Christmas

Jingle all the way to the holidays. With Christmas decor ideas for indoors and out, gift guides, entertaining ideas and Christmas decor storage tips, we’ve got everything you need to make merry.

What is a Maypole and Why Do People Dance Around It?

Every year on May 1, dancers weave ribbons around a maypole. But why?

Holiday Bathroom Decor You Have to See to Believe

Holiday decorations don't need to be confined to the living room and the outdoors. There are holiday decorations for just...


When to Order Your Gifts for DIYers to Ensure They Arrive Before Christmas

When to Order Your DIY Gifts to Ensure They Arrive Before Christmas


Last-Minute Halloween Home and Yard Décor

Though the spooky holiday is quickly approaching, you'll still have plenty of time to create these Halloween decorations.


Gift Buying Guide For The Pro In Your Life

Check out our 2018 holiday buying guide to help you find the perfect gift for the pro in your life.

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How to Keep Your Tree from Dying Before Christmas

Don't worry about your tree starting to fade on Christmas Eve.


Outrageous Homes Decorated with Holiday Lights

These are stunning Christmas light displays you've got to see

The Cheapskate’s Guide to Christmas Decorating and Gift Buying

Save money this Christmas without sacrificing your love for decorating, gift giving and shopping!


20 Best Gifts for the Car Lover on Your List

Do you have a friend or family member who loves their car but doesn't have a garage? If so, and...


White House Holiday Décor Through the Years

Did you know there's always a theme with the White House holiday decorations? Here are some of our favorites through...


10 Things You Can Do With a Jack-O-Lantern After Halloween

Just because Halloween is over doesn't mean your jack-o-lantern should be thrown away! Check out these clever ways to repurpose...

Don’t Be a Griswold This Christmas

Nothing's ever gone perfectly for the Griswolds, but these Family Handyman tips could've set them straight. Not that Clark would've...


15 Alternatives to Ordinary Wrapping Paper

Move over traditional wrapping paper—there are plenty of creative ways to wrap gifts that go beyond the store-bought roll of...


13 Holiday Decorating Ideas for Minimalists

Get in the holiday spirit without sacrificing your love for minimalist design.


15 Celebrities You Didn’t Know Were Handy

Bet you didn't know these celebrities can actually build stuff.


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How to Make a Christmas Bow

Tying a bow on a present is the perfect way to show someone how much you care. Here's how to...


12 Stunning Christmas Light Displays You Have to See

Holiday decorations add a glow to any home. Check out these outdoor Christmas decoration ideas to get in the holiday...


12 Quirky Christmas Traditions You Should Try

For some it's opening matching pajamas on Christmas Eve, for others it's attending midnight Mass and then driving around and...


The Most Outrageous Christmas Light Displays of All Time

If you thought your Christmas lights looked good, think again after seeing these outrageous displays.


7 Christmas Inflatables Your Neighbors May Not Like

Let's face it — not all holiday decorations are universally loved. Some decorations can actually be a real eyesore. Here...


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How to Keep Christmas Tree Alive Throughout the Holiday Season

If you put your tree up in November, there's always a chance your tree will dry out. Make sure that...


This Is the Best Time of Day to Return Christmas Gifts

As the holiday cheer wears off, the last thing you want is to be stuck in a long line of...


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How to Celebrate Christmas in 2020

As 2020 comes to a close, families everywhere are spending Christmas apart. Here are a few ideas for celebrating the...

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The Top Power Tools Every DIYer Wants for Christmas

A DIYer can never have enough power tools. Take a look at what our editors truly want for Christmas.


Deals We Love: Christmas Tree Storage Bags

The right Christmas tree storage bag is an organizational game changer. Extend the life of your artificial Christmas tree, and...


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Vintage Family Handyman Project from 1988: The Perfect Christmas Tree

In honor of Family Handyman's 70th anniversary, we're taking a look back at some of our favorite vintage issues. These...


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9 Best Outdoor Light Projectors

Turn up the holiday cheer with a Christmas light projector — an ideal way to brighten the outside or inside...


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Where Should You Put Your Christmas Tree?

The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of your holiday decorating tradition, lighting the room with the joy of the season....


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How to Put Lights On a Christmas Tree

Believe it or not, there's a right way and a wrong way to string Christmas lights.