While we're well on our way to Christmas, with stores releasing their Christmas advertisements, it seems that a new trend is beginning to form. Pineapple Christmas trees! This unusual new trend is taking Instagram by storm, with hundreds of people posting photos of their new festive friends. Dressed like a traditional Christmas, tree these pineapples have baubles, tinsel and glitter to brighten up your home.

While this new trend is forming online it seems that there is also another trend of dressing a Christmas tree as a pineapple! This year some have taken the decision to go the whole way, by adding extra leaves at the top. Don't believe us? Take a look!

If you think it's too early to be putting up your Christmas decorations, you could be wrong. According to some recent research, those who put up their decorations early could be happier people.

Whether it's a simple tree or the full works, psychoanalyst Steve McKeown told Unilad, "In a world full of stress and anxiety, people like to associate to things that make them happy and Christmas decorations evoke those strong feelings of the childhood. Decorations are simply an anchor or pathway to those old childhood magical emotions of excitement. So putting up those Christmas decorations early extend the excitement!"

Unilad also reported that the Journal of Environmental Psychology has found that decorations can be a way to communicate accessibility to neighbors. This means that if your house is covered with decorations then your neighbors might perceive you are more "friendly and cohesive." So maybe this is a great way to get to know your neighbors?

This post was written by Anna Sky Hulton. It originally appeared on our sister site, heat world.

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