11 Kitchen Christmas Ideas For a Celebration-Ready Home

by Thursday, December 8, 2016

While we’re all starting to decorate our living and dining rooms for the holidays, don’t forget to try out some kitchen Christmas ideas as well! If you’re hosting a party at home, the kitchen will be one of the busiest rooms. So make sure you’ve got creative and festive kitchen Christmas ideas to impress your guests, friends, and loved ones. Read on to see simple kitchen Christmas ideas you can use for your home this season!

Kitchen Christmas Ideas For The Holidays

I’ve got my Christmas tree up in my living room, I’ve done my holiday decor shopping, I’ve even made my own lantern—next up on my list are kitchen Christmas ideas! Most people just focus on the living room, dining area, and garden during the holidays, but kitchen Christmas ideas are just as important. A festive kitchen can help you get into the mood, and it will show your house guests how well you pay attention to detail. And I don’t know about you guys, but I spend a lot of time in the kitchen during this season! I bake cookies, whip up a few mugs of hot chocolate, and bond with my family in the kitchen just as much as I do in the living room. So there’s no reason why you shouldn’t try some of these kitchen Christmas ideas!

 

1. Wreaths By The Window

Place some wreaths by the window, by the counter, on your cabinets—anywhere! These wreaths by the kitchen sink will make washing the dishes and cleaning up a bit more festive, don’t you think?

 

2. Ribbons ‘Round Chairs

Ribbons 'Round Chairs | Kitchen Christmas Ideas For a Celebration-Ready Home

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Here’s an easy way to add some festive cheer to your kitchen: wrap ribbons ’round your bar stools or counter chairs! You can even throw in a festive wreath for a show-stopping decor idea.

 

3. Small Christmas Trees

Christmas trees are some of the simplest ways to bring holiday cheer to your kitchen. But I know we don’t all have space for a full-sized one, so a mini tree will work just as well. I love the cheese grater ornament on top!

 

4. Festive Mug Displays

You’ll be drinking lots of warm beverages this season, so why not make a functional display a bit more holiday-ready? All you need are red mugs, candy canes, and a few red and green ornaments!

 

5. Christmas Signs

Get creative with your Christmas signs! Don’t just stick to “Merry Christmas” or the usual phrases. “Elf treats” is just one of the many creative signs you can use for the holidays. Your guests will love the ingenious labels for sure!

 

6. Gingerbread Displays

Gingerbread displays are Christmas staples I always love having around the kitchen. Upgrade yours with miniature Christmas trees and other Christmas decor to create a gingerbread wonderland, right in your own kitchen!

 

7. Hot Cocoa Stations

Hot cocoa is, without a doubt, one of the best parts of the season. Don’t you agree? So having a hot cocoa station can remind you of the holidays every time you step in to your kitchen! It also makes peppermint hot cocoa even easier to make.

 

8. Warm Shades

Warm Shades | Kitchen Christmas Ideas For a Celebration-Ready Home

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If you’re not ready to go full-blast with the kitchen Christmas ideas, try a more subtle approach. Pops of red and white, as well as warm wood furniture can give your kitchen a cozy holiday feel.

 

9. Poinsettias

If you’re the type who needs flowers and plants in your kitchen, go for festive flowers! Wreaths are great, but poinsettias are eye-catching pops of color you’ll love to have around the kitchen.

 

10. Hanging Ornaments

Hanging Ornaments | Kitchen Christmas Ideas For a Celebration-Ready Home

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Ornaments aren’t just for your living room. Hang up some Christmas balls or ribbons around the kitchen. It’ll also make your living room and kitchen decor more cohesive!

 

11. Holiday Farmhouse

The holidays are all about spending time with loved ones and family at home. So farmhouse-inspired kitchen Christmas ideas can instantly turn your space into a cozy sanctuary! Baskets, touches of red, and sparkly trinkets are all you need.

 

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These kitchen Christmas ideas are simple yet creative and fun to do! I’m really going to enjoy decorating my kitchen this year, and I’m sure you will too. Happy festive decorating!

 

Want more holiday inspiration like these kitchen Christmas ideas? Check out these Christmas tree ideas! What are your favorite kitchen Christmas ideas? Leave me a comment below!

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