The Chic Technique: Silver, gold and white mantel decorations for Christmas. This would be really easy to make -- get a canvas, and letters, and mod podge the glitter on the letters, then hot glue the letters on the canvas
Thanksgiving Success: 12 Must-Dos For First-Time Hosts
First Time Hosts: Schedule Your Dishes. Cooking takes time, and depending on your menu and your kitchen, you're probably going to have to stagger cooking of some of the dishes. Set a time for dinner, preferably about an hour after everyone arrives, and then count backward, writing down the times that everything needs to go into the oven or the microwave.
Opt for a seasonal plaid when designing your feast table. Take a hint from your plaid table runner, and carry red hues throughout the rest of the tablescape — plates and ribbon accents included. Click through for more Christmas table design.