I am so proud of my honey! Our beautiful tree came with a super cheap tree stand. So we found a better one at Home Depot.
We now have our tree installed in a cast iron designer tree stand. Technically, it's for live trees, but we figured it would be heavy and heavy duty enough to handle a 9' tree.
See my gorgeous decorated tree?
Take a close look at the bow on top... I made that. That is only the second bow I've ever made. Good huh? I'm only slightly proud of myself right now.