10 different styles of Christmas tree decorating in CQ

THE first day of December marked the start of the Jolly season with residents across Central Queensland dusting off the Christmas decorations and brightening up their homes.

The Bulletin put a call out to see reader's Christmas trees and noticed there were at least 10 different Christmas tree styles.

Here are the styles:

1. Trees decorated by children of all sizes

Narelle Smith-  My daughter and son decorating and making sure even underneath is decorated
Narelle Smith- My daughter and son decorating and making sure even underneath is decorated contributed

2. Toddler proof Christmas trees - something every parent considers when they have young kids under their feet at Christmas time

Michelle Fallon - Toddler proof!!! Our first Christmas with a toddler!!
Michelle Fallon - Toddler proof!!! Our first Christmas with a toddler!! contributed

3. Trees for pets.

Some pets seem to think a Christmas tree is a new toy for them to play with.

Elisabeth Roeland - Christmas in our house! I have fake snow on our tree this year
Elisabeth Roeland - Christmas in our house! I have fake snow on our tree this year contributed

Dogs aren't the only pets that think Christmas trees are toys!

Patricia Voois - Kids decorated it, pretty sure the cat will undecorate it by the looks on his face!
Patricia Voois - Kids decorated it, pretty sure the cat will undecorate it by the looks on his face! contributed

 

Here is a gallery of some of the Christmas tree photographs submitted by The Bulletin readers:

4. Temptation at hand!

Some trees already feature tempting wrapped presents that children struggle to stay away from.

Renee RL - We put the tree up tonight (November 30)..and since then my girls havent left it
Renee RL - We put the tree up tonight (November 30)..and since then my girls havent left it contributed

5. There are the small trees/creations readers made so that they could spend money on other things.

Lyn Dumesny - My tree....went to a lot of expense and effort this year!!!! Lol
Lyn Dumesny - My tree....went to a lot of expense and effort this year!!!! Lol contributed

6. Then there are the Themed trees

Amanda Morgan - Pokemon Christmas tree!
Amanda Morgan - Pokemon Christmas tree! contributed

7. And the trees guarded by elves

Submitted by Karla Ashcroft
Submitted by Karla Ashcroft contributed

8. We can't forget the musical/disco Christmas tree!

Lisa Rumpf - Complete with Music and party lights
Lisa Rumpf - Complete with Music and party lights contributed

9. But wait.... there's more! Some opted to use mother nature's assets rather than use plastic trees.

Shelle Walker - can't afford one so a stick it is. Lol
Shelle Walker - can't afford one so a stick it is. Lol contributed
  10. The final style of Christmas tree decorating is dedicated to the artistic members of the community:  
Angela Clanfield - We decided to go arty this year and make our own!! Pretty good if I do say so myself!
Angela Clanfield - We decided to go arty this year and make our own!! Pretty good if I do say so myself! contributed
And...  
Toulouse Dunbar - I crocheted it
Toulouse Dunbar - I crocheted it contributed
Plus,  
Sharahlee Lawton - This is our tree and I made the little fire place.
Sharahlee Lawton - This is our tree and I made the little fire place. contributed
  See all the readers submitted Christmas tree photographs here:

Are you putting up your Christmas tree today? We’d love to see photos, share them below. And we’re giving away a $1000 gift card! For your chance to win, enter here: http://ow.ly/V0b7p

Posted by The Morning Bulletin on Monday, November 30, 2015


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