What started as a trick to get more floor space for goods has become a Christmas decoration for the home! Yes, we’re taking about upside down Christmas trees, the hottest fad this season. The upside down trees are basically artificial trees suspended from the wall or ceilings of the house. However, the history of upside down tree dates back to the 12th century, when the Central Europeans would hang candle laden trees from their ceiling to represent the Holy Trinity.
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There’s a pretty strong debate against upside down trees. Some find upside down Christmas trees hideous, sacrilegious and disrespectful, while some love the idea of seeing its branches spread across the ceiling. And you don’t even have to purchase an extra chandelier in this case. Below we’ve shortlisted the best upside down Christmas tree ideas. Take a look!
30 Beautiful Upside Down Christmas Tree Ideas
The upside down Christmas tree featured here is beyond beautiful. It’s unconventional, with just the twigs, and that’s exactly what makes it stand out. The decoration is also pretty simple and classy, with crystal balls.
An Elaborate Christmas Tree:
Here’s an elaborate upside down Christmas tree for your reference. This magnificent Christmas tree is decorated with traditional ornaments, like baubles and long glass ornaments. The fur laden Christmas tree is also a beautiful addition and so are the gift boxes. As you can see, there’s no tree topper used here. So it’s totally up to you if you want to use tree toppers or not.
If you’re not much into over the top decoration, you can opt for minimal decoration. The upside down Christmas tree featured in the picture is decorated with just a handful of baubles, stars, stockings and snowman ornaments.
Superman Holding The Tree:
This is one of the most unique and creatively arranged upside down Christmas tree. It appears as if Superman is holding the Christmas tree. The tree, on the other hand, is adorned with ornaments, jingle bells and fake wrapped gifts.
Bright And Colorful:
The upside down Christmas tree featured here is bright, beautiful and completely out of the box. Kudos to the designer for giving such a unique touch to the Christmas tree. Honestly, we haven’t seen anyone adorning their Christmas tree with such whimsical looking ornaments. And the oversized ornament below the tree is also a perfect addition.
The upside down Christmas tree has been given a beautiful vintage look. The ornaments look as if they’ve been handed down the generations. And the sash used is also contributing to the theme. All in all, an over the top, yet beautiful design.
This is a relatively smaller sized Christmas tree, 5 feet to be precise, just fitting for an apartment. It’s completed metallic tinsels and baubles, which is going very well with the black Christmas tree.
Make It Read:
A completely red decoration for Christmas can never go out of style, no matter what era, decade or year you’re in. It’s totally upon you what look you want to give to your tree, modern, contemporary, traditional or vintage. We’re loving the plaid sofa covers too!
Christmas Tree That Looks Like A Chandelier:
It’s upon you to decide whether it’s a chandelier or an upside down Christmas tree. Whatever it is, it looks absolutely exemplary. The metallic ornaments are going very well with the black base. It will look amazing hung over your dining table.
A Distinctive Design:
This upside down Christmas tree has a tree topper, which in itself is a great thing. The top of the tree, rather the base, is loaded with empty gift boxes. And the strings are also a welcome addition, especially because the tree is hung upside down.
Give A Whimsical Touch:
Give your upside down Christmas tree a whimsical touch by decorating it with fun and quirky ornaments. The tree featured in this image is decorated with red and white candy canes, ornaments, glass baubles and even elf caps. The silver branches are giving it a glamorous look.
Decorate With Berries:
This upside down Christmas tree has been decorated rightly enough for outdoors. Since the Christmas tree is a bit sparse, it’s filled up with berries. The rest of the space is decked with lanterns, stockings and Santa dolls.
Use Wreaths To Create A Upside Down Christmas Tree:
If you’re feeling a bit apprehensive about hanging a full-fledged Christmas tree from the ceiling, you can create a similar look by making use of wreaths. You can use wreaths of varying sizes to create an appearance of upside down tree. You just need to start with the biggest one first.
A Full Fledged Tree:
Talking about full-fledged, could it get any better than this one? It’s completely laden with ornaments. Anyone seeing this tree for the first time will definitely freak out.
Decorate With Vintage Ornaments:
This medium sized upside down Christmas tree is loaded with vintage style glass ornaments. Just a look at this Christmas tree will transport your guests to the 50s and 60s era.
A Maroon Presentation:
This maroon and green presentation is done beautifully along the traditional lines. The faux hibiscus flowers are giving it a nice, botanical touch. Technically, the entire tree has been bombarded with ornaments.
A Unique Upside Down Christmas Tree:
Here’s a unique Christmas tree idea for you. It’s a barren tree decked with candles, snowflakes and glass ornaments. An owl is also perched on the tree. This idea is perfect for Scandinavian or Nordic décor.
Dazzling Christmas Tree:
Give a jeweled look to your inverted Christmas tree by decorating it in vivid colors. Orange, fuchsia, turquoise, bright green, purple and royal blue is completely transcending the traditional Christmas décor. These plaid ribbons in such an unconventional color will be a huge hit. And so will the onion ornaments.
For Children’s Room:
The decoration of this upside down Christmas tree is done keeping young ones in mind. Fresh pastel colors like pink, light blue, orange and purple are used for decorating this tree.
Red And Blue:
This inverted Christmas tree is decked up in fun blue and white ornaments. Little stars and sweater ornaments are making this tree look pretty and full of life. The curved ribbons are also looking very pretty and distinct.
A Small Sized Upside Down Tree:
Instead of the regular mistletoe, you can surprise your guests with an upside down Christmas tree. The dramatic decoration of this tree is making it seem as if it’s saying. The pomegranates, especially is giving it a stupendous look.
Minimalist Pine Tree:
Here’s another minimalist upside down Christmas tree decoration idea. The entire tree is kept bare, except for a few hanging ornaments. This idea will complement your modern or contemporary Christmas decoration wonderfully.
Pre-Lit Upside Down Christmas Tree:
This inverted Christmas tree has been decked up in a very neat way. Just long, and onion shaped ornaments in several colors are used for the decoration. Even the trimming of the tree has been done very neatly.
Upside Down Christmas Tree:
We’re totally crushing over this magnanimous upside down peacock Christmas tree. Peacock Christmas trees are a bit larger than life and look best placed in the living room. So if you’re in any way planning for an upside down peacock Christmas tree, place it in your living or dining room.
Purple Upside Down Christmas Tree:
It’s purple! And purple is royal! So if you want to spread some royal cheer in your house, go for this remarkable upside down Christmas tree idea. Just for the information, the Christmas tree is placed on a store, but you can make the arrangement according to your house.
A Cute Upside Down Christmas Tree Decoration:
This is one of the prettiest and cutest upside down Christmas tree decoration ideas. The oversized candy in the middle is giving it a fun look and so are the cupcakes hanging from the tree. And there are some large toffies too! Children are gonna love it!
Elf Stuck In The Tree:
Unfortunately, the elf took a wrong turn and landed right into the upside down Christmas tree. Can any of you release the poor guy trapped inside the tree?
Deck It In Snowflakes:
This magical Christmas tree has been decked up in the most glamorous ornaments. From crystal baubles to oversized snowflakes, everything looks incredible in this setting. The upside down tree is supported by the stool, which looks like a safer option.
White With Multicolored Ornaments:
A sleek, white Christmas tree is decorated beautifully with multicolored ornaments. The Christmas tree skirt is also kept white to keep it the overall setting.
Go Larger Than Life:
We’re winding up our list of upside down Christmas tree ideas with this absolutely gorgeous oversized upside down Christmas tree.
We hope you liked our compilation of upside down Christmas tree ideas. All the ideas are extremely beautiful and we can’t really pick a favorite. But we’d love to know about your favorite upside down Christmas tree ideas in the comment section below.