It's that time of year again: as Thanksgiving draws near, millions of Americans channel their inner Martha Stewart and spend hours in the kitchen cooking for a small army. At the same time, the pressure is on to create a tablescape that not only showcases the holiday d...

It's no coincidence that Blackbird Design Studio's 12 Days of Christmas Décor is coming to an end on Christmas Day. Here is one final tip:

Day 12: Relax and Celebrate

Merry Christmas. Happy Hanukkah. Merry Yule. Happy Kwanzaa. Don't sweat the small stuff, and enjoy the t...

Welcome to Day 11 of Blackbird Design Studio's 12 Days of Christmas Décor! In this penultimate chapter, it's time for a little table talk. Let's get to it!

Day 11: Gather 'Round the Table

As the Big Day approaches, hosts and hostesses are scrambling to make sure that the...

Welcome to Day 10 of Blackbird Design Studio's 12 Days of Christmas Décor! Today's topic: how to make friends and family who take the song "I'll Be Home for Christmas" literally feel at home for the holidays!

Day 10: Santa's Not the Only One Coming to Town

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Welcome to Day 9 of Blackbird Design Studio's 12 Days of Christmas Décor! Today's topic focuses not on what's on the Christmas tree, but what's under it: presents!

Day 9: Christmas Wrapping

No, not this one

Now that the tree is decorated and, with any luck, th...

Welcome to Day 8 of Blackbird Design Studio's 12 Days of Christmas Décor! Today's topic expands on the notion of creating unexpected vignettes and bits of holiday cheer around the house. Read on for more details!

Day 8: Big or Small, Deck Them All

With the hustle and bus...

Welcome to Day 7 of Blackbird Design Studio's 12 Days of Christmas Décor! Now that the Christmas tree has been covered, it's time to move on to decking the rest of the halls! Let's go!

Day 7: Things Are Looking Up

Aside from what hangs on the tree, a lot of the typical h...

Welcome to Day 6 of Blackbird Design Studio's 12 Days of Christmas Décor! It's the halfway point of the mini-blog series, and today's post revisits the tall, (usually) green elephant in the room: the Christmas tree. Day 3 was all about what to do without one; Day 6, th...

Welcome to Day 5 of Blackbird Design Studio's 12 Days of Christmas Décor! As promised, today's mini-blog post will focus on bringing the outdoors inside when sprucing up for the holidays. Let's get to it!

Day 5: Act Naturally

Christmas trees aren't the only natural symbo...