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An upside down Christmas tree will add a great Xmas feature to your home -
Upside down trees are very unusual -
This appealing style of tree leaves you loads more space at the base of the tree for placing Christmas gifts, and also allows you to hang Christmas tree baubles, lights and decorations in a much more free and attractive way.
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An upside down Xmas tree may seem like a strange idea, but they are growing in popularity
and are very fashionable indeed -
An umbrella tree -
Because the large branches of these novel Christmas trees aren't at floor level they can easily fit between low furniture and so are a great space saving idea, especially useful in small houses and flats.
It is easy to hang items on this novel type of Xmas trees -
Christmas tree lights, garlands and tinsel can also be displayed much more effectively on an umbrella Christmas tree.
Because of the way that the branches fall towards the middle of the tree, the decorations
are less likely to fall off and you can more easily hang decorations at eye level
too as the tree will be bushiest at this point if it is upside down -
More decorations are hung near to the top of the tree and less are hanging down near
the bottom. This means that they are less likely to be hit off by cats and other
pets, or pulled by toddlers and young boys and girls. Christmas ornaments look much
better hanging on this style of tree -
When these alternative Christmas trees first became popular a few years ago they
were selling for really high prices -
Most umbrella Yuletide trees come with a tough plastic or metal base stand that you can position the tree on, but some models of upside down Christmas tree can be suspended from the ceiling. Doing this will be really saving space as you can hang them above low pieces of furniture, but the biggest advantage must be that they are kept well out of the way of pets,babies and young kids. This means can hang up precious decorations without worrying about them getting broken. However, you may have a bit of difficulty decorating a suspended upside down tree if you don't have a high ladder!
Some people, rather than buying a proper artificial upside down tree, have opted to hang their existing tree traditional tree the ceiling, but this is not always ideal and could create safety issues, and if the tree is not attached with approved attachments it could come crashing down.
If the idea of owning an upside down tree appeals to you, it’s probably wiser to buy a proper one and use your old style tree in a different room in your house or pass it on to someone else, or to a charity shop.
An upside down tree can still be decorated with the same decorations that you would use for a traditional tree. You might find that some of the hanging decorations like tinsel might drape down too far, but you can always secure it with wire or use something like angel hair or fake snow instead that might cling to the branches better.
The only thing you might miss out on is hanging a star on the top of an upside down
tree, but you can always hang it on the bottom if you are hanging the tree from the
ceiling! Upside down trees are available in various sizes including 3ft, 4ft, 5ft,
6dt, and 7ft. The most popular choices of colour are green, silver, gold, black,
white and purple. Pre-
If you’re the adventurous sort of person who like to try something different -
The meaning and history of the upside down tree which dates back to the Middle Ages when Christians in the 8th century saw it as representing the Holy Trinity and the shape of Jesus on the cross during the crucifixion.
Don’t forget to check out our pop up Christmas tree range from leading UK stores including Tesco, Argos, B&Q, Festive Lights, Amazon and Ebay. This is another exciting new type of Christmas tree which can be set up in seconds and is great for people with busy lifestyles.
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Watch this video to see how a fully decorated Upside Down Tree looks