Christmas Decorations

How to Hang Christmas Garland in a Large Entryway

How to Hang Christmas Garland in a Large Entryway
Hanging Christmas garland in a large entryway can help create a cheerful holiday ambiance from the moment your guests walk through your door. The holiday decorations will likely cause the large entryway to feel warm and welcome. It's important, howev

How to Make Fabric Ornaments

How to Make Fabric Ornaments
Edit Article Are you going for that country Christmas look? In addition to small wooden tree ornaments and popcorn garlands on the tree, consider including simple sewn ornaments. Fabric ornaments add a festive, quaint touch to any tree or window.Step

Anchoring a Christmas Tree in a Pot

Anchoring a Christmas Tree in a Pot
Displaying a live Christmas tree in a decorative pot or planter is a "green" alternative to cutting the tree, which kills it. The greatest obstacle to this option is overcoming the top-heaviness that can cause a tree and planter to topple. A liv

How to Tie Pine Branches Together for a Christmas Garland

How to Tie Pine Branches Together for a Christmas Garland
Garland is a popular, natural way to give your home a Christmas feel. It consists of pine branches strung together and hung in or around the home. If you have pine trees on your property, you can easily gather greens to decorate your home. Garland is

How to Swirl Acrylic Paints in Glass Ornaments

How to Swirl Acrylic Paints in Glass Ornaments
You'll see many beautiful and whimsical ornaments in department stores around the holiday season but you can decorate your Christmas tree with something a little more personal by designing your own ornaments. Start a new family Christmas tradition th

How to Create a Christmas Wreath

How to Create a Christmas Wreath
Edit Article Create your own Christmas wreath from fresh flora to celebrate the holiday season with personal charm and a natural touch. Make it a family affair and involve the kids in helping to create your family's own Christmas wreath. This article

How to Tell if a Mushroom Is Edible

How to Tell if a Mushroom Is Edible
If you enjoy hiking and roughing it in the great outdoors, then you've probably seen myriad mushrooms; especially during the moist seasons. Learning about different mushrooms and how to identify edible ones can enhance your outdoor experience. Knowin

Birch Branch Christmas Tree Tutorial

Birch Branch Christmas Tree Tutorial
Birch is very popular for crafts and decorating any time of year, but its snowy, paper-like bark makes it ideal for holiday projects. This charming wall decoration made with ascending birch branches in the shape of a Christmas tree is a charming tree

String Art Christmas Tree Tutorial

String Art Christmas Tree Tutorial
For a holiday decoration that's spectacular but a little out of the ordinary, make a string art Christmas tree. Similar to the string art sculptures many of us created in elementary school, these wood, nail and yarn masterpieces always elicit a "Wow,

How to Make a Christmas Wreath From Scratch

How to Make a Christmas Wreath From Scratch
Making a Christmas wreath from scratch will allow you to personalize your wreath with your choice of branches and decorations. Wreaths made of fresh cut greenery create a warm and inviting scent for the holidays, and they can be hung on the outside o

Instructions for Making Christmas Ornaments Out of Light Bulbs

Instructions for Making Christmas Ornaments Out of Light Bulbs
Recycle old light bulbs by making Christmas ornaments. Instead of throwing away your light bulbs, you can turn them into craft projects. Light bulbs allow you to make a wide variety of Christmas ornaments, and they are simple enough for children to d

How to Make Holiday Lights With Plastic Cups & Lights

How to Make Holiday Lights With Plastic Cups & Lights
Whether it's a spooky Halloween luminary or a festive trail of white candles leading to your door for Christmas, there is something about holiday lights that brings a smile to one's face. While standard holiday lights are festive on their own, adding

How to Hang Up a Stocking

How to Hang Up a Stocking
Stockings make wonderful holiday decorations -- especially when hung from a festive mantelpiece. However, if you plan to load them with gifts and goodies, you may find yourself facing the dilemma of how to hang the stockings so they do not crash to t

How to Decorate a Door With the Story "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"

How to Decorate a Door With the Story "'Twas the Night Before Christmas"
Offices and schools sometimes hold door decoration contests during the holiday season to encourage a festive spirit and friendly competition. During these contests, individuals or entire groups wrap class or office doors in decorative wrapping papers

How to Choose a Pre-Lit Christmas Tree

How to Choose a Pre-Lit Christmas Tree
A pre-lit Christmas tree, as the name indicates, comes with lights attached. This saves you the time and headache of trying to string lights from the top to the bottom of the tree without missing any spots. There are some things you should consider b

How to Make a Recycled Cardboard Wreath

How to Make a Recycled Cardboard Wreath
Edit Article This basic wreath is a great way to make a simple but effective wreath when you've got scraps of cardboard to use up. This activity should take less than hour, and provided you've already done the cutting, you can even leave the kids to

How to Create a Vintage Bedspring Wreath

How to Create a Vintage Bedspring Wreath
Edit Article Re-purpose old bed springs into works of art by making a "spring wreath" this season. The play on words, plus the environmentally friendly nature of this project will not only honor ushering in a new season but also pay tribute to E

How to Change the Bulbs in a Blown Up Snow Globe

How to Change the Bulbs in a Blown Up Snow Globe
Decorating with a blow-up globe brightens up a yard for the holiday season. However, if the lights in the globe go out, the effect is dimmed. The lights in a blow-up snow globe burn out over time or when the snow globe has been through harsh, incleme

How to Make a Wreath

How to Make a Wreath
Edit Article Wreaths are a lovely way to decorate. You can use them for almost any holiday or season, or simply to brighten up your home. This article offers three methods you can use to make simple holiday wreaths.Artificial Flower WreathGather your

How to Create a Festive Holiday Wreath

How to Create a Festive Holiday Wreath
Edit Article Festive looking wreaths are great anytime, but they're especially wonderful around the Christmas holidays.StepsLay old newspapers down to put the wreath on, in a well lit up work area.Plug in the glue gun or have glue squares heating on
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