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August 15, 2011 – Northbrook, IL – When it comes to holidays, Americans love to celebrate by decorating their homes.  While Christmas is the most popular holiday to decorate for, Halloween comes in a close second, with half of celebrating consumers planning to decorate their home or yard for Halloween this year.

Americans showed their passion for Halloween decorating by spending more than $1.5 billion on Halloween decorations in 2010 alone, according to the National Retail Federation’s 2010 Halloween Consumer Intentions and Actions Survey.  In fact, decorations were the second-largest spending category for Halloween, with candy coming in just slightly higher in terms of billions spent.

However, while Halloween spending has increased in the last couple of years and Americans are eager to celebrate, three out of 10 consumers still say the state of the U.S. economy will impact their Halloween plans this year.  Nearly ninety percent said they would spend less money on Halloween overall, and thirty percent said they would re-use last year’s decorations rather than buy new ones.  

“Americans are excited about Halloween but are still being frugal and pinching their pennies where they can,” said Phil Rist, Executive Vice President, Strategic Initiatives, BIGresearch.

While the economy can be stressful, many consumers are finding that Halloween is a welcome break from reality, according to NRF President and CEO Matthew Shay.  “Halloween has provided … many Americans a chance to escape from the stress the economy has put on their family and incomes,” he said.

With holiday-loving, budget-conscious consumers in mind, the editors of have created a new free eBook full of thrifty DIY Halloween crafts.  The 11 Easy Halloween Craft Ideas: Halloween Decorations to Make for Your Home eBook is perfect for anyone who wants to celebrate Halloween without breaking the bank.

Included in the collection are Halloween decorations for parties, Halloween decorations for the yard, Halloween décor to make with your kids and more.  The 11 Easy Halloween Craft Ideas: Halloween Decorations to Make for Your Home free eBook can be downloaded from

For additional information on Halloween craft ideas or this free Halloween decorations eBook, please contact editor, Rachel Bernstein.

Rachel Bernstein
Editor is a property of Prime Publishing LLC

About is a website dedicated to the best free Holiday crafts, tutorials, tips and articles on holidays including Halloween, Thanksgiving, Easter, Christmas, the Fourth of July and more. AllFreeHolidayCrafts finds and delivers the best holiday crafts from all over the web, from holiday decor to holiday clothing and accessories. Find hundreds of DIY holiday gifts, kids' holiday crafts, holiday card ideas and more at

About Prime Publishing:
Prime Publishing LLC was established in 1995 as a traditional niche book publishing company. Today, we are an Internet Media Company that operates web site communities and e-mail newsletters in niche areas such as crafting and cooking. To learn more, visit

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