Mix up your holiday decorating routine this year with an upside down Christmas tree — yep it is a thing! Trees like these can hang from the ceiling, or you can buy a free-standing option (as shown) that stands on its head. Whichever type decks your halls, these ideas will help you transform an inverted tree into a festive display.
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Scandinavian Inspired Upside Down Christmas Tree
Fans of Nordic design will adore this Scandinavian inspired upside down Christmas tree by Modern Boho Mom. From glass ornaments to mesh wire stars, the décor obsessed mother embellished her tree with classic ornaments in both blue and neutral tones. The base of the evergreen near the ceiling was topped off with several strands of string lights.Continue to 2 of 21 below.
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Upside Down Ice Cream Cone Christmas TreeContinue to 3 of 21 below.
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Spinning Christmas Ornaments
The owner of this upside down Christmas tree spotted on Thrifty Fun has been collecting holiday ornaments for more than 30 years. Many of the decorations shown are on tiny rotator motors, so when the tree lights switch on the ornaments spin.Continue to 4 of 21 below.
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Save Space With a Corner Upside Down Christmas Tree
If you are short on square footage, consider a corner upside down Christmas tree with a flat back as shown. Even though this artificial white tree posted on Instagram by Ari the Mal is pretty tall, it does not take up much floor space.Continue to 5 of 21 below.
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Large Silk Flowers on Upside Down Christmas TreeContinue to 6 of 21 below.
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Minimalist Upside Down Christmas Tree
The holiday season can get pretty hectic. So when it comes to decorating your tree, keeping things simple could be the best way to go. For the Instagram user, Saradf3 it only took a couple of dozen round gold ornaments, one strand of string lights, and handmade wire stars to bring this natural evergreen to a festive new level.Continue to 7 of 21 below.
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Create a Frozen Upside Down Christmas TreeContinue to 8 of 21 below.
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Hang Christmas Ornaments With Ribbon
We love simple ideas that make a chic statement like this upside down Christmas tree by U.K. based Interior designer Amanda Neilson. She decked it out with inexpensive white ornaments held in place with white ribbon.Continue to 9 of 21 below.
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Silver Garland and Glass Christmas Ornaments
You don't need to cover every inch of your Christmas tree to make a statement this holiday season. Case in point, this lovely upside down example shared on Instagram by Country Cat Boarding. Silver garland and traditional glass ornaments in beautiful shapes, colors, and finishes add dazzle without making the tree feel fussy,Continue to 10 of 21 below.
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Sea Themed Upside Down Christmas Tree
Give an upside down Christmas tree a personal twist with a decorating theme. Here sparkly sea themed ornaments in blue, green, or pink light up this holiday tree by Instagram user Satoko Wong-Noi.Continue to 11 of 21 below.
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Fresh Cut Evergreen Hung Upside Down
Freshly cut trees are naturally lovely and do not necessarily need lots of decorations to get into the holiday spirit. Florist From the Forest uses a small number of ornaments and a single strand of string lights to highlight this evergreen's earthy beauty.Continue to 12 of 21 below.
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Cat Proof Upside Down Christmas Tree
Cats and Christmas trees are not a good mix. This smart upside down Christmas tree idea by Emilie Grün shows how to keep a faux evergreen out of a feline's reach. She bolted her tiny tree to the ceiling. For extra visual interest, she added faked gifts.Continue to 13 of 21 below.
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Give a Light Fixture a Christmas MakeoverContinue to 14 of 21 below.
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This Upside Down Christmas Tree Comes With a Twist
Interior designer Alba Dorsch out of Dallas, Texas installed this upside down Christmas tree on her ceiling. She stuck to a classic white and red color scheme using a mix of faux poinsettias and shiny round ornaments. But do not let this display's traditional looks fool you. The surprising twist? The tree spins at the touch of a button.Continue to 15 of 21 below.
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Modern and Timeless Upside Christmas Tree
Justin Laurence struck a balance between modern and timeless when decorating his upside down Christmas tree. He trimmed his faux evergreen with pearl garland and geometric ornaments in a mix of white, black, silver, and gold.Continue to 16 of 21 below.
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Chic and Affordable Upside Down Christmas Tree Idea
Here a small and inexpensive white Christmas tree is hung upside down by Balazs Dardai. Instead of piling on the ornaments he went with a chic minimalist theme using red and gold decorations sparingly.Continue to 17 of 21 below.
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Glam Pink, Gold, and Green Upside Down Christmas Tree
Decorations in soft colors and metallic ornaments pop on a green Christmas tree. Rey Mesa's collection of glam pink and gold ornaments transformed his sparse, faux evergreen into a chic holiday confection.Continue to 18 of 21 below.
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Traditional Upside Down Christmas Tree With Handmade Ornaments
A holiday tree decked out with DIY ornaments will bring a heartwarming vibe to any room. This for instance by Simon Bull features decorations the entire family can make together. The hearts and snowflakes are punched craft paper. The mini stockings are a no-sew felt project. The soft, stuffed ball and bird ornaments are also handmade. Inexpensive projects like these are what transform simple embellishments into sentimental ornaments your family will treasure for years to come.Continue to 19 of 21 below.
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Blue, White, and Silver Upside Down Christmas Tree
Curled ribbon adds pizazz to this blue, white, and silver upside down Christmas tree by Rory Patterson.Continue to 20 of 21 below.
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Pre-Lit Upside Down Christmas TreeContinue to 21 of 21 below.
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