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Super Contributor
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Registered: ‎07-26-2010

How far in advance do you decorate before a holiday?

Hi ALL,

 

I usually decorate about 1-2 weeks before secular holidays and 3-4 weeks before religious holidays.  How about you?

Respected Contributor
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Registered: ‎03-09-2010

Re: How far in advance do you decorate before a holiday?

6 weeks

Esteemed Contributor
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Re: How far in advance do you decorate before a holiday?

I never decorate. 

 

I love how it looks and just dont want to have to move stuff around or add anything additional.  Small NYC apartment .... no room to store extra stuff.

 

 

Valued Contributor
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Re: How far in advance do you decorate before a holiday?

 

 

Fall - End of September to Mid-November.  

 

Christmas - Mid-November to January 7. 

 

Winter - January 7 to first day of Spring in March.  

 

 

Don't decorate for Spring, Summer, Easter, or any other holiday.  

Trusted Contributor
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Registered: ‎03-10-2010

Re: How far in advance do you decorate before a holiday?

Thanksgiving - at least 4 weeks

 

Christmas - weekend after Thanksgiving.

 

Easter - 4 weeks

 

I like to have plenty of time to enjoy my decorations since I put so much effort into them.

Valued Contributor
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Re: How far in advance do you decorate before a holiday?

Fall, right after Labor Day
Christmas, thanksgiving weekend
All the others holidays if and when the mood strikes me.
Respected Contributor
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Registered: ‎03-09-2010

Re: How far in advance do you decorate before a holiday?

Whenever the mood strikes me, bored of what I have out of the time

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Re: How far in advance do you decorate before a holiday?

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The only holiday I go totally out for is Christmas which I do with a real tree from the Creadle of Forestry on Thanksgiving weekend.  The other holidays don't get the moved furniture  and 3-4 days of work

 

I also collect hand made Santas!

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Re: How far in advance do you decorate before a holiday?

2-3 weeks.  Depends on my schedule.  4 weeks for Christmas.  

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Re: How far in advance do you decorate before a holiday?

Depends:

 

Minor holiday : valentines & st. patrick's : I only have a few things.  

 

A wreath on the door, few small knick knacks in den.

 

Easter:  The weekend after Ash Wednesday.  Both inside & out -- and those bunnies just keep multiplying during this season.

 

Mid-may:  I put out Red, White & Blue for Memorial Day right thru Lanor Day weekend.

 

Fall: early October thru Halloween.  Take Halloween down and decorate for Thanksgiving 2nd week of November.

 

Christmas : Normally 2nd week.  Then take down after Ephiphany and keep snowmen out.

 

I have wreaths for my front door for all seasons & in-between.