Gather your friends and use these patriotic decorating, entertaining, and recipe ideas for this year's 4th of July celebration. From festive star banners and refreshing watermelon coolers to raveworthy party favors and more, your 4th of July party is bound to be summer's biggest shindig.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.