If you are mad about Christmas , you will probably know when you should take down the festive baubles and glittery tinsel.
But for those who are not too sure but are still hopelessly gripping onto their wilted Christmas trees and drooping holly boughs, you only have a few days left until Christmas officially comes to an end.
Some of you have been taking to social media to express your heartache of dismantling the tree.
However, some would consider this unlucky, as tradition says there are still a few days left of the twelve days of Christmas.
So if you haven't taken down your decorations yet, hold your horses, you still have time!
When should I take my Christmas decorations down?
Christmas decorations should be taken down at the end of the 12 days of Christmas, however, there is argument over whether this day falls on January 5 or January 6.
December 25 marks the official start of the twelve days of Christmas, which comes to an end on the evening of the twelfth day, the eve of the Epiphany.
However, different traditions within Christianity choose a different day to mark the end of Christmas.
Some honour January 5 as it is the twelfth night, but others choose January 6 as that is the twelfth day after Christmas.
However, according to tradition, you must take your decorations down on either January 5 or 6, to avoid bad luck. Not a day before, or a day after.
Why the superstition? Well years ago, when homes were decorated with a real tree and holly and ivy, it was believed that tree spirits lived within the foliage. Decorations were taken down on the first week of the new year, enabling the spirits to be released.
Until the 19th century however, people would keep their decorations up until Candlemas Day, on February 2, when Christians remember the presentation of Jesus in the Temple and the purification of the Virgin Mary.
It is only since the Victorian era that we began to dismantle the decorations at the start of the new year.
What should I do with my real Christmas tree?
Once you have removed all of your decorations, hand the tree over to your council for recycling.
It is a free service, so check out our guide on the service each of the west London boroughs are providing for Christmas tree recycling this year.
How should I store my artificial Christmas tree?
The best way to store your artificial tree is in a cardboard box, so it is best practice to keep the box it came in.
Pack away the rest of your decorations in a plastic box and store all in a cool, dry place, ready to take down and start all over again in December 2017.
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