Flocked trees. What does it mean to flock a tree? It basically is just adorning a tree with artificial snow. If properly done, after the decoration and lighting up, it radiates, beauty, warmness and a rush of nostalgia. There is both an art and a science to flocking and there was a time when both these things must be intricately mastered in order to manufacture this Christmas miracle. 

However, these days, to flock a tree yourself, all you need to do is get a flocking kit which can be bought at Christmas stores across the world. Most likely, you will find directions on how to flock a tree in the flocking kit; follow the instructions in the direction and make sure to apply to flock in the specified temperature.

The following tips might come in handy when flocking a tree. Flock the tree when there is as little wind as possible, usually during the day, flocking should commence after the tree has sat in the stand for a few days, start to flock at the top, moving downwards progressively, when applying the flocking mixture, use a back and forth motion, don’t flock the underside of the branches and flock the exterior before the interior.

Flocked trees. Using these tips, I’m certain that you would be able to come up with one of the most iconic symbols of Christmas season on your own. You can then commence its decoration and lighting up.  The magic called a flocked tree can now be sited at any location of your choosing inside your home.

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