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Check out these photos of Christmas trees, ornaments, indoor and outdoor decorations, crafts, and table decor submitted by BHG.com users -- then get inspired for your own holiday decorating!
Submitted by kayaustin2
We've gone through hundreds of tree photos submitted by our users and picked the best -- the ones that exemplify sophisticated BHG style.
This simple tree is a winter wonderland with long, curly blue ribbons and pretty snowflake ornaments.
Submitted by violet32062
Beautiful pink roses and paper fans adorn this white tree for a bright vintage look. A matching pink angel tree topper and flowing white ribbon make for a girly feel.
Submitted by mbduvendack1
This tree is covered with real fishing lures, bobbers, bells, and swivels. A lantern, a net, and a boating bear add to this fisherman vignette.
Submitted by kerrylc3677812
This snowman tree stands out (literally -- look at the shoes!). A pair of glasses and some warm clothes have this tree dressed for a winter walk.
Submitted by Maura.donnelly0815
Christmas ornaments personalize a tree, especially when they're handmade. These ornaments have creative and fun designs.
This plain glass ornament was transformed into a true beauty when wrapped with red-and-white toile and trimmed with red velvet ribbon.
Submitted by cindytrumpet
Cut cedar, hanging vintage red ornaments, and red bows draw attention upwards to an unexpected display.
Submitted by kimsgreentreeacres
Old hymnal books get recycled as a musical angel. Red and white ribbon and a stitched dress make this angel sing with holiday cheer.
Submitted by dkelly27
This gingerbread house is a replica of the user's home. Not only is it beautifully made, but it's also entirely edible.
Submitted by schumaker1948
Painted snowmen faces, a birdhouse, and a crow make up this snowy window display, giving a nice view no matter how bad the weather is outside.
Submitted by 151267
A simple evergreen sprig, green bow, and antique ornament makes this the best seat at the table.
Submitted by kmoliver1983
This creative card uses ribbon and paper scraps for a festive holiday greeting.
Submitted by jhpspears
Outdoors decorations give a peek into the festive decorations in the house. These users give their guests a great show on the way inside.
Even if this yard doesn't get snow, it didn't stop the owners from building a snowman. Three stick wreaths, a scarf, and a hat secured to a wall make a fun outdoor display.
Submitted by anniestipsandtoes
Hanging skates and an old toboggan propped on a porch evoke childhood memories of Christmases past. A snow-covered wreath and big red bows greet visitors at the door.
Submitted by strbryblond06
This wispy twig wreath is simply decorated with a cream bow for a wintery door decoration.
Submitted by millardh99
This porch becomes a winter wonderland when decorated with a polar bear statue, a North Pole sign, and hanging snowflakes.
Submitted by AnTK
Socks decorated with faces, scarves, and hats make cute snowmen snuggled over the posts of a picket fence.