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How Krane Home’s Sharon Lee Does the Holidays

Wish you had a cheat sheet for how to make the most of the holidays? Look no further.
Illustration by Emily Olson

We asked Dallas tastemakers for their seasonal staples—those items that, for them, the holidays wouldn’t be complete without. Krane Home founder Sharon Lee shares her favorites.

Favorite place to buy gifts Neiman Marcus while sipping on a split of champagne from their vending machine! They also have the best gift wrapping.

Favorite hostess gift Diptyque Paris’ “Feu de Bois” candle because it smells like a cozy, crackling fire

Favorite wrapping paper ribbonI’ve been known to wrap presents in my wallpaper remnants, and I like Samuel and Sons trim as ribbon.

Best place to buy a holiday party outfitI’m a huge fan of Dillard’s! I always find bright colors and plenty of sparkle.

Go-to source for holiday tabletop and serving piecesKimberly’s team at will curate a tablescape and do local delivery with a bow on top!

Go-to holiday spiritPerrier-Jouët Champagne. I also love how festive the bottle is.

Go-to bottle of wine for the holidaysSanford Chardonnay

Favorite holiday sweet treat Bird Bakery has the yummiest vanilla cupcakes. I’m going to do a cupcake tower this year! Also the Cinnamon Rolls at Empire Bakery! I pick them up freshly baked a few times a week–they’re so good.

Dish your holiday spread is incomplete withoutHomemade latticed apple pie, baked by yours truly

Favorite holiday tunesI love listening to country music stations during the holidays.

Favorite holiday flickHome Alone. That house was so amazing!

Favorite holiday scentFrederic Malle’s “Cafe Society” room spray

Go-to sources for holiday decorNorthPark Mall! I especially love Williams Sonoma.

Must have holiday decor itemA beautiful wreath on the front door with vintage velvet ribbon added to make it unique

Your favorite holiday traditionDecorating one of the trees with antique tea cups and saucers from my mother’s collection

Best place to see holiday lightsUniversity Park, but I’m biased!

Favorite holiday event in Dallas: University Park Santa Tracker