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Pop tree is a folding alternative Christmas tree with attitude!

Pop Tree is a modern ode to a great holiday tradition - the Christmas tree.  It is an alternative tree with an updated and artistic construction and design that can be displayed a number of ways.

Inspired by Japanese origami and pop-up paper art, the Pop Tree aims to be simple and beautiful.  Made of silk-screened recycled chipboard and birch plywood, the unfolded Pop Tree brings life to a flat, inconspicuous object.

Pop Tree is also a practical option for those living in cramped quarters. It is easy to assemble, store, and takes up very little space when mounted.

The first limited run of the Pop Tree will be manufactured locally in Los Angeles, California.

The tree is first hand screen-printed in Venice, California using water based inks onto recycled chipboard. Then the chipboard sheets and birch plywood backing is laser cut at a small manufacturing studio near Downtown Los Angeles. Our hope is to be able to make this product available to more people and be able to solve other everyday design problems.  With your support, we hope to purchase equipment that will help us create more tree designs, more patterns, and give you more options for next year.

Above anything else, though, our wish is for Pop Tree to serve as an instant reminder of the wonder and joy of the holidays. 

Thanks for your time! Any amount of support and feedback are much-appreciated!

PLEDGES:

$15 - (1) Pop Tree ornament card with vellum or brown envelope.  US shipping free!  International shipping, please add $2.

$25 - (2) Pop Tree ornament cards with your choice of vellum or brown envelope.  US shipping free! International shipping, please add $2.

$35 - (1) Mini Tree with snowflake pattern only.  This tree is approximately 10" tall and comes with a stand attachment.  US shipping free!  International shipping, please add $20.

$80 - (1) Small Tree with snowflake pattern only.  This tree is approximately 2'-5" tall. It comes in two pieces that can be hung together or separately.  US shipping free! International shipping, please add $25.

$140 - (1) Medium Tree with snowflake pattern only. This tree is approximately 3'-6" tall. It comes in two pieces that can be hung together or separately.  US shipping free! International shipping, please add $25.

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  • US shipping is via Santa's Priority Mail sleigh. That means it's free!

    There are additional costs for international shipping. You'll find them listed in the "pledges" section directly above.

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    A holly jolly shout-out on our website!

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    A shout-out, and a limited edition Pop Tree ornament card (approx. 6"x 6"). A perfect sentiment for that special Rudolph in your life.

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    A set of two limited edition Pop Tree ornament cards, and many thanks!

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    Trees please! Get a limited edition mini Pop Tree. Show you support this unfolding tree project by pre-ordering a Mini Pop Tree (approx. 10" tall); perfect on my mantle, I mean your mantle.

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    Don't mind waiting till next year? Want more options? Pre-order a Small Pop Tree for next holiday season!

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    Act quickly! Get a Small Pop Tree (approx. 2'-5" tall) and start feeling the warm fuzzies. First you'll need a spiked mug of egg nog...

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    Get on next year's "nice list" by pre-ordering a Medium Pop Tree for 2012.

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    Act quickly! Pre-order a Medium Pop Tree (approx. 3'-6" tall) for your upcoming holiday party and be the envy of all your friends.

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    Sorry, we won't be making any Large Pop Trees this season. But we'd be happy to take a pre-order for a Large Pop Tree (approx. 4'-9") for next holiday season, normally a retail value of $200.

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    Custom Pop Tree between 10’-12’ tall. Custom screen print design. We will be your elves for hire; ideal for a boutique hotel lobby, retail shop, fancy office party, or eccentric millionaire's island hideaway. This tree will be yours in October, 2012.

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