Seasonal Decor

Varying your seasonal decor is a fun way to make your house feel new all year round. Get tips on seasonal decor in these articles.


In a perfect world, we'd close up our suburban ranches in June and head to the coast for the entire summer. But most of us don't have beach houses, so we opt to bring summer flavor to our humble abodes with cool, clever and stylish decor. These 10 ideas will inspire you.

You want to make Christmas ornaments out of paper, but you’re not sure how to do it. Learn about how to make Christmas ornaments out of paper in this article.

You want to make light bulb ornaments, but you’re not sure how to do it. Learn about how to make light bulb ornaments in this article.

You want to make a felt snowman, but you're not sure how to do it. Learn about how to make a felt snowman in this article.

You want to make some Christmas bows to brighten up your house. Here's where you can find out how to make Christmas bows.

You'd like to make Christmas centerpieces for you holiday table, but are not sure how. Read this article to learn how to make Christmas centerpieces.

Whether you choose to live on the African plains, the Moroccan coast or a tropical beach, your house should smell like it. Stay true to the exotic, and your house will be a complete showpiece.

The curb appeal of your house could be the best on the block, but if your guests are greeted by the stench of rotting food when they enter the door, they probably won't come back. Do yourself and your friends a favor: Make your home smell good.

Going shopping on vacation can be tricky. You want some mementos to display in your house to remind you of your trip, but you don't want plastic junk from the beachside surf shop, either. Let us help you bring your vacation home -- the right way.

Are you a country girl by nature, or do you prefer the contemporary lines of low furniture? Everyone has a decorating personality-- you just have to figure out what yours is.

Even if you've never left your city block for places unknown, you can still decorate like a world-weary traveler. Follow these tips to bring the far-reaching parts of the globe into your living room.

Decorating requires a steady hand to combine textures, patterns and colors. But imagination goes a long way, too, and few styles rely more on imagination than what we'll call "ethnic-eclectic." How do you combine cultural styles you love?

There are homes where cultural influence happens naturally, in the form of world-travel souvenirs, family heirlooms or a bad antiquing habit. If it doesn't happen naturally, though, creating a "cultural" look can be complicated. Where to start?

Whether you live in the heart of the Midwest or nestled in the Rocky Mountains, going coastal in your decor can help brighten up those cold winter days. Don't be afraid of boats and dinghies; embrace them and bring the beach home.

Whether you decorate big and bold with bunnies and baskets, or you choose to display sweet pastels in a subtle way, we've got something for you. And if you're somewhere in the middle, we've got you covered, too.

Lovely spring-inspired centerpieces and other decorative floral accents can reinvigorate a house long shuttered for the chilly winter months. Check out this gallery for more spring-themed floral decor.

We're pretty certain those silly Christmas sweaters aren't the only tacky things you'll see during the holidays. We've seen plenty of decorations that we could do without, as well. How can you make sure yours are up-to-date?

If you've been putting out the same old decorations year after year, it's time to give your Christmas decor a modern twist. And we've got just the inspiration to get you started.

Cultures from all over the world have their own unique and specific ways to celebrate Christmas. Check out this image gallery and learn how Christmas is celebrated internationally.

When the gray days of winter wear on your spirit, it's time to cheer up your home with Valentine's Day decorations! Warm reds, sweet pinks and plenty of glitz and whimsy will get you in the mood for romance.

A fresh new year is drawing near, and it's time to start planning your New Year's Eve celebration! What are some homemade decorations you can create to make the festivities extra special?

We often consider New Year's Eve to be more of a grownup holiday, with late night celebrations and champagne toasts. But it's easy to get the kids involved with some fun decorations!

In the U.S., New Year's Eve often means fireworks, champagne toasts and singing a round of 'Auld Lang Syne' after the countdown. Check out these pictures to find out how people from all around the world celebrate this holiday.

Chocolate hearts, red roses, cupid and those pink, pudgy cheeks -- Valentine's Day is about as sweet as it gets. So, how can you ready your home for the great holiday of love?

As any gourmet will tell you, people eat with their eyes first. Make sure you're serving that special Valentine's Day entrée on a table that's been decorated for a night of romance. Here are five tablescapes that range from classic to candy-sweet.