Decking your home with Christmas decorations, makes the best time of the year even better. Just like the outdoors, get every inch of your home into a holiday spirit with some creative ideas for spaces big and small.Each room holds its own magic when touched with the holiday spirit.
When do we start decorating for Christmas?
Christmas decorations are typically put up in late November or early December, usually to coincide with the start of Advent. In the US, the traditional start of Christmas time is Thanksgiving. Once the Thanksgiving dinner is done, that weekend people go hunting for the best Christmas tree to bring home.The mood for the holidays sets in then.
Are you looking for some simple inspiration for a holiday kitchen decor?
Me too! Sharing some cozy ideas for holiday home decor here, that I found interesting on the net to draw inspiration from.Growing up in a land where we decked up our homes for Deepavali/Festival of Lights, decking up your home for the holidays is still a fairly new concept to me. I must say it is equally delightful being a big fan of home decor to grasp these ideas. If you are someone like me, join in to be inspired by these little festive touches that can transform a space.
There are so many extravagant home decor ideas out there, yet personally for me, a home has to look simple and lived in.The warmth & the laughter of the people needs to echo from the walls.Beautiful memories are churned under its roofs with food, friends, children & pets.
A kitchen window holiday inspiration for this weekend….
What’s on your Holiday Bucket List of things to get done?
Tell me who wouldn’t continue to stir their coffee standing by that picture window , while the spicy aroma of freshly baked cookies fill the air? Each morning when you enter your kitchen, its sure to be a Hygge encounter no doubt.Getting your kitchen ready for the holidays need not be an expensive project, adding simple touches with the holidays in mind is sure to make the space delightful.
Useful home decor tips for getting your kitchen ready for the holidays:
- Consider a set of red patterned festive kitchen towels to complement your holiday dishes and coffee mugs.
- Deck out your kitchen island with a pretty combination of white candlesticks and fir.
- Go for pretty wreaths for your kitchen window.Who said they got to be only for the front door?
- Breathe life into your drab kitchen by putting out your bright and happy holiday dish ware.
- Go for festive potholder designs in holiday patterns, ranging from red and white stripes to snowflakes.What better time than now to bring in the holiday spirit with everything you touch?
- A vibrant floor mat with holiday theme, to rest your tired feet on while all the cooking is done.
- Display your holiday cookies on the kitchen table.
- Stock your shelves with some DIY glitzy pinecones.
- Display your favorite Christmas decorations on a cake stand on the kitchen table.Nutcrackers can squeeze in with the candy canes for sure.
- Scatter small holiday kitchen accessories around the kitchen counter for an effortless look.
- Hang a festive slogan from the range hood.
- Dangle star lights from kitchen hooks.
Are you ready to pull out those dusty boxes of Christmas decorations from the attic and get to work in the heart of your home, your kitchen, this weekend? Keep it simple & festive, drawing inspiration from the handy tips listed above. Whatever makes you happy. It is the season to be jolly after all.
Links to my blogposts on holiday traditions
- Dear Santa….
- How and when did Christmas Tree tradition start?
- Why is Gingerbread a Christmas Tradition?
- Why do we put Oranges in Christmas Stockings?
- Why do people kiss under the mistletoe?
- Get your kitchen holiday ready!
- Unleash the holiday cheer!
- Holiday Gift Ideas for the Bakers in your Life
- Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
It is beginning to look a lot like Christmas!
For more such holiday posts, check out the links below: