Houses aglow, parties with friends, and memories made with family—Christmas truly is the most wonderful time of year. Celebrate this special season by taking a tour of homes decked in festiveness from around the country. From trimming the tree to inspired holiday décor ideas for every room, this issue is packed with fresh cottage style as well as traditional favorites. Visit a collector and see how she decorates her home for the holidays the only way she knows how—with heirloom treasures and baubles of Christmases past. See how an interior designer in Georgia brings her Christmas outdoors, thanks to the mild Southern climate. And don’t miss a charming New England shop that takes their seasonal cues from the Parisians and is overflowing with chic style and holiday magic.