As universal as the holiday spirit is, the décor is entirely individual.
“There is no right way to decorate a tree,” Cheryl said. “Sometimes it’s rooted in tradition or nostalgia. There was one year as the kids were nearing graduation that we did a tree entirely of their homemade ornaments from their school years, and lord knows there were a handful of their toddler years that our tree was bottom-heavy because they really wanted to help. But at this phase of my life, and as a designer, there is a satisfaction to getting to curate the tree and coordinate the décor.”