The center of the home is where our heart lies, so they say. And in our home the kitchen is truly where all the action is. Since we spend so much time there, I always make sure it is dressed festively for the season because it lifts our spirits. Here are my creative twists on Christmas decorations for the kitchen.
If you receive my studio newsletter emails you will remember that I decided to set my table this Christmas with a place for those who could not be here this year, as a visible intention that they are wanted and welcome. It will be just David and I but we plan to celebrate full out. Christmas eve: king crab legs, steamed artichokes, fresh sour dough bread from the oven and a nice bottle of wine. Christmas day: roast beef with yorkshire pudding, green beans, pear chutney, a great cabernet with eggnog pie for desert (waaaaay later – burp).
Merry Christmas and happy winter holidays! Stay creative and snuggle in for a long winters nap. Love, Jane
21 thoughts on “Decking the halls and the walls and the tiniest of places. PART FOUR: The center of the home.”
Jane, thank you for sharing – I feel like my heart grew bigger! I learned so much about you, and your family history – your stories are always rich and vivid and heartfelt – and the photography is pretty fantastic – I want to walk thru that backdoor soon! xoxox Chris
Well, I just have to say that my heart is swelling with your comments. I sure hope you can also some day be here at Christmas. Love love love…
Merry Christmas Jane!
Everything is so beautiful!
Dear anonymous, thank you for reading and commenting. Merry Christmas to you as well!
Thank you for this delightful presentation on Christmas day. I enjoyed your home inside. Still remember your post card with the picture of your home, when you first moved. You are truly talented and I look forward to seeing more. Hope you and David had a nice Christmas. Had Turkey sandwiches with a my son Kevin and Carolyn. Dinner is Meatloaf, gravy, mashed potatoes, assortment of vegetables, and a pumpkin/ cranberry cake, with Kathleen and Craig, who live with me. Hugs to you both, Dona Cook, Sebastopol.
Now you made my Christmas even better Dona, to hear your cheery family holiday. Thank you for taking the time to read, look and comment. Happy new year!
Thank you Dona for taking the time to read and share your life with us all here!
Beautiful, cozy and cheerful. Thank you Jane, just what we all needed.
You are so welcome and this was my intent with this series; is to lift all our spirits! Thank you for taking the time to read and comment. Merry Christmas!
Merry Christmas to you Jane and David! I love reading your blog as it makes me feel a little bit closer to family, and it reminds me that we are all in this together. Love you! Jill (and Mike)
Love to you too Jill. As was my intent with this series…to bring us all a little closer together. Sure hope to see you both soon since I am now retired! After covid settles out…ox
Thank you thank you my dear friend in art!
Absolutely brilliant, honey, traditional with a contemporary artsy twist. Amazing. Enjoy your lovely Christmas! ❤️
Thank you, Jane, for sharing. Everything is sooo gorgeous; but there is no surprise there! It’s a beautiful sense of calmness during these anxious 2020 times. Wishing for a much more normal 2021. Merry Christmas to both you and David.
Dear anonymous, thank you for the really nice wishes and exuberant comments; so appreciated! I send you back the same…merry merry. 🙂
From the ❤️Of my home to yours…thanks and fond best wishes…always! Mom
Back to you as well. ox
Wow, what a beautiful and inspiring series! Love, love, love everything and wish I were at one of those place setting with both of you! 🙁 Soon, soon…
Yep, one of those has your name on it. 🙂
Beautiful, Jane, just beautiful. The warmth of the season oozes from every image… Have a very merry….xox
Thank you Lori!