Decorating & Design
Arts & Crafts
5 Kid-Friendly Crafts You’ll Actually Want To Keep!
Bookmark these ideas for your next at-home art class!
DIY: Holiday Cookie Package
Assistant design editor Jennifer Koper shares a beautiful cookie wrapping idea for the holidays. I really enjoy giving and receiving baked goods around the holidays – especially when they’re wrapped in pretty packaging. Recently I was tasked with creating a unique cookie wrapping idea for the Pillsbury cookie challenge, alongside three other…
DIY: Holiday Lantern
Interiors director Meg Crossley shares step-by-step instructions on how to make a carriage lantern for a festive entry.
Easy DIY: A Mini Potted Tree
A potted pine is a hostess gift with homespun charm and wonderful scent. Here’s how to dress one up: 1. Choose a small pine tree or branch — ours is about 18″ tall — and place in a pot. 2. Cut a piece of black burlap long enough to wrap around…
DIY: Advent Calendar
Senior editor Sally Armstrong shares step-by-step instructions on how to make a charming Advent calendar out of sticks and bags.
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How To Choose And Light The Perfect Christmas Tree
How to buy the right tree type.
Best Paint Colors
Annie Sloan’s Top 10 Tips On Using Chalk Paint
Get the Queen of Paint's advice on choosing colors and painting techniques for your next project.
DIY: Bookshelf Redux
Senior editor Morgan Michener shares step-by-step instructions on how to dress up a bookshelf with decorative backing.
DIY: Fabric Room Divider
Senior design editor Joel Bray shares step-by-step instructions on how to turn a room divider into a pretty accent piece.
DIY: Fringe Curtain Tiebacks
A beaded leather cord has unfussy, textural appeal, while dip-dyeing adds a hint of luxe to a simple cotton-twine tassel. Materials You’ll need twine, cardboard, liquid dye, leather cord, beads, fishing line. Step 1: Form each tassel by wrapping white twine around a piece of cardboard. Slide the loop of…
DIY: Faux-Fur Stool
Assistant design editor Jennifer Koper shares step-by-step instructions on how turn a luggage holder into a faux-fur stool.
Easy DIY: Pompom Lampshade
Pompom trim brings texture and whimsy to a lampshade: 1. Pick your trim and shade. We used black trim and a black shade so the finished look would be grown-up. 2. Measure the shade’s circumference and cut a piece of trim to that length. 3. Wrap the trim tightly around the…
DIY: Pot Hanger
Design Editor Lauren Petroff shares step-by-step instructions on how to make a Scandi-style pot hanger. I’ve been seeing lots of pale wood ladders lately. They’re a great way to add Scandi style and sneak storage into tight spaces. I needed a pot rack for my kitchen, so I decided to…
DIY: Antique Mirror
Designer Sarah Hartill shares step-by-step instructions on how to create an antique mirror.
DIY: Modern Wall Organizer
H&H's senior design editor Sally Armstrong shares step-by-step instructions on how to make a DIY wall organizer.