Thursday, December 19, 2013

Christmas In The Kitchen and Dining Room

 Hello Friends!
Thank you for all of your warm & kind comments you shared after touring my
mini Christmas Home Tour, over at my Christmas linky party. Today, I will be sharing the two rooms that have to do with eating...oh boy!
So come on in, grab a cup of coffee or cocoa, and enjoy another mini Christmas home tour! I’ll start out by saying our house is never this clean, things were shoved out of the way to take pictures, we don’t have a perfect home, and it took days to clean up just so I could take a few photos. Ok, whew, glad that's out of the way, so now we can start the tour.
Blessings,
Linda
                               Here we are in the kitchen...the fun room:)

                             Found this huge architectural corbel fresh off
                             the truck from a pickin trip in Franklin, TN. It
                                                 was love at first sight.



                              Some more vintage goodies can be found here too.

                                I put my vintage scale here 11 months ago,
                                and it hasn't been moved once, now that's a
                                           rare thing for this ole gal.
            

                                    My take on snow globes. Okay, I like
                                              to be a tad bit different. 



                                   Who remembers my red Tonka truck
                                    that I purchased at the Chapel Market?

                                    Oh yes, I knew when I spotted him, that
                                     he would be hauling a Christmas tree in
                                             a few months and here he is!



                       Kinda liking this simple centerpiece. Don't you just
                       love this new ironstone piece that I found for $6? She
                       is so classic, and I tell you this, she will hanging around
                                              here for a very long time.
                      

         

                                 Now, let's step into the dining room.

                                       My favorite dough bowl is filled
                                                with some pretties.

                                    Here I have our tree with all the
                                    special family ornaments...some
                                               date back 28 years.
              

                                Me and my nontraditional tree skirts. This
                                is a vintage tablecloth that I am using this
                                year as a tree skirt, and next year you might
                                just find it on the kitchen table, you just never
                                                       know with me.


                                   These little light-up bears are from
                                   our early years....that would be the
                                              wonderful 80's!



                                     New and old mixed together.

 
If you have not already joined in at my CHRISTMAS HOME TOUR LINKY PARTY, then please stop by and link up your home with us, or just visit around and get inspired. The party is live until Friday night...you can find it by clicking here.


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24 comments:

Serendipity Refined said...

I love the ironstone and vintage ornaments. Your kitchen is beautiful! Merry Christmas! xoxo

Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. said...

Just charming Linda! I especially love your kitchen island vignette! Merry Christmas!

sissie said...

Linda,
Your home is so beautifully decorated. I love all of your special touches.

I hope that you and your family have a lovely Christmas.

hugs
Sissie

Charm Bracelet Diva {at Home} said...

It is all just gorgeous! Love your snow globes, the pedestal ironstone bowl and the dough bowl (been wanting one for ages).Have a great holiday! xoxo Kathleen

Cassie @ Primitive & Proper said...

adorable- i love how the island is set up!

Debra Oliver said...

love that huge chalkboard and everything on your amazing island!

Betsy@My Salvaged Treasures said...

Everything looks so inviting! I love all your vintage treasures, especially that fabulous corbel and Tonka truck. I couldn't help notice the old cabinet door with the platter hanging in the center...great idea!

Vel Criste said...

Love everything Linda but in love with your island vignette the most! Don't you dare move that scale! hahaha! have a merrry Christmas!

Debra from Bungalow said...

Your kitchen is so warm and cozy! I love the Christmas decor in there......it's so fun. I bet it's the gathering spot in your home!

Merry Christmas!

Kim@todayismysome-day said...

so many beautiful touches! I really love that grey hanging shelf. So unique! I still need your help decorating with all my treasures, you know :)
Merry Christmas!

Katie Mansfield said...

You are so blessed to have found that little Tonka truck. I thought about hauling my son's down from the attic but it was yellow and big. Oh well. I love your ironstone. Teddy bears were everywhere during the 80s at Christmas. I'm impressed you still have the teddy bear lights and that they still work. Love it all.

Shirley@Housepitality Designs said...

Beautiful, beautiful Linda…just love all of the wonderful vignettes…and have to say that I love the Santa ornament with the "button beard"..so cute!!

Christine Vandormolen said...

gorgeous Linda!!!!

Nicki Parrish said...

I have that same exact kitchen island! I find that the top gets scratched really easily, do you? I buffed out the scratched once, but they are back now. I try to keep something on it to help avoid scratching.

FABBY'S LIVING said...

I love it all!!! Your house looks gorgeous, so festive, warm and inviting. Lucky family to celebrate C'mas in such a lovely enviorment! Merry C'mas.
FABBY

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

It all looks so pretty and festive Linda!!

AntiqueChase said...

very pretty!!

At The Picket Fence said...

It all looks absolutely beautiful Linda!! Gorgeous! :-)
Vanessa

Donna said...

Linda,
So pretty and festive! I have a tree in my little red truck too although mine is not an antique. The ironstone piece is a classic and perfect for your table. Love it all!
Hugs,
Donna

Cheryl Lawson said...

Hi Linda,
Your home is beautiful! I especially love the wall color in the kitchen (what is it?), the filled mason jars, the scale, and the old Santa Face mug. I have a mug just like that that belonged to my parents and is over 50 years old...they must have been popular "in the day". Thanks for opening up your home for us. Wishing you a very Merry Christmas! Cheryl

Ramblings of a Southern Girl ~ Rhonda G said...

I just love it all, ...love your sense of style! Your home is beautiful!

Athena at Minervas Garden said...

So, so pretty, Linda--I love all the vintage elements you've incorporated into your wonderful Christmas decor!

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

Your kitchen is so pretty for Christmas.

Christine Vandormolen said...

Linda, everything looks amazing..PINNING A BUNCH
Christine from Little Brags

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