Christmas tree skirts are a very popluar holiday decorating item here in America. The history of the tree skirt didn't start here in America though. It's not totally confirmed but most believe that the tradition of the tree skirt began in Germany! The Germans were the first people to begin decorating the Christmas tree. They started out by attaching bows to the tree. Then they attached lit candles to the bows. The problem of melting wax arose and to catch the wax from collecting on the floor they created the Christmas tree skirt. Thus the tradition was born.
Today you can order Christmas tree skirts in a lot different shapes, fabrics and varities. To get a look at a sampling of one companies offereings click here. Some people try and coordinate their Christmas tree skirt with other holiday decor items. Our personalized Christmas stockings at MerryStockings are made out of modern, attractive colors that should work with a lot Christmas tree skirts if you are trying to coordinate different decor items.
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