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Browse our decorating tips for all areas of your home—including porches, decks, living rooms, dining rooms and bedrooms—and get ideas for seasonal decorating, organizing and storage, and quick and easy home projects.

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Readers’ All-Time Favorite Holiday Movies

Our Facebook fans pitched us their holiday movie favorites, including National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, The Preacher’s Wife, Elf and A Christmas Story.

Midwest Movie Night Done Right

At-home movie nights will help get you through the pandemic months ahead. Up your stay-at-home game with a Midwest movie, Midwest-made snacks and a Midwest home accessory. Here are three movie night ideas to get you started.

3 DIY Gold-Leaf Holiday Decorations

With a roll of Kraft paper (and a lesson in DIY gold-leaf), you can make rustic-meets-glam holiday decorations.

How a DIY Couple Transforms Their North Dakota Home For The Holidays

On the outside, you can hardly tell this North Dakota home from its suburban neighbors. Inside, though? That’s another story.

7 Winter Moisturizers For Dry Skin and Hair

The thermostat’s up, humidity’s down, so expect attacks of dry skin and hair. Fight back with these mega-moisturizers.

How a Twin Cities Artist Makes Magical Ice Luminarias—And You Can, Too

Like a sprite spreading cheer upon a midnight clear, ice wrangler Jennifer Shea Hedberg crafts luminaria wonderlands—and teaches others to do the same. Her tools? Buckets, balloons, water and a little help from Old Man Winter.

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Handcrafted Wood Earrings That Sell Unbelievably Fast

A Michigan woodworker crafts striking earrings from local species. Like them? Plan to set your alarm on a Saturday to snag a pair. 

This Is How Letter Writing Makes You Feel Better

Lift your spirits in 10 minutes by putting pen to paper—and make someone else’s day too.

See How This Designer Totally Transformed a 1980 Michigan Home

A Los Angeles designer ditches the big city for a woodsy Michigan fixer-upper, reimagining both the home and her family’s lifestyle.