Guidelines

How big should a tree skirt be for a 7ft tree?

How big should a tree skirt be for a 7ft tree?

Live trees 7.5′ and higher can use a 56″ tree skirt if the tree stand is large in size as well. 48″ is great for 7.5′ Christmas trees. 42″ – 48″ are ideal for 4.5′ – 6.5′ trees.

What can I use instead of a tree skirt?

  1. Live Root Ball. Cut the fabric of choice into a square large enough to wrap around your tree skirt.
  2. Deco Mesh Wreath. Grab a friend and make this festive deco mesh wreath to use as an alternative to a tree skirt.
  3. Faux Fur Blanket.
  4. Gift Box.

Should Christmas tree skirt be wider than tree?

Ideally, a Christmas tree skirt should be wider than the diameter of your tree stand and then just a couple of inches or two wider than the diameter of the outer branches of the tree.

How big should a tree skirt be for a 5ft tree?

We recommend measuring the width of the lowest branches of your Christmas tree, and adding 4-6” to determine the appropriate tree skirt size. There’s nothing that makes us hurt more than seeing a beautiful, gracious Christmas tree being “choked” by a too-small tree skirt!

What is the good size for Christmas tree skirt?

Your Christmas tree skirt should be larger than the diameter of your stand, but smaller than the diameter of the outer branches of your tree. You can find the diameter by measuring the entire width of the circles formed by the stand and the tips of the tree’s outer branches.

Do you need a Christmas tree skirt?

Christmas tree skirts hide unattractive tree stands, provide a soft surface to place presents, and can be another tree decoration. But the tree skirt has been around almost as long as the tree stand, invented way back in 1879.

What do I put under my Christmas tree skirt?

I have collected here for you 13 inspirations that will hide perfectly the base of your Christmas tree also adding a touch of style and décor.

  • Gifts.
  • Tartan blanket.
  • Knitting Wool.
  • Wooden box.
  • Woden basket.
  • Faux Fur.
  • “Snow”
  • Christmas treen skirt.

Can a tree skirt be too big?

How is a tree skirt supposed to fit?

Factors to consider in the tree skirt size are: The skirt should be big enough to fully cover the tree stand underneath. The skirt should extend beyond this by at least several inches because it will have to drape down to the floor as well. The skirt shouldn’t extend beyond the average width of the tree branches.

How do you wear a Christmas tree skirt?

Christmas tree skirts fan out around the base of your tree, making a dramatic statement and providing a space to lay presents on so they’re not just lying on the floor. Collars wrap more tightly around the stand to give them a more aesthetically pleasing finish.

Can I use a blanket as a tree skirt?

Start with a standard size throw blanket. Fold the blanket evenly into quarters. In the center, cut a circle just large enough to fit the tree trunk (if you’re using an artificial tree that won’t need to be watered or an inch and a half larger for a real tree). Cut across line shown to wrap around the base of the tree.

Can you use a tree collar with a tree skirt?

The collar is the modern answer to a traditional tree skirt. Both the skirt and the collar serve the same purpose, covering ugly tree stands; you can choose one or the other based on your personal style. The skirt is a bit more old-fashioned and finicky, while the collar has a cleaner streamlined look.

How do you dress the bottom of a Christmas tree?

Things that work well include old wooden barrels and crates, terracotta plant pots or even metal pails and buckets. They’ll give a more relaxed feel to your room, but you can always dress them up with lights or tinsel too. As with any holder, just make sure its proportions match the size of the tree.

Do you use a tree skirt with a tree collar?