I brought this (yes in July) in advance for the 2012 christmas season coming up. I love all things christmassy and only like the very best of festive items. I have to say this xmas garland is just beautiful! It looks smaller when you first receive it because it's bunched up, but when you open it out it's nearly twice as long with the string.
The picture does not do it any justice at all and it's handpainted which is a plus and shows quality, so I was pleasantly surprised when receiving it. Great for hanging up on any fireplace, or it your like me without one, perfect over any door/cabinet etc. A must have for part of your xmas decorations :)