Sara Bird, a stylist, art director and co-author of “Home for the Soul: Sustainable and Thoughtful Decorating and Design,” joined Washington Post staff writer Jura Koncius recently for an online chat. Here is an edited excerpt.
Q: What kinds of things do you like to do around holiday decorating to make it even more special?
A: Holiday decorating means we have more time to spend being creative. You can start a scheme from scratch or