If you can’t make it to the Christmas tree farm (or haven’t unearthed your artificial tree from the basement) why not make your own this year? The internet has plenty of inspiration for those of us willing to get a little crafty.
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Or decorate a single branch:
All you need is something triangle shaped. Wrap it in lights and let your imagination do the rest.
Literally anything triangle shaped:
If you’re completely bucking tradition, all you need is somewhere to hang ornaments.
Or hang nothing and go 2-D
Still longing for a tree with prickly branches? Watch the video above to see whether a real tree or a fake tree is better for the environment.