Get Your Kitchen Christmas-Ready With These 7 Festive Pieces!

Get Your Kitchen Christmas-Ready With These 7 Festive Pieces!

Christmas Kitchen Ideas
Christmas Pieces For Your Kitchen Island

(This post is sponsored by Kitchen Stuff Plus. You can read the original post that first appeared on November 21, 2018, directly on their website, here; all opinions are my own)

It’s time to get ready for Christmas and the best place to start is in the kitchen, the central meeting place of our home!

My kids and husband love all of the décor and enjoy every piece I put out. How fun is it to eat off of Christmas plates and to be surrounded by the colours and scenes of the season for a few weeks a year?

I recently picked up these 7 festive plates and tableware items at Kitchen Stuff Plus and they instantly put my family and kitchen into the holiday spirit.

1) Placemats and a Table Runner

After using mainly plain red placemats, I changed things up this year by going with printed placemats. I chose the Festive Tree pattern because I liked the different coloured trees on the beige background and because they go with the mini-tree decorations I have around the house.

Christmas Table Runner and Placemats
Christmas Table Runner and Placemats

For the first time, I added the coordinating table runner. It’s a great way to create two additional place settings at the table should guests drop by for dinner. The runner can also be used on a kitchen island, a dining room sideboard, or a coffee table as a colourful base for appetizers.

Christmas Table Runner and Placemats
Christmas Table Runner Used as Placemats

2) Lunch plates and mugs

For breakfast, lunch, and dessert, we love using our nutcracker-decorated plates! The matching mugs can be used for milk or hot chocolate, coffee, or tea. These pieces perfectly reflect the magic of the season. I keep the plates right on the countertop next to the stove for many weeks every year and my family appreciates that they’re handy and out! By the way, you can grad the recipe for these Linzer Cookies shown, here.

Christmas Nutcracker Plates & Mugs
Christmas Nutcracker Plates & Mugs

3) Tea Towels and Oven Mitts

These tea towels match the placemats and spread the Festive Tree theme around the kitchen. The polka dot oven mitts, in complementary colours to the placemats and table runner, add an element of fun while we’re baking and cooking.

Christmas Tea Towels & Oven Mitts
Christmas Tea Towels & Oven Mitts

4) Red Cake Pedestal

We bake and entertain a lot this time of year and this scalloped cake pedestal displays all of the fun goodies. I like the height it adds to any food spread. It can be used for sweet treats or savoury appetizers. This is my famous carrot cake, adorned for Christmas.

Red Cake Pedestal
Red Cake Pedestal Perfect For Christmas Treats

5) Appetizer Bowls & Tray

This 5-piece red and white set of 4 bowls and tray is one of my favourite new holiday pieces. It’s the right size for putting out both healthy and fun options for my family, and it’s dressy enough for guests. Here, I’m showing hummus and veggies as well as chocolate and nuts for a sweet option.

Christmas Entertaining
Christmas Appetizer Bowls & Tray; Bamboo Cheese Board

6) Cheese Board

Because we spend even more time in the kitchen around Christmas, I picked up this bamboo cheese board to showcase a yummy and simple snack of Brie, cranberries, walnuts, and honey. I like the size because it’s easy to pull out and use for after-school snacks as well.

Christmas Entertaining
Bamboo Cheese Board

7) Gingerbread House

Finally, one of the things that both of my kids love doing is putting together a gingerbread house. It’s a fun and relaxing activity. There’s also something nostalgic and whimsical about having this little house in the kitchen, just waiting to be eaten, bit-by-bit!

Gingerbread House
Gingerbread House

I hope you’ve gotten a few new ideas about getting your kitchen outfitted for Christmas with these fun and festive options.

Christmas Entertaining
Christmas Entertaining With Festive Pieces

It’s all about embracing the spirit of the season while elevating the holidays on a daily basis!

What do you do to get your kitchen ready for Christmas?

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2 thoughts on “Get Your Kitchen Christmas-Ready With These 7 Festive Pieces!

  1. What a wonderful way to build consciousness of the season in your family. So easy, so festive and so much fun! Thanks for all your tips.

    1. Hi Patsy,
      I’m so glad you like the decorating ideas. We love celebrating Christmas and the kitchen is the most fun place to start! Happy Holidays.

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