Hang beautiful ribbon over your food area and then attach your holiday cards on the ribbon. It is a great way to display holiday cards from friends and family, and it is also decorative and festive.
Fill plastic ornaments with your favorite candies. Decorate. This is a fun activity to do with kids as well as a great favor for guests.
Fill vases or glass containers with ornaments and scatter throughout your buffet or dining area. Twist holiday foliage like holly around the bottom of the containers.
Scatter candles on your mantle area. Candles are inexpensive and bring warmth to a party.
Make decorative holiday trees using just Styrofoam, glue and small ornaments. The cones can be purchased from Michaels and can be re-used. These can be used as the centerpiece on a dining or buffet table.
Printed from Oprah.com on Thursday, December 12, 2013