Inside Our Editor-at-Large's Elegant Holiday Party

The holidays are one of my favorite times of the year, as there is no better occasion to get into the sprit and have fun with decorating your house. My mantra for holiday décor is that less is definitely more… unless you want your house to look like a Christmas nightmare. Stay true to your house and space, and work with the color schemes and design that you already have, so that your decorations complement rather than distract from your interiors. My house is tonal with hints of warm colors, so I am always mixing it every year to keep it fresh, while having fun and setting the mood for a party.

Read below for my three main tips for creating a sophisticated holiday setting.