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Can you recommend me a nice but not too expensive artificial tree?

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Tory79 Wed 28-Oct-15 11:11:03

We always have a real one, but his year we need to put the tree up extra early as we're off on holiday and have decided we'd be better off with a fake.

As its only going to be used this year we don't want to spend a fortune, but equally we do love our Christmas trees so don't want a completely shit one!

Any recommendations?

HandsomeGroomGiveHerRoom Wed 28-Oct-15 14:08:37

Blatant placeholder here.

I was going to start a thread asking similar. I'm not at mine that often, still want a tree, but can't be doing with the needles and whatever blush

Tory79 Wed 28-Oct-15 17:54:56

Hopeful bump!

hebihebi Wed 28-Oct-15 17:56:14

We have the IKEA one. It looks fine to me and is sturdy enough to withstand my little kids and cats.

Jelly101 Thu 29-Oct-15 15:44:34

We bought ours from The Range. They have quite a few nice ones in there.

WotNoLoobrush Thu 29-Oct-15 15:59:42

Placemarking as our old 1980s throwback tree needs replacing this year.

Pengweng Thu 29-Oct-15 16:12:10

We got ours from wilkos a few years ago. It's not brilliant but it was £20 for a 6 foot tree and it's not too scrawny. I love real trees but I come out in a horrible rash which is fine since i just don't touch it but one of the DTs has inherited my crappy skin so i don't want her to get a rash. Hopefully we can resume real trees once she is old enough to not touch it so much.

It's similar to this one. It is a slim tree but that's fine in our tiny living room. They have quite a few other ones too though.

HandsomeGroomGiveHerRoom Thu 29-Oct-15 16:48:04

That's helpful, Peng. Thank you flowers

WotNoLoobrush Thu 29-Oct-15 17:46:52

Thanks Peng, I really like that tree too, particularly as it's slim.

Bellejournee Thu 29-Oct-15 19:14:12

We got ours a few years ago from John Lewis, as our old one needed updating. I've just looked and can't find a link. It really, really lovely and skthough green like a traditional tree, it has little bits of glittery snow on some of the branches, so really twinkles with all the lights.

We also picked up a snowy pre-lit twiggy tree for the hall, which was from Next. Love getting them both out each year!

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