Holiday Style Challenge

We invited some of our favorite contributors to come up with their own unique decorating and entertaining ideas for the holidays. Take a look. We’re sure you’ll get some ideas of your own.

Wow Guests with a Festive Entryway

Learn how to make the best (and most festive) first impression! Warning: this holiday decorative entryway idea may cause strong desires to transform your entire home!

Modern Mantel Makeover for Christmas

Transform your living room by modernizing your old mantel. Then add Christams decorations for the holidays.

Dreamy Pastel Spray-Painted Gift Wrap

Use spray paint to add gorgeous hues of coral and magenta with a dash of gold and glitter to your gift wrapping!

Fun Personalized Gift Wrapping Ideas

We have new and unusual gift wrapping ideas that will make your gifts really stand out.

Giant Christmas Gifts for Your Front Porch

Wooden crates, decorative metal sheets, and paint are all you need! We'll show you how to make these Christmas decorations.

Pretty in Pink DIY Gift Wrapping

Who knew a few buckets and fancy tape could make gift wrapping so fun and easy? Get creative this holiday season with this DIY tutorial.

Festive Media Center Makeover

Give your entertainment center the perfect pop of festivity with gold and glitter holiday decor.

Jazzed Up Traditional Christmas Mantel

You think the traditional red and green is boring? Think again! See how this mantel is brought to life for Christmas using accents of red and green with a spice of plaid and tartan throughout the decoration.

Bold and Funky DIY Christmas Decor

Make a statement with pops of green! This tutorial will show you how to DIY colorful holiday decor using tomato cages, paint and a few basic supplies.

Fake a Fireplace Mantel

Cozy up with the faux fireplace and mantel covered in evergreen garland.

No Fuss Holiday Decorations

Take a look at how much you can do with a couple of wreaths and a well appointed beverage table to create a cheery atmosphere for holiday entertaining.

Christmas Mailbox Decorations: Burlap Trees

Christmas mailbox decorations are the new frontier in holiday decorating. Take a look at these cute burlap trees that flank this mailbox. They're made from ordinary items you can find at The Home Depot.

DIY Chalkboard Wreath

One of the great things about this DIY chalkboard wreath is that you can use it to celebrate any holiday or occasion you want. We'll show you how to make, then have a Christmas party to show it off.

A Vertitable Winter Wonderland of Christmas Lights

These Christmas light ideas include oversized candy canes, tomato cage Christmas trees and even a DIY light-up sign.

Easy Front Door Decorations for Christmas

Check out these clever ideas for making the most of your front door decorations this Christmas-- including how to "float" a wreath on the front door.

DIY Ideas for Your Christmas Mantel

Check out these easy ways to make your fireplace mantel look festive for the holiday season. The DIY drop cloth stockings are our favorite!

Silver and Pink Front Door Decorations for Christmas

Here's how to use spray paint to create a festive, frosty look for your Christmas wreath. Plus we have a short, simple tutorial on how create a holiday-themed door mat.

Holiday Dinner Party Decorations: Rustic with a Little Glam

Burlap, canvas drop cloths, a blackboard and some glittery gold come together for this dinner party decor. Pick up some ideas for your own rustic glam Christmas look!

Gift Wrapping Ideas Using Materials You'd Never Expect

How do you use spakling paste to stencil a Christmas message on gift wrapping? We'll show you how to do that... and how to add a duct tape Christmas bow, too.