15 Decor Tips to Make Your Kitchen A Christmas Dream

The heart of the home deserves a festive touch, too.

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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.

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Achieve a golden glow with Christmas lights and candles

Yellow Christmas lights and pillar candles will create a cozy holiday ambience.

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Put your Christmas cookies on display

What's better than edible decor? Plus, the decadent smell of fresh baked cookies is a great holiday mood-setter.

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Place warm winter ingredients in a festive bowl

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!

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Keep it chic and simple with fraser fir

If you want to get into the holiday spirit without going decor crazy, a fraser fir plant is a festive yet understated touch.

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Style your holiday plates with an assortment of ornaments

If you've run out of ornament space on your tree, place the leftovers in a fun holiday bowl.

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Stock your shelves with glitzy pinecones

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.

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Hang garland from the ceiling

For clutter-free decor, hang garland or other festive plants from the ceiling.

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Display your decor on a cake stand

Put your favorite Christmas decorations on full display by placing them atop a cake stand.

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Bring in a smaller, no-fuss tree

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.

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Scatter accessories throughout the kitchen

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.

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Hang a festive slogan from the range hood

A simple "Noel" sign can bring the holidays into your kitchen. Hang it from the range hood for a chic and festive focal point.

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Keep it simple with white decor pieces

Opting for all white holiday decor, like small tree cutouts and candles, is festive without overwhelming your space with color.

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Put plants in candy cane pots

If you're looking to keep things simple, try placing plants in red and white striped pots to achieve that effortless candy cane look.

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Dangle star lights from your hooks

If your kitchen has hooks like this one, hanging lights is a no-hassle decor trick.

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Keep it rustic with natural accents

Look to materials like wood, berries, and pine, for an outdoors-inspired, rustic look.

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