DIY Holiday Projects

The holidays are here. Start the season off right with these DIY projects that will make your home merry & bright - as well as warm, comfortable and secure. We'll add new projects throughout the holiday season!
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Broken Furniture Piece Ornaments: 10 Tutorials and Christmas Decorating Ideas - See all 10: http://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/10-tutorials-and-christmas-decorating-ideas

10 Tutorials and Christmas Decorating Ideas

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Wooden Snowflake: 10 Tutorials and Christmas Decorating Ideas - See all 10: http://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/10-tutorials-and-christmas-decorating-ideas

10 Tutorials and Christmas Decorating Ideas

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Light-Up Porch Presents: 10 Tutorials and Christmas Decorating Ideas - See all 10: http://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/10-tutorials-and-christmas-decorating-ideas

10 Tutorials and Christmas Decorating Ideas

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Holiday Marquee: 10 Tutorials and Christmas Decorating Ideas - See all 10: http://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/10-tutorials-and-christmas-decorating-ideas

10 Tutorials and Christmas Decorating Ideas

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10 Christmas Decorating Ideas for DIYers, handymen/handywomen, and crafters. Get the tutorials: http://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/10-tutorials-and-christmas-decorating-ideas

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How to Repair Christmas Tree Lights: Squeeze another season out of your strings of lights! http://www.familyhandyman.com/electrical/home-lighting/how-to-repair-christmas-tree-lights/view-all

How to Repair Christmas Tree Lights

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10 Easy Holiday Storage Tips: Build stands to store holiday lights

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3 Tips for DIY Holiday Success: Cardboard spools for holiday light storage

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Handy Tips for Holiday Lights and Trees: Tighten the Tree Stand With a Drill #Christmas - Get the list: http://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/ways-to-save-money/handy-tips-for-holiday-lights-and-trees

Handy Tips for Holiday Lights and Trees

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12 Handy Tips for Holiday Lights and Trees: Knee-Saving Watering Technique Christmas - Get the list: http://www.familyhandyman.com/smart-homeowner/ways-to-save-money/handy-tips-for-holiday-lights-and-trees?pmcode=pin110114g

Handy Tips for Holiday Lights and Trees

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When you disassemble the tree at the end of the season, do it one level at a time. Once all the branches from one level are off, duct-tape them together and number each layer with a marker. Next year, the tree will go together in a snap!

Holiday Decorating Tips

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Attic air leaks are a major source of heat loss in many homes. Learn how to locate and plug leak spots without spending a lot of money.

How to Seal Attic Air Leaks

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Here's how to avoid and remove window condensation in the winter.

How to Avoid and Remove Window Condensation

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Roadside Emergency Guide for Holiday Travel. Learn how to prepare for and handle issues like flat tires, dead batteries and car trouble on winter roads.

Roadside Emergency Guide

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Use inexpensive zip ties to attach holiday lights and decorations to banisters or fences.

Holiday Decorating Tips

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How to Make a Wooden Chopping Board and Serving Tray.

How to Make a Wooden Chopping Board and Serving Tray

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Stop cold air in its tracks by replacing the weather stripping around your exterior doors. This simple project will keep your home warm all season long.

Replace Weather Stripping

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How to Repair Christmas Tree Lights.

How to Repair Christmas Tree Lights

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This design blogger mixes old and new to decorate her kitchen for the holidays.

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Learn how to identify and fix holiday light problems. You don't need to test every light.

Use a Christmas Light Tester to Check Holiday Lights

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Try using plastic picnic tablecloth clips to attach Christmas lights to your deck railing.

Holiday Decorating Tips

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9 Home Energy Conservation Tips for the Winter. Learn how you can save energy at home (and cut your winter utility bills)!

9 Home Energy Conservation Tips for the Winter

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Get tips on how to paint a room fast and still get a quality finish - don't worry, we won't tell your family and friends that you didn't slave over your painting project for days and days.

Painting: How to Paint a Room Fast

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Don't drive nails into your home's exterior trim or fascia when you're hanging holiday lights. Clothes pins will clip the wires to the house without making unnecessary holes.

Holiday Decorating Tips

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