A couple wanted to keep their Christmas tree from the clutches of their 14-month-old daughter who "gets into everything," so they hung it from the ceiling --- upside down.
The noble fir is suspended from an S-hook anchored in the ceiling at the home of Steve and Corrina Atterton.
"The idea began as kind of a joke," said Atterton, a Portland photographer. "But it grew to reality as we worked the bugs out."
They even figured out how to get water into it from a special can caulked around the base.
"Our daughter gets into everything. We didn't want to say, 'No, No,' all the time, so we selected a tree that would hang down to a point she could barely touch it"