Spread cheer all through the house with these holiday crafts, recipes, and decorating projects.
Crafts by Suzonne Sterling; Recipes by Cindy Heller
Get creative. Instead of buying rolls and rolls of holiday paper, wrap gifts with kraft or butcher paper, then add a pop of color. Folded and fanned squares of tissue paper make a pretty rosette (for step-by-step instructions, see the following three slides); the recycled fronts of old Christmas cards lend a decorative touch; and little details like twine elevate the ordinary. Use strips of tissue as ribbon.