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As your planner (or Blackberry, or calendar widget) fills up with other peoples' holiday parties, you're probably starting to feel the pressure to make yours really amazing. It takes more than a string of twinkle lights and a bowl of dip to host a chic, fun fete that your guests will remember well into 2012. If you've resolved not to be the party on Facebook with red plastic cups in every photo, take a breath. We can help you style your space with glammed-up finds that bring the bling, without succumbing to the overdone, all-too-common, ick-factor. Click through and get inspired to play hostess like the poised, stylish party planner you are. All that's left to master now is Mom's pecan pie recipe, pouring the perfect punch, and of course, styling the perfect holiday getup.