The Remodelista editors spent the week preparing for a homemade holiday season, picking paint colors and visiting houses built by hand:
Above: In Hudson, New York a simply furnished dining room with pale gray walls is always ready to host a celebration. See how to Steal This Look.
Above: In a handmade cabin in Australia, designers Anthony and Phoebe Dann (and baby) spend weekends in an Off the Grid Retreat.
Above: See suggestions for holiday gifts for teachers (“pair with a student-made card and a heartfelt note of thanks,” Margot recommends) in Gift Guide 2015: What to Get a Teacher.