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All-new original holiday episodes of STEVEN AND CHRIS begin airing December 10, 2012 at 2 p.m. (2:30 NT) on CBC-TV

All-new holiday episodes of STEVEN AND CHRIS, complete with guest appearances from the hottest names in décor and design, begin airing on Monday, December 10 at 2 p.m. (2:30 NT). Viewers tuning in will learn fabulous tips and tricks for all things holiday-related; from easy DIY creations the whole family can enjoy, recipe ideas for festive entertaining on a budget, to the perfect look for the next holiday party - STEVEN AND CHRIS have it covered. 

Holiday Designer Week includes guest appearances from: 
Monday December 10 - Tommy Smythe of Sarah Richardson's Design Inc. team gets seasonal with a touch of plaid
Tuesday, December 11 - Hilary Farr of Love it or List it fame creates a Chrismukkah space mixing both Hanukkah and Christmas traditions to create an inclusive celebration for all of her friends & family
Wednesday, December 12 - Erin McLaughlin from Style at Home mixes it up with Scandinavian inspired holiday décor
Thursday, December 13 - Lynda Reeves, founder and publisher of House & Home, show us her simple tricks & tips for creating beautiful tree displays in your home
Friday, December 14 - Genevieve Gorder, HGTV host of Dear Genevieve , White House Christmas and judge on Design Star,  will share her vision of a super stylish holiday living room

Christine Tizzard, the dynamic, new host of CBC-TV's BEST RECIPES EVER, will also be joining the guys for some holiday baking fun in the kitchen. Her guest appearance on the episode airing Thursday, December 13 will mark her debut on CBC. 

STEVEN AND CHRIS remains the hottest daytime destination for all things lifestyle - continually bringing more fun and fabulous content to viewers every Monday to Friday at 2 p.m. (2:30 NT).  Their unrivalled roster of experts continues to deliver the very best ideas and advice on all the hottest topics including home décor, food & entertaining, fashion & beauty, health & fitness and relationships.  And this season, there's even MORE to love with celebrities swinging by, giveaways galore and web exclusives you won't find anywhere else.  Plus, every show wraps up with LIFE MADE EASY - a segment devoted to simplifying YOUR life.  The boys are also thrilled to be taking part once again in the LIVE RIGHT NOW movement - an initiative dedicated to helping Canadians make their health a top priority.  Tune in to enjoy your daily dose of laughter and lifestyle every day with STEVEN AND CHRIS

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