Christmas trees are a nice thought, but the pointy pine needles and inevitable shattered ornaments can make them more trouble than they're worth. That's where the internet comes in: Festive souls with little patience for slowly dying plants taking up half their living rooms, rejoice, for GIF artists have studied the properties of evergreens and improved on them in animated form. From futuristic, levitating digital sculptures by Admiral Potato to Phoenixpen's crocheted tree facsmile and Will Kim's low-fi illustration, here are totems of holiday cheer that live forever. Slap one up on your flatscreen, projector, or smartphone this weekend to emnate infinite yuletide vibes.
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