Country Sampler Holiday Homes 2018

Take a virtual holiday house walk through seven different real-life homes, each decorated from top to bottom in a distinctly unique holiday style! Plus, gain tips and tricks for making this the best holiday ever.

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Christmas Cheer

For this Georgia homeowner, wrapping her home in traditional holiday red brings wide smiles for the season.

Farmhouse Glam

A little rustic, a little resplendent, this sophisticated holiday home in Connecticut blends casual elements of farmhouse decor with touches of the glamorous look.

Saltbox Noel

Native New Englanders find a bit of East Coast architecture in Washington state where they've created the perfect backdrop for a real country Christmas.

Winter Whites

The California coast may not see much snow and ice, but this cream-and-white-filled holiday delight shows even in warmer weather, the whites of winter can be beautiful.

The Magic of the Season

With a little planning and plenty of envisioning throughout the year, a Pennsylvania homeowner transforms her home into a dreamy holiday setting.

Romancing Christmas

Family traditions keep this Oregon family firmly knitted together like the strings of pearls, heirloom lace, shiny glass ornaments, and traditionally decorated tree of vintage favorites.

Cool Blue

Crisp, clean and inviting, this West Coast showcase showers a touch of the coast into its holiday decorating.

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Deck the Halls with Holiday Greenery

Discover how to work with fresh pine boughs to bedeck your home in shades of cheery green.

Tree Trimming Tips & Tricks

Find out what it takes to dress up a knockout, photo-ready Christmas tree.

Set a Stunning Tablescape

Get our designer advice for making sure your holiday table is set for success.

Holly Jolly Jubilee

Take a day trip to one of these unique holiday festivals and celebrate the special season!

Host a Victorian Christmas Dinner

Prepare a cheerful holiday feast that would make Charles Dickens proud!


Around the World Treats

Experience the culinary delights of differing heritages with these dishes from various backgrounds.

Web Surfing

Travel through cyberspace to find these treasures and treats.

Cool Crafting Finds

Make it easy to create and decorate with some of the new materials and tools available today.

Decorating Tips and Tricks Q&A

Anita, Kelly and Yvonne--the co-hosts of Decorating Tips & Tricks podcast--answer questions from listeners seeking home decorating advice.

Easy Living Guide

Find the perfect autumn accent for your home with this bounty of goodies.