Sunday, December 3, 2017

It's a candy Christmas in the kitchen

This weekend I was able to get almost all of my Christmas decorating done.  I still have part of the kitchen and the family room to finish.  I like to use a cooking or candy theme for the kitchen.  This year it is candy.  I took my inspiration from these cute skating plates and of course added candy.

I just happen to have a small pair of ice skates that I found at Goodwill a few years ago.  They fit perfectly under the light.

I went a little overboard with decorations but I say "what the heck, it's Christmas".   Here is a close up the layers that I used for the plates. 

Overall I had fun putting this table together.  I will be clearing the table but I am keeping the light decorations as is.

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  1. Such a fun festive tablescape! Love how you hung the ice skates from the chandelier and plates are super cute. Love it all! Happy Holidays!

    1. Thank you Edna. I just hope the skates don't fall down. I removed most of the items below it except for the candy jars.

  2. Just ADORABLE !! lOVE IT !Great job!

  3. ....................................................................... That’s me being speechless!!! Holy moly!!! This is THE COOLEST!!! I’m! First, the skater plates are perfect in every way. I’ve not seen those anywhere (and I shop A LOT!!!), and they are just so cute! I LOVE this entire setting!!!! Merry Christmas!!!🎄

    1. Thank you Alycia. I got the plates from Pier 1. I bought them online so I am not sure if they have them in the stores. Merry Christmas.

  4. I love those skate plates and hanging a pair of skates from the chandelier is such a novel idea.

    1. Thank you Barbara. I knew those small skates would come in handy one day.

  5. I'm smitten with all the giant candies you've used! Makes me feel like a giddy kid! It would be a shame to take this down.
    Sandra @ Dinner at Eight

  6. Love your dining area! So festive and cheery.

  7. Oh my goodness this is so pretty and the skates hanging from the chandy are everything. Thank you for sharing with us this week at Celebrate Your Story and we hope you will join us again next week.

  8. Jody, what a fun and whimsical table! Thank you for sharing! You are one of the fan favorites at the Sunday Showcase from the Make it Pretty Monday party at The Dedicated House. Here is the link to this week's Showcase: Happy Holiday Season! Toodles, Kathryn @TheDedicatedHouse

  9. Love the plates and the skates are's perfect!
    Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY!

  10. Beautiful Jody, I wish I could find skates. I have been looking for years and so far no luck. Everything looks amazing!

    1. Thank you Christine. I have been able to find them at the thrift stores.

  11. Beautiful! Thanks for sharing at Home Sweet Home! Merry Christmas!

  12. Jody, this is my favorite so far! But then it's no surprise. I love a candy theme! I do it often in my basement. Love the hanging skates. I have 2 large pair and one small pair. The small ones say 'Lake Placid'. I bought them on vacation in Wisconsin. I have them hanging on swags tied to the railing going up or stairs. Thanks for sharing with Creating Christmas.

    1. Thank you Jann. I also have a large pair that I use on my sled on the front porch. Merry Christmas!