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
The editors of Special Interest Publications, Midwest Living, Creative Collection, and BHG.com share their best holiday decorating ideas in the Festival of Trees and Lights.
Large, textured artichokes surrounded by ribbons are tucked within the tree to build on the nature theme.
Add life to your tree topper by gluing ornamental pheasants to a cone-shaped basket filled with foliage and flowers.
Twelve-inch pinecones bring an outdoorsy atmosphere inside. They're attached to the tree with wire and dressed up with fall foliage.
Green and silver accents make the BHG.com tree a holiday favorite. Decorated with silvery netting, green ornamental balls, dragonflies, and sparkling artificial foliage, the tree brings nearly all of the seasons together.
Add a winter wonderland aura to any tree with a jolly, white-felt Santa. Several different Santas are tied sparingly around the tree to emphasize the holiday.
With wingspans of nearly 10 inches, these butterflies, dusted with gold sparkles, add life and beauty to the tree. The butterflies represent signs of spring and the gardening season.
This holiday pear shimmers against the white lights while drawing attention to the seasonal holiday food.
Elegant chandelier crystals accented with orange and green crystal beads dangle from the evergreen branch.