Anyone used artifial Christmas trees?

talk2coxie

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Have used the same 6 six foot trees for 4 years now and still look fine. Little fading not much. I zip tie them to a piece of rebar. I like the look they give during the day. You can always spray paint them green to spruce them up (pun intended )
 

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I have used white ones in the front yard and run dumb pixels up the centre of them to give a glow type of effect. Did have green ones last year but they didn't have as good effect as the white ones - Got the white ones from Coles for $40 each.


The green ones didnt fade and I hope the white ones do as they had a tinge of purple to them
 

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I have a white one that I put a string of blue lights on and have used for the last three years with no problem. While it is probably the decoration I spent the least time on ( compared to building candy canes, stars, bells etc) it is the most common decoration that people stand next to for photographs. Even had a thank you card left in the mail box for doing the Christmas lights and the person said the Christmas tree was their favorite. So go figure.
 

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talk2coxie said:
Strolled into BIG W today only to find these artificial trees on sale for $6.75 each!!!!

Crazy prices, I'm still not too sure the effect will suit my display but for such a low price I bought 4 in case they do look good. I still am impressed to get change from $30.00

Pity you will have to wait 11 months to see what they look like :)
http://www.bigw.com.au/christmas/trees/bpnBIGW_0000000317769/183cm-albany-pine-tree-tree-no-3
Hate to brag but early last week got 11 from Reject Shop for $4 each. Will be using them for mini trees this year with lots of lights.
 

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We have used artificial trees (1.2m) outside for the past four seasons. Admittedly, they have faded slightly and do have a little bit of rust. However, in general, they are quite robust ... even the five on the roof ::)
 

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After this season I noticed the white is discolouring a bit but this is only noticeable during the day. Still looks great at night with the lights on.
 
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