How to Make Festive Bows

Need a fun gift-wrapping idea? Learn how to tie a bow (or three) to make your next gift gorgeous. We'll show you how to make a classic, layered, or rosette bow.

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Three-Step Christmas Centerpieces

Create a striking holiday centerpiece in just three steps. We have a special secret for the step one: How to lay the table runner.

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Creative Christmas Tree Themes

Be creative by decorating your Christmas tree with a favorite theme that suits your decorating style or your family's personality. We were inspired by a local festival of trees and have included tips for bringing the looks inside your own Christmas home. Bonus: We've included lighting tips to make your tree shine.

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Christmas Sugar Cookies

Turn a simple sugar cookie into a masterpiece this Christmas. Whether you like your sugar cookies soft or crisp, simply decorated or frosted with intricate designs, these sugar cookie recipes are sure to sweeten up your holiday season.

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Deck a Christmas Staircase in Two Steps

It's so simple to decorate your staircase for Christmas! Get our damage-free, two-step plan to ensure that the holiday spirit extends from first floor to second.

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Creative Christmas Wreaths

Christmas wreaths don't have to be made from traditional evergreens -- in fact, we encourage you to mix it up with eucalyptus leaves, boxwood, lotus pods, and even items that don't come from nature, such as peppermint candies and pom-poms. These fun-to-make creative designs show you how to make Christmas wreaths with unexpected shapes, dazzling colors, and out-of-the-ordinary materials.

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Christmas 101 Our Best How-To Ideas

From Better Homes and Gardens, ideas and improvement projects for your home and garden plus recipes and entertaining ideas.

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Create a holiday haven that will sparkle all the way through December 25 with festive Christmas decorating ideas. Plus, bake delicious Christmas cookies and serve a memorable dinner friends and family will love. With the season of giving in mind, we've collected our best homemade Christmas gifts to make one-of-a-kind presents for your friends and family. Sharing Christmas recipes is also a popular way to celebrate, and our collection of Christmas cookies includes classic cookies, cookies the kids can make, and new recipes that are sure to become family favorites. The Christmas tree is always a key part of the festivities, and we can help you pick the perfect tree as well as decorate it with beautiful lights and handmade Christmas ornaments. Our ornament ideas come in every size and material, including felt ornaments, kids' ornaments, and glass ball ornaments. And why wait to celebrate? Our clever Christmas crafts are fun to start at any time and can be turned into gifts or pretty decorations for your celebration. Curious about the holiday's beginnings? The Christian holiday has some European origins -- like the Christmas tree and candy canes -- but Santa Claus came from an American poet. Learn more about the meaning of Christmas. Get ready for the holiday with pretty decorations -- garlands, swags, and centerpieces, plus outdoor decorating ideas that start with Christmas wreaths and sparkling Christmas lights.

Four Freezing Secrets for Cookie Dough

Bake ahead! Learn our four techniques for freezing cookie dough.

Easy Christmas Ornaments

Transform simple supplies into outstanding homemade Christmas ornaments with...

How to Make Festive Bows

Need a fun gift-wrapping idea? Learn how to tie a bow (or three) to make your...

Easy Low-Cost Christmas Projects

Keep holiday spending under control with these innovative and easy Christmas...

Freezer-Friendly Holiday Cookies

These Christmas cookies don't mind waiting around in the cold one bit. Get a...

Crochet a Snowflake Gift Topper

Let a simple snowflake crochet pattern dress up your gifts this holiday season.

Holiday Decorations: Make Easy, Glittery Paper Bells

Make these festive holiday paper bell decorations with just five supplies!

Pretty Cookies Flavored with Cherries!

Marashino cherries have a use beyond your cocktail glass -- chop them up to...

How to Make Brownies

For all their rich, fudgy goodness, brownies are a surprisingly easy dessert t...

Pretty Christmas Wreaths

Deck the halls with these gorgeous winter wreaths that will bring holiday chee...

Cute Crafts Projects to Make as Christmas Gifts

Delight friends and family this Christmas with personalized gifts made from th...

Our Best Winter Slow Cooker Recipes

Beat the blustery chill of winter with a warm meal that's ready the moment you...

Host a Christmas Cookie Exchange Party

Sample and share Christmas cookies of all kinds as you mingle with friends at...

Felt Poinsettia Christmas Ornament

These beautiful red and white poinsettias made from felt will pop on your...

Make a 19th-Century-Inspired Ornament

Modeled after decorations in turn-of-the-19th-century style, these papier-mach...

Pretty Christmas Garland: Make It with Paper!

With a little bit of time and just a handful of supplies, you can make a prett...

Boxes-and-Bows Gift Bags

The festive wrapped packages on the outside of these glamorous gift bags...

Adorable DIY Sweater Ornaments

Transform an old sweater into a tree's worth of homemade ornaments. These...

How to Decorate a Cake with Frosting

We share the secrets for decorating a cake like a pro -- watch as our Test...

Decorating with Christmas Ornaments

Try these creative ideas for decorating around the house with Christmas...

Simple Christmas Centerpieces

Gorgeous Christmas centerpieces don't need to take a lot of time or expensive...

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