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Classic Christmas Living Room

A decorator's historic home celebrates good old fashioned holiday cheer.

The 9-1/2-foot Christmas tree, decorated simply with chartreuse and gold ornaments, a grapevine-twig garland and about 2,000 white twinkle lights, serves as a festive focal point in the great room. Gifts wrapped in kraft paper and tied with green and gold ribbons are in keeping with homeowner Pauline Esdale’s simple, natural holiday theme.

See more of Pauline Esdale's Festive Home in our photo gallery.

And for more seasonal ideas, see our Designers' Holiday Decorating Tips photo gallery.

See more wreaths in our photo gallery, plus learn tips for decorating a door with small wreaths and crafting a DIY boxwood wreath.

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