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In This Episode

Catch the holiday spirit as House & Home editor-in-chief Suzanne Dimma opens up her fashionably festive home and shares family memories. Discover three charming DIY Christmas tree alternatives — perfect for small spaces — including a miniature tree, a magnolia arrangement and chic birch poles with twinkle lights. Plus, Lynda Reeves shares her friend’s [Mexican Wedding Balls recipe](http://www.houseandhome.com/food/recipes/mexican-wedding-balls-recipe) — shortbread-style holiday cookies with a sweet cherry inside. Bake these up to serve at seasonal events or to give as Christmas gifts.

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**Miniature Tree Supplies** * Miniature artificial tree * Burlap or Fabric * Twine * Small scale ornaments **Magnolia Arrangement Supplies** * Cylindrical vase * Magnolia branches * Branches with red berries **Wrapped Birch Poles Supplies** * Birch branches/poles * White C7 sized Christmas lights cord – [Studio Specialties](www.studiospecialties.ca) * Variety of colours and shapes of C7 sized bulbs * Staple gun

Credits

EXECUTIVE PRODUCER

Lynda Reeves

DIRECTOR TV PRODUCTION & ONLINE VIDEO

Sheri Graham Delagran

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Jason Stickley

SEGMENT PRODUCER

Ryan Louis

EDITORS

Patrick Malone
Erin Gulas

DIGITAL DIRECTOR

Michael Zimmermann

ONLINE DESIGNER

Julie Aubie

Runtime: 4:21
Released: December 13, 2010
Featuring: Peter Paquette
Channel: DIY