Get a Head Start on Christmas with Easy DIY Craft Projects
Homemade Decorations Help Consumers Save on Holiday Spending
October 21, 2011 – Northbrook, IL – Long gone are the days when holidays took their turn on store shelves. This year Christmas decorating supplies and gifts started appearing in stores in September, with chains like Target, Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft and Home Depot placing Christmas decorations alongside their Halloween merchandise. And it’s not just stores that are eager to get a head start on Christmas. According to a recent study by the National Retail Federation, four in 10 Americans said they start their holiday shopping before Halloween.
With this in mind, the editorial team at AllFreeHolidayCrafts.com has released a Christmas craft eBook early in the season, giving crafters who wish to make their own holiday decorations plenty of time to finish their projects before Christmas Eve. The free eBook, 7 Easy DIY Christmas Crafts: Make Your Own Ornaments, Wreaths and More!, includes projects perfect for beginner crafters who want to try making their own homemade Christmas decorations this year.
With the pressures of a tough economy, more people than ever are seeking ways to save on holiday spending. According to a recent survey by America’s Research Group, 68% of respondents said that they have shopped at dollar stores this year. Additionally, craft stores are seeing an increase in business with chains like Jo-Ann and Michaels expected to see a sales increase of about 2% this year, according to market-research firm IBISWorld.
Consumers looking to save money with DIY craft projects this Christmas will find plenty of inspiration and ideas in the new, free eBook from AllFreeHolidayCrafts. The 7 Easy DIY Christmas Crafts eBook includes tutorials on everything from homemade wreaths to ornaments to gift bags and more. All of the projects are simple enough for first-time crafters and require few supplies.
To download your personal copy of 7 Easy DIY Christmas Crafts for FREE, please visit: http://www.allfreeholidaycrafts.com/Christmas-Craft-Projects/7-Easy-DIY-Christmas-Crafts-Make-Your-Own-Ornaments-Wreaths-and-More-eBook.
For additional information on homemade Christmas decorations or this free Christmas craft eBook, please contact AllFreeHolidayCrafts.com editor Rachel Bernstein.
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