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Festive Holiday Wreaths

Inspiration for doors, windows, chairs and more!

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Easy DIY: Christmas Card Garland

Show off your collection of Christmas cards by clipping them to a clothespin for a festive garland display. You’ll need mini clothespins, twine, Christmas cards, boxwood leaves and clear removable 3M hooks.  1. Attach twine or string across your window with inconspicuous clear removable 3M hooks. 2. Clip holiday cards and boxwood leaves…

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Tree-Trimming Idea: Handmade Ornaments

Senior editor Morgan Michener gives a glimpse of her handmade Christmas tree ornaments and shares how to get the look.  When I was a little girl, my family started the tradition of exchanging handmade ornaments. It was always so much fun to see what everyone had come up with. Sometimes…

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Simple Christmas Decor Ideas For A Relaxed Holiday Season

Natural and organic elements create this understated but stunning decor scheme.

DIY Projects

DIY: Seasonal Leaf Garland

This seasonal leaf garland mimics the look of winter greenery covered in a blanket of snow. Read on for instructions or watch the video. Materials  You’ll need cardstock, a scoring knife, craft wire, glue, and florist’s wire. Trace and cut leaves in three different sizes and shapes — we…

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Easy DIY: Holiday Calendar

Repurpose an old picture frame to hang the project. Apply silver-leaf to amp up the glitz factor. Cut mat board to fit frame, then measure out 24 spots on which to place your calendar containers. Try small aluminum screw-top spice tins for an inexpensive and reusable container option. Affix…

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Easy DIY: Vintage Garland

Photocopy vintage Christmas cards on cardstock. Using a circle cutter, cut each of the copies into circles of varying sizes, then cut backing circles out of plain cardstock or leftover wallpaper to match each image. For added sparkle, highlight parts of each image with glitter. Arrange the circles image side down…

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How To Decorate A Small Space For The Holidays

Get inspired with Reiko Caron's festive DIY ideas.

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Easy Outdoor Holiday Decorating Ideas

Add holiday cheer to your outdoor space!

Decorating & Design

Easy DIY: Custom Christmas Ornaments

Transform inexpensive Christmas ornaments into custom creations by covering them in newsprint or coating them with glitter. Decoupage glue firmly seals the new finishes. Materials  You’ll need plain ball ornaments, newsprint, glitter and decoupage glue. Instructions  Paper: 1. Tear up pages from an old newspaper or book — using yellowed…

Seasonal

Effortlessly Elegant Christmas Decorating Ideas To Try Now

Get ideas from the Shangri-La Hotel's Winter Wonderland Suite.

DIY Projects

DIY: Festive Paper Garland

Designer Sarah Hartill shares step-by-step instructions on how to create a festive paper garland. 

Decorating & Design

8 Ways To Get Your Home Holiday Party-Ready

Whether it’s an intimate dinner or a lively soirée, here are your top picks for throwing a memorable party this season.

DIY Projects

Easy DIY: Holiday Mantel Decor

Paper lanterns make a glowy mantelscape. Here’s how to make your own: 1. Choose a font, print out letters to scale and trace onto white paper bags. Cut out with a very sharp craft knife. 2. Trim sheets of vellum (at craft stores) to fit inside the paper bags. Glue…

DIY Projects

DIY: Holiday Lantern

Interiors director Meg Crossley shares step-by-step instructions on how to make a carriage lantern for a festive entry.