Holidays

From decorating to hosting to organizing, the holidays can be overwhelming. Family Handyman is here to help with our favorite holiday tips for your home.

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    How to Know if Your House is Haunted

    Halloween is upon us and all of the exposure to all things spooky may lead you to believe that your house is haunted. Here are some indicators to help you figure out if you have spirits living with you and if your house is haunted.

    24 Ways to Decorate Your Home and Yard For Halloween

    Although many people love decorating for Christmas, others go all out decking the house for Halloween. These tips will help...


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    7 Signs Your House Could Be Haunted, According to Paranormal Experts

    These chilling signs suggest your home may have visitors from beyond the grave.


    30 Tips for the Perfect Labor Day BBQ

    Gather everyone around for one more cookout of the summer this Labor Day, and keep these tips in mind to...


    20 Backyard BBQ Tips for Memorial Day

    Celebrate summer and look like an expert grillmaster with these brilliant BBQ tips

    This Is What You Should Spend Your Home Depot Gift Cards On This Year

    Now that the holiday season is over, you may be wondering what you should do with those gift cards to...


    30 Last-Minute DIY Gifts for Mother’s Day

    Get Mother's Day right with an awesome DIY gift for mom.

    The Ultimate Guide to a Sensible Memorial Day Gathering

    Whether your Memorial Day will be a duo or a dozen, here are a few things you won't want to...


    Homeowner’s Guide to Safely Setting Off Fireworks

    Does your next celebration involve backyard fireworks? Here's everything you need to know to pull off a safe and stunning...


    14 Hot Gifts to Keep Your Loved Ones Warm This Winter

    Give the gift of warmth this winter with any of these 14 hot gifts. Your loved ones will thank us,...


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    16 Crazy Painted Pumpkins You Need to See

    Chic stripes, bold metallics and ghoulish faces are just some of the brilliant ideas for your festive painted pumpkins.

    The States Where Fireworks Are Illegal

    Before you attempt to light up the night with a DIY fireworks spectacle, take a second to see if it's...


    The 30 Best Memorial Day Mattress Sales

    Don't sleep through these mattress sales! Score deep discounts on mattresses, bundles, bedding and more this Memorial Day Weekend.


    What is a Maypole and Why Do People Dance Around It?

    Every year on May 1, dancers weave ribbons around a maypole. But why?


    14 Inexpensive DIY Valentine Wreaths for Your Front Door

    Welcome visitors to your home this Valentine's Day with a festive wreath. Get out the craft supplies and try one...


    15 Valentine Gifts Made With Scrabble Tiles

    If you're looking for a meaningful Valentine's gift this year, try getting creative with some Scrabble tiles. If you don't...

    What is a May Basket and Why Do People Hang Them on Doors?

    Perhaps the sweet tradition of giving May baskets is ready for a reboot.


    DIY Valentine Heart Garland

    For a simple DIY Valentine's Day decoration, try making a paper heart garland. It's an easy project and you can...


    9 Father’s Day Crafts Kids Can Help Make

    These fun Father's Day crafts are guaranteed to make Dad smile. Plus, they're easy enough for the kids to make!


    Mother’s Day Gifts You Can DIY

    Nothing beats a handmade gift on Mother's Day. Whether you have days or minutes to work on it, these DIY...


    15 DIY Pranks to Pull on April Fool’s Day

    This one's for all of you jokesters out there. If you're ready to pull some fun-spirited pranks on friends and...


    Holiday Bathroom Decor You Have to See to Believe

    Holiday decorations don't need to be confined to the living room and the outdoors. There are holiday decorations for just...


    When to Order Your Gifts for DIYers to Ensure They Arrive Before Christmas

    When to Order Your DIY Gifts to Ensure They Arrive Before Christmas


    Last-Minute Halloween Home and Yard Décor

    Though the spooky holiday is quickly approaching, you'll still have plenty of time to create these Halloween decorations.

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    Gift Buying Guide For The Pro In Your Life

    Check out our 2018 holiday buying guide to help you find the perfect gift for the pro in your life.


    18 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Garage

    Forget New Year's resolutions for yourself—will they last beyond January anyway? Make some resolutions for your garage instead and enjoy...


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    How to Keep Your Tree from Dying Before Christmas

    Don't worry about your tree starting to fade on Christmas Eve.


    Outrageous Homes Decorated with Holiday Lights

    These are stunning Christmas light displays you've got to see


    12 Utterly Creepy Halloween Yard Decorations You Need This Year

    Give your home's facade a haunted makeover with these truly terrifying Halloween yard decorations.


    10 Ways to Make Your Smart Home Even Scarier This Halloween

    Whether you've been looking for an excuse to purchase your first smart home device, or your home is already a...