It's still 2 1/2 weeks until Halloween. I'm ready to move on to other projects...Christmasy projects. I'm so excited when September comes and I can get the fall stuff out and work on Halloween decor. I go to the farmers market and "Boo Boutiques" and make pumpkin-flavored everything...I can't get enough of it! Until one day...I do.
I've found that you have to get certain things as soon as you see them. There have been years when you couldn't find anything with red berries after Thanksgiving. Those little boxes of glittery snowflakes disappear just as quickly. With the state of the economy, stores are more careful not to over-order. I don't blame them for not wanting to sell half of their Christmas inventory for 75% off a day after Christmas.
adore Halloween...I love Christmas even more. I have been collecting vinage Christmas decorations for years. I guess I can be overly sentimental about my childhood and memories of Christmas with my family and grandparents. Anything that takes me back to those simpler times warms my heart and I can't wait to share it. I don't just decorate with vintage...I love many different styles of decor. It's just hard to choose sometimes, so I will have different themes in different rooms.