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Matteria, good design+smart materials online store, suggest a spicy Christmas this year, without forgetting the environment. Apart from the gorgeous cork advent candle holder, the cosy Finnish red felt slippers, and giftbags to spoil your loved ones, Matteria features a range of Birch Christmas trees and decoration that are much more than just cute. This year Christmas can be as easy as folding out your stylish eco-certified birch tree and decorating it with wooden balls and hearts. And for each large tree sold, the manufacturer will plant 5 new trees! When designer Anne Paso founded the company Lovi, it was to work with sustainable materials and to support local manufacturing. Both the trees and Christmas decoration by Lovi are locally produced in Finland from PEFC-certified wood from the Nordic forests. The fact that the products come flat-packed, not only reduced the impact of the transportation, but also lets you store the tree easily and use it year after year without the use of any tools.
To decorate your tree, check out the adorable birds, pigs, reindeers, hearts, balls and angels, that come in a postcard-like package that includes everything you need: pre-cut pieces and a string with instructions. These are also made from PEFC-certified birch wood and non-toxic paint.