Holly Jolly Christmas – Kitchen Tour

Welcome!  Won’t you come in?

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll already have seen this sneak peek at my kitchen.

If you follow my blog, you’ll know I have a thing for copper!  This beauty is my favorite colander which actually had it’s moment of fame in my post Favorite Things Friday – Copper Colander.  Here I’ve chosen to use it as decor, filling it with pinecones and an assortment of tree ornaments.

I also have a thing for twinkle lights.  I love that my cabinets don’t go all the way to the ceiling so that I have this wonderful space to style for each season and in between.  Kitchen’s don’t have a lot of options when it comes to styling with their walls usually completely covered with cabinets and countertops needing to house appliances and have surface for cooking.  The tops of the cabinets is the perfect place to be able to put seasonal decor and some special pieces that bring warmth and coziness to your kitchen.

For Christmas I’ve simply added twinkle lights, a poinsettia garland and some red florals.

My Sherwin Williams Sea Salt paint color provides the perfect backdrop for any color combination, subtly changing with the light.

As you may recall I refinished my kitchen cabinets quite some time ago.  You can read all about it HERE.  Another thing I like to do for the holidays in a kitchen is to add one of these beautiful magnets to the front of my dishwasher.  I purchased this particular one HERE.  The cute little rug is from Ross.

This lovely little barn and tree are both from Walmart.

The kids love playing with the seasonal fridge magnets we always have.  You can read all about how I refinished the bar stools HERE.

This little tree is specifically for the kids to decorate however they like.  They help place all the ornaments on the big tree as well but this is all theirs and I DON’T fix it after they leave the room! 🙂

This cake stand is from a thrift store and the little farmhouse and tree are also from Walmart.

I hope you’ve enjoyed  touring my kitchen and that it has given you some ideas on how to easily bring some festive cheer to your home.

Now let’s go visit Emily from Le Cultivateur and see what she has done in her kitchen!

Le Cultivateur

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  1. Tara, I love all the beautiful, festive touches you have added to you kitchen!!

    1. stilettosandshiplap says:

      Thanks so much, Emily! When you consider how much time a lot of us spend in our kitchens (with all the unending meals and snacks and dishes and…) it’s really nice to make it as festive as possible.

  2. Everything looks great. So festive and pretty.

    1. stilettosandshiplap says:

      Thanks Meg! So glad you like it. I know you like color for Christmas ?

  3. You kitchen looks lovely!! Really gets you in the Holiday spirit!

    1. stilettosandshiplap says:

      Thanks Cate! I love the glow from all the twinkle lights.

  4. Tara I am loving your Christmas kitchen. Such a cozy kitchen to be in for the holidays. Your sign above the range is perfect. Love it!

    1. stilettosandshiplap says:

      Thanks, Terrie. That sign is from Walmart and I added the hanging ornaments to it.

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