Behind The Scenes: Making The December Issue

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Fall may just be hitting the air, but at Southern Living we’re in full holiday mode. Here’s a sneak peek at what goes into creating those gorgeous spreads in our December issue. It’s all just icing on the cake, really. 

webimg 36061 Behind The Scenes: Making The December Issue Little, big, tall, and short one could never have too many cake stands. After the festivities, use stands as decorative pieces to hold candles, jewelry, and other keepsakes.

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Forgo the plastic cutters and upgrade to a silver cake knife. Our collection runs the gamut from elegant antiques to modern sterling silver.

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No Southern kitchen is complete without a healthy dose of silver.

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You never know just what shade of green or cream will make the photo. We come prepared with all hues, shapes, and sizes.

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Don’t be afraid to mix china. A cohesive color palate ties it all together.

COMMENTS

  1. JoAnne T. Baldwin

    After 62 years of prepping for Christmas, I now support the simple “shabby, sheik” and wonder why I worried so much about perfection in prior years.

    October 6, 2012 at 11:23 am

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