Selecting the Right Christmas Tree

Everything you need to know about every kind of tree - -natural and artificial.

Which Is Greener?: Artificial vs. Real Christmas Trees

You know which you prefer, but which is better for the environment?

Keep Your Christmas Tree Green All Season

It's not just a decoration, it's a plant. Treat it like a huge, cut flower.

How to Create Rustic Christmas Tree Decorations

Have you ever wondered how to create rustic Christmas tree decorations that add to the festive spirit

Making New Christmas Tree Decorations Without Buying Anything

Making your own Christmas tree decorations gives your tree a personal touch, is ecologically friendly,