Fun And Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen

Are you looking for some FUN and creative Christmas decorating ideas for your kitchen to get this area of your home ready for the holiday season?

The kitchen is one area of your home where family will gather over the holidays to enjoy the wonderful smells of holiday baking.  To make your kitchen look festive and inviting, decorate it with holiday decor like small Christmas wreaths, lanterns, candles, Christmas gnomes, holiday dishware and more.

When it comes to decorating your kitchen for this joyous season, there are lots of places where you could add some holiday decor to make it look festive. 

If you have a coffee serving station in your kitchen, dress it up with Christmas decorations to make it look festive as well. 

Adding a Christmas wreath to your kitchen window or hanging small wreaths from your cupboards will dress-up your kitchen for the holidays. 

Here are some FUN and creative Christmas decorating ideas that I found on Pinterest along with some Christmas accessories to go with them.

1. Fun And Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen Counter

Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen
Christmas Decorating Idea For The Kitchen Counter
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I really LOVE this Christmas decorating idea for the kitchen counter. To make the kitchen counter look festive for the holiday season, the homeowner has decorated a serving tray with a Christmas lantern, an elf and some green foliage.

This red holiday metal lantern could be displayed on your kitchen counter as part of your Christmas decor.

Mark Feldstein & Associates Red Holly Berry and Pine Look Distressed 13.5 Inch Metal Decorative Hanging Lantern

Enhance the beauty of your home at Christmas time with this 13-inch LED lantern that can be hung or used as a stand alone. 

This elegant red lantern features a battery-operated, plastic flameless LED candle that provides a safe, beautiful glow like a real flame.

Removable pine and berry accents encircle the candle adding a classic touch.  In addition, an on/off timer is built into the base of the lantern that conveniently turns the candle on at the same time every day for 6 hours and off for 18 hours. 

Where To Buy:  Walmart

A farmhouse metal jug comes in handy for displaying a poinsettia flower and some evergreen foliage. Looks like there is a pair of upside down elf legs in the jug. Yikes!

 

Here is a decorative Christmas wreath that you could hang in your kitchen window for Christmas.  SO festive and lifelike for the holiday season.

Nuolin Red pine needles and green plants simulation Christmas wreath indoor background decoration

Add a festive touch to your holiday decor with this red berry and pine cone Christmas wreath.  This wreath measures 19.69 x 19.69 x 8.00 inches.  Perfect for decorating your kitchen with for the Christmas season.

Where To Buy:  Walmart

If you are looking for a creative and FUN Christmas decorating idea for your kitchen counter, then I think this idea is really NEAT. 

Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen

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This holiday decor idea for the kitchen counter makes use of glass kitchen canisters to create a winter scene inside these jars.  This set of three canisters have been decorated with miniature bottle-brush Christmas trees, miniature white ceramic houses, reindeer and a car carrying a Christmas tree. 

I am not sure what they are using for snow but How CREATIVE and unusual these canister are for creating a winter wonderland scene!

Adding Christmas wreaths to your kitchen cupboards will make your kitchen look festive for the holiday season.

2. Fun And Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen Cupboards

Decorating the kitchen cupboards with Christmas wreaths is a great idea. This idea will make your kitchen look very festive for the holiday season.

Here is a mixed pine and red berry wreath that could be displayed in your kitchen for Christmas. 

24-Inch Mixed Pine and Red Berry Artificial Christmas Wreath – Unlit

This traditional wreath would be the perfect addition to your Christmas decor.  Perfect to place on any door or on any wall in your home.  This wreath features a mix of PE and PVC branches with long needle pine and red berry and pine cone accents. 

Where To Buy:  Walmart

There are so many places where you could hang a wreath in your kitchen as part of your Christmas decor.  Here are some more holiday wreaths to consider getting for your kitchen.

 

 

I found this set of glass storage containers that I think would look really cute on a kitchen counter for the holidays.

BTGUY Ceramics Lid Glass Airtight Canister Kitchen Storage Bottles Jar Sealed Food Tea Coffee Beans Christmas Candy Jars Organizer

Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen

This set of glass storage containers would be perfect for storing holiday treats and more.  Made from high quality glass with a ceramic lid, these jars are resistant to stains, are non-porous, and bacteria-free.

The lid has a silicone sealing ring to prevent particles or moisture from entering these glass containers.

Where To Buy:  Walmart

Here is FUN Christmas kitchen decor idea where this sideboard has been decorated for Christmas with holiday dishware and Christmas gnomes. 

3. Fun And Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen Sideboard

Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen
Christmas Decorating Ideas For A Kitchen Buffet

I think these Gnomes that have been placed on the shelf above this cabinet are SUPER cute and are small enough that they could be placed anywhere in your kitchen as part of your Christmas decor.

If you have a sideboard in your home where you display dishware, then you could add this ‘Hot Cocoa sign’ as part of your decor for the holidays. 

Hot Cocoa Simple Farmhouse Decor Sign

Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen

This SUPER CUTE cocoa sign would be the perfect addition for a cocoa bar.  This adorable sign features a red background with wood stained frame and white lettering.

A buffalo check ribbon is tied on but can be removed if desired.  Available in multiple sizes! 

I found this ‘Hot Cocoa’ sign here

Looks like this sideboard has a lot of Rae Dunn mugs with different captions on them.

I found this Rae Dunn ‘Deck The Halls’ Mug Here

Plush Sitting Long Legs Santa

christmas decorating ideas for the kitchen
Fabric-Covered Gnome Shelf Sitter

This fabric-covered gnome is a good size and will sit nicely on a shelf.  This little elf is SUPER cute and I am sure you will have not problem finding a place for him to sit.

This stuffed holiday accent would make a great addition to your holiday decor.

Where To Buy:  Wayfair

Another FUN piece that you could add to your Christmas decor is this Red Truck Cookie Jar.  So adorable for storing Christmas goodies over the holidays. 

1.88 qt. Truck Cookie Jar

Store your favorite cookies and holiday treats in this classic truck cookie jar with Santa in the driver’s seat.  With an illuminated led nostalgic green tree in the back, this truck is providing lots of cheer but contains a sweet surprise when you lift the tree to find a cookie jar beneath waiting to be filled with your favorite treat.

This adorable cookie jar measures 8” H x 10.25” W x 6” D.

Where To Buy:  Wayfair

If you have a two or three tiered serving stand in your kitchen, then here are some really adorable Christmas decorating ideas.

4. Fun And Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen

christmas decorating ideas for the kitchen

This hot cocoa 3-tiered stand has been decorated for the holidays with candy canes, marshmallows, greenery, red, white & green sprinkles, a Rae Dunn Jolly mug which comes in handy for storing candy canes, and some pine cones and holly.

LOVE the Rae Dunn ‘Naughty & Nice’ sugar and creamer.  Great for storing Christmas treats or for cream and sugar.

I found this cute Rae Dunn Naughty & Nice cream and sugar set online.  Perfect accent for your hot cocoa stand.

Rae Dunn By Magenta NAUGHTY & NICE Ceramic LL 2 Piece Cream & Sugar Set

I found this Rae Dunn ‘Naughty and Nice’ Cream & Sugar Set Here

I also like the 3-tiered galvanized stand that was chosen to set-up this cocoa serving station for Christmas.  This 3-tiered tray is made from iron and has a handle on top which makes it easy to transport. 

Decorative 3 Tier Metal Tray

Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen
Decorative 3 Tier Metal Tray

Achieve the perfect look for the holidays with this 3-tier galvanized metal tray.  This tray would be perfect for setting up a hot cocoa stand for Christmas to serve drinks to guests. 

The trays come in 3-sizes: 13.75 inches, 9.5 inches, and 6.25 inches and is not food safe.

Where To Buy:  Overstock

Here is a really CUTE Peppermint Hot Cocoa Tiered Tray Bundle which includes a Hot Cocoa sign, a faux whip mug topper and a wood bead garland that you could place on your hot cocoa bar.

BUNDLE PEPPERMINT HOTCOCOA/ Peppermint Hot Cocoa Tiered Tray Bundle/ Christmas Tray/ Wood Bead Garland/ Hot Cocoa Sign/ Faux Whip Mug Topper

These signs and matching garland are perfect to add to any Christmas decor! With the fun peppermint hot cocoa designs, they are perfect to add that Christmas cheer to any kitchen or dinning room, or tiered tray!

They are fragile though so be careful while handling! The signs are made from wood, lathe, craft paper, and the designs made from permanent vinyl.

Where To Buy:  Etsy

Here is another ‘Hot Cocoa sign’ that you could display on your tiered serving stand. 

Hot cocoa sign / hot cocoa bar / cocoa sign / coffee bar / tiered tray decor / rae Dunn decor / hot chocolate bar/ kitchen signs / Christmas

These cute signs are a perfect accent for your Rae Dunn cocoa bar decor.  Whether you place them in the kitchen or dining room, these adorable wood signs will compliment any style and are perfect for the winter season.

They look great on tiered trays, shelves, hutches and of course, by themselves.

Where To Buy:  Etsy

Here is another tiered tray that has been decorated for Christmas.

5. Fun And Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen

christmas decorating ideas for the kitchen

This 2 tier farmhouse style wooden serving tray has been decorated for Christmas with a Rae Dunn Christmas cup and some miniature Christmas presents and Christmas bulbs. So festive looking!

If you are looking for some Christmas tags to add to your tiered tray, then here are some signs to consider getting as part of your holiday decor.

Holiday Decor / Rae Dunn display / Christmas Wood Tags // Tiered Tray signs // Tiered Tray decor // Christmas signs // mini christmas

These mini Christmas kitchen wood tag signs are perfect for your farmhouse/rustic tiered tray display! Each mini wood sign measures approx. 7″ x 5″ x 3/4 ” and can easily sit on its own.

Mix and match to suit your decor preference!!  Tags have been lightly distressed around the edges to give them that farmhouse look.

Where To Buy:  Etsy

Here is another FUN and creative idea for decorating a 2 tier serving tray. Looks like the Marshmallow shaped hot chocolate mug is sporting a cute winter hat.

6. Fun And Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen

christmas decorating ideas for the kitchen

This 2-tier serving tray for the kitchen is decorated for Christmas with adorable Cute Marshmallow Shaped Hot Chocolate Mugs, a Rae Dunn cocoa canister and some Rae Dunn ‘FA LA LA bowls’ & Rae Dunn ‘HO HO HO’ Christmas bowls.

I really like this Rae Dunn ‘Merry Christmas’ mug. Perfect as part of your Christmas decor in your kitchen.

RAE DUNN ARTISAN COLLECTION MERRY CHRISTMAS mug

I found this cute Rae Dunn Merry Christmas mug here

To go with your Rae Dunn ‘Merry Christmas’ mug, you could add this adorable Christmas Red Truck Rae Dunn or Marshmallow Mug Faux Whipped Cream Topper.

TOPPER ONLY/ Christmas Red Truck Rae Dunn or Marshmallow Mug Faux Whipped Cream Topper/ Christmas Tiered Tray, Red Truck Mug Topper

These handmade faux whipped creams are perfect to add to any Christmas decor!  With the Red Truck and Christmas Tree design they are perfect to add that Christmas cheer to any kitchen or dinning room, or tiered tray!

These are hardened and ready to display. They are fragile though so be careful while handling! .

Where To Buy:  Etsy

Another Christmas accent piece that you could decorate your tiered tray with is this Farmhouse wood bead garland.  SO festive for Christmas.

Modern Farmhouse Wood Bead Garland, Christmas Garland, Farmhouse Christmas Tier Tray Decor

This modern farmhouse whimsical wood bead garland would be perfect to add to your Christmas decor in your kitchen.  Made of wood beads and stranded on a braided cotton cord, each end has a cheery red and white tassel for a fun and festive look.

A wooden tag with the word “jolly” is strung on one end, a reminder of that special time of year.  Natural wood beads have been painted red and washed in white, making one jolly and sweet garland!

Decorate your tier trays, vases, mantles, and anywhere else you would like a little bit of Christmas.

Where To Buy:  Etsy

Here are some more ornaments that could be used to decorate the kitchen with.

30 Pieces Miniature Sisal Frosted Christmas Trees Bottle Brush Mini Trees Plastic Tabletop Trees Ornaments for Christmas Room Decor Home Table Top Decoration and Crafts

This set of miniature frosted Christmas trees contains 30pcs of mini pine Christmas trees with four various sizes and some mini wreaths. The miniature Christmas trees are made of metal and plastic with a wooden base, sturdy, lifelike and lightweight.

Where To Buy: Amazon

LOVE these cute Marshmallow shaped hot chocolate mugs.  You could place them on a shelf in the kitchen, on your kitchen counter or display them on your tiered serving stand. 

Cute Marshmallow Shaped Hot Chocolate Mugs-Ceramic-Set of 4

Where to Buy: Amazon

If you are planning to get these Marshmallow hot chocolate mugs to decorate your kitchen with, then you could also get Marshmallow mug hats as part of your Christmas decor.  SO adorable!!

Santa – Elves Marshmallow Mug Hats – Elf Hat – Santa Hat – Marshmallow Mug Hat – Christmas Marshmallow Mug Hats

These adorable mini hats are the perfect fit for your Marshmallow Mugs!  With four different Christmas Hats to choose from, your mugs will look adorable for the Holiday! 

Where To Buy:  Etsy

Rae Dunn Elongated Christmas Bowls – Set of 4 (Ho Ho Ho)

I found these Rae Dunn ‘Ho Ho Ho’ Bowls Here

Rae Dunn Elongated Christmas Bowls – Set of 4 (Fa La La)

I found these cute Rae Dunn ‘FA LA LA’ Christmas bowls Here

Rae Dunn By Magenta COCOA Ceramic LL Canister With Red Letters

Rae Dunn Cocoa Ceramic Canister Found Here

Rae Dunn Elongated Christmas Bowls – Set of 4 (Red – Joy)

Rae Dunn Elongated Christmas Bowls Available Here

Rae Dunn Elongated Christmas Bowls – Set of 4 (Green – Peace)

Rae Dunn Elongated Christmas Bowls in Green Available Here

7. Fun And Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen

christmas decorating ideas for the kitchen

This 2-tier serving tray is all dressed up for Christmas with an adorable red truck with Christmas tree with some Rae Dunn mugs and some miniature Christmas trees.

Two plaid cups on the top level are perfect for storing sweets. 

If you’d like a red truck with a Christmas tree in the back as part of your Christmas decor for the kitchen, then I found this one on Etsy

Classic Rustic Metal Farmhouse Pickup Truck w/Christmas Tree Vintage Home Decor High Detail 7″ Long / 5″ Height /Red Free Shipping

The biggest holiday trend, this farmhouse pick-up truck with bottle brush Christmas tree in the back would be adorable as part of your holiday decor for your kitchen. 

This classic red metal truck measures 7in x 3in x 5in, and would be fun to display in a tiered tray or on a shelf in the kitchen. 

I found this classic farmhouse red pick-up truck with Christmas tree here

I found this set of six plaid Christmas mugs that you could use over the holidays and to decorate your tiered tray with.

Certified International Christmas Plaid 16 oz. Mug, Set of 6 Assorted Designs, One Size, Multicolor

This set of six (6) Christmas plaid mugs in assorted designs are made from lead-free ceramic and are dishwasher and microwave safe. 

Could be used to decorate your tiered tray with and for serving hot drinks over the holidays. 

Where To Buy:  Amazon

These miniature Christmas trees are so pretty and are the perfect size for decorating a tiered tray with for the holiday season.

STOBOK Mini Artificial Christmas Tree Frosted Christmas Tree Desktop White Cedar – 6pcs

These mini artificial Christmas trees are frosted and lightweight and portable for movement. The exquisite white cedar design is made of premium material for durable and long-lasting use.

Perfect for creating a Christmas scene inside or out.

Where to Buy:  Amazon

In case you don’t already have a 2-tier stand and would like to get one so that you can decorate it for Christmas, I found this one on Wayfair.

Legere 2-Tiered Stand Serving Tray

This farmhouse style two-tiered round wooden tray would be perfect for storing and displaying kitchen mugs, coffee and cocoa essentials and more. Great for decorating with miniature Christmas trees, Christmas mugs and candy canes.

Were To Buy: Wayfair

8. Fun And Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen

Looks like this 3 tier serving tray is all dressed up for Christmas.

This 3-tiered tray has been decorated for Christmas with lots of Rae Dunn holiday mugs, a Rae Dunn Naughty & Nice cream and sugar set, some adorable Christmas gnomes peaking out from behind the ‘Eat plate’ and some winter greenery.

One gnome sits proudly on the 3 tiered serving tray and the other two are hiding behind the Rae Dunn ‘Eat’ plate.

Rae Dunn dishware is very popular for decorating a tiered tray with at Christmas time.   

Rae Dunn By Magenta NAUGHTY & NICE Ceramic LL 2 Piece Cream & Sugar Set

Rae Dunn’s Naughty & Nice cream and sugar set from her Artisan’s Collection is both functional and decorative for the holidays.  Great to add to a tiered tray as part of your Christmas decor or for displaying on your coffee serving station.

Where To Buy:  Amazon

Christmas Gnome Plush Decorations,Handmade Swedish Tomte Ornaments ,Holiday Dwarf Nordic Santa Doll For Home Tiered Tray

This Christmas gnome is the perfect size to decorate a tiered tray with.  This plush dwarf toy is handmade with non-woven fabric. It is very soft to hold. The beard is very smooth and will not fall off.

These Nordic Santa is designed with a weighted bottom so that he can maintain a stable sitting position.

Where To Buy:  Walmart

Here is another creative Christmas decorating idea for the kitchen counter.

9. Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Kitchen Counter With A Tray

christmas decorating ideas for the kitchen

This Christmas tray for the kitchen counter has been decorated with Rae Dunn dishware, a miniature red lantern and some Christmas bulbs placed inside the Rae Dunn Mr. & Mrs. Claus mugs.

Lanterns in shades of red or green are also something you could add to your kitchen as a decorating accessory for Christmas.

GC – Mark Feldstein – 13.5″ Holiday Lantern – LED Candle w/ Pine Ring – Red

Enhance the beauty of your holiday decor, with this long-lasting, contemporary, Metal LED Lantern that can be hung up or used as a stand alone.

This elegant Coach Lantern features a battery-operated, plastic Flameless LED Candle that provides a safe, beautiful glow like a real flame.

Removable pine and berry accents encircle the candle adding a classic touch.  An on/off timer is built into the base of the lantern that conveniently turns the candle on at the same time every day for 6 hours and off for 18 hours.

Where To Buy: Walmart

If you have a coffee serving station in your kitchen, then you could decorate it for Christmas to create a festive atmosphere.

Just take a look at this very elaborate coffee serving station below. All dressed up for Christmas!!

10. Fun And Creative Christmas Decorating Ideas For The Coffee Serving Station

christmas decorating ideas for the kitchen

This coffee serving station has been all dressed up for Christmas with lots of Rae Dunn holiday mugs and dishware, an elf holiday swag, some miniature Christmas wreaths and some green foliage.

This coffee serving station is very festive for the holiday season for serving coffee, tea, or hot chocolate when family and friends come to call.

Here is some holiday decorations to consider getting for your coffee serving station.

 

In summary,

Decorating your kitchen for the holiday season will make it look festive and FUN for the whole family to enjoy.  Since the kitchen is a place where family will gather over the holidays, decorating it with Christmas decor will bring holiday cheer and help everyone get into the holiday spirit. 

Decorating your kitchen with tabletop Christmas trees, miniature wreaths, Christmas gnomes, lanterns, mini Christmas trees, ceramic houses and more will create a festive atmosphere for your home. 

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