Martha Stewart builds the perfect fire. Using newspaper, resinous pine and scrap wood as kindling, she tops the hearth with hickory, oak or maple in a cross-hatch pattern, allowing air to circulate throughout.
Source:Martha Stewart Living, Season 1 Episode 115
These glimmering oversize ornaments seem to be falling from the sky. Each is made by hand-twisting rope lights, using our template as a guide. Hang them from their cords (disguised with ribbon) at varying heights along a porch or under the eaves of the house.