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How to Avoid Holiday Horrors

21 hours 40 min ago
Here's how to save your house from devolving into a disaster during the holidays

How to Build a Tiered Serving Tray

Fri, 12/19/2014 - 02:05
Nobody needs to know you didn't sweat over a lathe to make this graceful oak server

14 Ways to Prevent Holiday Season Break-Ins

Thu, 12/18/2014 - 02:05
Quick home security upgrades that could save you and your family from burglaries, robberies, and home invasions during criminals' favorite time of year

Editor's Picks: Our Favorite Holiday Decorating Ideas

Wed, 12/17/2014 - 02:05
If you haven't already decked the halls in your own home, start be getting inspired by the best ideas from the pages of This Old House magazine

How to Repair a Wobbly Newel Post

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:05
This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to stabilize an unsteady staircase post

A Home for the Holidays

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:05
...and every season in between. Here's how a top-to-bottom redo turned a 1912 summer cottage into a year-round gathering spot for the whole family

Find Inspiration in Holiday Decorations From Historic Houses

Tue, 12/16/2014 - 07:05
Recreate some of these period-perfect festive looks to fit your home and style

Fast Fixes to Get Done in Early Winter

Sat, 12/13/2014 - 02:05
Easy ways to improve your home during the chilly months

How to Build a Boot Stand

Fri, 12/12/2014 - 02:05
Tidy up and protect your floors with this boot stand made from balusters

How to Make a Copper Ornament

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 02:05
Bring a warm glow to your tree with easy-to-make trimmings crafted from thin sheets of pliable copper

Deck Your Doors With Easy DIY Wreaths

Wed, 12/10/2014 - 02:05
Hit the home center, the craft store—or even your recycling bin—to make inspiring wreaths that don't require a fat wallet

How to Make an Evergreen Wreath

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 02:05
Follow these easy instructions to make a seasonal wreath with magnolia leaves, juniper, and pine

Editors' Picks: 99 Amazingly Crafted Gingerbread Houses

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 02:05
See all the best cookie abodes This Old House readers have impressed us with over the years—and steal ideas for your own holiday construction project

24 Easy Upgrades to Create a Festive Holiday Home

Tue, 12/09/2014 - 02:05
Simple and quick projects to turn your ho-hum house bright and fun for the holiday season

How to Pick the Perfect Christmas Tree

Sat, 12/06/2014 - 02:05
Tips on how to buy a tree that's just right, and what to do with it when you get home, from TOH landscape contractor Roger Cook

Craziest Homeowner Holiday Disaster Stories VI

Fri, 12/05/2014 - 02:05
Exploding ovens, insect infestations, and more festivities turned fiascos

Color of the Month, December 2014: Cypress

Thu, 12/04/2014 - 02:05
Fall in love with 19 examples of this green perennial favorite

Create a Holiday-Ready Farmhouse Dining Room

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 02:05
Natural elements, pale neutrals, and pieces with patina capture the warmth of the holidays

How to Choose and Prep a Christmas Tree

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 02:05
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook gives tips for picking the perfect Christmas tree

See the Next TOH TV Project: The Lexington Colonial House

Wed, 12/03/2014 - 02:05
For the 35th anniversary season, the This Old House TV crew is tackling its youngest house yet: a 1966 Garrison Colonial in the Boston suburb of Lexington