For most people, Christmas decorating is a fundamental part of getting in the holiday spirit. While our priorities may center around decorating the tree and hanging wreaths, we tend to ignore the heart of the home: the kitchen. Between staking out cookies in the oven and prepping for Christmas dinner, the kitchen is a high-traffic holiday space that should get the decorative attention it deserves. These 15 decor tips bring the spirit of Christmas back into your kitchen.
Yellow Christmas lights and pillar candles will create a cozy holiday ambience.
What's better than edible decor? Plus, the decadent smell of fresh baked cookies is a great holiday mood-setter.
For a more natural and understated holiday vibe, look to traditional winter ingredients like pinecones, cinnamon, acorns, and dried fruit. Place them in a bowl and, voila!
If you want to get into the holiday spirit without going decor crazy, a fraser fir plant is a festive yet understated touch.
If you've run out of ornament space on your tree, place the leftovers in a fun holiday bowl.
Not only are pinecones a winter staple, they can also be a fun DIY project. So grab some glue and glitter, and you've got a fun holiday piece.
For clutter-free decor, hang garland or other festive plants from the ceiling.
Put your favorite Christmas decorations on full display by placing them atop a cake stand.
For most, the Christmas tree sits in the living room. But that doesn't mean you can't have one in the kitchen as well! Opt for a faux tree for easier assembly and clean up.
Things as simple as wrapped presents or a cup of striped straws can make your kitchen feel subtly festive. Scatter small accents around your kitchen tools for an effortless look.
A simple "Noel" sign can bring the holidays into your kitchen. Hang it from the range hood for a chic and festive focal point.
Opting for all white holiday decor, like small tree cutouts and candles, is festive without overwhelming your space with color.
If you're looking to keep things simple, try placing plants in red and white striped pots to achieve that effortless candy cane look.
If your kitchen has hooks like this one, hanging lights is a no-hassle decor trick.
Look to materials like wood, berries, and pine, for an outdoors-inspired, rustic look.