Easter is coming - time to get the Christmas tree out again?

Easter is coming - time to get the Christmas tree out again?

This is by no means a new tradition, but it's getting popular again and brings a touch of Christmas back in to your home

Written 8th March 2023 | Subscribe to our Christmas newsletter

Easter and Christmas are two of the most widely celebrated holidays in the world, and they each have their own unique traditions and customs. While Christmas is associated with decorated trees, Easter has its own version of this beloved tradition – the Easter Christmas tree.

An Easter Christmas tree is a tree that is decorated with colorful eggs, spring flowers, and other festive decorations. It is a way to celebrate the arrival of spring (and the resurrection of Jesus Christ), and it is a popular tradition in many parts of the world.

The origins of the Easter Christmas tree are somewhat unclear, but it is believed to have originated in Germany in the early 1900s. The tradition may have been inspired by the Christmas tree, which was already a popular tradition in Germany at the time.

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Image credit: Ba Bam Wreaths

A fantastic example of an Easter Christmas tree can be seen in the image above. For more examples and Easter tree inspiration scroll down to the gallery below.

In Germany, the Easter Christmas tree is known as an Osterbaum, and it is typically decorated with brightly colored eggs, Easter bunnies, and other festive decorations. The eggs are often blown out and decorated with paint or other materials, and they are hung on the branches of the tree with ribbons or strings.

The Easter Christmas tree is also a popular tradition in other parts of Europe, including Austria, Switzerland, and the Netherlands. In these countries, it is often decorated with hand-painted eggs, flowers, and other symbols of spring.

In the United States, the Easter Christmas tree is not as well-known as it is in Europe, but it is still celebrated in some communities. It is often seen as a way to bring some of the joy and festivity of Christmas into the Easter season.

Some people choose to decorate their existing Christmas tree with Easter decorations, while others prefer to have a separate tree specifically for Easter. The decorations can be purchased at many stores, or they can be handmade using materials like paint, ribbon, and paper.

The Easter Christmas tree is a wonderful way to celebrate. Whether you choose to decorate your existing Christmas tree or set up a separate Easter tree, the tradition is a fun and festive way to bring some extra joy and happiness to your lives since Christmas feels like it was so long ago.

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