Christmas kitchen junk home tour!

Learn how to paint and stencil these festive sweater skis in a beautiful shade of Bayberry! Part of a Christmas kitchen home tour. Click to full instructions.

Christmas kitchen junk home tour!

When one reaches the home tour stage at my place, it’s just about time to hang up the hammer for a spell! I plan to take time off in between Christmas and New Years this year, something I haven’t done in a LONG time! But with no breaks this year, it’s overdue and needed.

But I’m going out with a BANG! Today I’m sharing my kitchen decked out for Christmas with lots of new ideas, then cya back tomorrow where I’ll be sharing the grand finale living room tour with the fireplace and very. big. tree!

On with the kitchen tour!

I honestly think this is my fav Christmas kitchen to date, thanks to the natural colors…

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Christmas kitchen junk home tour!

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A rustic Christmas kitchen home tour! Click to see it all!

The kitchen layout

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To give you the lay of the land, my entire upstairs is open concept. So the angled island sits pretty much in the center of the upstairs.

A rustic Christmas kitchen home tour! Click to see it all!

On one side of the kitchen are the woodsy rustic cabinets offering loads of cozy warmth.

Learn how to create this festive and productive Hot Cocoa Bar appliance garage! Click to see how it works!

Hot Cocoa Appliance Garage

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The Hot Cocoa Appliance Garage is busy pulling double duty lookin’ cute while working hard hiding all my coffee gear! I’ve since added hanging cups to one side which comes in really handy.

See how the Hot Cocoa Appliance Garage works in THIS POST.

View the Hot Cocoa stencil HERE

Learn how to paint and stencil these festive sweater skis in a beautiful shade of Bayberry! Part of a Christmas kitchen home tour. Click to full instructions.

Painted skis

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And along the other wall is a bank of 3 kitchen windows facing the mountain view out back. Windows never get old. If you can swing it, do it!

But you may have noticed a few new things going on here…

Do you remember my red then blue skis from last year?

Learn how to paint and stencil these festive sweater skis in a beautiful shade of Bayberry! Part of a Christmas kitchen home tour. Click to full instructions.

They have made another appearance, but this time, in a gorgeous shade of Fusion Mineral Paint’s Bayberry!

Watch stenciled ski demo on Instagram HERE

View the Christmas Sweater stencil HERE

Learn how to paint and stencil these festive sweater skis in a beautiful shade of Bayberry! Part of a Christmas kitchen home tour. Click to full instructions.

Aren’t they beautiful? I love the sage green with the Christmas Sweater pattern on them! 

Learn how to paint and stencil these festive sweater skis in a beautiful shade of Bayberry! Part of a Christmas kitchen home tour. Click to full instructions.

It’s something fresh and different!

Which sets the stage for the rest of the decor…

About the ceiling:

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The faux metal ceiling panels are made from hand cut mdf, then painted black to resemble metal panels. The rivets are wood plugs.

Decorate faux seedling trees with painted ornaments in custom colors! Click for full instructions.

Seedling Christmas trees in galvanized buckets

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The color scheme I used throughout the entire house this Christmas is wood, green and black.

The black ornaments above were spray painted, which you can read about in THIS post.

The cute seedling trees were picked up from Hobby Lobby last Christmas.

Learn how to add a realistic frosty effect to glass windows! Perfect for Christmas or winter decorating! Click for full instructions and check out more pictures of this vintage window with wooden snowflake in a Christmas kitchen home tour!

Frosted vintage window

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While I ADORE those skis, this window was a last minute thought and ended up being my favorite feature!

If you look closely, the window looks iced up! And it is! But it’s faux. And really easy to do!

Learn how to add a realistic frosty effect to glass windows! Perfect for Christmas or winter decorating! Click for full instructions and check out more pictures of this vintage window with wooden snowflake in a Christmas kitchen home tour!

How to add frost to a window:

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  1. Clean window, then lay flat with the front facing down.
  2. Spray Crystal Frost spray on the glass and allow to dry.
  3. As the spray dries, ice crystals form!

I use to use the crystal frost spray on regular windows in the house. And while it works great, it can be a little fussy to remove. So I felt using it on a vintage window would be easier so I can wash it off under a tap.

And if you spray the back of the window, it’ll be better protected as it can scratch up. Or in my case, get splashed on.

Find the Crystal Frost spray on Amazon HERE and HERE

The beautiful wood snowflake is a gift from Pauline from My Altered State from many years ago. You can watch how she makes a different one in THIS POST ON YOUTUBE!


Learn how to add a realistic frosty effect to glass windows! Perfect for Christmas or winter decorating! Click for full instructions and check out more pictures of this vintage window with wooden snowflake in a Christmas kitchen home tour!

The window frost certainly is a breathtaking effect, isn’t it? I love that the sunlight can still penetrate through it. It would make a great privacy screen effect!

Create a charming Christmas vignette with a vintage crate, candles, scrap wood trees and antlers! Click to visit post for the full Christmas kitchen junk home tour!

A cozy kitchen island

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Moving over to the kitchen island, I had just landed this lovely black plaid table runner at a thrift store. It was the perfect size!

So an antique crate with a candle pedestal inside holds 3 candles with fresh cut evergreen branches (from my tree!).

Create a charming Christmas vignette with a vintage crate, candles, scrap wood trees and antlers! Click to visit post for the full Christmas kitchen junk home tour!

Teamed up with a couple of deer antlers and scrap wood trees in presents, it’s casual, woodsy and rustic!

Learn how to DIY these charming scrap wood Christmas trees in presents, perfect for Christmas decorating! Click to visit post for the full Christmas kitchen junk home tour!

Scrap wood trees in presents

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The scrap wood trees in presents (shown HERE) look SO good, no matter where they are placed!

A decadent side table painted in Fusion Mineral Paint's Coal Black with a pretty faux wreath with black satin ribbon, all decorated for Christmas! Click to take the full Christmas kitchen junk home tour!

I also brought up this little black painted side table. You may remember the side table with houndstooth panels from THIS POST.

Because the panels are removable, it’s fun to change up the look to plain again!

Well friends, that wraps up my Christmas kitchen junk home tour!

But I have one sneak peek for you that’s continuing tomorrow…

Rustic real Christmas tree with mini white lights and rustic black tree crate. Click to take the full Christmas kitchen junk home tour!

That there is the new Christmas tree. It’s massive! And in the middle of the house! Which gave me an all new living room layout. Cya tomorrow for the final living room tour!

Which feature did you enjoy the most in this tour? I’d love to hear!

Other home tours you may enjoy:

Click to visit this festive Christmas kitchen junk home tour with red skis in the kitchen!

Take the tour of this red ski Christmas home tour!

Click to visit this winter wonderland home tour, complete with blue skis in the kitchen!

Visit the blue ski winter home tour!

Check out all my Christmas decorating project posts HERE

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12 thoughts on “Christmas kitchen junk home tour!

  1. Looking lovely and so well put together for the holidays. Congrats on all your hard work…taking a break is great idea.

    Happy Holidays from Michigan…we are receiving our first major snow this morning; just in time for Christmas!

  2. I absolutely love everything you make! I also love the way you decorate. You always give me great ideas. Thank you
    Have a very Merry Christmas 🎅.
    Melody

  3. Just beautiful! I think my top fav is the frosted window with the snowflake. I do love all of it – the woodsy natural theme is awesome! Can’t wait to see the rest!

  4. I love how rich the lovely kitchen cabinets look with the black island and counter tops! You have great ideas and make them look fantastic when finished! I also love the frosted window and will have to try it myself! Merry Christmas and enjoy your break!

  5. Donna,

    Great job! Love it all, but think the window is my fav. Glad you are taking a well deserved break. Looking forward to tomorrow’s post and what you have planned for 2021. Happy holidays to you and your family.

  6. How did I not know about that Crystal Frost spray stuff! Mind blown! Love the new color of the skis and the pattern! Have a wonderful holiday and mini-vacation!

  7. I enjoyed seeing everything you do. No wonder you need a rest. You are always doing something. Hope you can relax now and enjoy the season. Merry Christmas and thanks for sharing.

  8. I love your home tours! The kitchen tour is just beautiful. My fave feature is the frosted window! Thanks for introducing me to a new product. I may buy some now, so I remember to try this next year!

  9. Light, natural and wood tones with some bayberry and twinkling lights make your kitchen a little bit rustic, farmhouse, industrial and in my mind, just P.E.R.F.E.C.T.!!!!! Merry Christmas!

  10. This is absolute PERFECTION!! My favorite home/kitchen tour this entire Christmas (and that’s saying a lot coming from this loves-a-rainbow-of-color gal! Everything is just beautiful! Those skis have sure earned their keep! I love them, and the pair by the fireplace, but I think my favorite thing from this post is the seedlings in galvanized buckets. So cute as a pair (and I LOVE that Christmas tree with the Dec. 25 postmark!) Merry Christmas to you!

  11. Gorgeous, Donna. How on earth can anyone pick a favorite? Everything just works so beautifully together. Merry Christmas and enjoy your break. Can’t wait to see what you’ve done in the living room

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