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Traditional Home December 2006/January 2007 Issue Highlights
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TRADITIONAL HOME DECEMBER/JANUARY 2006 PREVIEW
Put Some Sparkle in Your Holiday

MARKETPLACE: MAKING MERRY HOLIDAYS – Page 34
Whether it’s Christmas, Hanukkah, the Eid or Kwanza, the holidays are a time to have fun and be creative. Consider rethinking your Christmas tree with a tabletop tree in your child’s room decorated with ornaments you make together or head to the woods (or park) to collect, blossoms, cones and branches for a nature-only tree. Check out more charming tree alternatives, as well as kicky stockings, a gift guide full of everything that shines and shimmers and ideas on gifts that will allow your friends and family to start a new tradition.

TRADITIONAL TABLES WITH A TWIST – Page 62
Whether you are ending 2006 entertaining in a blaze of Christmas glory or ushering in 2007 with a New Year’s bash, you’ll love table décor that pairs elements of traditional design with rejuvenated palettes and luminous textures, rendering classic pieces in new shapes and materials. From a whimsical and colorful brunch presentation to an embellished and adorned formal setting or big drama glistening mix, there is a tabletop to fit your entertaining style.

SWEET DREAM: TRADITIONAL HOME & MERCH MART SHOWHOME – Page 73
Traditional Home teams with Chicago’s Merchandise Mart for DreamHome 2006, a celebration of high-style design and down-home function. Acclaimed interior designers (Nate Berkus, Tom Segal & David Kaufman, Marshall Erb, Eva Quateman, Tom Stringer, Athalie Derse, Kara Mann & Kristin Nelson and Heather Wells & Bruce Fox) joined together to create the ultimate DreamHome in the foyer of the Merch Mart. Check out the rooms in Traditional Home – or visit the DreamHome for a tour until December 21 – to be inspired to make your own dreams a reality.

DESIGNER THOMAS JAYNE TAKES ON WINTERHUR – Page 86
At the famous Winterhur Museum & Country Estate west of Philadelphia, yuletide tours have long been a seasonal favorite, offering fascinating glimpses of holidays past. Now, interior designer Thomas Jayne has spiced up tradition with modern sensibility. Check out the decked-out rooms and learn Jayne’s tips on creating your own collection of sentimental holiday treasures.

WRAP STARS – Page 116
Take gifts from gratitude to attitude with a spark of creativity: hot papers, trendy colors, and a touch of whimsy. Traditional Home shows you how to work your magic on the blank canvas a gift package presents.

The December/January 2006 issue of Traditional Home is on sale December 21.

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