Some of these threads might help you determine the best date to set up your decorations.1. when do you think is an acceptable time to put up the decorations? when i was in grade school, i remember putting up decorations inside when it was the end of august. now, that's inside the house. but what about outside? is the end of september too early?
When Do You Start Decorating?
When will you put your props out?
Anyone started putting out their displays yet?
Decorating on Oct 1st
There's nothing wrong with the Martha Stewart style of decorating. The first question needs to be are you going to make props or buy props.2. what kind of "theme" should i go with? i want this first year's try to be somewhat uniform and tasteful (almost martha stewart like) simply because it's not my house. my boyfriend takes a lot of pride in his house-- it's a manor over 100 years old and he's spent a lot of time restoring it, so out of respect to him i want to keep it a bit on the "pristine look" the first time around.
Outdoor Halloween Decorations
Tombstone Yard Halloween Decorations
These threads can give you a idea of what people are buying and where they get the items from:3. where do you guys go shopping for decorations and what are some good sites to visit? i was in hallmark the other day and, of course, their inside decorations are quite expensive. just buying one tiny figurine is like $20 already. but i want to start this year, at least, accumulating a lot of stuff. any suggestions?
2012 Halloween/Autumn item sightings
Post your 2012 Halloween Purchases (Store Bought Items)
2011 Halloween/Autumn item sightings
2010 Halloween/Autumn item sightings
2009 Halloween/Autumn item sightings