Categories: Decorating, Holidays

by Susan


Categories: Decorating, Holidays

by Susan


Halloween Questions

QUESTION:  According to the National Retail Federation, what was the most popular adult Halloween costume?

Pirate? Witch? Vampire? Which one is the best seller adult Halloween costume?

Pirate? Witch? Vampire? Which one is the best seller adult Halloween costume? Answer below!

ANSWER: In 2012, the best-selling adult costumse at Halloween were Witch Costumes!

Witch costumes were the best-selling adult Halloween costumes in 2012.

Witch costumes were the best-selling adult Halloween costumes in 2012 according to the National Retail Federation.

Americans spent an amazing $287,000,000,000 (that’s billions!) on Halloween costumes last year.

QUESTION: How Can I Decorate the Fireplace for Halloween?

Adults, children, and even pets are not the only things getting “dressed up” for Halloween. When decorating for October 31st, don’t forget the fireplace.

ANSWER:  Here are 3 ways to dress up your fireplace for Halloween:

  • The fireplace is the place in your home that was created to hold fire, so it is a safe place to set your jack o’lantern if you are using lit candles.
Jack o'lantern with lit candle on fireplace grate.

Place the Jack o’lantern in the fireplace: Quick, easy way to decorate the focal point of the room and also a safe place for lit candles.

Black Cat Andirons

Black Cat Andirons add an instant Halloween vibe to your fireplace.

  • Decorate the fireplace mantel for Halloween or, for an unused fireplace, add the spooky decorations into the firebox.
Photo by Maya Marzolf.

Skeletons and skulls decorate this fireplace. Photo by Maya Marzolf of La Grenier.

 QUESTION: How can I share photos of

  • my costumed Halloweeners posed in front of a fireplace, or
  • my fireplace decorated for Halloween?

ANSWER: We’d love to share your photos of this fireplace-weather holiday! Just leave the URL of your photo in the Comments below.

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