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Houzz Call: Show Us Your Christmas Tree!
"different Christmas tree philosophies, and we want to hear yours. If you have decked... doing it. Christmas at our house. Merry christmas Merry christmas We have two trees in... Merry Christmas, Y'all!! Oh Christmas tree... My tree last year. Have more ornaments... decor this Christmas Blessed Christmas to all :) From last year...will do some decorating... Slim Christmas tree for a small area living room Slim Christmas tree for a small..."
Houzz Call: Share Your Favorite Christmas Tradition
Is there one thing you do, watch or eat that heralds the arrival of Christmas? Post a photo and let us know!
"arrival of Christmas? Post a photo and let us know!... gorgeous Christmas trees, beautifully appointed mantels and wreath-bedecked front doors... unique Christmas traditions are. What is the one thing you pull out of the attic that... know it's Christmas? Do your kids look for the Elf on the Shelf? Do you pull out National... Lampoon's Christmas Vacation and laugh at the Griswolds? Please share your tradition... celebrating Christmas on Christmas Eve was foreign to my friends and neighbours. But it..."
Christmas Cleanup Tips for the Not Naturally Organized
Dreading the postholiday chores? First let yourself unwind. Then grab some boxes, a few supplies and this easy guide
"buildup to Christmas Day keeps us all hopping, the fact that Christmas only starts on... storing Christmas books with the ornaments! Currently, we have Christmas books mixed... that BAM, Christmas is over!! I wasn't ready to let go of the magic of Christmas so... Leaving Christmas in place for the 12 days of Christmas which start on December 25... store Christmas decorations if they get donated after Christmas (at least here in..."
Collecting Christmas Ornaments That Speak to the Heart
Crafted by hand, bought on vacation or even dug out of the discount bin, ornaments can make for a special holiday tradition
"celebrate Christmas together. The aunts and Grandma prepared an enormous meal, and afterward... but at Christmas she gave each and every one of us a present.... first Christmas and we did get 2 'Baby's first Christmas' ornaments already - one... Each Christmas Eve after the children were dressed in thier new Christmas pjs, they... for each Christmas since their first Christmas. Each year I pick something that interests..."
Surviving the Christmas Countdown: A Parent's Guide
Make things easier on yourself, for heaven's sake — and for the sake of truly enjoying the holiday with your family
"almost Christmas. How’s it going? If you tried to answer that and found you could... before Christmas. Here are a few tips to help get you through.... have your Christmas breakfast for dinner on Christmas Eve. Then that big meal is over... I love Christmas! (always an orange in the toe of the Christmas stocking!) I needed... will cook Christmas time including having friends over on the 23rd, Christmas Eve nachos..."
Homes Around the World Wish You a Merry Christmas
Share in the Yuletide cheer of homes sporting their holiday finest, from Amsterdam to the U.S. West Coast
"Merry Christmas, Houzzers! Sit back, enjoy the fire, let that Christmas meal digest... Merry Christmas to everyone!!! Merry Christmas from Guatemala city! Christmas... Merry Christmas from Texas! Merry Christmas MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM SANDY NEWHART DESIGNS... after Christmas :)! Merry Christmas everyone! Hope you have a good day wherever you... Merry Christmas. Mery Christmas to all from the Adirondack Mountains of New York..."
Houzz Call: Show Us Your Christmas Tablescape
Do you bring out the good silver, candles, berries and greens for your holiday table? If so, we'd like to see it
"hosting Christmas dinner, it's time to start planning your tablescape. Houzzers, we... of your Christmas tablescape to the Comments section below and tell us about who is... year's Christmas decoration, and was entitled" Dreaming of a Blue Christmas". This... Merry Christmas, Becky and Houzz readers! Tablescaping and Christmas are two of... to his Christmas party Snowmen of all types are the stars of my Christmas tablescape..."
Have a Festive, Sun-Drenched White Christmas
If you live in a warm climate, you can still celebrate the holiday with dazzling decor. Here are 6 ways to make things merry and bright
"white Christmas but live in a climate that’s too warm for snow? There’s no reason... 'white' Christmas! And to all fellow Houzzers out there - a very Merry Christmas and... white for Christmas.. but this year I have a pastel pink Christmas tree and a real (very... inner Christmas spirit come alive at a time when Christmas felt forced and I felt... shine. Our Christmas tree and table is decorated with sea shells. Our Christmas Eve is..."
Christmas Tree Decorating the Painless Way
Holidays are for carols, not cussing. Make tree trimming less work and more fun with this guide at your side
"g the Christmas tree has always been one of the great joys of the holiday season... getting our Christmas tree up. When the boys were small, we’d pile into the minivan and... home, Christmas music would fill the air, and the day would not end until both trees... decorating Christmas trees and never knew where to start. For those of you who feel the... favorite Christmas tree hacks come direct from the sets of Christmas specials I've worked..."
Real vs. Fake: How to Choose the Right Christmas Tree
Pitting flexibility and ease against cost and the environment can leave anyone flummoxed. This Christmas tree breakdown can help
"This Christmas tree breakdown can help... a real Christmas tree with her kids. But now that her brood is older, she's made the... a real Christmas tree," he says. If you're still deciding between a real or artificial... Merry Christmas everyone! First Christmas in my new home. Biggest tree I've ever... a real Christmas tree kind of girl. I buy it from the local charity Christmas tree... seemed un-Christmas- like to have an artificial tree. A couple years ago my husband..."
International Traditions: Christmas at Home in Australia
Diving into pools and brandy-laced pudding with equal gusto, Australians keep on the sunny side at Christmastime
"Candlelight on Christmas Eve, devouring plum pudding with brandy sauce on Christmas Day and... so our Christmas Day traditions are extremely diverse. As summer is at the forefront... all our Christmas celebrations, water, barbecuing and relaxation play a big part in... after Christmas. Best of all, just like the rest of the world, we cherish spending... Love the Christmas tree!!! We used to have the full Christmas meal including flaming..."
10 Ways Your Christmas Tree Can Live On After the Holidays
"recycle your Christmas tree and reap benefits for the environment... beautiful Christmas tree to be lying at the curb, stripped of its holiday finery, waiting... awaiting many Christmas trees once the holidays are over. But there can be a different end... - most christmas trees come from christmas tree farms and support many, many families... miniature live Christmas trees are turned into after Christmas Bonsai projects by our local..."
15 Spectacular Christmas Palettes Beyond Red and Green
Instead of dragging out holiday decorations in the same old expected colors this year, dare to consider these gorgeous alternatives
"Christmas seems oh so far away as I write this in early November, and though it may... this: Christmas doesn't have to be a red and green holiday. It might seem daring... Black Christmas ornaments Inspiring article Thank you Jan! Great ideas and reminders... that it's Christmas. I change my colors ever year (yes, i have that much stuff) but really... uniform, Christmas tree. I want one with old ornaments and new ornaments with all different..."
Houzzers Deck the Halls
"us your Christmas trees, and you gave us a forest of photos. Some of the trees are... Before Christmas ornaments). But perhaps my favorites fall into the charming category... Merry Christmas Merry Christmas! Merry Christmas from Greece My Christmas tree. Mix... Merry Christmas everyone! This has been our Christmas tree for the last four years... tropical Christmas. Merry Christmas and Peace on Earth. Nothing new here, just my vintage..."
30 Beautifully Inventive DIY Christmas Decorations
"extravagant Christmas decorations aren't at the top of our shopping lists. Luckily, the... over the Christmas period, I like to bring along a little Christmas arrangement to brighten... like this christmas home - Merry Christmas Everyone! Exercise balls become giant ornaments... OUTDOOR DIY CHRISTMAS DECOR OPTION? Make these Christmas present, weatherproof decorations... TWIST ON CHRISTMAS STOCKINGS - Make these Christmas Boxes that bring joy, laughter and..."