Tips for Decorating with a Holiday Vignette

Like a Hollywood set designer, you can create a holiday scene, or vignette, to dress up your home. Create your holiday vignette anywhere: in an entry hall or sitting area; on your front porch; on the lawn [more…]

How to String Christmas Lights on Outdoor Trees

Have trees in your yard? String them with Christmas lights to create holiday magic. The best way to string Christmas lights on outside trees is by starting at the base of the trunk and following these [more…]

How to Create a Christmas Decorating Theme

Finding inspiration for Christmas decorating themes starts right at home. Christmas decorations can get expensive, but not if you first use items you have in the house. For example, look to your interests [more…]

Quick and Inexpensive Christmas Decorating Ideas

Decorating quickly for Christmas is usually easy. Adding small Christmas touches here and there won’t stretch your budget and are enough to pull even the largest room together quickly and easily ¯ just [more…]

Tips for Outside Christmas Decorations

Add outside Christmas decorations to spread your holiday cheer. Whether you live in temporary housing or on your own estate, outdoor Christmas décor will liven up balconies, patios, doors, and windows. [more…]

How to Make a Christmas Wreath

Wreaths are the perfect Christmas decoration: You can hang wreaths indoors or out, and you can make them on a budget. Make your Christmas wreath from greenery, moss, flowers, faux berries, or dried leaves [more…]

How to Make a Christmas Garland

Garland is an inexpensive Christmas decoration that's easy to make. Your homemade garland can be simple or fancy, depending on what you use. It's a fun craft project for the whole family to work on, and [more…]

How to Create Pillow Covers for Christmas Decorating

Making your own pillow covers is an easy way to decorate your home for Christmas. Choose colors and prints that suit your holiday decorating theme if the traditional red and green don’t suit you. [more…]

Decorate Paper Tableware for a Budget–Smart Christmas

Don't be afraid to use paper tableware such as plates, cups, and napkins for Christmas entertaining and decorating. Paper goods come in many holiday motifs, but those fancy designs add to the price. Be [more…]