~My Tennessee Christmas Kitchen~

Merry Christmas From My Kitchen To Yours! Y'all have been so patiently waiting for the Kitchen Tour...so grab you a cup of coffee and enjoy! At the end you will see another small tree and a little craft project I did this week.....Click on pictures to see the details. In the kitchen and really everywhere...I like for things to be a little more on the Whimsical side....I love color at Christmas and almost a child-like decor. I want to mention that the flash always washes out the paint color...it is not this light. Oh, do you remember seeing that red and gold planter...I had it sitting in the foyer...well...it found a new spot, I like it much better in the kitchen, and I found a pretty Santa to sit on the table in the foyer...I will show you that foyer table again later.

This tassel hangs on my bookcase that holds the cookbooks.

This tassels did hang here in the Kitchen window, but the craft project I told you about, has replaced the tassel...you will see it at the end of the post.

I found these whimsical green stockings at Cracker Barrel the other night and they were already marked 40% off....I grabbed 2 of them. They hang in 2 other windows in the kitchen.

This is a picture takin standing in the breakfast nook...looking into the Great Room. Y'all see my banister with NO Christmas decor... well, that is driving me nuts, I have always put garland on it, but I said I wasn't going to do it this year, I don't know though, I have a feeling I will do it anyway!!!! I don't feel like my house is finished with out the garland up. Moving on.... I know you want to see the kitchen, right?

The huge snowman was a Christmas gift several years ago, from my hubby.

Finally a picture that shows the true color of the paint!!!! :)

Words "I" live by....lol My hubby bought this for me, he really knows me!!!!

That's right, I am praying for snow this year :)

That wraps up the kitchen tour..... Hope y'all enjoyed it.
Now, about that little craft project.....I saw this posted on Robin's Blog....Robins Nest. It looked so easy and I knew I had the materials to make it. The one that Robin had on her blog was made with fabric, I think, however I used ribbon instead of material.

A wreath and ribbon or material of your choice.

It really looks so much prettier and brighter in person! The Santa Tassel was moved to a different spot and the wreath went up! I love the whimsical look it adds to the kitchen.
Moving on.....this tree sits in the boys bathroom window....again the pictures just don't do it justice!

Another picture in the boys bathroom.

I sure do hope you all have enjoyed the Christmas Kitchen Tour and I hope you find a little inspiration for your own home. I still have 3 more Christmas Trees to show y'all....the Sun Room, Master Bathroom and The Fishing Room. I was going to add them into this post, but I think I will just do one more Christmas Decor post. I should have it ready for you on Monday.
Thank you all so much for coming by and visiting with me today! I hope everyone has a wonderful weekend, full of lots of Christmas Cheer!!! Merry Christmas, Nancy


Stacey said...

Beautiful Nancy. I love your kitchen - always have. Your big Christmas tree is gorgeous. And I love the tree with the chocolate brown on it. You are so good!!

Darlene said...

Nancy, it is all so BEAUTIFUL! Those chocolate brown ornaments and ribbon are LOVELY on the tree!!! Your kitchen is so pretty and fun! I am planning on going to Cracker Barrel this weekend to do some shopping.....hopefully, I don't spend my money on just myself...lol

Sue said...

What a beautiful post to wake up to. I love whimsey at Christmas time too. What a sweetie your husband is to bring you the huge Santa that sits on your island. Really big pieces make such an impact. Your attention to detail is evident throughout you home.

Did you get any snow yet? I heard on the news that they were getting some in Mississippi and Louisianna. Joni at Cote de Texas said they even had a few flakes in Houston! Hope your prayers were answered and you got some in Tenn.

Love your music!


Carol said...

Everything in & around your kitchen is so beautiful! I enjoyed the tour so much. I'm looking forward to seeing your other Christmas trees!

Gone said...

Ohhhhhhhhhhhh Nancy, you're home is just lovely...all decked out for Christmas!!!


A Hint of Home said...

Hi Nancy,
Don't worry, I did enjoy the tour. Very much! Everything is just beautifully done. I love the wreath idea. It turned out great. Your kitchen is lovely.
Merry Christmas.

nikkicrumpet said...

UNBELIEVABLE...every room is detailed and beautiful...even the BATHROOM gets attention for Christmas! I feel like such a total slacker. I have a post ready to show my Christmas stuff...I'm not sure I can bring myself to hit the "publish" button after seeing this!!!!!

Barb @ The Everyday Home said...

Oh my! What an enjoyable tour. I loved everything! I really loved the wreath project...so fun and whimsical and a great way to use up all those ribbons scraps. It reminds me of how my mom used to curl my hair when I was a little girl. :-)

Enzie Shahmiri said...

Everything looks very pretty and tastefully done.

I love the blackboard idea with
"Let it Snow" What a clever idea!

Unknown said...

Hi, I love the ribbon wreath idea. Great kitchen. My mom loves the tassel. thanks mishelle

~♥~ Monica S said...

Great decorations.. I especially like the last tree in the boys bathroom! :-) LOVELY colors!


My name is Riet said...

You have such a beautiful home and now another part of it beautifully decorated. Thank you for sharing

KD said...

Nancy I love you blog and I love all your beautiful Christmas pictures. What great inspiration! I am happy I found you through Barb's blog Grits and Glamour. Thank you for sharing your beautiful home.
Southern Whimsy

Scooterblu's Whimsy~Rhonda said...

Hi Nancy, Everthing is so fun and festive! Your Christmas decor is fabulous! I love the stockings from Cracker Barrel! The boys' tree is so elegant! Love it! ~hugs, Rhonda :)

Robin Beck said...

Everything is so festive and beautiful! I love it all.

I have to tell you, your ribbon wreath turned out so much better then the one that I showed from Better Homes and Gardens! I love yours so much! Great job!
Have a great weekend,

Kissing of the Frogs said...

Hi Nancy!
Everything looks fantastic. I love everything, can't choose just one...ha! You've been busy haven't you? Hope you take some time to relax.

Jessica said...

Hi Nancy~ You knew I would be here to see your fabulous kitchen! I love every detail right down to your pretty napkins on your island. Just gorgeous!

Hugs~ J

Tracey said...

Everything looks so pretty Nancy!
I am gonna have to head to Cracker Barrel...I LOVE the stockings you got!! The wreath you made is very cute too!
Have a great weekend!!

Breathing In Grace said...

Your home is gorgeous...absolutely gorgeous!!!

StitchinByTheLake said...

Your decorations are so unique and special - I know your family must love being there for Christmas. blessings, marlene

Theresa @ Take A Sentimental Journey said...

Just like walking into a winter wonderland Nancy ! Everything looks great ! The big snowman is so pretty,love the brown tree in the bath ,love that wreath you made and love the tassels. Gosh I like it all !

The Raggedy Girl said...

Your home is so lovely and I love your decorations. You have a real flair for it. I love the elf stocking that is too cute.
Roberta Anne

On The Wings Of Love said...

Love your house tour Nancy....I felt right at home !
You Have beautiful taste! I loved so many things - the whimsical green stockings, the gorgeous topiaries in the boys bathroom.

And your kitchen is gorgeous - all very elegant but a very comfy feeling too.


Suzann said...

Oh my goodness I am in LOVE with your home. Can I please be a Southern Gal here in Chicagoland?

Anonymous said...

Your home is so beautiful! I especially LOVE the green elf stocking, the scraps of fabric wreath and the beautifully framed chalkboard. They are my faves (and it's highly likely I will try to copy....)

Bargain Decorating with Laurie said...

I'm a first time visitor to your blog. I love all of your Christmas decor, and your kitchen is beautiful! I noticed you had commented on Kady's post (Life on Bonnie Lane). Her son has posted an update asking for b'day wishes for his mother, and since nobody had left a message yet, I was just trying to contact some of her readers. laurie

Unknown said...


Another beautiful tour of your home. Love the brown. I think you are inspiring me to decorate a brown tree next year.... I will have to hit the after Christmas sales.

Lady Katherine said...

Wow! what a Christmas tour! I just love it all! I adore the towels hanging on your stove.

Dawn Marie said...

beautiful! You've done a great job. I love your home, you can feel the warmth.

I am on a mission to find those stockings you found at Cracker Barrel--they Rock!

Miss Janice said...

Nancy, your home is so pretty and everything is decked out perfectly:)

Bo said...

Nancy, your home is just gorgeous! Like everyone else is saying, I LOVE the chocolate tree... I also love the whimsical way you decorate...it just brings out the child in all of us I think. It's always a pleasure to come by your place! ;-) Bo

MIMILEE said...

Loved your Christmas Kitchen Tour! Your home is delightful and so is your BLOG!

I am a Southern Lady too and I live in Alabama! Glad I found your blog!

In His Grip,
mimilee <><

Anonymous said...

Hi Nancy! Oh, your home is so beautiful and loved the Christmas tour! Your tassels are marvelous, too! You really do know how to make everything so beautiful. Thank you so much for coming to see my little dolls.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

PAT said...

This is fabulous, Nancy! I love your kitchen. All beautiful!

The Raggedy Girl said...

Please visit my blog when you have time. There is an award for you there that ties into this blog. Merry Christmas.
Roberta Anne

Cynthia's Cottage Design said...

Nancy, everything looks GORGEOUS!! and I love love that Santa tassel, how adorable!! and the blackboard?? omg, I love it!! you did a beautiful job, your home and kitchen look stunning!!

Happy Holidays, Cynthia

the voice of melody said...

You've done a great job with all of your decorations! Each room is so beautiful, but I especially like the wreath in the kitchen, and the garland on the island, and the snowman in the middle of it, and the... let me stop now and just tell you that I like it all! :)

The Quintessential Magpie said...

Nancy, fantastic job! Loved it all, and I really, really love your ribbon wreath! How creative was that! It's just all wonderful!



Missy Wertz said...

You have done a wonderful job decorating Nancy! Just beautiful. I love the wreath with the spools of ribbon! The trees. Everything.

Anonymous said...

Hi Nancy! totally enjoyed kitchen tour!! Love love that snowman on the island and the ribbon wreath is going to get made too! I just bought some check and polka dot ribbon so I'm all set! Your home looks sooo festive; the little balls hanging on the light bar over isle are adorable too! BUT I'm NOT praying for SNOW!!!lol Sincerely, Jeannette

Hopechest Bride said...

I love it all Nancy. What beautiful decorations.

Hopechest Bride said...

I love it all Nancy. What beautiful decorations.

Jessica said...

Morning Nancy~ just popped in to say hello! Have a beautiful day! :)

Hugs~ J

Becky said...

Hey Nancy;

Girl, I was just wondering about you this morning. I actually came over to your blog early this morning to make sure I hadn't missed a post. I knew you had not posted lately and I was concerned that maybe you were sick or something. Glad to know you have just been busy :)

Unknown said...

Hi Nancy, I love your kitchen and all of your holiday decor. You really do have the Christmas spirit! I am missing it this year. My tree is not even up yet.

I love your boys bath tree, too. The ribbon holder idea is so clever. I may just have to clean up my bins of ribbon by using this idea. Thanks for sharing.

Maryjane-The Beehive Cottage said...

Oh Nancy, it looks like you are all ready for Christmas! Your home is beautiful, especially for the holidays! I LOVE your darling couch! Wow!

Merry Christmas dear!


Mrs. Darling said...

I love the kitchen.Mine is white with black and red accents so you can see impartial to black and white.

Your trees are breathtaking.

Divamom said...

Everything is just gorgeous! You have outdone yourself! Thanks for sharing and I hope you post the other trees before you take everything down! Be Blessed!

P.S. Love your music! Some of my favorites!

SmilingSally said...

I saw a comment you left somewhere(?) and I wanted to visit. I think we've "met" at Pink Saturday.

Your home is gorgeous. I love your huge tassels.

Merry Christmas!

Unknown said...


Discovered your blog today. Love your kitchen, it is very similar to mine. From one southern girl to another. Hope you and your family had a Merry Christmas.


joyh82 said...

What a beautiful house you have. I love your christmas tree and kitchen decorations!