How to Decorate Your Kitchen for Christmas

One of my favourite things about Christmas is having the opportunity to throw a bit of festive cheer over everything. I pop on some Christmas tunes and bop around to everything from Nat King Cole to The Waitresses to Wham while I literally deck the halls. While the living room is normally the place we concentrate our Christmas decor, why not get your kitchen into the Christmas spirit as well?

Today, I wanted to share a few fun ideas for decorating your kitchen this Christmas. You can keep things simple or go all Hollywood OTT – it’s entirely your choice. The most important thing is for you to enjoy it and feel like it’s a real reflection of your natural home style.

Christmas kitchen with mini wreaths

Here, a white kitchen gets all dressed up for the season with a few simple additions. Add a little cheer to cupboard doors by hanging simple wreaths with a tartan ribbon and tie in the colours with a few added accessories.

mini trees next to sink

Along your windowsill, why not create a simple vignette with potted pines and a few glossy baubles? I love how warm and welcoming this looks and it certainly won’t break the bank either. After Christmas, they can be replanted outdoors for additional greenery all year round.


We all like to congregate in the kitchen during Christmas gatherings and this simple welcome to your kitchen doorway will make it that much more irresistible. Evergreen garlands add life and greenery and can also do double duty for displaying Christmas cards.


Dress up any open shelving you may have with the added addition of greenery, candles and pine cones for a rustic look. Everything here is kept to a neutral palette, perfect if you don’t wish to use a lot of colour in your decor. Of course, while the candles look beautiful, you may want to consider using flameless LED candles just to be a bit safer!


For the simplest of touches, string jingle bells along the tops of your cupboards and a few simple accessories in wood for instant Christmas chic.


And finally, for warming up on a cold evening, why not create a little hot cocoa station in the corner of your kitchen? Include mugs, spoons and mix as well as a few added extras like marshmallows, candy canes and a little cinnamon for sprinkling on top!

So as you can see, there are plenty of really simple ideas for dressing up your kitchen during Christmas! How will you be decorating your kitchen this year? We’d love to see! Share your best pics with us on Twitter or Facebook and we’ll be sure to feature our favourites!

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As a multi-award winning interior design content creator, Kimberly Duran is an Interior Design-obsessed American ex-pat, who chronicles her decorating journey and dispenses interior design advice in her personal blog, Swoon Worthy. When she’s not helplessly drooling over all the latest trends in design, she’s adding things to the imaginary ‘shopping basket’ in her head, she likes to get messy tackling DIY projects with her partner in crime, Wayne, stalking eBay for vintage bargains and filling her home with her favourite neutral – gold.