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Christmas Ideas

New! Sliding Into Christmas - Make tiny sleigh party favours for your guests.

Christmas Candles -- Easy candle arrangements for the holidays.

Christmas Gifts And Wrap -- Gift suggestions for $10.00 and under and everything you need to wrap it all up.

Creative Wrapping -- Alternatives to using reams of paper at Christmas time.

Deck The Halls- Some simple ideas to help make your home more festive.

Making Merry For Less -- You can set a pretty holiday table for less than you think. Plus, create your own unique Christmas Crackers. It's easy!

Easy Christmas Napkin Rings - Make your own for a fraction of the cost and add fun and elegance to your Christmas table.

Present Possibilities -- From do-it-yourself gift baskets to mix and match candle supplies, give gifts that say a lot without costing a lot.

Unwrapped For Christmas -- More paperless options for festive gift-giving.

Pretty Easy Christmas --  Luxe-look baubles, an easy centerpiece and chair back fun.

Christmas Gifts Under Ten Dollars -- Let your credit card cool off while you search out some great gift ideas at the dollar store.

Kid Christmas -- Inexpensive gift ideas for the children on your list.

Comic Napkin Rings -- Use this fun idea at a casual Christmas dinner with family. 

Craft Your Christmas -- Three simple and cheap ideas for dressing your home in holiday style.

Gifts of Christmas Present -- Gift basket ideas. Spend a little or a little more.  

Get Glowing For Christmas -- Turn your everyday vases into beautiful festive candleholders.

Gifts With Class -- How to turn dollar store finds into elegant gifts you'll be proud to give.

Easy Giving -- Gift ideas for couples or a hostess.

Slick Stockings -- Turn plain Christmas stockings into keepsake creations. It's easier than you think!

Home For Christmas - From centerpieces to chairs, here are five easy projects to help you decorate around the house.

Christmas Under Glass - Turn your glass vases upside down for a fun way to decorate for Christmas.

Christmas Table Toppers - Make a festive statement with these easy-to-create centerpieces.

They Grow on Trees? - Here's a fun and easy way to give gift cards.

 Merry and Bright - Christmas candles ideas to light up the holidays.

Wrap Scraps - What can you do with leftover Christmas paper? You might be surprised! Here are four ideas to get you thinking.

New Ways with Old Decorations - Save money by reusing last year's ornaments in completely different ways.

Have Yourself a Lazy Little Christmas - Decorating for the holidays doesn't have to be complicated. Try these easy ideas using pine cones and glitter trees.

Christmas Potpourri - A mix of last minute decor and gift ideas.

Candles for Christmas - Four ideas for lighting up your Christmas celebrations.

Simply Christmas - Make a wreath, an ornament garland and two other simple but pretty Christmas decor ideas.



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