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Saturday, December 22, 2012

Christmas In The Kitchen

Only a few more days until Christmas!  Is everyone ready? I think I finally have my shopping done. I've been out at the mall three days in a row! lol...Nothing like last minute shopping and fighting the crowds. It really puts me in the Christmas spirit!
 
Before it's all over I want to show you my Christmas kitchen. I will be showing the dining room on Christmas eve if you would like to come back. Anyway, I have been decorating the kitchen in the gingerbread/candy cane theme for several years and still love it. Candy just makes me happy!!
 
This vignette is on my island. I found the Santa at Pier 1 Imports this year. I set him in the middle of a decorated wreath with a gingerbread house and added some fun candle holders.
 
 Here is my kitchen table decorated in the gingerbread theme...
 
 

 My gingerbread tree...I decorated the top with candy canes and shiny red curly sticks.
 
I love my cute gingerbread plate!
 Here is an arrangement I made...please excuse the glitter/dust on the counter top...oops!
 
 More cute gingerbread accessories...my friend gave me the cookbook several years ago and it has some great recipes in it.
 
 Here is my gingerbread terrarium made from sugar and real candy. The gingerbread men are ornaments.
 
 
 This gingerbread tassel hangs on my kitchen island.
 
 I decorated the tops of light fixtures with ribbon, large Christmas picks, and glittery curly sticks.
 

I hope you enjoyed the tour!!
 
Merry Christmas!!
 

20 comments:

Patty said...

Kristen amazing as always! Been following for years. You are such an inspiration with your amazing talent. Thanks for sharing your gorgeous home and family with us. Have a wonderful and blessed Holiday! Patty

Gail said...

Hi Kristen! I started following your fabulous creations recently and like everyone else am amazed at your creativity. You should have a "house tour" so everyone in your area can see a whole lot of holiday happiness!
Merry Christmas!

priscilla said...

Love your kitchen decorating Kristen! It all looks so perfect ! Merry Christmas !

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

So pretty, as always, Kristen! : ) I love how you did the top of your ceiling fixture! That is different and you did such a great job. Love the little Christmas tree, too. I love the gingerbread and candy theme for a kitchen.

Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Patti @ Pandoras Box said...

So pretty and festive, as always! Merry Christmas to you and your family!

Mónica said...

Espectacular!!!! Hermoso todo lo que haces! Me encanta! Feliz navidad!!!

Joyce said...

Kristen, I love your blog. Your Christmas decorations are fabulous. Love, love, love your kitchen. Please share with me where you purchased you kitchen table and chairs. I really love them. Hope your Christmas is grand.

Tami Michel said...

Kristen, Your kitchen is decorated so adorable and the rest of your home is very festive! Really puts you in the Christmas spirit! Merry Christmas to you and your family.
Tami @ Curb Alert!

Carrie Lewis said...

Your CHristmas decor is beautiful as always. I love all of the candy themes. I believe that it brings out the kiddie side in you, well me at least...lol. Would you mind sharing how you made the light fixture decor? It is so stunning but different! Thanks in advance and thanks for sharing!

NanaDiana said...

Kristen-Your kitchen set for Christmas is just darling. You did a wonderful job. I love all that you have done there. I hope there will some cookies on that Santa plate tomorrow night! xo Diana

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Gloria Westerman said...

Your Christmas decoration are just beautiful!!!! So warm and enchanting....love it...thank you so much for sharing this with us....
Merry Christmas to you and your family.....

Jeanette said...

Beatiful Kristen as always ! Your kitchen looks so inviting. Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas. xoxo

Cathy's World said...

I won a gingerbread tassel from your blog. I along with a gingerbread man and ornament. Every year that I take them out I think of you.

I hope you and your family have a Merry Christmas and a blessed New Year!

Cathy

Kisha said...

Wow, what GREAT ideas! I had to pin a few so I don't forget next year. I especially enjoyed your Terrarium. Thank you for sharing and I hope your family had a very Merry Christmas!

Designs By Pinky said...

I love all of your kitchen decor! As you can see, I am TRYING to catch up on my bnlogs:) Where did you find those cute candy candle holders on the island???? LOVE them! Happy New Year, Kristen. XO, Pinky

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