100 Beautiful Christmas Tree Decorations Ideas

100 Beautiful Christmas Tree Decorations Ideas (36)

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 modernChristmas tree was developed in medieval Livonia (present day Estonia and Latvia) and early modern Germany, where Protestant 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.

The tree was traditionally decorated with “roses made of colored paper, apples, wafers, tinsel, and sweetmeats”. In the 18th century, it began to be illuminated by candles, which were ultimately replaced by Christmas lights after the advent of electrification.



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