Fast and Cheap: Last-Minute Holiday Decorating

We're a little behind in our holiday decorating. With so much going on in the month of December, it can be hard to find time to put up a tree, string lights, and prepare your home for the season. If, like us, you're looking for fast and cheap ways to decorate click below...

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Food makes a cheap and easy centerpiece. Fill a vase with cranberries, or place some springs of holly in between a bowl of oranges, and you're all set. (Photo: Pottery Barn.)

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Candlelight instantly dresses up a room. For a fast centerpiece, arrange a set of candlesticks and tealights on a tray or cake stand. In this photo from Living Etc., muffin cups are used as votives.

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Greenery with red or white flowers is a classic holiday decoration. For three ways to use white carnations for holiday arrangements, click here.

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It only takes a second to fill a bowl with ornaments, or place a few glass globes on a mantelpiece or sideboard.

Top Photo: Doug's Home for the Holidays

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