Traditional (and Tough)
Vintage With the Works
Show off your tree in high retro style with a vintage Spincraft stand that not only rotates your tree, but plays holiday music as well. Online outlets and auctions are full of great examples of these heirloom stands. With a little careful shopping, you'll be able to conjure up Christmas past.
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Dare to bare your Christmas tree stand—because you sure won’t want to hide this dramatic design under the boughs. Crafted of recycled aluminum and powder coated in your choice of four colors, this asymmetrical star will stand your tree up with style. At Horne; $194.95.
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Auto-Stop Watering Stand
Attach this stand’s base to your tree before placing it in the stand, and it will allow you to easily rotate the tree before ﬁnally securing it. With this highly functional stand's Auto-Stop Watering System, you can even water your tree from hip height, without ever overﬁlling it. At Brookstone; $99.99.
Save yourself the stress of screws. The Omega tree stand uses clamps to hold the trunk in place, so you can easily set up a seven-foot tree all by yourself. Bring on the tinsel! At Wayfair; $56.12.
Support a tree up to 10 feet tall with this large 10-inch Cinco tree stand. The two-gallon reservoir will keep your fresh tree hydrated while the push-pull ratchet system of stabilizing bolts will make the tasks of setting up and taking down your tree quicker and easier than ever before. At Christmas Tree Express; $29.95.
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Fresh Cut Christmas Tree
To set your tree in a pin stand, drill a single hole in the bottom of your tree’s trunk and slip it right over the pin. It’s a super simple design that makes setting your tree up a snap. Suitable for trees up to eight feet tall, this stand also has a water reservoir to keep your tree fresh.
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