modern Christmas tree alternative, but they're often quite pricey (and seem even more so in this economy). What about harnessing that inner MacGyver and fashioning a Christmas tree out of things you already have on hand? Images above, from left to right:
- This antique drying rack dressed up like a Christmas tree is much prettier than our overloaded drying rack. But we're getting ideas. We spotted it in Country Living.
- We were inspired by the wonderful suggestions over at Curbly: Why not try a camera tripod?
- Or perhaps a ladder?
- If all else fails, a tree branch might work just fine.