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Holiday Decorating

5 Steps to Planning the Perfect Valentine's Day Dinner at Home

Hometalk | Posted 02.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

Staying in for Valentine's Day dinner? Don't hang your head in shame! Doing V-Day dinner at home is actually a great opportunity to create a romantic evening tailor made to fit your S.O.'s taste, and a fabulous way to enjoy some quiet time alone.

Hosting Holiday Guests? Here's a Prep List...Check it Twice

Stephanie Snay | Posted 02.17.2015 | HuffPost Home
Stephanie Snay

The stockings are hung from the chimney with care, but have you prepped for your guests who will soon be there? Entertaining company can be full of the unexpected.

5 Decked-Out Holiday Homes

Redfin | Posted 02.17.2015 | HuffPost Home

Each neighborhood on the list is full of "holiday homes" that go all out with inflatable characters, plastic reindeer and thousands of lights, spreading holiday cheer far and wide.

The Best U.S. Neighborhoods to See Holiday Lights in 2014

Redfin | Posted 02.10.2015 | HuffPost Home

Every longtime resident knows of at least one Griswold-style home in their area; word spreads and, soon enough, hundreds of families come to visit each year. But for people who have just moved to a city, it can be difficult to know where to see the best holiday lights and decorations.

For Comfort and Joy This Holiday Season, Think Vintage for Gifts, Entertaining, Décor and More

Bob Richter | Posted 02.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
Bob Richter

Vintage ornaments, lights and decorations add that nostalgic, sentimental vibe to a home, and people respond to it -- especially at this time of the year.

New Twists on the Holiday Card Display

One Kings Lane | Posted 02.09.2015 | HuffPost Home
One Kings Lane

We're thinking beyond the fridge this year and turning those seasonal greetings into unique holiday decorations. Creating a spot in your front entry makes sorting through holiday cards as easy as open, read, and hang.

Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson

Prepare To Win Thanksgiving With These 5 Napkin Folding Ideas | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 11.26.2014 | HuffPost Home

It's beginning to look a lot like the holidays -- if not in real life, then certainly on Pinterest, where we've been stockpiling both inspiration and ...

26 Gorgeous Ways To Make Your Thanksgiving Table Sparkle With Gold

Hometalk | Posted 01.13.2015 | HuffPost Home

Need some inspiration? How about a full-out glittering gold Thanksgiving, to set the tone for an elegant holiday dinner?

Holiday Fun Without Back Pain

Katherine Braun | Posted 02.27.2014 | Healthy Living
Katherine Braun

My patients tell me that sometimes they cannot figure out what hurts more, the lightening of their wallet or the recurring back aches and pains during the holiday season.

4 Reasons Why It Takes 25 Years To Decorate A Christmas Tree

Daniel Kucan | Posted 02.18.2014 | HuffPost Home
Daniel Kucan

Let's not even talk about stringing the lights. Stringing the lights is pretty much a medieval IQ test for self-flagellating monks. The whole thing is a diabolical exercise in patience and good humor, and I generally fail at both. Here's why I completely love every second of it.

Easy Decorating Ideas Under $100 to Get Your Home Ready for the Holidays

Manja Swanson | Posted 02.02.2014 | HuffPost Home
Manja Swanson

You don't need to spend a fortune to get your home ready for the holidays! A few easy decorating ideas are all it takes to create a home worthy of your treasured friends and family this season.

5 Ways to Be Green and Avoid the Red this Holiday Season

Laura McHolm | Posted 11.04.2013 | HuffPost Home
Laura McHolm

Have you already heard your first Christmas carol? Or, seen your first box of Christmas cards in your local Papyrus? Brace yourself; it's that Tim Burton time of year again. Let the holiday nightmares begin!

Andrea Gargotta: 8 Tips for Painting a New Holiday This Season

Red Room | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Red Room

By Andrea Gargotta Leaves are turning . . . sweaters are pulled out of drawers . . . the days are shorter . . . and then there is the AHHH. Christmas...

Creative Gift Wrapping Ideas From Colin Cowie (WATCH)

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

Tired of boring wrapping paper? Celebrity event designer Colin Cowie shared his tips on making holiday gifts more exciting when he stopped by Mondays ...

Stylish Christmas Decorating From Colin Cowie (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

Using the same Christmas lights and ornaments each year can get boring. Luckily, celebrity event designer Colin Cowie stopped by Mondays With Marlo to...

PHOTOS: 6 Stunning Winter Wedding Items From Etsy

Posted 12.15.2012 | Weddings

December is fast becoming one of the most popular months to tie the knot, and many couples are looking to incorporate a little winter inspiration in t...

Make A List And Check It Twice

Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 01.02.2013 | HuffPost Home

Everything you’ll need to be the ultimate hostess.

Watch This Couple Transform Their Tree In Minutes

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 12.03.2012 | HuffPost Home

They decked out their greenery with an ombre design.

WATCH: Michelle Obama, Volunteers Decorate White House To Honor Troops

Posted 12.22.2011 | Impact

Decorating the White House for the holidays is more than just aesthetics -- it's also proving to be a way to thank our troops. About 130 volunteers...

6 Tips to Stay Organized This Holiday Season

Mia Redrick | Posted 02.19.2012 | Parents
Mia Redrick

Staying organized during the holiday season is something that we all need and want, but forget to consider while shopping for presents, cooking, entertaining, wrapping gifts and decorating.

'The Pottery Barn Christmas Catalogue Is Like Porn To Me'

Red Room | Posted 02.14.2012 | Women
Red Room

Ours was the only home on the cul de sac without Christmas lights. As far as I knew, we were the only Jews in the neighborhood.

A Home for the Holidays

Maura McCarthy | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Maura McCarthy

It may be true that there is "no place like home for the holidays," but luckily what makes it feel that way -- be it the smell of baking something sweet or a big, noisy crowd of friends -- is all up to you.

A Season of Chic

Lisa Holt | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Lisa Holt

If you're not planning to travel for the season, and expect to do some entertaining, now is the time to prepare your home.

DIY Holiday

Andrew Corrie | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Andrew Corrie

With three children under four years old, I suddenly find myself knee deep in paper chain garlands and up to my head in childhood reminiscence.

5 Thanksgiving Tablescape Styles (PHOTOS)

Courtney Whitmore | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Courtney Whitmore

With Halloween behind us, it's time to get ready to eat turkey, watch football, and give thanks! That's right -- Thanksgiving -- a holiday full of rich fall hues, thankful messages and home-cooked dishes.