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This holiday cookie classic is from singer Trisha Yearwood's collection of home-cooking recipes.
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This colorful and fizzy champagne drink will delight all your holiday guests.
Rustic burlap is given new life as a sophisticated holiday table runner with the addition of pleated trim and hand-painted details.
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Keep holiday party guests smiling with a flavor-filled, spiced-pear sangria with a champagne twist.
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Make classic sugar cookies in your favorite holiday shapes with just six basic ingredients.
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Simulate the deep blue sea on a wall with a combination of paint and glaze.
Create a dramatic look on your walls with little effort.
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Create cracks in paint to reveal the color underneath with these step-by-step instructions.
Transform a ordinary piece of furniture into a stunning antique with a little bit of paint and glaze.
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Learn how to give a blank wall some personality with broad horizontal stripes.
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Deck out a screened-in porch with these simple instructions.
Keep it simple and straightforward with these step-by-step instructions.
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Add unique detail to an interior window with an awning.
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Spruce up those windows to make your kitchen more attractive with six easy-to-do ideas.
Use these simple techniques to add privacy to your windows without blocking natural light.
With the help of fusible webbing tape and hot glue, this simplified Roman shade requires minimal sewing.
A wood window valance adds dimension to your room by topping off a window or sliding-glass door.
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Designer Robin Baron shows how to dress up glass bulb ornaments with glitter for the holiday season.
Designer Laurie March shows how to make easy, homemade salt dough letterpress ornaments for the holiday season.
Instead of a traditional evergreen Christmas wreath, dress up your front door with a holiday swag made from fresh greenery, fabric bran...
Put the finishing touch on your tree with an elegant and feminine ruffled linen skirt. This easy no-sew skirt can be made using only sc...
Designer Dan Faires adds rustic ambiance to an outdoor space during the holidays with do-it-yourself lighting made from Mason jars and ...
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To amp up your holiday curb appeal designer Dan Faires makes a larger-than-life outdoor snowman from evergreen wreaths and basic lumber...
Create a country-style look on the front porch this holiday season with some indoor/outdoor materials and a few gifts from Mothe...
What's old is chic again. Follow these step-by-instructions for achieving a distressed look on furniture.
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Light the way for Santa by lining entry steps with glowing votives.
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Create the look of a cohesive, collected salon-style gallery wall along a stairwell with these easy steps.
Bring bold pattern and a little bit of bling to an old dresser with decorative knobs and wallpapered drawers.
Add a touch of the unexpected to an old dresser with a steel house number makeover.
Make a difference in your design with money-saving tips and budget decorating ideas from Design on a Dime's Kelly Edwards.
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Moving is one of the most daunting tasks you'll ever have to do, but you can make it easier with these expert tips and solutions.
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Follow these tips to get the most out of your tree this holiday.
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Does dust settle on surfaces minutes after you've cleaned them? Tips for getting rid of dust — not just moving it around.
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Tend to your chimney with care with these pointers.
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Follow these step-by-step instructions on how to add shades of yesteryear to your decor.
Create a one-of-a-kind pillow with these step-by-step instructions.
Follow these step-by-step instructions on getting the weight distribution right when hanging a large, heavy mirror.
Add color, texture and flair to any living space with the simple addition of pillows.
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Upcycle old books by turning them into a one-of-a-kind lamp.
Innovative yet simple, this wine rack is made from reclaimed lumber and wooden dowels.
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