• Tell Your Friends

First, pat yourself on the back because you made it to Christmas Eve in one piece. Second, put down your to-do list, kick back and relax. It’s your holiday too, you know. And for anything now and last-minute you can come to us and we’ll make sure you’re covered, from decor and crafts to recipes and gift wrap.

If you’ve been running around this season like a maniac, it’s finally your turn to enjoy the glowing lights and and beautiful decor. Plus, we have some ideas hidden in here if you’re a bit behind. Grab a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy some of our favorite around-the-home holiday ideas:

tobi fairely pink christmas tree8 Festive Christmas Tree Themes

handmade christmas gift wrap10 Creative Gift Wrap Ideas

marian parsons handmade Christmas stocking hanger17 Glowing Holiday Mantels

handmade owl christmas wreath10 Christmas Wreaths

marian parsons snowflake chandelierClassic Silver and White Christmas Table Decor

For more Christmas inspiration, check out all of our holiday features:

  • Hosting the Holidays >> Learn how to entertain like a pro with simple yet festive do-ahead projects, recipes and table decorating ideas.
  • Handmade Holidays >> From gift wrap and cards to handmade gifts and ornaments, you can skip the store and make it yourself.
  • Deck the Halls >> Make your home feel festive both inside and out with these creative decorating ideas.
  • 12 Days of Handmade >> See all of Liz‘s handmade project picks from her Christmas countdown.

Happy holidays from everyone here at Design Happens. We hope you have a truly wonderful holiday weekend. Cheers!

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