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4 Ways to Decorate with Ornaments That Don’t Involve Your Christmas Tree
This Christmas, pick up an extra package of ornaments and think beyond the tree. Decorating with ornaments offers a pulled-together look for pennies. Here are the four spots that one home leveraged.
Clever Hacks for Your Holiday
See how Maxwell Ryan of Apartment Therapy makes a garland inspired by nature and ice cubes that do more than keep drinks chilled. Both ideas are incredibly cheap and easy!across the room. When you Xerox them really big and with the bright colors and you cut them up, no one recognizes where they're from. But they're beautiful, bright, colorful flags, very unique and very personal. One of my favorite holiday acts in the food department is to get one of those kitschy little ice cube trays that are all shaped like hearts. Instead of just putting the water in, get pomegranate seeds, spread them in each one, fill them with water, freeze them. Now you have beautiful Slightly flavored ice cubes shaped like heart with a red seed in the middle to put in all your guests' holiday drinks. [MUSIC]
How to Decorate for Christmas with Cranberries
Cranberries and Christmas are like peanut butter and jelly -- meant to go together. Here's how to use cranberries in two candle projects that are perfect for the holidays.
How to Prep Your Guest Room for the Holidays
Welcoming guests this holiday season? Maxwell Ryan of Apartment Therapy has three easy-as-can-be ways to warm up their guest room.
3 Things to Have on Hand When Kids are Coming to the Party
If you have these two things to eat and this one thing to play with, your party will kid-friendly in no time. Take it from master entertainer, Maxwell Ryan of Apartment Therapy, who shares his cheery ideas.to do with their hands. Number two, you always wanna have a board game . It could be for the adults, it could be for the kids but it gives someone something to do when they're off to the side of the party and I like shoots and ladders. Number three is something that people don't often do. Is put out candy, just put out candy. I have a good friend who loves to put out candy and it always puts a smile on people's faces. So put out some Swedish Fish , everybody likes them and they're bright red, so they're pretty. [MUSIC]
3 Must-Try Decorations for a Cheap Tabletop Christmas Tree
Here’s how to use three cute decorations -- that cost just a few bucks each -- to create a tabletop Christmas tree that (literally) rings in the holiday.tree with mini-clothespins bought at the craft store. [MUSIC] Tie on some jingle bells for festivity. Knot them at the ends of branches and hear them ring as guests go by. White rickrack offers instant garland for the price of a spool. Start from the top of the tree and wrap, planning for about three runs around the whole tree. [MUSIC] If you like, finish the tree with cardstock tags and a cardstock star. Plop the tree in a silver bucket for a pretty side table statement that you'll admire all season. [MUSIC]
How to Decorate a Tree with Ribbon
There are just two elements to this eye-catching tree: A strand of lights and a few ribbon spools. Here’s what blogger Kelly of Talk of the House accomplished with 35 yards of red grosgrain ribbon.quick bow on the ends of branches. Looking at the tree in horizontal sections , we tie it on one bow every foot or so. Ribbons natural home is as garland. Drop each loop about six inches
How to Decorate a Bedroom for Christmas
This Christmas, pretty up the room where you wake up. Peek into the bedroom of Talk of the House blogger, Kelly, who includes a tree, accents, and pillows in her space, stretching the Christmas merriment well beyond the living room.
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.A dazzling flocked tree. A beribboned charmer. A snow capped fir. A side table stunner. Find out how to bring these gorgeous christmas trees to your own home. A flocked white tree
Christmas Living Room Tours: 4 Houses, 4 Styles
The living room is the central hub of Christmas. Welcome in the warmth with four distinct decorating styles.