Home for the Holidays

How-tos and inspiration from our Home for Holidays series with HGTV's Design Happens
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These countdown cookies are just as fun for a New Year's party centerpiece as they are for your guests to take home as favors.

Thanks for joining us tonight! Cheers and Happy Holidays from Made + Remade and Design Happens!

Want to host this party for yourself? See all the HGTV editors' best holiday ideas, plus find out how to make them at home. (http://www.hgtv.com/holidays-and-entertaining/steal-holiday-party-ideas-from-hgtv-and-diy-network-editors/pictures/index.html?soc=pinterest-blogparty)

We tried to feature everything tonight, but there were just too many amazing details! For more Made + Remade projects from our series, check out this recap gallery >> http://blog.diynetwork.com/maderemade/2013/12/12/home-for-the-holidays-32-festive-photos-to-inspire-your-celebrations/?soc=pinterest-blogparty

It's not a party without favors! Hannah made party invitation templates. Just download and print! >> http://blog.diynetwork.com/maderemade/2013/11/07/home-for-the-holidays-5-ideas-to-dress-up-the-invitation/?soc=pinterest-blogparty

Skip pricey designer versions and make your own DIY light-up star instead. (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/12/03/make-a-light-up-holiday-star/?soc=pinterest-blogparty)

Skip the store-bought gift wrap this year! @Marianne Canada has three fun ways to dress up kraft paper. (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/12/10/christmas-kraft-paper-gift-wrap-3-ways/?soc=pinterest-blogparty)

How fun are these handmade stockings from Michelle Reynolds? >> http://blog.diynetwork.com/maderemade/how-to/make-your-own-funky-christmas-stockings/?soc=pinterest-blogparty

String lights around logs to create a festive and kid-friendly fireplace. >> http://blog.diynetwork.com/maderemade/2013/11/13/create-a-festive-and-glowing-fireplace-without-the-fire/?soc=pinterest-blogparty

Dress up bookshelves for the holidays by adding foam board covered in bright wallpaper. (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/11/14/decorate-bookshelves-with-wrapping-paper/?soc=pinterest-blogparty)

Ready to cozy up by the fire? Here's the moodboard that inspired our fireplace design. (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/11/07/home-for-the-holidays-fireplace-mood-board/?soc=pinterest-blogparty)

Turn an old pair of shoes into a sparkling holiday party accessory with spray glitter and ribbon laces. (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/12/03/home-for-the-holidays-budget-chic-party-fashion/?soc=pinterest-blogparty)

Moving on to party wear! These easy ombre glitter nails are perfect for any holiday party >> http://blog.diynetwork.com/maderemade/how-to/easy-ombre-glitter-nails/?soc=pinterest-blogparty

Infusing plain granulated sugar with cardamom, cloves, vanilla, cinnamon and orange rind dresses up this cotton candy for the holidays. (http://www.hgtv.com/entertaining/spice-scented-holiday-cotton-candy-recipe/index.html?soc=pinterest-blogparty)

These sugared cranberries are sweet, tart and addictive. You won't be able to stop snacking! (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/11/26/home-for-the-holidays-snacking-on-cranberries/?soc=pinterest-blogparty)

Virginia may have the easiest DIY of the party: Cream Puff Tree.

This buttermilk spice cake has an orange-scented cranberry filling and maple frosting. Yum! (http://www.hgtv.com/holidays-and-entertaining/cranberry-maple-christmas-layer-cake-recipe/index.html?soc=pinterest-blogparty)

Here's how to make those trendy fabric strip backdrops >> http://blog.diynetwork.com/maderemade/2013/12/10/how-to-and-how-not-to-make-a-fabric-strip-backdrop/?soc=pinterest-blogparty

Love pumpkin pie? Try this party-perfect pumpkin pie dip, with chewy homemade gingersnaps for dipping. (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/11/10/home-for-the-holidays-food-and-dessert-table-moodboards/?soc=pinterest-blogparty)

We couldn't choose just one dessert, so we made a whole table for our favorite sweets. Here's the moodboard that inspired our design. (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/11/10/home-for-the-holidays-food-and-dessert-table-moodboards/?soc=pinterest-blogparty)

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Spray paint, embroidery floss and dried cockscombs turn a basic branch into a stunning hanging centerpiece. (http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2013/11/22/make-a-holiday-branch-chandlier-hanging-centerpiece/?soc=pinterest-blogparty)