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Holiday-Ready Desk

Stick to a simple red-and-white theme for classic Christmas charm.

Style expert Matthew Mead created a dedicated space for gift-wrapping and writing holiday cards. "Elements such as the painted window frame in a festive colour add architectural interest as well as holiday cheer," says stationery designer Debra Norton of Vintage Paper Parade blog. "Matthew likes to display rolls of pretty wrapping paper and handmade paper ornaments."

See more creative holiday decorating ideas from Matthew Mead.

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