Holiday Etiquette How-To
Whether Youre a Guest or are Hosting Guests, Tips on How to Do It Right
It’s estimated that more than 40 million people will travel at least 50 miles from home for the holidays,
according to AAA and IHS Global Insight. That’s a double-digit increase over last year! So, odds are, youre either
going somewhere for the holidays or someone is coming to you. Either way, youll need the inside track on how to be
an outstanding host or a gracious guest.
Kelli Ellis is a premiere design and entertaining expert who has been seen on television shows including TLCs Clean
Sweep and heard on HGTV Radio. Kelli shared her design sensibilities with the millions of Americans hosting guests this holiday season.
And shell offer etiquette tips to ensure guests dont overstay their welcome – and get invited back!
Kelli, who doles out decorating and entertaining advice regularly on Daybreak OC and in the OC Gazette, will talk about:
Decorating tips for the host: How to make the home warm and festive for the holidays
Guest prep: How to make sure the most-used rooms in the house are company-ready
Advice for the gracious guest: Host gifts and other things to make sure you dont overstay your welcome
Gift advice: What to give to the people you love, whether youre traveling or not
ABOUT THE TALENT: Award winning, celebrity interior designer and design psychology expert, Kelli Ellis has been seen on TLCs Clean Sweep, HGTVs
Takeover my Makeover, and HGTVs Value Boosters. Kelli has guest appeared on NBC, CBS, ABC Nationwide. Orange County knows Kelli as the feature reporter
for Daybreak OC and monthly advice in the OC Gazette. Youve heard her give decor and Design Psychology advice on HGTV Radio/Sirius, MomTV and BlogTalk
Radio. She also regularly contributes to Cosmopolitan, Redbook, Better Homes and Gardens, TV Guide, and Image. Kelli was recently voted one of
Luxe Magazines Editors Top 10 Designers and also voted Top Interior Designer in Orange County by OC Metro magazine. Kelli is also a featured expert in the
global documentaries, The Compass, Riches, and The Vow.
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