With pops of red and green starting to appear around the block and Christmas music being played on the radio, can you feel the holiday vibe in the air yet? Because we certainly can! Thus, we think now is the perfect time to embrace the festive spirit and deck the halls with all things Christmassy to usher in the magic of the holiday season. Decorating your home for Christmas means adding festive details and accents to every inch of your house— from the front porch and hallway to the living room and kitchen. But while you might have a clear idea about how you want to trim the Christmas tree and adorn the front door, finding the right Christmas decorations to add a dash of extra cheer to your kitchen without going too over the top might be a little trickier.
So, if you’ve been stuck in a loop asking yourself how can I make my kitchen look Christmassy without occupying a lot of valuable space (after all, you’ll need that counter space to stake out your holiday cookies and treats), don’t get your tinsel in a tangle just yet because we’ve collated a few easy Christmas kitchen decorating ideas that will impart a festive holiday flair to the hub of your home but won’t get in your way. Just keep on reading and gather inspirational ideas to elevate your Christmas kitchen decor to the next level!
Hang Wreaths & Garlands
If you don’t have the space to place a creatively decorated Christmas tree in your kitchen, then swags of greenery along with festive wreaths can make up for a charming Christmas kitchen decor. Embellish a couple of moss wreaths with foliage, bells, burlap ribbons, red ribbon bows, artificial flowers, and berries to decorate the kitchen windows and cabinets or frame them using lush greenery vines for an understated yet sophisticated holiday touch.
Decorate Your Kitchen Table
When it comes to infusing that Christmassy vibe into your kitchen, the kitchen dining table is one of the ideal places to go all out with your Christmas & holiday decorations. Simply pairing up red and green table linens and using contrasting charger plates and napkins for the place settings can add a striking festive flair to your space. You can also adorn your chairs with LED mesh ribbons and foliage stems while bedecking your table with charming centerpieces and a whole lot of candles and ornate candle holders to imbue an elegant appeal throughout your space that’ll eliminate the need to decorate the room any further.
Display Decorative Apothecary Jars & Serving Trays
Since holidays are incomplete without scrumptious food and sweet treats, why not use them as edible decorations to bring that authentic Christmas feel into your kitchen. Instead of hiding that Christmas cake, gingerbread houses, and cookies away in your kitchen cupboards, exhibit them all on your countertops and table using decorative servings trays, apothecary jars, and fancy cake & cupcake stands to season your space with a homely, welcoming Christmas flair (after all, the decadent smell of freshly baked cookies and pies is a great holiday mood-setter!)
Light Up Your Space
It is no secret that candles and lighting accessories are synonymous with holiday decorations, thus, stylishly arranging assorted varying-sized flameless candles on your countertops and shelves can imbue a cozy holiday ambiance without creating any fire hazard. Moreover, displaying an LED light box with a festive message in a corner or above the refrigerator can uplift the holiday spirit. You can also hang lighted greenery garlands above your kitchen cabinets to effortlessly augment the Christmas cheer or use clip fairy string lights to display all your Christmas cards adding a glowing twist to your Christmas decorations.
Arrange Christmas Figurines & Ornaments
There is no better way to decorate your Kitchen for the holiday season than inviting in the man in red. Prop mini Santa figurines on floating wall shelves and countertops along with reindeers, glittered foam cone trees, and shimmering ball ornaments for a fun and festive look this year.
Since the kitchen is the heart of the house where you’ll spend most of the time in the holiday season— from cooking up a storm to catching up with your loved ones while you warm up the left-overs, it is important to spice up your space with the right kind of Christmas decorations to spread festive cheer all around. Which of these decorating ideas are you going to try out this year? Let us know in the comments section below!