Tree on the Fly

This is our first Christmas celebrating while keeping our possessions to a minimum. Traveling around with a Christmas tree stand, lights, and ornaments that are only used once a year doesn’t make sense to any of us. However, we all love the tradition of decorating a tree as a family. Luckily we came across a great solution online.

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The Cardboard Christmas Tree is a fabulous product created by a Chicago based design house. They offer these really unique 1 and 3 ft. Christmas trees made out of recycled corrugated cardboard. The trees are super easy to set-up and they fold down for compact storage. Each tree comes with a variety of cardboard ornaments that can be decorated and easily affixed, making this a wonderful crafting activity for groups of all ages.

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The Cardboard Christmas Tree has been a much more family friendly activity as opposed to buying a live tree. Instead of mom and dad struggling to get a big, heavy tree secured in its stand the kids were easily able to help with the set-up. While we still enjoy our family keepsake ornaments, decorating the cardboard ornaments was a big hit, providing hours of creative fun.

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The best part is that when it comes time to move we can easily pack our cardboard tree into the back of the van. Or for only $19.95 you can recycle this year’s tree and start fresh next year.

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