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Friday, December 9, 2011

Gingerbread Decorations, Etsy Store Items and an Upcoming Giveaway!

It's almost the weekend! Time is just flying by...Before we know it it will be Christmas day!




I showed you my peppermint candle holder on my island the other day. Now I want to show you some more of my gingerbread/peppermint kitchen decor. This is a little tree that sits in the corner by the table. This year I added a few more ornaments and the glittered gingerbread man on top. I didn't have anywhere to set him on my counter, so I just stuck him in the top of the tree!


He's so cute!
The tree is filled with gingerbread men, ribbon, candy balls and picks.


You might remember this gingerbread terrarium from last year. I left it exactly the same! The "snow" is actually sand and the gingerbread men are ornaments. The gingerbread house is actually a stocking holder I found at Hobby Lobby. I just berried the holder in the sand. I used real gumdrops and candy canes. This is my favorite decoration in my kitchen.









Here is another vignette in the kitchen. My friend gave me the cookbook several years ago, it's full of wonderful recipes. The gingerbread man on the left is actually a candle holder.




And another vignette...I've been burning that Yankee candle all day and LOVE it!! It smells up the whole house! I'll show you the entire kitchen decorated very soon.



I listed some new items tonight including frames...


and a few more Christmas items. If you pay through paypal I can ship the Christmas items right out and you should have them pretty quick. Click HERE to visit my shop.


One more thing...I will be starting my giveaway tomorrow evening! I will only run it for 3 days...I want to draw a winner and get the items shipped out so whoever wins will have time to enjoy them through the Holidays.
I am giving away a frame I made that says "Here comes Santa Claus". I am also giving away a cute glittered metal Santa...I have one of these in my bookcase. I am also including a Yankee candle like the one I've been burning all day...you will love it! The last thing I am including is Ferrero Rocher hazelnut chocolates. I sure hope I can keep from eating these! lol...they are my favorites!


Be sure and stop by tomorrow evening to enter to win!
Have a wonderful Saturday!!





27 comments:

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

You are the best....Love Gingerbread....We do several kitchens that have quite a collection....

Molly said...

Your kitchen is adorable! I have my kitchen decorated in gingerbread too! I love the gingerbread scene in the terrarium. It is adorable!

Donna~One Simple Country Girl said...

I love your kitchen holiday decor! The gingerbread theme is so cute and whimsical! The terrarium is my favorite. Enjoy your Saturday!

Redo 101 said...

Oh my word, I don't know where to start - I love everything in your kitchen! First the tree is gorgeous and I totally love the gingerbread man on top, but the bow is also gorgeous :) I love the terrarium with the gingerbread house! I love the little trees! Your kitchen is so awesome, it makes me want to redo mine just like yours - now that's a compliment, right?!?! Thanks for sharing the gorgeousness with us!

Mary

Redo 101 said...

Okay, I'm back to tell you that I pinned several of your pics to my Pinterest - they are so incredibly adorable!!!

Hugs,
Mary

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

Love it, Kristen! Great tree and your gingerbread man fits the top wonderfully. I love your tiered cakes over by your gingerbread terrarium!

Love your giveaway items, Kristen! I can't wait until tomorrow to enter! : )

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, you have done such a beautiful job on your home! That tree is just fabulous...so fun and whimsical! All of your vignettes are just so cute! Love the terrarium! And the table is so pretty! I love it all!

Denise said...

I've always loved your kitchen decor at Christmas, I wanted to get some gingerbread stuff this year, but I think I should wait for the sales, or collect it throughout the year. Your giveaway looks awesome:-)

Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

Kristen, your gingerbread tree is just the prettiest I have seen. Putting that large gingerbread man on the top is the finishing touch. All your kitchen decorations are simply too adorable!!

Connie the crafterbug said...

Everything is gorgeous!
Connie

Jan said...

Kristen, your house looks gorgeous! Every thing looks beautiful with your new kitchen renovations. I will keep my fingers crossed as to be the lucky winner of your giveaway.

Blessings to you and your lovely family during the holidays and always.

Jan

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EliFla said...

I love Gingerbread boys!!!! I decorate my Xmas tree with gingerbread cookies, popcorn and candy canes...and hope my Mou...doesn't eat anything!!! Have a great weekend, hugs, Flavia

Sandie ~call me crazy said...

Oh my gosh I love your gingerbread decorations! The scene in the bowl is genius! I need to decorate my kitchen more. Thanks for all the wonderful ideas!

Anonymous said...

You are the most thoughtful person....your kitchen looks adorable, that gingerbreadman on your tree is awesome, love him !!!

Merry Christmas,
Kathy :)

L said...

Your gingerbread decorations are so fun! Love the tree!
You are so sweet to do a givaway.
Happy Holidays~

CEU said...

Love the terrarium! Feeling inspired...

Shannon@Cozy Home Scenes said...

Your tree and decorations are very pretty. I like the cute terrarium. Everything looks adorable. If you would like, show your pretty things on my Gingerbread Linky Party which ends Dec. 12th. I also have a gingerbread giveaway. Would love to have you!--------Shannon

Ames said...

Wow! Everything just pops of color there. The tree is vibrant. Love how you use color!~Ames

Marycard said...

Your kitchen looks amazing! Love the candy/gingerbread theme. The tree is to die for - so creative!

NanaDiana said...

Kristen, I love the gingerbread. That one at the top of the tree is just darling. The whole kitchen is just so cute! Hope you are having a wonderful weekend. xo Diana

melissa said...

I just love your blog. You have such wonderful creative ideas and ways to mix items into your decor!!

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

wow I need to win that......Cracker Barrell has there Christmas 40 off and they have some great Gingerbread....Just bought 300 worth of ornaments....like I need another ornament....I will post pictures...someone coming to make pictures tomorrow....Glad you stopped by

debbies said...

Love the little treat trees. Where did you get them? My kitchen is also decorated with gingerbread & peppermints. You should get the Bath & Body Works candle - Gingerbread. It is heaven! Of course the peppermint is incredible, but I hoard those and use them throughout the year. ha

Redo 101 said...

Hi, I'm back again :) you must feel like you simply can't get rid of me, but I just stopped by to tell you that people are re-pinning my pins of your gorgeous gingerbread kitchen, re-pinning like crazy!!!

Hugs,
Mary

Anonymous said...

Kristen,
I'm new to all the blog stuff but i have bookmarked your blog, follow you on pinterest and receive emails. I just love your work and all your pictures. Thank you for sharing and I would love to receive the gifts. Keep up the great work!
Thanks

Miss Janice said...

Absolutely AdorAble and for sure I will feature this cute gingerbread tree on my "Parade of Christmas Trees"! Fabulous!!!

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