While HGTV's growth has slowed since October, its audience was still up 1% through Dec. 16 from the end of September compared with a year earlier. In comparison, HGTV's sibling channel Food Network has seen a 16% drop in ratings in the same period.

While HGTV's growth has slowed since October, its audience was still up 1% through Dec. 16 from the end of September compared with a year earlier. In comparison, HGTV's sibling channel Food Network has seen a 16% drop in ratings in the same period.

HGTV.com editor Kayla Kitts tries one of her favorite DIY projects from the site, wine bottle candelabras. See how they turn out!

HGTV.com editor Kayla Kitts tries one of her favorite DIY projects from the site, wine bottle candelabras. See how they turn out!

See how to make the Dream Home 2013 signature cocktail with a how-to video by Charleston mixologist John Aquino and Troy Ball of Troy & Sons Distillers.