Take a Video Tour of Our Decked-Out Holiday Home
Watch as interior designer Britany Simon and designer/contractor Dan Faires transform this traditional home into a rustic and glam holiday escape. Start your video tour by browsing through the images below.
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November 24, 2014
Take an Exterior Tour
Starting at the mailbox, walk with designer/contractor Dan Faires all the way to the front door as he gives you a look into the exterior design details of HGTV's Holiday House. Then watch as night falls and the home lights up to reveal a twinkling display. Take a 90-second tour of the home's exterior.
Dress Up Your Mailbox
Learn how to make life-sized candy canes and lollipops for your front yard out of plywood, burlap, PVC pipes and galvanized wire. Watch the video how-to.
LED Light Display
Bring Christmas cheer to your home's exterior with easy-to-add lights and a garland-covered handmade arbor that welcomes guests right at the walkway. Watch the video how-to.
Build a Rustic Tree
Give your front yard a one-of-a-kind look with a handmade wooden tree made from reclaimed barn wood, LED bistro lights and galvanized wire bundled together to make a vintage-inspired tree topper. Watch the video how-to.
Modern Window Boxes
Nothing amps up holiday curb appeal more than hardy and long-lasting greenery. Dan stains a cypress wood window box and creates a diamond pattern with twine and nails to play off the home's black accents. Watch the video how-to.
Dan turns the outside entryway of this home into a rustic winter wonderland by coordinating an abundance of reclaimed decor into a natural setup. Square moss wreaths, galvanized planters, faux snowballs and wine bottle candelabras all add to the curb appeal of the home. Watch the video how-to.
Take an Interior Tour
Ready to go inside? Interior designer Britany Simon guides you right from the front door entryway and into the living room where the primary Christmas tree lives. Then she moves into the Hanukkah-themed dining room and finishes the holiday tour in a smaller sitting area with a stunning mantel display. Take a 90-second tour of the home's interior.
No plant represents Christmas more than the poinsettia. And don't worry if you don't have the greenest of thumbs. Britany shares her easy how-to project for creating felt and fabric poinsettia flowers to use on trees, garland and gifts during the holidays. Watch the video how-to.
Mobile Christmas Trees
Who doesn't want the festive flair of a holiday tree in each and every room? With the convenience of a mobile tree, you can transfer holiday cheer from room to room. Learn how to make your own mobile Christmas tree, plus learn the best ways to decorate with them around your home. Watch the video how-to.
Set Up Your Christmas Tree + Gifts
Setting up your Christmas tree doesn't have to be a hassle. Britany shares her no-fail tips on moving furniture to accommodate holiday decor, properly decorating your tree from top to bottom and displaying gifts to create a beautiful department store look. Watch the video how-to.
Decorate the Mantel
Make the mantel a holiday focal point of your living room by incorporating a larger accent and balancing it with smaller items of equal size. One-of-a-kind handmade stockings add a unique touch and bring a splash of color to this modern mantelscape. Britany shares an easy step-by-step project for creating vintage signage and dressing your mantel for Christmas. Watch the video how-to.
Host a Mod Hanukkah Party
Using a blue, gold and silver color scheme, Britany brings a modern feel to a traditional Hanukkah gathering. Get tips on setting the table, choosing a proper centerpiece, mixing hues and incorporating decor around the table. Watch the video how-to.