Freezer-Friendly Holiday Cookies

These Christmas cookies don't mind waiting around in the cold one bit. Get a leg up on holiday preparations by taking advantage of Christmas cookies' affinity for freezing. Each Santa-special treat can freeze for up to three months.

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Steal This Home's Cottage-Style Decorations!

Warm and welcoming, cottage style is effortless and translates perfectly into the holiday season. Mix old and new for a flexible Christmas decorating style that you can make your own -- here┬┐s how Kelly, the blogger at Talk of the House, shows off her cottage style.

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Christmas Ornament Crafts

Keep these handmade Christmas ornaments for yourself, or use them as one-of-a-kind gifts this holiday season. Each of these 20+ Christmas ornament crafts is easy to make and perfect for this year's Christmas decorating.

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Our Best Cookie-in-a-Jar Recipes

In need of a creative addition to your cookie exchange party or a tasty gift for friends and family? Look no further than our collection of irresistible cookie-in-a-jar recipes. Each holiday-ready gift takes less than 30 minutes to prepare and features layer upon layer of favorite cookie, brownie, or blondie mix-ins.

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Decorated Christmas Trees

The star of your Christmas decorations -- the tree! -- deserves extra attention. Here are four diverse looks you should consider for your tree decorating scheme.

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Pretty Christmas Wreaths

Deck the halls with these gorgeous winter wreaths that will bring holiday cheer to your Christmas decor. Christmas wreaths are often made with fir, but we share alternative wreath supplies that could inspire this year's front door.

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Genius Christmas Hacks

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.

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Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Make your house the prettiest on the block with our creative ideas for outdoor Christmas decorations. Whether you're looking for outdoor lighting, winter wreaths, or Christmas door decorations and porch displays, this collection ensures that you make a holiday statement outside. We love looking at Better Homes and Gardens readers' decorated homes, and our collection of Christmas yard decorations brings together some of the best. Are Christmas lights and window decorations more your style? We have dozens of ideas for outdoor lighting, including large displays, garlands, and LED lights of all colors. Welcome holiday guests into your home with our array of pretty Christmas door decorations. Our ideas for outdoor Christmas wreaths range from traditional to modern, with budget-friendly twists and how-to tutorials. To boost your holiday curb appeal even further, check out our long-lasting outdoor Christmas decor that help you dress up your yard or front porch with pretty accents like reindeer and outdoor Christmas trees that last from fall through the holidays.

Pretty Christmas Wreaths

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

How to Hang a Christmas Wreath (Two No-Fail Secrets!)

It's not a holiday home until you've hung a Christmas wreath. This quick video...

Outdoor Christmas Decorating Ideas

Make the outside of your home as ready for the holiday season as the inside...

Creative Christmas Wreaths

Christmas wreaths don't have to be made from traditional evergreens -- in fact...

Easy & Inexpensive Christmas Wreaths

Make an elegant holiday wreath using simple supplies found at your local craft...

Outdoor Christmas Lighting: Surprising Ways to Decorate

A strand of Christmas lights is so last year. Bet you've never considered thes...

Christmas Garland: Create An Outdoor Display That Lasts

Wrap an all-weather DIY Christmas garland around your outdoor fence for an...

Happy Lighted Snowman

Light up the yard and the holiday season with this sturdy snowman's everlastin...

13 Expert Tips for Dazzling Christmas Lights

Better Homes and Gardens' Christmas Ideas Editor Ann Blevins offers advice for...

Star on a Stick

Greet guests with your own twinkling constellation, crafted from branches.

Outdoor Christmas Lights

Christmas lights are sure to illuminate your holiday spirit! Decorate your hom...

Pretty Christmas Door Decorations

Once you've trimmed the tree, head outside to deck your front door for...

Holiday-Inspired Outdoor Decorating that Lasts

Dress up your front porch and yard with these holiday outdoor decorating ideas...

Holiday Wreaths of Colonial Williamsburg

Wreaths on the doors of Colonial Williamsburg homes have inspired holiday...

Easy Snowflake Wreath: Only 5 Supplies!

Create a pretty snowflake wreath with felt and a few cheap supplies. This craf...

Easy Christmas Wreaths

These easy Christmas wreaths would look great on your door, on a window, or...

Three-Step Scarf Wreath for Christmas

The secret to this scarf wreath is the form underneath. See how you can create...

Outdoor Christmas Decorations: Front Porch Inspiration

It doesn't take a lot of bells and whistles to brighten your front porch at...

Christmas Yard Decorations from Better Homes and Gardens Readers

Outdoor Christmas decorations include more than just a string of lights on you...

Winter Luminarias

Ordinary tin cans come alive with a unique piercing technique and candlelight.

Wheelbarrow Arrangement

Fill a wheelbarrow or wooden garden wagon with greenery, pinecones, and pots o...

Tips for Decorating with Christmas Outdoor Ornaments

Simple outdoor Christmas decorating can make a big impression on the outside o...

3 Cheap Christmas Wreath Ideas

Upgrade a ho-hum Christmas wreath with wow-worthy embellishments like pinecone...

Top Outdoor Christmas Decorations

Shop these fun, festive outdoor decorations to put your Christmas spirit on...

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