Fresh Ideas for the New Year

The ultimate guide for celebrating Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas filled with innovative ideas for holiday decorating, party hosting, thoughtful gifting, and much more.


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Christmas Tree on a Dime

With trying economic times, you may be tempted to forego the tree this Christmas. Check out three inspiring, penny-pinching schemes. » See Photos
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Becky Luigart-Stayner

25 Holiday Gifts Under $25

Shop early with our gift ideas for affordable, thoughtful Christmas presents for everyone on your list.

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Make a Christmas Stocking

The experts at Country Homes & Interiors magazine have come up with simple steps to creating your own Christmas stocking.

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12 Fresh Ideas for Your Mantel

Mix traditional and whimsical accents to create a holiday showcase on your mantel that's all your own.

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8 Easy Ornament Ideas to Spread Holiday Cheer

Christmas ornaments aren't just for the tree. Spread holiday cheer by using them throughout the house.

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Make a playful statement in your dining room by painting your table and chairs with a bold color... » See Full Calendar