I realize Halloween has just ended, but I am curious, when do you start planning for next Halloween? Do you start immediately, or do you wait until after Christmas and New Year's?
Our Halloween weather was awful......3 inches of snow and windy. Like you, our "After" Halloween weather has been beautiful. I hope next Halloween's weather is better for all of us.Since I didn't get to do what I had planned for this year, I'm nearly done now with planning for 2020 ....Although with extra time now I'll make it even better with things I had passed on...and add some new things I've thought of since. Feels good to be almost done so early . Have to be careful to pack all the things organized in marked containers and kept together however.
But seriously why are we having more than a week of gorgeous weather NOW after halloween?? Wonder what our winter will be like this year. We have been having mornings in the low 40s for a while now but since almost the day after halloween we've had highs in high 70s and into the 80s. However since stuff isn't packed away yet and with weather still nice now, I might position things in the yard bit by bit and take photos before putting away for the season. Photos will give me things to think about and maybe map out lighting for next year. Might even get in a few projects to work on before the weather turns cold.
That's a great idea, looking for stuff now when prices are reasonable as opposed to right before Halloween when prices are higher than they should be. This gives you enough time to acquire all of the items you want, keeping shipping in mind from other countries. Thanks pacman.well i found that the best way to help with the budget is if you have a rough idea what you want to do next year is try and look for stuff starting from NOW , this way you can buy odd items cheap especially if your making home made stuff , little bits especially cheaper prop stuff from foreign countries which take for ever via snail mail like from china , i.e. fake hands fake body parts some of these can be really cheap if your prepared to wait 6 - 8 weeks shipping time , and masks as well if you compare prices theres a huge difference if you give yourself that extra time , but it just gives you that longer period to make your choices prop wise especially financially , else i end up paying out 6-8 weeks before the big day when everyone ramping up the prices because Halloween coming , also if your making a prop and it dont go to plan you still got tons of time to adapt or re think another option .