Christmas Before Deployment

Our experts give a family a holiday makeover before Dad gets deployed overseas.

Serving His Country

Meet the Hunt family. They are a close-knit family who is about to experience their first Christmas apart when father and husband Tim leaves for an 18-month tour of Afghanistan. Tim's wife wants to give her husband a special Christmas before he departs for service. Host Joan Steffend and designers Shayne Barsness and Kelli Kaufer are planning a holiday makeover for the living and dining rooms that will embrace both tradition and elegance. Shayne is in charge of the living room, while Kelli takes care of sprucing up the dining room.


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