It's Christmastime, which means presents! Not only are you going to unwrap gifts under the Christmas tree this holiday season, but you'll probably have to wrap a few for others.
In this video, Julie Mulligan shares ideas, tips, and tricks on creating your own beautiful flower arrangements this holiday season. Follow along with Julie as she teaches you how to decorate your fireplace mantel, create unique place card holders, and create the same kinds of fabulous arrangements you'll find in her Designer Flowers collection, such as a Julep Cup Arrangement, an evergreen arrangement, a holiday wreath, and the Amazing Flower Snowman!
If you recently unearthed your silver from storage hoping to use the pieces to set your holiday table, you may have been a bit disappointed at how tarnished all those spoons and forks look.
Want to be more like Carson Williams this Christmas? Well, that means having a highly decorated house, full of Christmas lights and other holiday decorations, but that's not all... having your Christmas lights synchronized with your favorite holiday jingle or Yuletide tune is the key.
Learn how to make a cookie tree with expert tips on a unique holiday cookie, in this free recipe video series on making your own holiday cookie tree.
Nice, professional holiday wreaths can cost upwards of $80 if you get them at stores or specially made. And with all the money you'll be spending over the holidays on presents and food, who needs to go bankrupt over a wreath?
Whether you want to make your own placemats for holiday entertaining or give them away as gifts, this is a tutorial for any intermediate quilter looking for some holiday ideas. Create a matching set of beautiful, holiday themed quilted placematas.
Got a fireplace? Then you'll be doing it injustice if you don't festoon it and dress it to the nines for the holiday season. But don't take the easy way out and purchase cheapo plastic ornaments and fake greenery at the store. Instead, check out this video to learn how to make it simply drip with glamour.
"Easy gingerbread house" may sound like an oxymoron, but our step-by-step guide turns this daunting holiday project into a cakewalk.
This beauty video demonstrates how to create a green & white holiday makeup look.
What’s the holiday season without a glass of creamy eggnog? Can you even remember a Christmas when everybody wasn't drunk off eggnog? Well, this year, instead of buying eggnog from a carton and simply spiking it with a little alcohol, learn to make your own.
Live evergreen and flower arrangements are so beautiful for the holidays. But they can also be extremely costly, especially if you're getting boquets or arrangements in bunches so you have several for each table and countertop.
Everyone should enjoy great memories from vacations for years to follow. Taking beautiful photographs is a wonderful way to document extraordinary experiences, other counties, different cultures, stunning landscapes, jaw-dropping architecture and more. Tap into your passion for photography on your next holiday vacation and capture a moment in time with help from this four-part photography tutorial on how to enhance your holiday photos. In this three-part video tutorial, take your photos from ...
Stuck for entertainment ideas for your kids this holiday season? Why not help them out with a Christmas-themed scavenger hunt? In this video, you'll be shown how you can get your kids in the holiday spirit with a few art supplies and the promise of an exciting scavenger hunt.
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a holiday wreath on a budget. You will need: branches, round wire frame, Next, buy some holiday flowers, and ribbon. First, start to arrange your branches with some wire and mix different types of branches together. After this, start to add in the flowers and some holly to the branches as well. Tie these tight in different bunches so that you have a more secure bundle. After this, start to wrap them around the round metal frame that you have, then situat...
"Twas the week before Christmas and all around the house, no decorations were outside, my wife called me a louse. The columns though pretty, were tall, white and bare, it soon became clear that candy canes should be there."
Learn how to make this fun Christmas craft! A Christmas card wreath is a great way to display holiday greeting cards, and it is made by gluing overlapping cards into a circle and adorning it with a ribbon bow and trinkets. Make decorative use of holiday greeting cards with instructions from an experienced craftswoman in this free video on Christmas crafts.
Perfect for the holidays! Make a quick and easy red hoilday dress, with white fur trim! Dress it up with a Santa hat, and you have the perfect dress for holiday festivities! You don't need anything special, just a few notions and a sewing machine.
The holidays are all about beautiful, jewel-tone colors and richness in all facets of dressing up, from sequined cashmere scarves to warm wool coats. The same richness should be appled to makeup looks.
Chances are that you're going to be attending more than one holiday party this Christmas season. As such, you don't want to be caught dead wearing the same boring curly hair or wrap around ponytail every time.
Even if you haven't watched "The Nutcracker" before, you're sure to be pleased with these two braided holiday looks inspired by the character of the Arabian from the time-honored play.
Christmas is coming up, but you've been so busy scoping out presents for friends and family, organizing your annual holiday cocktail party, and working hard for your holiday bonus to pay much attention to decorating your house. What do you do if you're in a bind and just don't have the time to decorate? Watch this video to learn how to make a quick holly felt garland for the holidays.
This embossed, brass finish metal container is perfect for storing beautiful amaryllis or paperwhites during the holiday season, but they can be used year round to enhance flowers or even to act as a storage bin.
What do you look forward to most during the holiday season? Sugar cookies sprinkled and iced into a cute snowman shape are always enjoyable, but for us it's all about the decorating. There's nothing quite like putting on Bing Crosby and affixing ornaments onto the tree while sipping hot cocoa.
In this two-part makeup tutorial, learn how to create a bright blue & pink makeup look, inspired by Sephora'a holiday look. Be adventurous and try this look out for your next big event.
While the holiday season offers a lot of festive joy in putting up holiday decor, shopping for Christmas presents, and baking cookies, it also offers up a lot of opportunites to spend money. So that means that by the time you've purchased the presents, wrapped them in tissue paper and wrapping paper, and send them off in a box, your wallet is probably shedding a tear.
The Thanksgiving holiday wouldn't even exist without the original pilgrims. Find the time amidst all the hustle and bustle of the holidays to commemorate them by crafting this upturned pilgraim hat centerpiece.
We know that Thanksgiving isn't the likeliest of holidays on which to send greeting cards. With Christmas in such close promixity, Thanksgiving usually gets relagated to being solely a food holiday where the turkey is the main attraction.
Of all of the different Christmas decorations, the Christmas wreath is one of the most well-known and inviting. While you can find many different Christmas wreaths available online, there's something special about knowing that you made your own, and if you want to make an event out of it, you can throw a Christmas wreath-making party, but before you start pouring the hot chocolate and turning up the holiday music, you need to know how to make a Christmas wreath.
You don't need to hire a professional bartender to have a well stocked and set up bar. In fact, all you really need for a handsome bar is Martha Stewart and her creative director, Kevin Sharkey.
During the holiday season, we're surrounded by naturally vibrant, jewel-toned colors. From your robust evergreen Christmas tree to the sparkling purple and red ornaments on it, bright and bold make the holidays beautiful.
The ukelele is a great little instrument that is easy to learn, sounds good, and is portable. How much better could it be? They work especially well for covering pop songs, since they're very simple and catchy, which is the essence of the ukelele. This video will teach you how to play the hit R&B song "Bed" by J. Holiday on ukelele.
There is perhaps no better a Christmas novelty (and spur-of-the-moment purchase at drugstores during the holidays) than Christmas baby booties. Bright and cuddly, they're both comfy and stylish, and keep little toes warm during Christmas celebrations.
Learn how to create a holiday cranberries eye makeup look. Pursebuzz is a YouTube makeup star. Her makeup tutorials are widely watched and favorited. Pursebuzz delivers beauty tutorials on makeup application and hairstyling. Search Pursebuzz on WonderHowTo for all of of her beauty how to's, including skincare, hair, makeup and celebrity looks.
The food editor at Coastal Living demonstrates how easy it is to work with fresh unpeeled shrimp. Colossal shrimp are very easy to peel. Watch this demonstration to learn how to prepare raw shrimp for cooking this holiday season. Shrimp makes the perfect Christmas dinner appetizer, entree or soup.
Cook fresh lobster without fear using these easy tips. Lobster makes a delicious, extravagant Christmas dinner. Don't be intimidated by this cooking process, these hints will help. Learn how to cook lobster and prepare the cooked lobster for eating. Yum! Nothing like fresh lobster for the holidays.
You've got the basic recipe. Now learn all the different ways you can decorate those holiday sugar cookies like a pro.
What's the perfect Christmas drink for this holiday season... a candy cane martini. This festive winter drink is perfect for all of your holiday parties, even if it's Christmas in July that you're celebrating, or even Hanukkah. Watch as Art of the Drink's Anthony Caporale as he teaches you how to make this Candy Cane Christmas Martini.
Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace and joy. Where others gather together to enjoy the holidays by singing songs, drinking hot cocoa, and watching old Christmas cartoon movies. But the holidays are also a great time to whip out your arts and crafts skills to not only make others' gifts but make cool things as well. An example: Christmas stockings! Find out how to make cool looking stockings in this quick tutorial. Enjoy!
Now that Thanksgiving is less than a week away, the holiday season is in full swing. And that means you're probably busier than ever, what with all the decorating, cookie baking, and present buying and wrapping.