Vern Yip, the host of Home & Garden Television's Deserving Design and a panel judge on the network's Design Star reality show, draws on his expertise as an architect to infuse his home with classic elegance during the holidays. Known for his understated, Asian-inspired style, the 40-year-old Atlanta resident offers a sneak peek of his own home's seasonal decor in an upcoming television special, HGTV Home for the Holidays. Yip advocates a subtle approach to decking the halls. "Most people feel they need to go really over the top during the holidays," says Yip, "but less really can be more." Here, he shares some helpful, time-saving hints on bringing out the best in your home this holiday season.
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