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5 Stylish Ways To Fold Your Napkins

How to fold 5 different designs for your table.

Decorating & Design

Easy DIY: Mini Wreath

This pint-sized wreath is the perfect way to sprinkle holiday cheer around your home; prop it on your mantel, hang it on your door or use it to decorate your holiday tablescape. Materials You’ll need an assortment of decorative holiday accessories (we used faux florals, greenery,…

Decorating & Design

3 Christmas Tree Ideas For Small Spaces

Love the look of a Christmas tree but lack floor space? Here are three clever small space solutions. 1. Go For Faux. Opt for a faux tree with removable branches or that folds up for easy storage between seasons. Want to see more of the above home? Tour it on H&H…

Decorating & Design

Top 5: Colorful Christmas Decor Ideas

Brighten up your Christmas decor with cheerful hues that are as pretty as they are merry.

DIY Projects

Easy DIY: Paper Cone Party Favors

Fill cones with candy and keep them on a tray by the front door to give to guests as they leave. Materials You’ll need heavy paper such as wallpaper or construction paper, scissors, ruler, pencil, roll-on permanent glue tape or double-sided tape, decorative sticker seals, and gum drops or other…

Decorating & Design

10+ Gift Ideas For The Family Pet

You'll swoon over these pet-friendly finds.

Decorating & Design

Scandi-Style Christmas Decorating Ideas

Senior features editor Kimberley Brown shares holiday inspiration from her recent trip to Sweden.  I recently returned from Stockholm full of holiday spirit. From the quaint Christmas markets and flower stalls filled with cut amaryllis to the mugs of glögg served up to fend off winter’s chill, it’s a city…

Decorating & Design

10 Christmas Pet Costumes That Will Spread Holiday Cheer

Find 10 stylish and festive outfits for your furry friends.

Decorating & Design

Updated Classics: Holiday Wreaths

Discover fresh alternatives to popular design trends in our online series, Updated Classics.  Classic Pick: There’s no better way to dress up a door for the holidays — whether it’s your front door or a door inside your home — than with a wreath. If you’re time-starved this season, opt…

Decorating & Design

Inspiring Spaces: 3 Gorgeous Holiday Window Displays

Interiors director Meg Crossley shares her favorite holiday window displays and how to mimic the look in your home. Everyone loves Christmas windows, as evidenced by the throngs of people checking out the displays in major cities across North America. The most notable ones are from high-end department stores like Holt Renfrew and Barneys New…

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…

Recipes

6 Modern Classic Hanukkah Recipes To Make This Year

Find creative recipes for a sophisticated celebration of light.

Decorating & Design

Send Us Holiday Pictures Of Your Pets!

Do you share your home with a furry friend? Your pet could be featured on our site! Show us how your pet celebrates the holidays. Whether they’re decked out in a knitted sweater, napping under the Christmas tree or getting tangled up in tinsel, we want to see it! Either dig…

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.

Decorating Advice

Updated Classics: Holiday Decorating With Birch

Discover fresh alternatives to popular design trends in our online series, Updated Classics.  Classic Pick: Birch logs by the fire. Keeping logs next to your fireplace feels especially seasonal and cozy at this time of year, and birch logs are decidedly prettier than most. In the 2012 Princess Margaret…