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
Give your Christmas decorating country flavor with shades of red and woodsy touches of nature.
Incorporate bold shades of red classic prints into a simple beige room. Accessorize with hypericum berry wreaths, accent pillows, throws, frames, and stockings.
Recreate a nature scene with artificial birds and hypericum found at your local crafts store. Weave holiday lights into the hypericum wreaths to add a bit of twinkling light.
Use fabric as the inspiration to create these pillow-inspired bird ornaments. Finish with decorative trim and attach a ribbon loop.
Add a personal touch to a plain stocking with a simple applique treatment. Cut out fabric leaves and adhere to the stocking using a sewing machine or fabric adhesive.
Make your stockings pop with colorful blocks of fabric. Add ruffled trims or piping to finish the seams.
Wrap gifts in festive fabric and embellish with red tulle, strands of beads, and plenty of ribbon and bows.
Accent your furniture with colorful pillows and throws. Mix and match the styles to create a warm, layered feel.
If you like this room, check out our crisp black-and-white holiday room.