Christmas in the Dining Room – It’s all in the Details

Christmas Dining Room Details - love the milk glass filled with ornaments kellyelko.com

I’ve showed you most of my decked out Christmas home tour but today I’m sharing even more as part of Lindsay’s Blogger Stylin’ Home Tour – Christmas edition. ย You can check out over 40 creative tours all week long.

The fabulous Julia from Cuckoo for Design shared her home and if you’re stopping over from there – welcome!

 

Blogger Stylin Home Tours Christmas kellyelko.com

We’ll be spending a lot of time lingering over good food and wine and even better conversation and laughs in my Christmas dining room so I really focused on the little details.

I had a little help from a little elf named Sushi.

She’s been chewing on ornaments, knocking over trees, slobbering on gifts and causing mischief wherever she goes …

but she’s redeeming herself by showing you how we decked out our dining room for Christmas.

What an adorable Boston Terrier in a little Christmas outfit kellyelko.com

This is where the fun and frivolity happens.

Love the pieced cowhide rug in this dining room kellyelko.com

A hutch becomes the perfect place to show off an old milk glass collection filled with bling.

Christmas hutch filled with milk glass and ornaments kellyelko.com

Vintage milk glass collection - fun way to display Christmas ornaments kellyelko.com

Vintage milk glass and an old toolbox - fun Christmas decorating ideas kellyelko.com

Eat, drink and be merry (my latest HomeGoods find).

Love these red Eat Drink & Be Merry Christmas plates! kellyelko.com

My no sew jute table runner has the perfect hint of Christmas red.

Make this no sew jute table runner - love the festive berry centerpiece kellyelko.com

My favorite new industrial cabinet is perfect for showing off more Christmas details.

Vintage industrial cabinet - perfect for display (love the Christmas details) kellyelko.com

Love the collection of demijohns and this huge industrial cabinet filled with Christmas display ideas kellyelko.com

Vintage Christmas bulb display under a cloche kellyelko.com

Vintage squirrel nutcracker takes a bite out of old Christmas bulb! kellyelko.com

I absolutely adore this free Christmas village printable and mine lives in an oversized snow globe.

Love this free Christmas village printable kellyelko.com

Cute Christmas village display - love the mercury glass trees kellyelko.com
My cardinal themed tree sets a festive mood.

Love this festive bird and plaid themed Christmas tree kellyelko.com

Fun plaid and bird theme Christmas tree and the cute little wagon Christmas village kellyelko.com

Christmas bird house - cute with the cardinal themed tree kellyelko.com

There’s even a little Christmas village with glowing snow.

Make this DIY lighted Christmas village with fairy lights - love it in the old wagon kellyelko.com

Cheers to a festive Christmas with lots of fun details.

The creativity continues tomorrow atย My Fabuless Lifeย so be sure to stop by to see her home.

 

But before you go …

Don’t miss my full Christmas Home Tour.

Christmas House Tour filled with creative decorating ideas kellyelko.com

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33 Comments

  1. I love the copper accents in the milk glass!! Who’d a thunk it? You, of course, always bringing something new to the table. Love the industrial cupboard all set for Christmas!!

  2. This post shows how effectively just few additions can create a holiday mood when you don’t feel like going all out with decorating. We all have those years, and just by pulling the colors of the season from small things can make a big impact.

    Ok, a pet with a Christmas outfit helps too! ๐Ÿ™‚

  3. Beautiful, Kelly! Love your traditional red holiday dรฉcor and cardinal tree. That squirrel is darling. I want those vintage light bulbs. I’ve seen jewelry artist making the cutest necklaces and ornaments with them.
    Happy Holidays ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. Kelly, your little details are BIG touches to bring a smile to my soul! The squirrel with the bulb, brilliant…the copper ornaments overflowing joy in the cabinet, the runner…(No wonder all the red jute was gone when I was at Joann Fabrics looking to make bows!). Love your hanging lanterns over the dining table….mmmm sublime!
    Always look forward to see what you do next! Bravo!

  5. OH my Kelly, your Christmas home is perfect, so cozy, simple and awesome, love, love it all. You really did up your home incredibly Wonderfully. Will be studying all your vignettes to get more ideas. Poor little Sushi, she’s so darned adorable, want to hug and smooch her. Does she like affection? Our dog loves it. I’ll be hanging laundry and he’ll nudge my leg to give him a kiss. He’s such a lover and so sweet. Big lug.
    Love the wagon scene also, so cute. I have a cute little beat up wagon like yours but right now it’s got hay for chickens in it. Guess some hay in living room wouldn’t hurt anything, do you think? House is mess from working on making holiday items for upcoming craft show on 13th. IF I get it all done I’ll be amazed. Today had to lie down for few minutes in nice quiet dark bedroom to rest. Yeah I’m getting old and very tired.
    Hope you are enjoying the season, decorating, etc. Happy week

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