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Christmas tree tailored for all seasons by Nottinghamshire family

Christmas tree for all seasons! One family avoids putting away festive decorations by keeping the tree up all year and dressing it up for everything from Halloween to Valentine’s Day

  • Vicki Morley, 44, from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, has kept the tree up all year
  • She originally kept up Xmas decorations after last year’s lockdown-hit festivities so her brother, in hospital at the time, could enjoy it after he was discharged
  • It has been decorated in honour of Halloween, UEFA and birthday celebrations 


Taking down your Christmas baubles and putting away the tree is always a bit of a chore at the end of the festive season.

But one family has found a way to avoid it – by keeping their tree up all year and redecorating it for everything from Valentine’s Day to Halloween.

Vicki Morley, 44, originally kept up the Christmas decorations after last year’s lockdown-hit festivities so her brother, who was in hospital at the time, could enjoy it after he was discharged.

Multi-purpose: The all-rounder tree is decorated for this year’s Christmas by Vicki and Darren Morley, from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire

And the tree continued to come in handy for celebrations and commemorations throughout 2021. 

Mrs Morley, from Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, said: ‘In January the idea was very simple – a winter tree. After that, there always seemed to be another reason to redecorate it.’

In February, Mrs Morley, her husband Darren, 50, and their four children added a Valentine’s Day theme. And in March, they switched to Mother’s Day decorations.

After daughter Niamh’s 18th birthday in April, Mrs Morley kept going, dedicating May to the twin daughters she lost in pregnancy in 2005. Then the tree celebrated the Euros, summer, Halloween and Remembrance Day until Christmas rolled around again.

JANUARY: Mrs Morley, 44, originally kept up the Christmas decorations after last year's lockdown-hit festivities so her brother, who was in hospital at the time, could enjoy it after he was discharged

JANUARY: Mrs Morley, 44, originally kept up the Christmas decorations after last year’s lockdown-hit festivities so her brother, who was in hospital at the time, could enjoy it after he was discharged

FEBRUARY: The Morley tree is decorated in celebration of Valentine's Day

FEBRUARY: The Morley tree is decorated in celebration of Valentine’s Day

MARCH: The switch was made to Mother's Day decorations

MARCH: The switch was made to Mother’s Day decorations

Time for Easter

In honour of their daughter Niamh's 18th birthday that month

APRIL: Time for Easter… and also in honour of their daughter Niamh’s 18th birthday that month

MAY: Mrs Morley dedicated May to the twin daughters she lost in pregnancy in 2005

MAY: Mrs Morley dedicated May to the twin daughters she lost in pregnancy in 2005

JUNE: Football fever during the UEFA tournament with St George's flags galore

JUNE: Football fever during the UEFA tournament with St George’s flags galore

JULY TO SEPTEMBER:  The tree continued to come in handy for celebrations and commemorations throughout 2021

JULY TO SEPTEMBER:  The tree continued to come in handy for celebrations and commemorations throughout 2021

OCTOBER:  Halloween saw a pumpkin and ghost-themed tree in the family house

OCTOBER:  Halloween saw a pumpkin and ghost-themed tree in the family house

NOVEMBER: In honour of Remembrance Day in the Morley household

NOVEMBER: In honour of Remembrance Day in the Morley household

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