The best places to find Christmas decoration ideas, holiday recipes and Christmas crafts are all about pictures, videos and an abundance of creative information. All the holiday projects are free and any ads on the page are unobtrusive. Most importantly, all these Christmas websites are beautiful and filled with the holiday spirit. Set your imagination free with these top 10 places to find Christmas decoration ideas, holiday recipes and Christmas crafts.
#1. Martha Stewart
Martha Stewart has always been one of my favorites for new, elegant ideas. The Martha Stewart Holiday Site is dedicated to imaginative Christmas decoration ideas such as homemade ornaments, Christmas sewing crafts, holiday wreaths and Christmas tree decorating ideas. I especially love that you can view video tutorials for the most popular Christmas decoration ideas. Even better, Christmas recipes for cakes and cookies seem to cross the boundary between food and decorating. Check out the menu on the left for all sorts of Christmas craft categories from recipes, crafts, gifts, decorations and even a section devoted to Santa’s workshop. It’s a cornucopia of imaginative Christmas creativity. Visit Martha Stewart for these elegant Christmas-decoration-ideas, holiday recipes and Christmas-crafts.
#2. DIY Network
If you’re all about do-it-yourself, then the videos at the DIY Network will fill you with Christmas decoration ideas. Scroll the plethora of images until you find the Christmas craft and decoration to strike your fancy then watch the video. The projects are all invented by people like you and me, and the videos make it so easy to follow every step. I love hearing ideas from so many different people; it’s like being a winter workshop of creativity. Visit the DIY network for these do-it-yourself Christmas-decoration-ideas and Christmas-crafts.
#3. Southern Living
If you’re looking for vintage inspired Christmas decoration ideas and crafts, then Southern Living Magazine’s Christmas website is for you. Begin by viewing 18 pictures of a Southern Home decked perfectly for Christmas, then continue browsing each idea by category. The menu in this website is a different, being on the top rather than the side. Browse Christmas decorations ideas and Christmas crafts for trees, mantles, front doors, and table settings. Be sure to view the Featured Homes section with wonderful Christmas crafts and decorating ideas. And if you love to watch videos, check out the Christmas video library. It’s a traditional Christmas wonderland. Visit Southern Living for these vintage Christmas-decoration-ideas and Christmas-crafts. And be sure to check out Southern Living’s Christmas-recipes as well.
#4. Country Living
As far as I’m concerned, a picture is worth a thousand words, and the fantastic Christmas slideshow from Country Living combines a total of 77 Christmas decoration slides from different country homes. Let the pictures inspire you, then scroll below to see different decorating articles with how-to instructions. But if you’re like me, just seeing beautiful Christmas decorations is all it takes to get your imagination flying. Visit the 77 home slideshow at Country Living for these enchanting Christmas-decoration-ideas.
#5. Better Homes and Gardens
Another great favorite of mine is Better Homes and Gardens. Indeed, their Christmas holiday site is everything I expected it to be. Filled with beautiful Christmas decoration ideas and stunning holiday cookies, the home page fills like walking into Santa’s workshop. Check out the Reader’s Christmas Homes section, where you can see the very best ideas from other homeowners who excelled at decorating their home for Christmas. I love the Christmas card display ideas, where you can learn not only how to make stunning holiday greeting cards but ones that will become part of the Christmas decor wherever they’re hung. There’s no single menu, so scroll through the site and browse the many Christmas outdoor and indoor craft and decoration ideas, as well as Christmas recipes and holiday party ideas. Visit Better Homes and Gardens for these colorful Christmas-decoration-ideas, holiday recipes and Christmas-crafts.
#6. Amazing Christmas ideas
If you love reading about Christmas decorating ideas, if you love to really immerse yourself in Christmas traditions, in short, if Christmas is your favorite holiday, then Amazing Christmas Ideas is the website for you. This depository of Christmas articles is divided by categories, which you can view in the menu on the left. Don’t let the small portion of ads at the top confuse. Scroll down to find a mind of Christmas decorating ideas, Christmas crafts and Christmas recipes. You’ll discover how to decorate an Irish-themed Christmas, or how to decorate a sugar plum Christmas tree. You’ll even find unique Christmas gift ideas for Moms and Dads and everyone in between. Visit Amazing Christmas Ideas for these wonderful Christmas-decoration-ideas, holiday recipes and Christmas-crafts.
#7. Home and Garden Television (HGTV)
If you love to see videos that illustrate how to create Christmas decorating crafts, then check out HGTV where many videos are posted online. Even the articles are presented like slideshows with instructions beside them. This is a great visual tool for Christmas information, and you can be sure that the Christmas decorating ideas will fit your decorating style and your skill level. Discover how to create enchanting Christmas table decorations, how to make Christmas cards and gift baskets. Be sure to view the slideshow of homes decked out for Christmas to give you ideas for decorating the exterior of your home. Visit HGTV for these wonderful Christmas-decoration-ideas and Christmas-crafts.
#8. Parents’ Family Circle
If you’re looking for Christmas articles from a family perspective, check out Parents Magazine’s Family Circle. You’ll find practical Christmas decorating and planning ideas which busy parents are faced with, as well as Christmas craft ideas that kids can make together with parents. There’s lots of pictures to view for Christmas inspiration, and you’re sure to discover affordable time-saving ways of making Christmas special this year. Visit Parents’ Family Circle for these practical Christmas-decoration-ideas, holiday recipes and Christmas-crafts.
If you love creating Christmas decorating with the whole family, check out Disney’s Family Fun Christmas website. Filled with Christmas decoration ideas and Christmas crafts, the website focuses on keeping things simple. Every idea comes with a picture and you can quickly determine if you like the project or not. Look through Christmas card ideas, Christmas crafts and Christmas printables, as well as Christmas recipes and party ideas. There are even Christmas games, to keep children busy and you decorate your home for the holiday. Visit Disney’s Family Fun for these simple Christmas-decoration-ideas, holiday recipes and Christmas-crafts.
#10. Christmas Celebrations
Although this is a website with no pictures, I love the mine of Christmas information gathered here as if by the laboring hands of Santa’s elves. You’ll find many Christmas decoration ideas, Christmas traditions, gift and greeting card ideas, holiday recipes and party tips and other fun information that will make your Christmas richer. Visit Christmas Celebrations for these informative Christmas-decoration-ideas, holiday recipes and Christmas-crafts.
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