Christmas tree skirts were believed to originate from Germany. The first recorded Christmas tree skirt was in 1879, where mats were used to collect candle wax, fallen needles and leaves. It was also that time when people became more creative with their mats and turned them into stylish Christmas tree skirts. Place them under your tree to protect your floor and carpet from fallen needles and leaves. Hide unwanted Christmas tree bases and wires tidily. BestPysanky tree skirts also create a special place for your gifts, the perfect addition for your tree’s Christmas theme.