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.View Slideshow
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.View Slideshow
With classic sugar cookies, cherry-filled macarons, and more, these gorgeous and delicious Christmas cookies are sure to impress your friends and family. Bonus: Every Christmas cookie recipe here is a snap to make -- they'll only think you spent hours baking.
Switch up your exchange game with swoonworthy tassies. Featuring cloudlike whipped cream, tangy Key lime filling, and a macadamia nut crust, what's not to love?
Craving candy canes? We've got you covered. Split vanilla cookie dough into two parts: one plain, one rosy red. (Thanks, food coloring!) Bring the cookies together with a cool smear of peppermint filling.
Have a heart -- make an adorable Rudolph cookie to share at your cookie exhange. Royal icing provides his fur and antler coloring; chocolate-coated candy pieces work great for his eager eyes and famous nose.
Six whimsical snowmen are better than one! With a snowflake-shape cookie cutter, you can make quick work of sugar cookies that celebrate your love for the season's frosty fellows.
Sandwich homemade cherry buttercream inside lightly crisped almond-flavor macarons for a delectable mini bite.
The ultimate ready-for-the-platter cookies: gingerbread men. Here's our No. 1 recipe for the famous fellows.
Bring a campfire favorite to your next holiday party! Chocolate wafer cookies take the place of graham crackers, but ooey-gooey marshmallows and melted chocolate make a familiar appearance in these s'more bars.
As the name implies, seven delicious ingredients go to work in these so-easy bars. You hit fruity notes, creamy white chocolate, and even crunchy nuts in each bite.
The rich, gooey filling in these tarts has a hint of raspberry liqueur.