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PaperCity Dallas December 2023

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Tree or no. Yes, always and forever. There's nothing like the instant change in our home when the tree makes its entrance. Holiday tradition. We decorate the tree on Sunday after Thanksgiving. We gift our children Christmas pajamas and their annual ornament. It's always the most special night. Where you go to pick up hors d'oeuvres. Parigi is my go-to! If I'm in a time crunch, the cheese boards from Scardello are always a hit. Best place to pick up takeaway for a holiday breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Il Bracco. Three gifts you hope to receive. I'm currently in a major ceramics obsession: Kelly Ventura bowls, Tracie Hervy vessels, and Sarah Kersten's fermentation jars. Host gift. Oliver Pluff's Holiday Gift Trio of tea. Flowers and greenery when entertaining. I trust Three Branches with everything. On your front door. Fresh Christmas wreath. We started a new tradition last year: a mother-daughter wreath- making party at our home the first weekend of December. Extra gift under the tree for drop-bys. Byredo Vetyver hand wash. Holiday room scent. Niven Morgan Frosted Pine. Holiday tradition. We spend Christmas in Houston with our family. I love three things: Taking Eliza (our granddaughter) to lunch at Saks Fifth Avenue and buying her gifts there; champagne and Parmesan trees before we open presents by the tree; and simply getting to be with my family for a week. Holiday cocktail. Champagne. Holiday playlist. "Toyland" by Doris Day, "Santa Baby" by Eartha Kitt, "The Christmas Song" by Nat King Cole. Holiday wearables. I dress up for Christmas Eve and wear a kimono Christmas Day. Tree or no? Yes, absolutely love a Christmas tree! Holiday tradition. Going home to Mexico with my family. I love seeing our girls enjoy posadas with everyone. And building gingerbread houses gifted by Jim and Sue Gragg. Holiday cocktail. Cham-cham, which is champagne with Chambord black raspberry liqueur. Holiday playlist. I love all classics; Andrea Bocelli is one of my favorites. ERIN SANDER GONZALO BUENO JAN SHOWERS Who better to query for holiday decorating inspiration than some of our favorite designers. Deck the Halls Home project you're hoping to accomplish before the holidays. OMG, please pray for me to be finished with a big house in Cabo before the holidays! Where to pick up hors d'oeuvres. Grange Hall. Holiday breakfast, lunch, or dinner takeaway. Al Biernat's has the best take- out food for the holidays. Holiday wearables. I love wearing winter whites and cream tones. It's such a happy way to dress for the cold winter days. Gifts you hope to receive. Stationery. I never order it for myself and always need it. A trip somewhere I have never been. And, if possible, a rose-gold watch, too. (Might be reaching for the stars here, LOL!) Gifts you are giving. A beautiful Perrin handbag from The Conservatory. Pair of Hermès pair fur sleepers. Leather goods from Leatherology. Host gift. Dom Pérignon or a pistachio lemon tart. Flowers and greenery. I love magnolia leaves with white flowers, antique gold branches, and a little red holly. On your front door. Magnolia wreath with tiny lights. Holiday scent. Cire Trudon Gabriel candle, which is gourmand chimney fire. Ann Getty's holiday table, Ann Getty: Interior Style Slim Hayward, Diana and Reed Vreeland at Kitty Hawke's New Year's Eve party, 1963, Slim Aarons: Once Upon a Time. RACHEL WEILL 84

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