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Gingerbread Home Impressed Christmas Eating Room – Vacation Housewalk

Prepare for the vacations with these lovely Christmas eating room adorning concepts. This gingerbread impressed decor creates a enjoyable and festive area to take pleasure in all through the season.

Modern dining room decorated for Christmas with a gingerbread house inspired theme.

Welcome to our house! The Christmas house excursions are all the time my favourite posts of the 12 months and I’m so completely happy to be becoming a member of Jennifer Rizzo once more for her Vacation Housewalk! There are 15 properties on the tour this 12 months, every with their very own distinctive fashion and design. There’s all the time a lot lovely Christmas inspiration for you. I hope you benefit from the excursions as a lot as I do. If you want to start out the tour at first, you’ll be able to click on on the button beneath!

Holiday Housewalk 2023 Sign.

For these of you coming over from My Candy Savannah  – I’m so glad you’re right here! I all the time love seeing Melaine’s house all adorned for the vacations. She provides such a beautiful, easy contact to her areas with a number of enjoyable DIY initiatives. Her DIY gingerbread village would really go excellent in our eating room that I’m sharing with you! In the event you haven’t had an opportunity to drop by, you’ll be able to click on on the button beneath to tour.

Holiday Housewalk Stop 4 - My Sweet Savannah.

Christmas Eating Room

Right now, I’m going to be displaying you round our gingerbread home impressed Christmas eating room. In the event you noticed our eating room final Christmas, you’ll be able to see that there have been a number of adjustments since final 12 months! We’ve really accomplished fairly just a few renos over this previous 12 months {that I nonetheless must put up about!} together with new paint and pure hickory wooden flooring all through our fundamental ground. After all, as soon as that was accomplished, I felt our eating room wanted some updating too!

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Christmas Eating Room Adorning Ideas

Our eating room is definitely the primary room that you just see while you are available in our entrance door, so I do actually like to decorate it up for the vacations. It was additional enjoyable to brighten this 12 months because it was sort of a brand new area for me with the entire up to date furnishings. Right now, I assumed I’d share my adorning suggestions for dressing up your individual eating room for the vacations.

Decide a theme or colour scheme.

I all the time decide a theme, colour scheme or inspiration piece as a place to begin for any room that I’m adorning. This 12 months, this cute gingerbread home cookie jar from Pottery Barn was my inspiration for the room. {It seems prefer it’s bought out however there are nonetheless a number of different enjoyable gingerbread items left from the gathering}. I used numerous shades of brown all through the room together with gold accents and many greenery.

Gingerbread inspired Christmas dining room with gingerbread house cookie jar and large wall basket decorated with garland.

I all the time set up our Christmas decorations by colour and theme once I retailer them away, so it’s simple to tug issues that I have already got so as to add to the area. In the event you like to modify up your decor like I do, this makes such a distinction!

Add a bit of home made.

Whereas I completely LOVE looking for Christmas decor, I additionally like so as to add some handmade crafts to our decor. I’ve a number of little DIY initiatives blended across the room and and on the tree. I feel these cinnamon snowflake ornaments turned out so cute they usually odor wonderful. I hung most of them from the bushes with fishing wire and added the remaining ones to the garland.


They’re tremendous simple to make with solely 4 provides wanted. I’ll put up the tutorial someday this week if you wish to create a few of your individual. I nonetheless have another batch that I’m going to make for the Christmas tree and plan on including in some gingerbread males as effectively.

Faux gingerbread snowflakes hanging from a lighted tree.

Dried oranges are one other simple handmade Christmas craft that you are able to do. Yow will discover the straightforward tutorial HERE. Use them for filler, add to greenery, make garlands, or create your individual Christmas tree ornaments. They can be utilized for a few years and simply get a richer, deeper amber colour over time. I used these on the tree and strung them out on the garland over the sunshine as effectively.

DIY dried orange Christmas ornaments with wood beads.

You’ll be able to even make your individual coasters utilizing thick felt and a paint pen.

DIY gingerbread house coasters for a Christmas hot chocolate bar.

Combine Vacation Objects with Purposeful Items

If you’re adorning a eating room, combine in a few of your favourite decor items with purposeful gadgets. Cake stands work nice to offer added peak when wanted and serving bowls can be utilized to carry napkins, towels, or different serving ware. Use serving boards for a base or stack it behind your gadgets for added curiosity and colour.

Black cabinet decorated for Christmas with gingerbread houses, greenery, and white dinnerware.

I spent months attempting to resolve on some sort of cupboard for this room and at last bought this Hardy bar cart from Pottery Barn. It’s my favourite factor within the room and I’ve already had a number of enjoyable styling it for just a few totally different seasons. For Christmas I used it to carry a few lighted gingerbread homes, some Santa Espresso mugs, serving boards, cake stands, after which quite a lot of Christmas bells, ornaments and greenery.

I additionally actually like utilizing napkins and towels so as to add a pleasant pop of colour to the area. They’re cheap and might all the time be used!

Create a scorching chocolate bar or different beverage bar.

Considered one of my favourite issues to do at Christmas is to place collectively a scorching chocolate bar. It’s so enjoyable to provide you with totally different themes and methods to show the entire goodies!

Gingerbread hot chocolate bar with gingerbread house cookie jar.

I discovered these glass tree jars within the greenback part of Goal and thought they’d be excellent for decent chocolate and marshmallows.

Glass Christmas tree jars with hot chocolate and marshmallows for a Christmas hot chocolate bar.

I made these customized espresso bar labels for our syrups a few years in the past and nonetheless use them. It seems like I would want so as to add a gingerbread label to the gathering!

Hot chocolate bar syrups in glass jars with custom labels on a cake platter. #hotchocolatebar #coffeesyrups #Christmasdecor #Christmashotchocolatebar

Layer on the greenery.

Investing in some lovely greenery is unquestionably value it as these items might be used 12 months after 12 months. I’m actually loving the entire “actual contact” greenery that has come out over the previous few years and I’ve been step by step including to my assortment little by little. The Afloral actual contact Norfolk pine garlands are inclined to promote out EARLY {like usually October!}, however I’ve seen them come again into inventory on Amazon although for brief intervals of time. I’ve additionally bought very related actual contact garlands at Residence Sense and Residence Items, just like the pine garland that’s on the buffet.

Modern dining room decorated for Christmas with a gingerbread house inspired theme.

The very first thing that I considered once I noticed this mild fixture was that it will look fabulous draped in some greenery for Christmas. lol! I add a string of dried oranges and hung some paper snowflakes from it.

Modern dining room decorated for Christmas with a gingerbread house inspired theme.

Add a tree.

There’s no higher option to make your area really feel like Christmas than including a tree! It doesn’t need to be a full measurement tree – even a bit of tabletop tree or smaller ground tree will add that Christmas magic! This Christmas tree is definitely nonetheless a piece in progress. I nonetheless have some gingerbread ornaments that I must make and have just a few concepts for some gingerbread wrapping concepts too.

I used numerous brown, white and gold ornaments for the tree with these DIY orange slice ornaments.  The velvet ribbon that I used all through the room is tied on to the branches for an additional pop of colour and texture.

It’s all the time enjoyable to brighten underneath the tree as effectively and get inventive along with your wrapping. I used among the similar velvet ribbon because the tree in addition to some fairly inexperienced satin ribbon.

This little Christmas mouse is a favourite of mine and totally different variations of him may be discovered everywhere in the home.

Mild it up.

After all, I’m saving the very best factor for final – the lights! I want I used to be higher at images so I might actually seize how fairly it seems when every little thing is all lit up at evening.

Nothing actually beats the fantastic thing about Christmas lights! I take advantage of the GoSund plugs for all of our Christmas lights that have to be plugged in. They’re actually a recreation changer! They activate and off by means of an app in your cellphone so I can have all of our Christmas lights turned on and off in the home in simply a few seconds. They’ve saved me many instances from having to get away from bed in the course of the evening to unplug our Christmas lights! {NOTE: Additionally they work for Alexa and Google Residence however I haven’t really tried it myself.}

Cute Christmas centerpiece with gold and glass trees, greenery and twinkle lights.

For our battery-operated lights and candles, I attempt to keep on with ones which have a timer, so that you simply need to set them as soon as and neglect about them. Most keep on for 5-6 hours and work on a 24 hour timer. I’ve mine set so they arrive on round 4:30 every evening simply because it will get darkish.

Black dining room cabinet decorated for Christmas with garland, lights and gingerbread houses.

I like the entire different lights reflecting off the glass within the cupboards..

Extra of Our Christmas Residence Tour

Thank-you a lot for becoming a member of me at the moment! I hope you have been capable of get some Christmas adorning inspiration to your own residence. I nonetheless have a number of Christmas decor to share with you, so I hope you observe alongside to see the remainder of our house all adorned for Christmas. Our entrance porch, kitchen, front room, and main bedroom will all be up within the subsequent week or two. Right here’s a bit of sneak peek of our kitchen for you…

Christmas tray with Nutcracker cookie jar and mugs.

And when you’re extra into neutrals, I did a basic inexperienced and white calming colour scheme in our bed room…

Bedroom dresser decorated for Christmas with green and white.

In the event you’re new round right here, I’d love to remain in contact! You’ll be able to subscribe to my e-mail over on the sidebar to be notified of latest posts or you’ll be able to all the time discover me right here…


Earlier than you go, don’t neglect to go to the subsequent house on our Vacation Housewalk – Zevy Pleasure. I do know you’ll love Annie’s lovely, conventional house, so please drop by and say whats up!

Holiday Housewalk Stop 6 - Zevy Joy






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