Reduce Holiday Stress with Thrifty, Easy to Make Decorations, Gifts and More
9 Free Crafting eBooks Offer Nearly 100 Ideas for a Budget-Friendly Christmas
November 4, 2011 -- Northbrook, IL – Just like eggnog, mistletoe, and Santa himself, there’s one more thing that has come to be equated with the Christmas season: stress. There’s a lot to do to prepare for the holidays. From gift shopping to tree decorating to menu planning, it’s enough to send anyone running to the North Pole for some peace and quiet! And in recent years the added pressure of an unstable economy has only made matters worse.
An annual survey administered by Deloitte found that rising prices of food and fuel are causing roughly 40 percent of consumers to tighten their Christmas budgets this year. Among other things, consumers said they would be cutting back on store-bought decorations and reducing spending on gifts for friends and family. In fact, 32.4 percent of people said they would spend less on gifts than they did last year, according to a 2011 survey from BIGresearch.
In an effort to help those who have had to reduce their holiday budgets this year, the editors at Prime Publishing have come together to create nine new Christmas craft eBooks, available for free download on their family of websites. From homemade Christmas decorations to easy gifts to make for friends and family to festive accessories to wear to holiday parties, this collection of free eBooks offers nearly 100 DIY projects perfect for the Christmas season.
The eBooks are available for free download at the following websites:
18 Homemade Christmas Decorations: How to Make Christmas Decorations:
11 Free Christmas Crochet Patterns for Your Home:
Deck the Halls: 8 Free Christmas Quilt Patterns:
7 Easy DIY Christmas Crafts: Make Your Own Ornaments, Wreaths and More!
8 Unique Christmas Decorations to Make:
6 Fun and Free Christmas Jewelry Projects:
9 Christmas Knitting Patterns: Easy Knit Scarves for the Holidays:
6 Sewing Projects for Christmas: How to Make Easy Last-Minute Christmas Gifts:
23 Gingerbread House Designs and Recipes
AllFreeHolidayCrafts.com and FaveCrafts.com are properties of Prime Publishing LLC
About Prime Publishing LLC:
Prime Publishing LLC was established in 1995 as a traditional niche book publishing company. Today, they are an Internet Media Company that operates web site communities and e-mail newsletters in niche areas such as crafting and cooking. A full list of web properties, free newsletters and free eBooks can be found at www.primecp.com.
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