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Christmas tree

A Christmas tree is a decorated tree, usually an evergreen conifer such as spruce, pine, or fir or an artificial tree of similar appearance, associated with the celebration of Christmas. The modern Christmas tree was developed in medieval Livonia (present-day Estonia and Latvia) and early modern Germany, where Protestant Germans brought decorated trees into their homes. It acquired popularity beyond the Lutheran areas of Germany and the Baltic countries during the second half of the 19th century, at first among the upper classes.

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Chalkboard Tree

Lights, garland, a few ornaments and a chalkboard tree drawn on the wall!

Contributed by Crystal Senesombath

Year-Round Christmas Tree

We get to enjoy this tree year round; after Christmas we plant it in our back yard (it has the root ball in the stand).

Contributed by Lydia Varona Trainor

National Christmas Tree lighting ceremony this year. :) Watch the president, the first lady and his daughters light the tree.

Contributed by Brianna Kay Colbert


Chichilaki is the traditional New Years tree in the Republic of Georgia. It is made from one piece of wood.

Contributed by Beth Long

This is such a pretty Christmas tree.

Contributed by Brianna Kay Colbert

Christmas stree not only made out of lights but stars as well.

Contributed by Kellymarie Perez-Cruz

Germany started the tradition of decorating Christmas trees, starting in the 16th century.

Contributed by Taylor Jackson

Very pretty Christmas tree.

Contributed by Brianna Kay Colbert

Christmas Tree Cupcakes. Very simple to make. After making a batch of cupcakes all you need to do is frost it, flip an ice cream cone over the top and frost some more. Perhaps add sprinkles over to look like lights or other tree decorations!

Contributed by Evangeline Nguyen

Even though people love to load the tree up with lights for Christmas maybe in this case less could be more.

Contributed by Caleb Shuey

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