How to: Set up the perfect Christmas tree

Setting up a real Christmas tree isn’t difficult, but it’s important to do everything in a certain order to make sure you get the best results. Just follow this simple guide and you won’t go wrong! 

What you’ll need:

  • Real Christmas tree
  • Saw
  • Christmas tree stand with reservoir
  • Jug
  • Fairy lights
  • Tree topper
  • Tinsel
  • Baubles

Step 1
Saw the base from the bottom of your tree.

Step 2
Place the tree in the stand and tighten.

Step 3
Top up the water reservoir with a jug.

Step 4
Cut away the net away to release the branches.

Step 5
Add the lights, starting at the top and winding round. 

Step 6
Position the tree topper.

Step 7
Add the decorations one at a time.