Friends and family will adore these handy handmade Christmas gifts -- including dishware, vases, and other home accessories -- that are just as fun (and easy!) to make as they are to give. Start one of these simple Christmas crafts today so you can check everyone off your holiday gift list.View Slideshow
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
Get ready for the Christmas season with our clever tricks to simplify the holidays. Including crafty Christmas wrapping ideas, must-try ideas for hosting guests, and why-didn't-I-think-of-that Christmas shortcuts, our tips for the holiday season are guaranteed to make your life easier.View Slideshow
A trip to the produce section will add sweet fragrance and bright color to your holiday decorations, both indoors and out.
For a simple door decoration, hang a juicy red pomegranate from ribbon. Create a hanging loop by pushing the ends of a short length of florist's wire into the pomegranate. Thread red ribbon through the loop and tie in a bow at the top of the fruit.
Add a sparkling centerpiece to your holiday buffet with a bowl of sugared fruit. Elevate the arrangement in style by using a pedestal compote, then fill the bowl with sugar and arrange the colorful fruits on top.
This staircase gets the holiday treatment with chic citrus spheres suspended by shimmering ribbon. To create, fasten kumquats to 3-inch foam balls with wood picks; suspend with wire concealed by wide ribbon.
A grandly appointed entry sets a festive tone for a home. Here, a stately urn is filled with fruit, flowers, and branches to create a stunning holiday focal point in the foyer.
A playful, inexpensive twist on tradition, this pear place-card holder extends a personal welcome to guests but takes just seconds to create.
Decorative fruit arrangements can brighten the exterior of your house, too. Just place brightly colored fruit around your existing plants to create a spirited look for your landscape or entry.
Simple serving dishes become dazzling displays when you outline them with holiday greenery and fruit. Bind the greenery in place with twine or wire concealed by holiday ribbon.
Make a statement with a large flower arrangement surrounded by smaller candles. This dramatic display includes amaryllis plants, evergreen boughs, and small red pears hanging from ordinary branches.
This chandelier is decked out for the holidays with crab apples and cut branches. Use faux greenery to avoid falling needles.