Looking for a last-minute gift for Dad? Read this round-up of the best new tools, gadgets, and gifts for Father’s Day.
In many areas of the country, some form of consumer fireworks are legal. Learn how to protect yourself and your family if you're planning your own festival of lights this holiday.
Need to find something special for Mom this year? Read This Old House’s complete gift guide to our favorite gift picks for Mother’s Day.
This Old House landscape contractor Roger Cook gives tips for picking the perfect Christmas tree
Ask This Old House landscape designer Jenn Nawada discusses alternatives to flower bouquets that make great gifts.
Browse this collection of the best gingerbread houses that This Old House readers have impressed us with over the years and get inspired for your own holiday construction project.
Kevin O’Connor, Richard Trethewey, Heath Eastman, and Mark McCullough recount hilarious stories of holiday mishaps.
In this DIY Smarts, This Old House Master Electrician Heath Eastman helps a homeowner safely install a variety of Christmas lights.
Landscape Contractor Jenn Nawada discusses the various types of Christmas trees.
Use these 8 dog safety tips during the holidays to keep your canine companion happy and safe.
Beyond evergreen, there are a handful of other festive plants you can use for garlands, wreaths, table settings and more.
7 tips to make hosting thanksgiving at your home less stressful this holiday season.
Here’s how to get your Christmas tree on a car and take it home safely.
Handy products and some pro organization tips to help pack your Christmas decorations.
Take a look at these award winning ginger bread houses from that will inspire you to build your own masterpiece.
If lights and garland aren't enough, these DIY yard decor kits will help you create a head-turning holiday display.
Looking for a creative halloween decoration for your yard? This eerie "ghost" is poised and ready to startle unsuspecting visitors.
We’ve rounded up the top 10 pumpkin carving tools you need to make a prize-winning masterpiece.
Add holiday spirit to your home with a DIY garland made of magnolia leaves and juniper.
Here are 10 different types of Christmas tree species with tips to help you decide which one is the best for you.
Extend the holiday spirit long past Christmas. Buy a live tree now, plant it later, then watch it grow year after year.
Are you planning a small outdoor gathering this summer with close friends and family? We’ve rounded up our favorite items—from grills to patio furniture and pool accessories—that are certain to make your Fourth of July soirée one to remember.
You don’t need to have a green thumb to keep your Christmas tree alive, but there are a few tricks that may help make it last all season-long.
Here are 11 home decor ideas from the pros that don’t break the bank.
Make easy work of building your old gingerbread house, thanks to these handy kits from Wilton
Need some quick front-door decor? A ring crafted from pinecones you foraged—or bought, if your yard’s in short supply—with a grapevine wreath as a base takes minutes to make and will last till the new year (and beyond)
Check out our most popular decorating ideas for the upcoming holiday
Get this look with a little help from Target and Target.com
Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor, general contractor Tom Silva, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and landscape contractor Roger Cook exchange a variety of tools as gifts for Secret Santa
Ask This Old House host Kevin O’Connor travels to UL Laboratories to learn about preventing fires from holiday decorations.
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