holiday projects

10 of Our Favorite DIY Tree Ornament Projects

We share some of our favorite homemade holiday ornaments.

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The Wreath of Khan

Behold, the Wreath of Khan

Fans of puns and Star Trek had better be on red alert. I present to you, The Wreath of Khan! Conceived by illustrator Josh Ellingson, this Ricardo Montalbán-enclosing holiday garland is a quick and easy project for the Trekker home. And once it’s up, you get the pleasure (if not the obligation) to muster your […]

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Hand Make Your Holidays with These 10 Cool Projects

Hand Make Your Holidays with These 10 Cool Projects

We scoured the archives to find 10 projects that will help you handcraft your holidays

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Flashback: Valentine’s Day Vanilla Cut-Out Cookies

Flashback: Valentine’s Day Vanilla Cut-Out Cookies

Kids love to help decorate cookies! Special Valentine’s Day cookies are a great way to celebrate at home and with friends. For a Valentine’s Day cookie decorating party, the cookies and frosting can easily be made in advance. Then, set out the plates of cookies, bottles of frosting, and sprinkles for the kids to decorate. Hope you all have a Happy Valentine’s Day this year!

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How-To: DIY Modern Copper Menorah

How-To: DIY Modern Copper Menorah

Celebrate Hanukkah in modern, DIY style with this easy-to-follow copper menorah tutorial!

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Flashback: Salted Caramels with Orange Scented Sugar

Flashback: Salted Caramels with Orange Scented Sugar

Caramels are another fun and delicious treat to make for gifting this time of year, though they can be tricky. You will rely heavily on a candy thermometer, so make sure that is working before you start. You will need to monitor the temperature closely. You can go from soft caramels to hard candy very quickly, so choose a time to make these when you won’t be distracted. In other words, don’t make these when you’ve got two kids playing loudly in the background or you might have to make a second batch. Just sayin’, not that I would know anything about that.

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How-To: PVC Pipe Christmas Tree

How-To: PVC Pipe Christmas Tree

Have a stylish modern home? Make yourself a stylish, modern Christmas tree with this DIY PVC pipe tree tutorial

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