Rustic Christmas Tree Skirts
Rustic Christmas tree skirts are the perfect Christmas tree accessory to help give you that primitive Christmas look you are after in planning your traditional Christmas look and feel. Decorating your home for a more traditional Christmas usually includes using materials and techniques that are more toward the handmade or homemade style. And would contrast the manufactured look you would find on the shelves of your local department store. A beautifully vintage styled Christmas tree skirt will really speak to your holiday guests and let them know the exact look your are trying to pull off with your Christmas decor this year.
Christmas tree skirts are not just for show though. It is a good ideas to have a Christmas tree skirt under your tree if you have young children or pets. As presents are shuffled and shaken in attempts to guess what is inside in can be damaging to your floors especially if you have hardwood floors. A well thought out and decorated Christmas tree is an amazing attractant for adventurous pets looking for places to investigate or hide under. For those of you planning to have a real Christmas tree this year it is a very good idea to plan to have a holiday tree skirt under the tree to help keep all the pine and spruce needles that may fall off your tree and on to your floors. For real Christmas tree owners they also protect your floor from the odd drips and drops of sap from the tree making your clean up much easier.
Burlap Christmas Tree Skirts
Well if you haven’t heard burlap is definitely making a comeback when it comes to home decor and when it comes to Christmas decorating it is red hot. Burlap is a strong woven material that is made up of fibrous plant based materials to make rope, potatoes sacks, and now even more importantly some truly beautiful rustic Christmas tree skirts. The one thing you can count on with any type of burlap is it always looks old and vintage. If you are planning on hosting a vintage or primitive Christmas this year you would not be wrong to want to go with a burlap Christmas tree skirt.
Quilted Christmas Tree Skirts
Although a lot of us no longer spend our free time making quilts some people are and they are turning those elegant patterns into some truly amazing rustic Christmas tree skirts. What quilting allows you to do is select a collection of patters and combine them into a theme and really drive home that them you are after. Quilted Christmas tree skirts have that old time style and depending upon the look you are going after can be custom made to your particular taste.
Plaid Christmas Tree Skirts
Any true Christmas traditionalist would be hard pressed to say that plaid is not their favorite pattern choice for a primitive Christmas tree accessory. Plaid Christmas tree skirts usually are made with a checkered wool cloth. Typically the patterns used under a Christmas tree are your standard red and black checkered pattern but can include almost any other color combination to accentuate your current home decor. A beautifully designed plaid Christmas tree skirt will give you that Country charm and style you are after this Christmas.
Ruffled Christmas Tree Skirts
The last style we will look at in our search for some truly amazing rustic Christmas tree skirts is the ruffled style of Christmas Tree Skirt. Ruffled tree skirts really come down to two styles. The first being a Christmas tree skirt made entirely of ruffles. The second style is one where the Christmas tree skirt is bordered by ruffles. What that means is that you could have a burlap, quilted, or plaid Christmas tree skirt that has a ruffled border. How cool is that?