10 Christmas Tree Fails

Not everything goes to plan over the festive season - and that includes your Christmas tree! To avoid any DIY faux-pas, follow our guide on what NOT to do, and have a laugh in the process.

Whether it’s a date with creativity that’s gone horribly wrong or just sheer laziness, there are times when projects just don’t go as planned – and Christmas is no exception. We’ve scoured the web for inspiration on what NOT to do for a Christmas tree – and the results are pretty hilarious! 

1. 10 points for creativity – it’s cute and ironic if you work in a doctor’s surgery, otherwise, this is never going to be the statement Christmas tree you want it to be. 

2. Finally - a use for those dozen empty bottles of Jagermeister. 

3. This department store tried to start a new trend. And failed… 

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4. Please don’t try this at home… 

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5. And this, boys and girls, is the reason why we use battery operated candles, not naked flames…  

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6. Last year, an artist in Paris caused quite a stir when his inflatable Christmas tree resembled something a lot more unsavoury…

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7. You can do better…

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8. An interesting way to cat proof your Christmas tree.

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9. If you really want to stop your cats climbing the Christmas tree – a cactus ought to do it.

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10. R2D2, is that you?

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