The staff references stylist Kate Moody's sketches of a possible layout. As the day goes on, Polaroids are placed on the table to replicate real pages. This way, the editors can be sure the lighting is just how they want it.
Our December issue features Oprah's Favorite Things—as well as your chance to win them all! You'll also find our easy holiday declutter plan, Dr. Oz's guide to sleeping better (starting tonight) and the ultimate holiday menu.