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920 Holiday Lighting Ideabooks
Hang the Perfect Light Over Your Holiday Table
"pendant light for your dining room... table lighting. The right light makes everything look better! So lets review some... for the holidays? Create a festive, warm and inviting atmosphere this year by including... a 60" light fixture? Seems excessive and difficult to find. Any other guidelines... to pick lighting for either the kitchen table or island, depending on what I come up... it (the lighting store thought to be too big but it is just right)...So my question..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Holiday Mantel
Do reindeer prance or lights dance above your fireplace during the holidays? Share your decorated mantel with us
"prance or lights dance above your fireplace during the holidays? Share your decorated... you? Are lights involved? Please tell us about and post pictures of your holiday mantel... us your holiday mantels! We would love to see how you decorate around the fireplace... including the holiday mantel. Sparkly, black, honeycomb candles add a hint of holiday while... small lights (from Restoration Hardware - love their "starry lights"). The tree..."
12 Home Hot Spots for Holiday Decorating
Deck these areas with garlands, lights and other seasonal decorations, and watch a festive mood take hold
"garlands, lights and other seasonal decorations, and watch a festive mood take hold... basement. The holidays are upon us. My two youngest boys have holiday radar. As soon as October... twinkling lights. To get you all in the spirit, here are some areas around the house... porch light and mailbox. For lots o' holidays! Terrific Tips! Can't wait to try... places for holiday decor -- any holiday. There were some great tips here! I got some..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Holiday Front Door
Lights, wreaths, action! If your front door plays a role in your yuletide decorations, we'd like to see it
"Lights, wreaths, action! If your front door plays a role in your yuletide decorations... neighbors' holiday decor. Do you go all Clark Griswold and color the entire house with... with lights? Do you make your own wreaths and garlands? Do you have a favorite fat... greets your holiday guests? Is your neighborhood association persnickety about whether... colored lights? Please tell us about it and share your photos in the Comments section..."
Sensible Style for Your Holiday Guest Bath
Pamper visitors with great bathroom lighting, plush towels and user-friendly features for sink and shower
25 Gorgeous Holiday Mantels by Houzzers
Laden with boughs, lights and even lemons, these decorated fireplace mantels show a festive Christmas spirit and a creative approach
"boughs, lights and even lemons, these decorated fireplace mantels show a festive Christmas... dried, a light coating of gold spray paint was applied. With all the lights off and... color of holiday cheer. Ho, Ho, Ho, let the holiday season begin! Here's a few ideas... use the lights, I taped battery flickering tea lights to the backs, and it looks like... decorating for holidays-its like giving your decor a facelift but then it always makes me..."
Sensible Style for Your Holiday Powder Room
Seasonal color and pretty, practical touches create a fun and functional powder room for the holidays
"decorative light fixture and drape it with holiday greenery. Here are some sensible style... especially at holiday time. Since it's likely to be small, you'll get more bang for your... favorite holiday-themed color. Even though your holiday guests probably won't be disrobing... it in a holiday bright color like red or green. You'll add a powerful punch to your... towels in holiday colors for a fun accent. I love candles, but only where I can keep..."
17 Ways to Brighten a Holiday Home, Scandinavian Style
No one does inspired natural decorating better than the Scandinavians, and that includes adorning the home for the holidays
"get the holiday shopping done, what I crave is a home that exudes peace and natural... magical holiday mood — and when it comes to inspired natural decorating, no one does... twinkle lights, candles, fresh greenery and folk crafts — a look versatile enough to... thought of holiday decorating is making you a bit panicky, try these 17 ideas for decking... favorite holiday decor. So simple and beautiful! The ice wreath works well in a punch..."
The Not Naturally Organized Parent's Guide to the Holidays
This year get real about what you can and cannot handle, and remember the joys of spending time with the ones you love
"during the holiday season it ratchets up a thousand notches. The commercials are enough... beautiful lights, sweet and freshly bathed children peering over banisters and creeping... impending holidays having you thinking, "Who? What? Thanksgiving? Christmas! How does... make the holiday season a little more manageable and truly bright.... turning the lights off and driving around neighborhoods looking at the lights on clear..."
Budget Decorator: Easy Holiday Decorations
Get a festive look for a fraction of the usual cost with basic items from the craft store and your own supply
"for the holidays? Skip the pricey ready-made holiday decor in favor of natural materials... twinkle lights and a handful of basic items from the kitchen and craft store. Read... even put holiday decor in my bathrooms. I'm a pathetic holiday decorator, LOL. Three... white lights and some other decorations like little gold birds and ribbons. At the... children's holiday books as well...those always have the prettiest illustrations! Spraying..."
8 Home Projects Perfect for Holiday Downtime
"for the holidays? Use some of your downtime to tackle a house project or two, and you... string lights (actually untangled for once). These eight ideas may just motivate you... BEFORE the holidays to get them to charities for the holiday. The kids are involved so... cleaning the light fixtures. Who doesn't want more light during these dark days? That's... late for holiday down time ideas. Plus, who want's to spend holidays cleaning up? This..."
Guest Picks: Comfy Touches for Holiday Guests
Set the right tone for togetherness with soft rugs and throws, handy storage and considerate amenities
A Magical Tree House Lights Up for Christmas
An incredible tree house takes things up a notch for the holidays. Take a tour, meet the architect, the kids, and see how it came to be
"for the holidays. Take a tour, meet the architect, the kids, and see how it came to... bottom in lights; the display is an annual tradition that coincides with their well-attended... well-attended holiday open house. Tree house architect and family friend James Curvan returns... install the lights, a process in which he takes great pride. “My favorite thing is watching... unforgettable holiday memories. The Houzz team met with Steve, Jeri and James just after..."
A Contractor's Secrets to Hanging Holiday Decor
Hang a wreath or garland on brick, concrete, Sheetrock or wood the professional way — and avoid the potential pitfalls
"for all holidays. If you're hanging light-weight garlands, etc around a door or window... professional light hangers use glue guns to attach lights and trim to brick and other outdoor... anchors for holiday decorations. After the holiday, pull out the needle. The hole is so... work for light things as well. im hanging a ceiling light but there a hole were a coving... hanging lights on my exterior roof. I love the icicle lights, I have hung them for..."
Spend Less Without Being a Grinch: 8 Holiday Ideas
"to work holiday magic without blowing your budget... stream of holiday music, window displays and festive events, the holiday season can sometimes... knowing the holidays aren't bankrupting you. Let's take a deep breath and start the holidays... holiday hassle now is dealing with holiday shopping traffic (and incessant cheesy... time the holidays arrive, I'm done shopping and can enjoy the season without wasting... during the holiday shopping season. For décor, I clip fresh sprigs from the evergreens..."