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Cover Your Christmas Tree in Special Memories With This Brilliant DIY

LittleThings | Posted 12.23.2016 | HuffPost Home

Be aware that your final product will be a reverse of the original printout, so you may have to flip your photos on the computer if they include writing.

Words from a Douglas Fir: "Stop Hanging Your Balls on My Branches"

John Blumenthal | Posted 12.18.2016 | Comedy
John Blumenthal

After being savagely butchered, I am now separated from my family, tied up with ropes and thrown on somebody's car roof. I notice that hundreds of my friends and relatives are suffering the same fate. What happened? All of a sudden there's a tree pogrom?

DIY Ornaments That Are Easy (And Cheap!) To Make

Brit + Co | Posted 12.16.2016 | HuffPost Home
Brit + Co

With Christmas tree decorating season here, it's time to bust out your favorite holiday tree trimmings -- or DIY your own ornaments. If you're looking for a cheap and easy way to adorn your tree this year, check out our paper ornament DIY.

35 Breathtaking Christmas Trees You'll Wish Were in Your Living Room Right Now

Hometalk | Posted 11.30.2016 | HuffPost Home

Now that we're actually starting December we're finally allowed to show our Christmas excitement, so get your green and red on! These 35 breathtaking trees are just the thing to kick off the holiday season and inspire you to get started on putting together your own.

Behind the Scenes at Germany's Famous Markets

Peter Mandel | Posted 02.07.2015 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Some make pilgrimages to find the first orange leaf of fall. But I am in search of December. North Pole workshops could be gearing up at this very moment. But that is secret stuff. Since I can't get a visitor's pass there, I've got a different plan.

A Christmas Blessing

Marilyn Sewell | Posted 02.23.2014 | Religion
Marilyn Sewell

Each year my tree, still graced with these gathered, given ornaments, reminds me of the abundance of love in the universe, and challenges me to keep my heart ever open to receive.

The Super-Cool Ornaments Your Christmas Tree Is Still Missing

Posted 12.17.2013 | HuffPost Home

Tinsel, multi-colored lights, candy canes, popcorn-garland, ornaments aplenty — whatever your flavor, trimming your tree with all of the proper fixi...

5 Ridiculously Awesome Food-Themed Christmas Ornaments

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.15.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

We don't mean those huge blow-up lawn ornaments or those questionably colored Christmas lights.

The Faithful Shopper: Happy Hostess

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

With Thanksgiving just a couple of weeks away, it seems like everyone has made plans to visit family, friends and other loved ones for this quintessen...

6 Great Ice Cream Gifts for the Holidays

Laura Weiss | Posted 02.17.2013 | Home
Laura Weiss

It may be cold outside, but ice cream novelties are definitely hot for the holidays! Here are some items -- some wacky, some useful, some delicious -- that will be sure to please the ice cream lovers on your holiday gift list.

My Favorite Holiday Traditions, From Trisha Yearwood

Posted 12.07.2015 | Home

Trisha Yearwood told me that putting up the Christmas tree as a family is an important holiday tradition she keeps when she joined me on Mondays With ...

The Gifts I Remember Most From My Kids

Amy Ruhlin | Posted 02.05.2013 | Fifty
Amy Ruhlin

My daughter was five years old and spending the day at a friend's house. She was there for a long time and I began to worry: Was she okay? Should I telephone the friend's mother? Finally, in the late afternoon she came home, safely bundled up in her puffy blue coat. "Look mommy," she said. "I worked hard on this all day."

The Most Eggcellent Sculptures Ever

Posted 06.15.2012 | Arts

Creating a work of art is such a delicate process it can feel as if every step is like walking on eggshells. Imagine how intense the process would be ...

Winning the War Against Holiday Shopping

Katie Campbell | Posted 02.05.2012 | Home
Katie Campbell

You'll want to consider each person's likes, dislikes, and weaknesses (kitten calendars anyone?). Once you have your strategy together, consider the gift suggestions below to avoid wrapping any grenade gifts this year.

The Faithful Shopper: Christmas in October

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 12.28.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

I know, I know. It's not even Halloween yet, and the stores are filled with Christmas carols, holiday décor and gifts for year-end giving. I love it!

Bavarian Spirit Unleashed in Napa

Alexis Swanson Traina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Alexis Swanson Traina

Vintage Home is my favorite store in America come December 1st, when it is transformed into an Austrian wonderland, loaded to the gills with brilliant, thoughtful, and elegant gifts tree ornaments.

Decorating With Antiques This Holiday Season

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

There is actually more to the history of Christmas ornaments than how you acquired them; that is, how they came to hang on a tree and where they originated.

If Christmas Were a Dream

Anne Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Anne Hill

One of my favorite things to do is thinking about what real-life events would mean if they were dreams. So, I thought I'd have some fun analyzing some holiday traditions for their dream meanings.

Guilt, Gelt, and The Gift of Giving

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

Holiday compassion, which most of us value but seldom practice, is the opposite of holiday commercialism, which most of us practice but never value.

"Impeach Bush" Ornament Accepted To Hang On White House Christmas Tree

Washington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Deborah Lawrence got the invitation from the White House, the Seattle-based artist decided to make a lefty political statement. But she never ex...