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Marcie Elliott-Smith of Intuition Interiors decorated this Christmas tree to reflect the ornate mirrors lining the Maximillian Room. Photo by Jessica Pages
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The popular Christmas tree on the Driskill mezzanine features gilded birds and ornate dollhouses. Photo by Jessica Pages
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Photo by Jessica Pages
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The Christmas tree in the Driskill Bar contains gifts and surprises hidden throughout its branches. Photo by Jessica Pages
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The two-story lobby Christmas tree prior to the grand 125th Anniversary lighting celebration. Photo by Jessica Pages
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The giant wreaths and displays in the 1886 Cafe & Bakery are new designs this year for Elliott-Smith. Photo by Jessica Pages
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Photo by Jessica Pages