More Christmas in the Kitchen

Are you ready for Christmas? All my shopping is done but I still need to wrap presents. For me, the joy of Christmas consists mostly of the festivities leading up to Christmas Day. Decorating, cooking, shopping for others – and of course, remembering the blessed birth of Jesus. I thought I was done decorating but I added a few more touches of Christmas in the kitchen.

old farmhouse kitchen decorated for christmas
I made a wreath for the wall and tied together some greens for the back door.
Christmas farmhouse kitchen
The little shelf will soon be replaced with more expansive shelving for the entire wall. For now, it’s adorned with simple fabric stars strung up with burlap.
Christmas shelf
This half cupboard was attached to the wall when we moved here. It was in an awkward, head-injuring location so I took it down and set it on the floor.
old farmhouse kitchen decorated for christmas
Finally I found a rustic kitchen scale after months of searching for the right one at the right price.
Vintage Christmas decorations
ย This little basket was given a coat of white wash and then stuffed with greens and vintage ornaments.
Vintage Christmas decorations
At the other end of the kitchen, we’re getting ready for breakfast.
Farmhouse kitchen decorated for Christmas
Hubby made biscuits and I got to break out my new, French egg cups.
Christmas breakfast with eggs and biscuits
I love having a peaceful, homemade breakfast on Christmas morning. During the stillness of the morning, we can reflect on the true meaning of Christmas, the birth of God’s only begotten Son for the salvation of the world.
Christmas breakfast with eggs and biscuits

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31 Comments

  1. So pretty! Funny! I had my son pick up our very heavy tree to put in my galvanized wash tub…. it wouldn’t fit ๐Ÿ™ I hope to plan a little better next year. I love love your scale! I look forward to seeing your new shelf go up! Have a Merry Christmas!

  2. I’m pretty sure I still have two small fake trees in my Christmas storage bins and I know I have a wine cooler that could pass for a galvanized tub. I’m putting this on my Pinterest page for next year.

    Your blog shows us how powerful white paint is in creating a backdrop for beautiful decorating. It’s always a pleasure to visit.

    Merry Christmas!

  3. Oh how I love your style! Your kitchen looks so pretty and festive. I adore your tiny trees and all are wreaths. Not to mention your new scale is looking perfectly happy in your kitchen.

  4. I am a big fan of your home, and you inspire me to hang on to my dream of one day having a farmhouse of my own, too. I just love your kitchen, and you have this certain understated simplicity that is so full of charm and warmth. Now girl – you KNOW I just love the little egg cups. I featured your kitchen on my facebook page, hope that is ok. (good advertising) ๐Ÿ™‚

    Enjoy your SS gifts, can’t wait to see them in your home. xxoo, Barb

  5. Jennifer your kitchen looks so pretty with it’s simple decor. It could be in a magazine! I love everything. I also enjoyed your post with the cotton your received. It’s such a pretty decorating feature. Merry Christmas to you! Blessings, Pamela