Countdown to Christmas

Celebrate this season the do-it-yourself way, with creative ideas, expert tips, and easy-to-follow tutorials for every day of this fun, festive month. Plus, don't miss your four chances to win a $250 Lowe's Gift Card to brighten your holidays!

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Holiday Planning Guide: 10 Things to Do (Before You Do Anything Else)

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How To: Choose the Best Christmas Tree (and Keep It Fresh)

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Very Merry Mailing: 10 Delightful DIY Holiday Cards

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10 Ways to Stage Your Home for the Holidays

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25 Insanely Easy-to-Make Holiday Ornaments

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The Tree-Free Christmas: 14 Unorthodox Alterna-Trees You Can Make Yourself

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12 Architectural & Appetizing Gingerbread Houses

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3 Easy DIY Wreaths from 1 Evergreen Form

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10 LED Holiday Lights to Brighten Your Holiday Nights

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8 Tips for Hanging Holiday Lights

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Wrap It Up! 10 DIY Ways to Bedeck Your Holiday Gifts

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Deck the Halls: 10 Festive Ideas for Every Corner of the House

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10 Easy Ways to Add Christmas Curb Appeal

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Weekend Projects: 10 DIY Gifts to Make and Give

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Christmas Houses Gone Wild! 11 Outrageously Decorated Front Yards

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Let It Glow! 10 Festive and Easy DIY Candles

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10 Imaginative Garlands to Add Charm and Whimsy to Your Holiday Tree

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11 Outlandishly Themed Christmas Trees to Rouse Your Holiday Spirit

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Enter to Win a $250 Lowe's Gift Card—One Day Only! (NOW CLOSED)

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Frosty Feats: 12 Incredible Snow Sculptures

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Just in Time: 10 Stocking Stuffers to Save the Day

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12 Amazing Ice Castles & Igloos from Around the World

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Enter to Win a $250 Lowe's Gift Card—One Day Only! (NOW CLOSED)

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Are You Ready? 10 Christmas Eve "Musts" to Remember

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SEASON'S GREETINGS FROM BOBVILA.COM

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How To: Store Holiday Lights, Decorations, and Accessories

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How To: Keep a Christmas Tree Fresh

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Bob Vila Radio: Clutter Control for New Stuff

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5 Things to Do with... Gift Wrap

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How To: Clean EVERYTHING

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