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Designers Share Their Best Holiday Decorating Tips

Sitting Pretty
“The only thing scarier than hosting in-laws and relatives is not having enough space for them to sit,” says Alessandra Wood, interior design expert and director of style at Modsy.

“Add some dual-purpose seats like poufs, floor pillows, and benches that can easily be put to use on the daily for non-entertaining moments," she advises. "It can help to strategically place chairs throughout the house for those few times a year that the table grows. You can flank a dresser, media console, or buffet with a set of chairs.”