17 Ways to Holiday Up Your House

Fa-la-la fun! Whether you buy or DIY, HGTV Magazine shows you dozens of ways to add cheer to your home.
By: Kate Doherty and Amanda Kingloff

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer, Marko Metzinger, J.Muckle/Studio D

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Photo By: Marko Metzinger

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer, Chris Coppola/Studio D

Photo By: Ben Goldstein/Studio D

Photo By: J. Muckle/Studio D

Photo By: J. Muckle/Studio D

Photo By: J. Muckle/Studio D

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Photo By: Ben Goldstein, Courtesy of the manufacturers

Photo By: J. Muckle/Studio D

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Photo By: Courtesy of the manufacturer

Photo By: J. Muckle/Studio D

Photo By: Alison Gootee/Studio D

Photo By: Aaron Graubart/Studio D (crafting, Jocelyn Worrall)

Stockings for Your Mantel

Left to right: Christmas Tree Knit acrylic blend stocking, $10, worldmarket.com; Fuchsia Multi-colored T acrylic stocking, $20, christmascentral.com; Personalized I See a Little Silhouetto cotton stocking in green, $27, landofnod.com; Juvi Plaid cotton stocking in green, $13, target.com

Stacking Bowls for Your Kitchen

St. Nicholas Square earthenware stacking bowls, $45 for a set of 3, kohls.com

A Menorah for Your Table

Blue Whale 5"H x 10 1/2"W aluminum menorah, $25, landofnod.com; Rite Lite Embossed Insignia Series blue and white Hanukkah candles, $12 for 45, traditionsjewishgifts.com

Gingerbread Houses for Your Entryway

Find more styles (even a lighthouse!) in the December issue of HGTV Magazine. Personalized 10 1/2"-tall gingerbread house, $100, redenvelope.com; Bean’s personalized 13 1/2"-tall gingerbread cottage, $49, llbean.com

Linens for Your Bed

Chrismoose flannel pillowcases, $28 for a set of 2, queen flat and fitted sheets, $48 each, double/queen comforter cover, $78, and Paintbrush flannel pillowcases in cranberry ticking, $30 for a set of 2, all garnethill.com

Mistletoe for Your Door

9"-tall felted wool mistletoe, $10, gardeners.com

A Candle for Your Bathroom

Sparkle 7 3/4-ounce candle, $45, r-nichols.com

A Garland for Your Wall

Magical Christmas Red Ornament 5' felt garland, $10, tag2u.com

A Rug for Your Floor

Novogratz Holiday Collection Modern Plaid 5' x 8' wool rug, $399, cb2.com

Plates for Your Table

Clockwise from top left: Red Glitter Chevron 10"-diameter melamine plate, $27, zazzle.com; Nordic Winter 8 1/2"-diameter ironstone plate in red, $8, tag2u.com; Ho Ho Ho 9 1/2"-diameter stoneware plate, $50 for a set of 4, potterybarn.com; Winter Snowflakes Monogram 9?3/4"-diameter melamine plate, $20, shutterfly.com; Christmas Tree with Red 10"-diameter melamine plate, $28, zazzle.com; Hanukkah Confetti 8"-diameter porcelain plate, $8, crateandbarrel.com

Pillows for Your Sofa

Find even more holiday pillow designs in the December issue of HGTV Magazine. Top to bottom: Winter Words Merry 18" x 18" wool and cotton pillow cover, $58, pillow insert, $18, both garnethill.com; Threshold Car 18" x 18" polyester pillow, $25, target.com; Reindeer 30" x 12" linen and cotton pillow, $45, crateandbarrel.com

Place Mats for Your Dining Room

Retro Birds cotton place mat, $5, worldmarket.com

A Toy for Your Dog

George the Gingerbread Man rope toy, $14, jaxandbones.com

A Wreath for Your Window

Poinsettia paper and ribbon indoor wreath kit, $19.50, paper-source.com

Dish Towels for Your Kitchen

Left to right: Santa Belt polyester towel, $9, pier1.com; Organic Snowflake cotton towel, $18, artgoodiesonline.com; Rosanna Vintage Christmas Ho Ho Ho cotton towel, $20 for a set of 2, laylagrayce.com

Trees for Your Tabletop

We asked a few HGTV stars to design their own holiday trees. The results were anything but traditional, and everything creative. Find all the star-designed trees here, including who put together this candy-covered option.

DIY Ornaments for Your Tree

If decorating the Christmas tree is a tradition in your family, then making new DIY ornaments together will inspire even more memories. Find out how to create this car and tree ornament, along with six more crafty ideas here.

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