December 17, 2018

Job of Santa

The most wonderful time of the year is nearly here, and the Treetopia team is bursting with excitement! Right about now, Santa’s probably checking his list (twice in fact) to see who’s been naughty or nice this year. He’s gearing up for the huge job of delivering presents across the world.

But, how does Santa do this and what does his workday look like? We figure inquiring minds want to know, so we traveled to the North Pole to interview Santa’s elves to find out!
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December 15, 2018

In a recent post, we unveiled five of 10 holiday decorating themes from this year’s Design Council. As promised, here are the rest. We hope these inspire you to let your own Christmas decorating ideas shine.
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December 13, 2018

Christmas wrapping paper upcycle ideas

We use a lot of gift wrapper during the holidays. Think about how much Christmas wrapping paper gets discarded in your home, and then multiply that by the millions of households across the country. Shocking, isn’t it?

You may have heard the phrase, “reuse, reduce, and recycle.” Turning used items into practical or beautiful things is taking recycling a step further, and it’s called “upcycling.” Here are some crafty ideas from Pinterest.
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December 12, 2018

christmas decorating ideas from the pros

You know what gets the Christmas spirit going? A beautiful Christmas tree that inspires you to make yours just as gorgeous, if not better! So, pull out all the stops and decorate for the season in a way that only you can.

Here’s the first of a 2-part series of original Christmas decorating ideas from 10 design mavericks. Read on and watch a video by our brand ambassador Jennifer Perkins introducing this year’s Design Council.
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December 10, 2018

Picture with Santa cost in every state

With Thanksgiving officially in the books, preparations for the most wonderful time of the year are now underway. From the holiday music playing on your local radio station, to the Christmas lights popping up around town, to the intricately decorated tree in your living room, it’s clear that all signs point to Christmas.

If you have kiddos, you know that this time of year typically comes with a few extra challenges. Whether that means getting your children to smile for the Christmas card photo or behave at holiday gatherings, you’re sure to have your hands full.

We at Treetopia know how special the holidays are to families across America, especially those with young children. We’re here to lighten your load. If you’re busy, Santa photo prices aren’t something you think about until you’re in line at the mall, staring at the price list in disbelief. Well we’re giving you a heads up this year!

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December 8, 2018

Decorating for the Holidays in your style

Many people will tell you that there is only one color scheme or way to decorate for the holidays. I am here to tell you this is not the case in the slightest! The holidays are the perfect time to decorate your Christmas tree in just your style. Anything from a rainbow tree to traditional red and green to a modern one goes.

What you really need to ask yourself is what do I want my tree to say. Do you want it to match your home, to celebrate your favorite holiday candy, or to just be fun and colorful? Once you have that figured out, it’s time to pick your tree and start decorating for the holidays.

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December 6, 2018

best and worst airports and airlines for Christmas travel

Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year, and it’s nearly here! Families all around the country are putting up their Christmas trees and festive decorations. More importantly, they are starting to schedule their holiday get-together.

Many of us will be traveling to see family this Christmas. However, long lines, travel delays, and cancellations can put you in a less than festive mood. In the spirit of the season, we want to put you at ease by giving you the lowdown on some of the best and worst airports and airlines for Christmas travel.

We took a look at government data from 2017 and analyzed every departing flight at the 50 busiest airports in the country. Read on to know what the best and worst airports and airlines are during Christmas!

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December 3, 2018

Christmas weather report 1968-2017

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? Or is your goal to escape the cold and find a tropical Yuletide experience? Whether you’re looking for sun or snow, we’re here to help. Here is the Treetopia blog’s guide to the coldest and warmest cities to spend the holidays based on historical weather data. We use data from the Farmers Almanac to determine possible weather patterns for Christmas Day this year. This is based on both the Christmas Day temperature and level of snowfall from 1968 to 2017 in 53 different U.S. cities. Read on for all of the interesting results!

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November 30, 2018

treetopia christmas sale hero banner

‘Tis the season to be tree stylin’! Christmas is less than a month away, and the holiday rush is here. Don’t wait until it’s too late. There’s a colorful artificial tree from our Christmas sale that has your name written all over it.

Get inspired by these beautiful tree décor ideas dreamed up by 5 design divas! Plus, decorating tips and our bestselling tree deals that are ALL FOR YOU!

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November 29, 2018

[VIDEO] 6 Easy Steps to Shaping Your Christmas Tree

However small your artificial tree, proper fluffing will make it look full and gorgeous! Fluff your way to success with this guide on how to shape a Christmas tree.

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