Christmas Decorating in the Kitchen

Have I got a treat for you today!! I’ve gathered up 13 of my bloggy besties to share some ideas for decorating your kitchen for Christmas! We’ve partnered with World Market because they have some of the best (and most affordable) decor around! Some of us are sharing our favorite holiday recipes, and some of use are sharing a new FREE printable! Me? Of course you know I’ve got a new free Christmas printable for you! Decorating the Kitchen for Christmas

Decorating the Kitchen for Christmas

When I finished remodeling my kitchen this past fall, all I could think about was how exciting it was going to be to decorate for the holidays in there. The old orange cabinets and vintage gold and white tile counters just weren’t doing it for me. Now they’re a beautiful gray and white canvas that lets the reds and greens POP!

Kitchen sink

Christmas sink decor

That Lighted JOY Marquee is the first Christmas decoration I bought this year. It’s my favorite thing in the kitchen this year, and it’s battery operated so no ugly plugs stretching across the counter! The ribbon around the white pitcher is also from World Market.

Christmas Kitchen Decor pitcher with greens

Christmas decor in the kitchen

My decorating style is, and always has been, simplicity. Small touches, like a piece of ribbon tied around a pitcher or vase, or a red and white towel hanging over the sink, can make a huge impact.

Christmas baking supplies

I keep some of my baking tools and ingredients right out on the counter, because, let’s face it, there’s a lot of baking that goes on during the holidays! The Sugar Cookie chalkboard is part of a DIY Cookie Cutter Gift Idea that I shared a couple of days ago. Jars are all from World Market.

Christmas kitchen decorating

“Joy Love Peace” Glitter Printable found HERE.

Christmas kitchen

We love our hot chocolate, so I keep a little hot chocolate station on the counter for easy access. The kids can add their own mix-ins, like chocolate kisses and marshmallows.

Hot Chocolate Station Free Printable

The chalkboard sign is a free printable that you can download at the end of this post to add to your own Hot Chocolate station!

Hot Chocolate Station in the kitchen

On the other side of the kitchen is the stove, I added a few Christmasey touches there as well.

Christmas Kitchen Decor Wooden Spoons

christmas cookie jar

I like to keep a little pan of Stovetop Christmas Potpourri simmering, especially when we have guests. It smells AMAZING! Get the recipe (and another free printable gift idea) HERE.

The other end of the kitchen is the bane of my existence. I cannot figure out what to do in this little nook because the tables that I like don’t seem to fit. So for now we have this one that I’ve had for a good 12 years or so.

Christmas Kitchen and breakfast nook

I’ve set it all up for our Welcome Back Elf on the Shelf Breakfast! Our little Elf, “Buddy” visits us every year around this time. He shows up in unexpected places, but he is a very neat and tidy Elf, because Mama ain’t got time to be cleaning up after him.

Elf on the Shelf

Elf on the Shelf returns

When he arrives, he surprises us with treats and a fun little breakfast snack. This year it was some candy kisses, donuts, a new ornament and Gingerbread houses that we can build later!

Welcome Elf on the Shalf Breakfast

Reindeer Donuts and Snowman donuts

Aren’t these little donut snowmen and reindeer adorable? Plates and napkins are from the World Market.

Christmas Eve Breakfast

Hanging above the table are the Christmas Carol Chalkboard printables that I made. The angel is one of my favorite decorations that I’ve had for years. I think I may have gotten her at Mervyns (which tells you how old she is)! The Christmas Carols took the place of my Rock & Roll Kitchen Printables.

Christmas Carol Printables

I hope you enjoyed the tour of my little kitchen space. I love being in there (when it’s clean at least) and I plan to be baking up a storm over the next few weeks!

I hope you’ll come back on Wednesday because I’ll be sharing the rest of my holiday home! Here’s a little sneak peek of the dining room from the kitchen. You can see my Christmas Tree and Mantel HERE.

Christmas dining room sneak peek

Now I hope you’ll stop by and visit the rest of my friends’ kitchens.
I know they have a ton of inspiration to share with you, and there are lots of yummy recipes, too! Click on the links below the graphic.

14 Beautiful Christmas Kitchens with Recipes and Free Printables

in order of appearance: 

Ella Claire
Liz Marie Blog
Just Destiny
Clean & Scentsible
Making Home Base
Domestically Speaking
My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
AKA Design
Sand & Sisal
At the Picket Fence
Lolly Jane
Eighteen25
Love Grows Wild

Free Printable Hot Chocolate Station

And as I promised, you can download the Hot Chocolate Station printable by clicking on the download image below.

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 For more Christmas inspiration, you might enjoy these posts:

Rustic Glam Christmas Decor

Glitter Gift Tags and Printable Framed Art

Free Christmas Movie Night Printables

Kristin Maxwell

Kristin Maxwell is the creator and main recipe developer, writer, and photographer of Yellow Bliss Road. A self-taught cook and self-appointed foodie, she specializes in easy, flavorful and approachable recipes for any home cook.

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  1. Beautiful job decorating! We have the same Christmas mugs from Target for our cocoa and I love their small size for the kids.

  2. WHat a pretty kitchen! I’m crushing over your gorgeous stainless sink too! It was so fun to be participating in the kitchen blog hop with you! Merry Christmas!

  3. Love the movie night printable how cozy….Holiday movies are a huge part of the Christmas season for my family!

  4. Can I just tell you how gorgeous your new kitchen is? I love the tile, cabinets, and countertops! Such a beautifully decorated space for the holidays!

  5. Isn’t it fun decorating a newly renovated kitchen? it all looks AMAZING!!! Love your little hot chocolate station and your breakfast looks so cute!

  6. Oh Kristin everything looks so amazing!!! Seriously so full of cheer and just perfectly festive. Wish I could come join you for a cup of hot cocoa. 🙂 Thanks for coordinating this fun blog hop sweet friend!

  7. So gorgeous Kristin! I still need to see your stunning kitchen in person. Love your hot chocolate area and your JOY sign!

  8. GORGEOUS!! Your new kitchen is so lovely and even more stunning with all the sweet Christmas touches. I just love it!