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Make it the happiest holiday season of all with these eye-catching twists to your table or buffet.
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For handmade gifts, follow the ink-stained letters. Letterpress boutiques signal a rising creative class in these destination shopping neighborhoods.
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A holiday favorite, easy-to-grow amaryllis heralds the season with a fanfare of spectacular blooms—and new looks.
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Sometimes you need a holiday from the holiday decor. Airy colors and versatile pieces make Michigan designer Kelly Ventura’s party a refreshing reprieve.
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Here's how to make a wreath from backyard finds and other materials, plus tips for out-of-the-ordinary festive plant accents.
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Handmade decorations and cleverly repurposed items afford a satisfying sense of creating your own style. Illinois designer Jennifer Rizzo, author of Creatively Christmas, and Michigan flea-market...
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Calm, cool, collected: Holiday decor doesn’t need to shout. Keep calm and carry on with burlap, fresh greenery and the sweet surprise of sculptural sheep.
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Settle your soul at the holidays with a musical break. The range of Chicago shows covers the sounds of the season, whether you’re ready to stand for the “Hallelujah” chorus, join carolers in the Loop...
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Craft a beautiful holiday wreath with artificial greens and berries for a long-lasting door decoration.
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Short on time? Make chocolate bark for gifts. After melting and spreading the chocolate, it’s just top, top and away!

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