From the submitter:
(actually a trick - the hole in the ceiling is actually a box that is supported by the top of the tree which was cut flat)
Dammit. You had me going there...
Christmas pro tip: The smaller your tree is, the bigger the presents look.
Scanner bracing the Christmas tree up against the wall after one of the base legs broke off. Oh, and the tree skirt is a blanket with snowflakes on it.