holiday decor

  • holiday garden crafts
    Collection

    8 Easy Holiday Garden Crafts

    As temperatures start to cool and there are fewer chores to do outside, I start thinking about how I can extend the gardening season. One way is to start dreaming…

  • Design

    Make an Easy Strawflower Ornament

    When the weather turns gray outside, add cheerful color to your winter décor with an easy-to-make floral ornament. Strawflowers (Xerochrysum bracteatum, Zones 8–10) are unfussy annuals that grow anywhere with…

  • Design

    Grow Your Own Holiday Décor in the Mid-Atlantic

    The holiday season is approaching, and now is the time to start decorating. Red and green are the typical colors we gravitate toward, but nontraditional colors mixed in with some…

  • holiday centerpiece display
    Design

    Southwestern Holiday Décor Ideas

    Instead of heading to the store to pick up some greenery to create your winter centerpiece and holiday decorations, why not look in your own backyard? Here are three design…

  • Design

    Wendy’s Winter Garden

    Wendy Gioiosa sent in these shots of some of her winter planters and decorations in the garden. This huge planter is filled with cut greenery and berries, and is accented…

  • Seasonal Decorations From the Garden
    Design

    Ideas for Seasonal Decorations From the Garden

    Today, regular GPOD contributor Cherry Ong in Richmond, British Columbia, Canada, is sharing her from-the-garden season decorations: Given COVID and all the chaos surrounding it, I've found relief and refuge…

  • Design

    Crafting an Original Seasonal Arrangement

    You may not even realize it, but my guess is that very close at hand you can find all you need to make gorgeous, last-minute seasonal arrangements. Get your gloves…

  • How-To

    How to Make a Holiday Wreath

    Greens • Eastern white pine (Pinus strobus, Zones 3–8) • Norway spruce (Picea abies, Zones 2–7) • Weeping Alaskan cedar (Xanthocyparis nootkatensis 'Pendula', Zones 4–7) • ‘Golden Mop’ Japanese false…

  • Design

    Holiday Decor From the Garden

    Last year, Cherry Ong shared some of her plant-based holiday décor (check out the post here), and she’s sharing some more ideas with us now. What do you use from…

  • Article

    Making Holiday Decor From the Garden

    Today a good friend of the GPOD, Cherry Ong from Richmond, British Columbia, Canada (see some of her previous posts here and here) is sharing some beautiful and creative ways she…