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
Show off your hobbies, collectibles, or color preferences in a unique themed wreath for the holidays.
Honor a favorite pastime with a playful wreath outfitted with dozens of fishing bobbers of various sizes.
This soft and cozy wreath is a quilter's delight and the perfect way to use up scraps from other holiday projects.
Fruit is a natural for holiday decorating, and this design is perfect for country- or Williamsburg-style homes. Fresh apples add aroma and texture, but faux fruit will last longer and give a similar effect. Tuck bits of Spanish moss between the apples to fill in the gaps.
Teatime is the theme in this wreath dressed in red sheer ribbons. Teacups, teabags, and a container of cookies have been wired on to make a conversation starter for your hall. This is also a great way to give a themed gift without placing items in the usual gift basket.
Garage sale clubs add a whimsical note to a grapevine wreath dressed only in greenery and white ornaments that are the perfect stand-ins for golf balls.
This wreath is fun to make as a gift for a holiday newborn. Simply tie on tiny booties, toys, and baby bottles to decorate a wreath the new mom and dad will love.
The theme here is red accented with purple. The variety of sizes and textures -- from mottled to shiny -- give this wreath its personality. Using several sizes also makes it easier to cover the gaps and make a wreath that looks full and elegant.