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11th Nov 2023

Five reasons why it’s never too early for Christmas decorations


Do you ever want to put up your Christmas decorations right after Halloween?

There’s technically no reason why you can’t except maybe for a few strange looks from your neighbours but does that even really matter?

If you need a bit more convincing to break out the tree, string up those lights and get to decking the halls, don’t worry, we’re here to give you that friendly shove.

It could give you a boost

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It turns out that “holiday spirit” isn’t just a fancy cheese board and a few glasses of wine with your family

As several psychotherapists have explained, people often associate Christmas decorations with feelings of nostalgia and childhood excitement.

It’s getting dark earlier

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It’s nighttime at 5 pm, it’s freezing cold and you have to defrost the car before you can head to work.

Needless to say this time of the year is tough so why not break out the twinkling lights to brighten up those dark evenings?

Just imagine it, the lights, a cheesy Christmas movie and a cup of hot chocolate, what could be better?

To make the most of the season

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While putting up Christmas decorations is fun, but it can also be a lot of work.

Lugging all of the ornaments and boxes out of the basement or attic is kind of a bummer if you know in a few weeks you’ll have to do it all over again to put them away.

Why not leave more time to sit back and appreciate your efforts?

It’s an excuse to spend more time with family

From work parties and shopping, the season can turn into one big blur.

Set time aside early for Christmas decorating, so you can relax and truly enjoy this moment with your family before all the craziness starts and you’re rushing to buy a turkey.

It might make your neighbours happier

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A recent scientific study found that when people are shown photos of houses, they rated the residents of a home adorned with Christmas decorations as more friendly and sociable, versus houses without decor.

The decorated houses were seen as more “open” or accessible, regardless of whether their inhabitants actually spoke much with their neighbours.