Whether it's because you've got young kids, cheeky pets, or just prefer to do things a little bit differently, you'll be pleased to know that there are plenty of brilliant alternatives to regular Christmas trees - and we've rounded up the best of them for you.
Flat-Back Christmas Tree
If you are light on space, a flat-back tree is a sensational option. These are essentially regular artificial trees that has been halved from top to bottom, and they sit flat against a wall, taking up half as much space as a regular tree would.
Upside-Down Christmas Tree
If you quite literally want to turn Christmas on its head, an upside-down tree is the way to do it.
The Pre-Lit Upside-Down Scottsdale Christmas Tree is $134 and exclusive to Christmas Elves Australia. This one hangs from the ceiling rather than having a ground base, so it's fabulous if you need something out of reach of kids and pets. If you'd prefer an upside-down tree with a base, you'll find them on eBay Australia from $165.
Inflatable Christmas Tree
From novelty brand, Thumbs Up, comes an Inflatable Christmas Tree that is not only festive, but massively practical - especially if you have absolutely no time to be cleaning up pine needles. It stands at 45 centimetres in height and even includes 12 baubles. If you want a tree that take no time to set up, this is it! Grab it now at Mighty Ape for just $20.
Rainbow Christmas Tree
If you need more colour in your life (or maybe just have a massive obsession with unicorns), a rainbow tree could be just the ticket. Groupon Australia sells a a Rainbow Christmas Tree in various sizes starting at $39.90. The tree comes with a stand and features swirls of colour that nobody is going to miss!
Light-Up Wall Christmas Tree
Cotton On is selling some unmissable Light-Up Wall Christmas Trees for $49.99 this year, and they come in a choice of green or multi-coloured. These gems are include 66 lights and measure 150cm in length. For a tree that takes up virtually no space, this one is hard to top.
Wooden Christmas Tree
Wooden Christmas trees have a very natural and earthy look, and are gaining a lot of popularity with eco-conscious Aussies who would rather avoid plastic trees.
The Branch Christmas Tree at Adairs comes in two sizes and starts at $199.99. If you're after something smaller, and that sits flat against a wall, check out Kmart's Light-Up Oversized Tree for just $15.
Pink Christmas Tree
For some people, pink is everything, and that's why pink Christmas trees were invented.
Pop-Up Christmas Tree
The Morgan & Finch Pop-Up Christmas Tree With Lights is $199.95 and very impressive standing at 210cm. This one includes 300 individual lights, and even comes with decorations.
Big W's Pop-Up Christmas Tree is just $35 and the perfect no-fuss Christmas tree for people who don't want to spend too much. In all white, it comes already decorated with 40 baubles, and its slim shape means it will fit in any home.
Felt Christmas Trees
Christmas trees don't much more kid-friendly than these felt options, and they are an absolute bargain too. Made of soft felt, these options even include a number of decorations that kids can stick on and re-position as much as they like in the lead up to Christmas.
You can find these in wall-hung styles or cone styles from numerous sellers on eBay Australia, and they start as low as $15.