How to Decorate for Christmas

Looking for the perfect Christmas decor for your home? The Hometalk community can help you get your home festive for the holiday season. We have all the hacks and tips you need in our video tutorials, discussion boards, and slideshows. Find the inspiration you've been looking for in our top and newest projects. We can't wait to see what you create!

Decorating for Christmas

Pick out the perfect tree

The focal point of Christmas décor is your tree. Choose one that suits your wants and needs, including its size.

Decorating the tree

Decorate your tree with tinsel, ornaments, and lights as you see fit.

Deck the halls

Decorate your house with tinsel, lights, and ornaments to match the theme of your tree.

Hang up stockings

Stockings are an integral part of Christmas. Buy one for each member of the family or make them yourself to hang on the mantel.

Put up outdoor lights

Decorate the outside of your house for Christmas using lights.

Top Christmas Decoration Projects

Visit our top DIY Christmas decoration projects and decorate your space.

Popular Slideshows for Christmas Decorations

Here are our slideshows of DIY Christmas decor projects. Get ready to be inspired.

Christmas Decorating Videos

Browse our DIY video tutorials on how to decorate your home for Christmas.

How to Make a Unique Cactus Christmas Tree That Turns Heads

Are you looking for ideas for a new Christmas tree that livens up your festive decorations and adds something special to them? With an artificial cactus Christmas tree, you will get a stunning focal point in your home this year. Today, I will show you how to make a wonderful, eye-catching tree using very little materials. You will soon have an unusual, delightful cactus Christmas tree to make Christmas even more exciting.

Lit Spare Mitten Tree

This project is very much in the same vein as the yarn ball tree I did a couple weeks ago, but this one is MUCH less time consuming and I think it is a bit cuter too hehe... This mitten / glove tree can be created with your bag of misfits that many households have or you can order some gloves in bulk for crazy cheap as I did! Simply make a chicken wire base and hot glue the gloves on for this Dr. Suess looking mitten tree!

Christmas Tree Pallet

Though I'm not a winter lover, a snow lover, or any kind of cold lover, I DO love Christmas time. Just the coziness of the season, the love and kindness, the true meaning of it, and just being with family gives me the feel-goods inside. Part of my love for Christmas is of course the decor. Who doesn't love decorating for an awesome DIY Christmas?! I'm super happy to add this inexpensive and easy project to my decor this year! I had all supplies on hand so this project was 100% FREE to make...gotta love it! :)

How To Tie A Christmas Bow in 3 Easy Steps

I don't know about you, but I'm busy planning out my Christmas decor. This Christmas bow has been around for years and this Christmas, I decided to use it as the topper of my tree. I love the look of a nice full bow; it really sets the mood for the holidays. Now don't be intimidated, in just 3 easy steps you will be making Christmas bows like a professional gift wrapper at Macy's!

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