I started decorating our home for Christmas about two weeks before Thanksgiving. Some might say that’s too early, but my thinking is that it’s so much work, and if you wait until December 1st, you don’t really get to enjoy your hard work (and pretty decorations) for very long!
I wanted to incorporate a little bit of Christmas into our kitchen, especially now we’ve had double glazing Energy-efficient windows installed. These windows are keeping all the heat in, leaving winter outside (as well as saving me some pennies). I suddenly realized that I hadn’t ever shared our whole kitchen on the blog, I knew this would be a great time to do it!
I posted about our antique ladder + pendant lights in a blog post [here] and you can see a little bit of our kitchen there. Before that, I think the last thing I shared was this update [here], and in that one we hadn’t even installed our new hardwoods! So needless to say, an update was definitely due.
We still want to do a couple things to the kitchen, but it has come SO far from when we first moved in. You can see some before photos [here]. Our future plans include new countertops and backsplash, as well as building a range hood.
We decided to go with traditional red and green for our Christmas decor. I’m all for decorating outside the box but when it comes to Christmas, I always love the traditional colors. My friend told me that annieandoak.com blog was a useful source of kitchen decor inspiration as well. I might have to check that out at some point if I decide to make any serious changes. My friend said that she got some great inspiration for fridge freezers from websites similar to https://breezerfreezer.com/ because they have some insightful information on the pros and cons of different models. If I look for a new one I will have to read what they have to say about it.
Like I said, this kitchen has sure come a long way from when we first moved in! I’ve loved decorating it for different seasons. Are you decorating your kitchen for Christmas?
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