Bring a little joy and festivity to this holiday season, check out this do-it-yourself video to see how to make a festive holiday wreath, perfect for creating that festive atmosphere around your house during Christmas. At home on your front door or in a hallway, this cheerful ...more
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Need to spruce up (or wreath up) your trailer for the holidays? For this Christmas in your trailer park, let Jolene Sugarbaker show you how to make a classic trailer park Christmas craft... the wreath. This video will show you how to turn ordinary dryer sheets into a festive h ...more
Perfect for the holidays! Make a quick and easy red hoilday dress, with white fur trim! Dress it up with a Santa hat, and you have the perfect dress for holiday festivities! You don't need anything special, just a few notions and a sewing machine. Video: .
It's the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas lights are up, stores are crowded, tacky knit sweaters are making an appearance, and there's the constant smell of something delicious baking in the oven. In this week's Phone Snap Challenge, spread some holiday cheer by show ...more
Are you expecting a lot of guests for an upcoming holiday party? To make your home smell like the holiday season, simmer orange peels, cinnamon sticks, cranberries, and cloves with water on a stovetop for several hours to make your indoor space smell really good. You can also ...more
Live evergreen and flower arrangements are so beautiful for the holidays. But they can also be extremely costly, especially if you're getting boquets or arrangements in bunches so you have several for each table and countertop. Save money by making a festive arrangement yours ...more
One of our favorite parts about the holidays is the decorating. There's nothing that makes you feel moer Christmasy than waking up on Christmas morning to the fresh scent of pine from your glittering Christmas tree and garland swags adorning every doorway. Bring the beautiful ...more
These make great embellishments for scrapbooks, garlands, presents or even as jewelry! All you need are some festive holiday beads or faux pearls, some flexible, thin wire to string them on, a sharp wire cutter and several pairs of various jewelry pliers.
No matter how big or small your Christmas tree might be, you can use this tutorial to make an attractive and festive holiday tree! You will need Christmas lights, wire and your favorite ornaments, tinsel, ribbon and other holiday decorations.
This is a great Christmas DIY tutorial that shows you how to take a plain white tablecloth and use a star stencil, gold gel pen, glitter paint, felt scraps and a hot glue gun to add a festive holiday border.
This video shows you a few quick ideas to create a stunning table setting for your Christmas hosting this season. Incorporate colored glassware, napkin rings, centerpieces and even small treats at each place setting to really get into the festive holiday spirit.
Top off a festive holiday meal with this tasty peppermint ice cream cake. A candy-studded layer of peppermint hides a rich center of chocolate ice cream. Watch this video tutorial to learn how to make this decadent dessert.
These little babies are meant to be tossed into the fireplace, adding some color to your festive holiday hearth. However, you can do whatever you want with them... Get creative. WonderHowTo sure loves explosives. You will need: dry pinecones boric acid (usually sold as a dis ...more
The holidays mean two things to us: Delicious, sugary holiday cookies and a great deal of hustle and bustle from shopping, parties, and meeting with friends. But with all this on your plate it's easy to get overwhelemed and not know how to fit everything in. But worry not. Ch ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make a snowflake with beads. You will need: clear crystals, beads, and thread. First, string six beads onto the thread. After this, string a crystal next to the beads. Now, tie this and start to repeat the process on the left side of the beads ...more
Surprise desserts (aka peekaboo desserts) are a gorgeous way to celebrate anything, whether it's a birthday, new baby, or just a brand new day. You can pretty much hide anything you want inside: candy, a cool design, and even other desserts. To help inspire you, try one of the ...more
WonderHowTo is made up niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: A holiday-themed cell phone photogr ...more
What's the perfect Christmas drink for this holiday season... a candy cane martini. This festive winter drink is perfect for all of your holiday parties, even if it's Christmas in July that you're celebrating, or even Hanukkah. Watch as Art of the Drink's Anthony Caporale as h ...more
This is a great twist on a holiday tradition! After you have dipped your apple in caramel, use various different kinds of chocolate to give it a festive appeal! A great project for a holiday evening, or wrap and give as gifts! Decorate festive and delicious caramel apples at h ...more
Some people can't stand Christmas carols or Christmas songs. We kind of understand - after all, many radio stations play holiday music - and nothing but - from the first week of November until New Years. That's a whole lot of "Jingle Bells." But what would Christmas be withou ...more
Christmas is The holiday of the year for many bakers, as the festive occasion offers more than enough excuses to bring out their best cookies, cakes, cupcakes, and yummy desserts. All red and green and Christmas-themed, of course. Christmas allows those creative juices to flow ...more
Chances are that you're going to be attending more than one holiday party this Christmas season. As such, you don't want to be caught dead wearing the same boring curly hair or wrap around ponytail every time. Get in the mood for merrymaking and festive cheer by doing these t ...more
Even if you haven't watched "The Nutcracker" before, you're sure to be pleased with these two braided holiday looks inspired by the character of the Arabian from the time-honored play. Check out this hairstyling video to learn how to create two romantic braid hairstyles that ...more
A crostini is basically thin toast - it's a small slice of plain white bread that's then toasted or grilled until it becomes crispy. Crostinis make easy to prepare and delicious appetizers for holiday cocktail parties. So if you're planning on throwing a festive get together ...more
Veteran bartender Paul Murphy shows Bill Daley how to prepare top shelf, specialty alcoholic drinks for holiday guests. Learn how to mix a Jack Frost, a delicious chocolate mint martini with white chocolate liqueur, vanilla vodka, and peppermint schnapps, an Ebenezer's Egg Nog ...more
While the holiday season offers a lot of festive joy in putting up holiday decor, shopping for Christmas presents, and baking cookies, it also offers up a lot of opportunites to spend money. So that means that by the time you've purchased the presents, wrapped them in tissue p ...more
Don't let all your hard work on your gingerbread house go to waste because it collapses due to too soggy, weak icing. Make sure your gingerbread house lasts as long as the holiday season - or whenever you give in to your sweet tooth - by making sturdy royal icing. Royal icing ...more
Very often during the holidays we desire a drink that both warms our belly while offering us a nice escape from our perverted uncle Sam who's visiting up til New Year's. While a few Cosmos would work, why not add some holiday cheer to your drinking by mixing up this chocolate ...more
Comedian and actor Adam Sandler may be famous for his irreverant Jewish holiday hymn "The Chanukah Song," but he's also written several other holiday tunes that are of festive interest. If you want to get your Thanksgiving dinner guests or kids into the holiday spirit, take a ...more
Create holiday red, green, and gold wreath nails This is a simple, festive nail look. Use French tip to dip. Pour it into the jar. Use applicator and put French tip on all nails. Choose a design dark green color. Use a duel toothpick that has been dulled as a dotting tool. Us ...more
Fun nails for the holidays! Learn how to create your own festive candy cane nails. First thing you do is apply a base coat. Let it dry and then apply a red base. Pain on the candy cane white stripes with white nail polish and a thin brush. Enjoy this candy cane nail tutorial! ...more
This holiday season, become a wrap artist! Learn how to make every Christmas present look festive, no matter what shape or size. Wrapping Christmas gifts can be quite the bore, but when you add a little artfulness, it could be more fun than ripping it off and finding your pres ...more
Need a quick and festive snack to feed your kids during the holiday break? These marshmallow and cereal wreaths will make the perfect Christmas treat, and it helps that they're no-bake treats, which means more time for you to do other Christmas-related activities! Ingredients: ...more
Want to get on Santa's "nice" list this year? It's never too late when it's cookies we're talking about (Santa's favorite treat!). Whether you have a Christmas party you're itching to get some easy and delicious treats for or you're prepping a few batches of cookies for friend ...more
Learn how to make pumpkin spice cupcakes with this cooking video. This moist and delicious pumpkin spice cupcake recipe is brought to you by Peg Aloi on How2Heroes. Search How2Heroes on WonderHowTo for more cooking videos. Peg’s yummy pumpkin spice cupcakes have just the righ ...more
"The Christmas Song" is the Christmas song of all songs, but many know this holiday favorite under a different name— "Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire". It may not be as old as other Christmastime favorites, like "Jingle Bells" or "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer", but thanks ...more
The holiday season is in full swing - are you prepared to look your most dazzling, from the tip of your bun to your toes? While you probably know you have to fix your hair and put on some bright and cheery makeup, have you thought about how you'll do your nails? Make your nai ...more
These festive Christmas crackers serve as both party favors to hand out to guests and name plates on your dinner table. In vibrant colors of green and red, they simply scream out Christmas. Check out this crafting video to learn how to make these cute paper crackers. Learn h ...more
It's Christmas season, and that means it's time for holiday parties! This tutorial shows you how you can make a fun and festive dress for your upcoming holiday celebrations. You will need approximately two and a half yards of fabric, in addition to a sewing machine and the reg ...more
Some people can't stand Christmas carols or Christmas songs. We kind of understand - after all, many radio stations play holiday music - and nothing but - from the first week of November until New Years. But what would Christmas be without festive Christmas music? Instill som ...more
Holiday cards are great, but their prices ($5.95 average for a nice one) are not as easy on the eyes. Save up your hard-earned cash this holiday season by making your own festive Christmas cards. Check out this paper design tutorial to learn how to craft an easy metallic poin ...more
Got a vase? How about a candle and some fake snow? Then you've got yourself a frosty good centerpiece for your holiday table. Check out this holiday decor video to learn how to put together a wintry scene. Join Lynn and Rob for tips on how to use festive candles to decorate y ...more
The winter months may not seem like the best time to be growing much of anything, but the amaryllis thrives from October to April, which means its bright, cheery petals can adorn your table top during the holiday season. Rob Sproule gives you all you need to bloom your own Am ...more
Traveling for Christmas? You don't have to forego holiday decorations just because you're celebrating from a hotel room! This tutorial shows you a few tips, like window decals and tabletop Christmas trees, that you can use to maintain the festive spirit while traveling.
Okay, so maybe 50% of the reason Christmas is our favorite holiday is because of all the damn good comfort food! From warm chocolate mousse pies to hot chocolate to cupcakes with mountains of icing, Christmas really is a foodie's dream holiday. Make your Christmas more food-f ...more
Tulips are graceful and elegant flowers that come in a variety of colors, making them a good choice for holiday decorating. This video shows you how to make holiday arrangements using bundles of 10 and 20 tulips, as well as a few ideas for floating candles.
It's the season for holiday songs, and what could be more classic than the festive "Feliz Navidad"? In this video, you'll learn how to play "Feliz Navidad" on your guitar. Just follow along with Jen Trani's chord movements, and you'll be strumming "Feliz Navidad" in no time at ...more
Decorating your home during the holiday season can be a fun and creative time. There are so many items that can be used to help create the right mood during a festive and joyous time. In this tutorial, you'll find out some tips for decorating your home during the holidays. Enjoy!
Due to the sour economy, folks have started cutting out or toning down unnessary expenditures. Miniaturize your Christmas tree - though not your Christmas spirit - by crafting this modular origami Christmas tree to adorn your home this holiday season. Festive and cute, it can ...more
What would Christmas be without Santa Claus? Well, it would be a very Christmas indeed, because without Santa there would be no presents (which, for many little kiddies, equals no joy on Christmas morning). Delve into the giving spirit of the holidays by making this cute Sant ...more
With Halloween and Thanksgiving around the corner, why not make a festive crocheted pumpkin? Follow along with this how-to video and make your own. This cute pumpkin will make your decor much more festive and celebratory. Just watch this video and you'll have a cute accessory.
Looking for a healthy dessert? You say pee-cans, I say pe-cahns. Sugar glazed pecans can be served as a holiday dessert, a festive snack, a gift for a friend, or an everyday healthy snack. Four eggs, non-stick spray, ginger ale (for effervescence), salt cinnamon, sugar, and ei ...more
In this video, with hostess Candy, we are taught how to construct a hair bow for any occasion. With a mellow manner, Candy reveals that we need very few materials, just a ribbon and a clip, and, from there, shows us, distinctly and helpfully, each fold necessary to achieve the ...more
Decorating for the holidays can be a lot of fun, but it can also be a lot of work if you let it get out of hand. Keep it simple and try and use as many things as you have around the garden, like tomato cages. When you combine tomato cages with a few other unlikely objects, an ...more
People love to drink during the holidays. Whether it's because you don't feel quite festive without downing a few cranberry martinis or you can't prevent yourself from strangling your visiting relatives without a gin and tonic, cocktails are the bee's knees during this time of ...more
Cupcakes? Yes, please. As we all know, Christmas is a foodie's dream holiday, with oodles of Christmas cookies shaped like elves, pumpkin-spiced muffins, and of course cupcakes decorated into all sorts of festive shapes. Get into the holiday spirit by baking and decorating th ...more
A croquem-what? A croquembouche is not the easiest dessert pastry to pronounce, but trust us, once you've made this sugary, fluffy French dessert once you'll never forget its name again. A croquembouche is a stacked French cake made from many little profiteroles, and can be s ...more
The holiday season rushes by so fast that it helps to keep track of touching holiday memories with an advent calendar. Advent calendars also allow you and your family to congregate together each day and spend some quality time together counting down the days to Christmas and s ...more
Hot buttered rum gives your taste buds that perfect jolt of warmth and spiciness that's great for warming up your spirits after a cold trek outdoors. Buttered rum is a great alternative to your usual martinis and cosmos at a cocktail party, and it's super festive, too. Take a ...more
The holidays are upon us, guys and gals, which means it's time to start thinking about how you'll set your table to look inviting and beautiful for the festive season. While you can always go out and purchase a wilting pre-made floral centerpiece at your nearest supermarket, y ...more