Here’s Hobby Lobby’s Nightmare Before Christmas

nightmare_christmasWe complain about holiday mashups and Holiday Creep, but we secretly love “Nightmare Before Christmas” displays, where retail necessity meets art, and cool holiday mashups ensue. Hobby Lobby puts out their Christmas merchandise early, even by craft store standards, and we have gradually grown to enjoy these Halloween trees, even as it’s fundamentally wrong to celebrate the coming of autumn with evergreens.

These weren’t the only Halloween trees on display at a Hobby Lobby store near Consumerist’s Albany bureau: an even bigger tree sits between the checkout lanes. These holiday mashup trees line both sides of the store’s entryway, delighting and confusing all customers.

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