Celebrate the holidays with our festive Christmas wreaths how-tos, delicious holiday cookies, creative gift-wrap ideas, and lots more.
How to Make a Christmas Feather Wreath|
descriptionStart with an inexpensive pine wreath from the grocery store and then weave in feathers in natural colors. (You can buy a big bag at the craft store.)
How to Make a Christmas Star Wreath
Start with an inexpensive pine wreath from the grocery store and then add metallic and glitter-painted 3D stars from the craft store. Then just add a gold bow.
How to Decorate a Christmas Sugar Cookie Wreath
These elegant almond wreath cookies are easier than they look! Just coat slivered almonds in metallic green luster dust and arrange on iced sugar cookies. (Use store-bought dough to save a step.)
DIY Christmas Gift Wrap: 3D Tree and Snow Stamps
For a fresh and super-easy take on holiday gift wrapping, try using brown kraft paper with gorgeous trimmings. A pencil eraser and white ink make simple snowflakes, and folded patterned paper creates a quick 3D tree.3D Tree Gift Wrap . You'll need: kraft paper, pencil eraser, and white ink pad. Happy Holidays!
DIY Christmas Gift Wrap: Twinkle Lights
For a fresh and super-easy take on holiday gift wrapping, try using brown kraft paper with gorgeous trimmings. Take your present to the next level with battery-powered mini Christmas lights (use LED lights which won't heat up).Twinkle Gift Wrap. You'll need: kraft paper, battery powered lights, and patterned paper. Happy Holidays!
How to Spiral Butterfly a Pork Roast
This technique looks super-impressive for a special holiday meal, but is easier than you might think!Test Kitchen How To Spiral Butterfly Pork Roast . Step 1: Cut 1/2 inch above underside of roast on the long side. Step 2: Keep slicing inward, pulling back the meat
Ave Maria: Kathleen Finds Her Voice
In the December/January issue of LHJ, managing editor Kathleen Krems shares the story of how she rediscovered her voice by singing in church. Here, she sings Ave Maria. Happy holidays from the staff at Ladies' Home Journal!