Go Behind the Scenes of 'Designing Christmas' With Hilary Farr

Meet the cast and get all the details on HGTV's new Christmas movie, Designing Christmas, featuring Love It or List It co-host Hilary Farr.

One of two holiday movies now streaming on discovery+, Designing Christmas features HGTV’s own Hilary Farr, co-host of Love It or List It. The film follows interior designer Stella (Jessica Szohr) and contractor Pablo (Marco Grazzini), who’ve charmed millions as co-hosts of their popular home renovation show. Although Stella is planning her wedding with fiancé Jack (Mykee Selkin), a last-minute production change means that she and Pablo must work overtime to keep their hit show on schedule. Stella confides in her mentor Freddy (Hilary Farr) about her complicated feelings for Pablo, which could jeopardize everything.

Photo by: Albert Camicioli

Albert Camicioli

In the spirit of the season, HGTV went behind the scenes of Designing Christmas to meet the cast and get all the details.

The biggest takeaway: this film isn’t your classic holiday flick. “I like the realness of [my character] Stella,” said Jessica. “But this is also an uplifting Christmas movie and you’re going to feel good when you watch it.”

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Directed by Pat Mills from a screenplay by Michael J. Murray, Designing Christmas is produced by MarVista. Stay up to date with the film by following #DesigningChristmas on socials.

Designing Christmas premieres on HGTV Wednesday December 14 at 10/9c. Stream it now on discovery+.

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