Stephen and Caroline are hosting their very first Christmas party and the two need lots of help sprucing up their styleless pad. Emily performs a style diagnostic on the pair and determines that the two are a combination of youthful and modern. She decides to style the home in two layers: the first, a year-round reflection of the Kowalski's personalities dubbed 'Staycation Modern'. For the second look, she incorporates a unique and playful spin on Christmas cheer. With a concept in mind, she heads to her studio to map out her plan.