3 Easy Holiday Crafts to Get You Feeling Festive

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Even when you’re eager to get in the spirit, the busy holiday season can make extra projects feel like a chore. That’s where these easy, how-to hacks come to the rescue! Fun, festive and functional, these DIYs provide the perfect opportunity to spend a cozy night indoors while also crossing a few to-do’s off the list for your next holiday bash. … Read More

Vote Now to Pick the Ultimate Kitchen for Holiday Entertaining

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Get your ovens mitts ready, because the holiday season is upon us. From festive feasts to cookie exchanges, home-cooked food plays a vital role in many families’ holiday traditions. Most of us don’t get to cook in dream kitchens outfitted with loads of counter space, two or three ovens, an industrial-sized refrigerator, and multiple sinks for piling up the dirty … Read More

3 Easy, Clever Thanksgiving Decoration DIYs

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Thanksgiving offers so many things to look forward to: the aroma of the turkey roasting in the oven, gathering with friends and family to share a meal, the excitement of the big game. Get ready to celebrate with three Thanksgiving decoration projects that will make your home extra festive. Here’s a quick look at all three: The party starts on … Read More

Quiz: What Type of Bar Should You Build in Your Home?

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Note: There is a widget embedded within this post, please visit the site to participate in this post’s widget. Top image courtesy of Martha O’Hara Interiors Quiz images from ShutterStock, except: opening image (from Zillow listing ); backyard images – beach from Zillow listing , putting green from Zillow listing , outdoor kitchen from Zillow listing , woods from Zillow listing … Read More

Belly Up to Your Own Home Bar: Our How-to Guide

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A home bar can up your entertaining game and transform your social life, making your abode the coolest one on the block. Of course, a home bar can also be where you mix yourself a nice drink after a long day at work. From a small wet bar tucked into a nook to an oversized freestanding bar, there are plenty … Read More

Festive Porch Decorations That Go From Fall to Winter

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If you delight in decorating your home for the season or the holidays, make sure you’re extending that festive feeling to the exterior, too. Specifically, your front porch. It’s the gateway to your home, after all. “[Front porch decor] adds a homey touch,” says Whitney Johnson, the home editor for online retailer jane.com . “It’s really welcoming, and shows people your personal … Read More

Entertaining Essentials: 5 Items Every Host Needs

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Editor’s note: Whether you’re hosting the whole family for the holidays or just welcoming a solo weekend guest, entertaining at home can be the perfect chance to make happy memories with those you love. With our expert advice, opening your home to friends and relatives will be a snap. Look for home entertaining tips every day this week on Porchlight.  It’s that … Read More

Holiday Hosts: Embellish These 3 Key Spots With Fall Decor

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You’re hosting Thanksgiving this year. Your guest list is set, menu planning has already commenced, and it’s going to be the most delicious holiday yet. But you’re forgetting something: Fall decorations to set a festive tone for the feast. Before you get wound up over yet another thing you have to do, take a breather and focus. Specifically, focus on … Read More

5 Features That Make a Home Great for Entertaining

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Editor’s note: Whether you’re hosting the whole family for the holidays or just welcoming a solo weekend guest, entertaining at home can be the perfect chance to make happy memories with those you love. With our expert advice, opening your home to friends and relatives will be a snap. Look for home entertaining tips every day this week on Porchlight.  The holidays … Read More

5 Home Repairs to Make Before You Host a Holiday Gathering

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Editor’s note: Whether you’re hosting the whole family for the holidays or just welcoming a solo weekend guest, entertaining at home can be the perfect chance to make happy memories with those you love. With our expert advice, opening your home to friends and relatives will be a snap. Look for home entertaining tips every day this week on Porchlight.  Hosting a … Read More