Spread Christmas cheer throughout every room with these decorating ideas.
Fancy is nice, but nothing beats the simple charm of a homespun Christmas. This eclectic assortment will foster a friendly, relaxed atmosphere that invites guests to kick off their shoes and sit a spell in front of the fire.
Select paper that coordinates with your holiday decorations, like this red-and-green pattern.
A faux-cranberry wreath is an easy way to add color to the room. Hang it above the fireplace, on a wall or on an interior door.
Fill out your collection of handmade ornaments with store-bought styles that have country-cottage charm.
Embroidered names ensure that Santa won't make any mistakes when filling these stockings. Check to see if your local embroidery shop will personalize your current stockings or shop stores like L.L.Bean that offer personalized embroidery.
Decorate pillar candles with a red ribbon and tiny bells or ornaments. Place the candles on the mantel alongside tapers and votives.
Turn holiday dinners into unforgettable celebrations. Seasonal details make all the difference. Tie a sprig of holly to the back of each chair.
When you use your favorite plates at Christmas, it's like spending time with an old friend.
Give guests a warm and merry welcome. Deck the halls and hang garland in an unexpected place.
This holiday doormat will put visitors in a joyful mood before they even ring the bell.
Leave these acrylic ornaments up all winter long to reflect the sunlight coming through the window.
Use the staircase to show off an assortment of greeting cards. Cut ribbon to twice the desired length. Fold in half and tape to stairs. Attach cards with tape.
Hang shiny cardinals or other bird ornaments from the tree or perch them on the steps.
Christmas is most special for children, so be sure to decorate their rooms. A red-and-white throw rug makes a pretty color statement―and you can use it year-round.
Use a selection of nursery-inspired ornaments, or create a theme such as wild animals or dolls.