If you talk to holiday and event decorators one of the things they will tell you is often a problem in home décor projects is the lack of follow through on the decorations.
When it comes to holiday decorating, many people have the best of intentions in mind. They want to have a beautifully decorated and themed home and so they pull out the old reliable. That means table cloths, placemats, even the holiday china comes out of hiding and makes its debut in the limelight for the rest of the season. But that's not all that could be done.
Why not make one part of your home a holiday display to remind everyone how festive the season is.
The dining room is not always the place for this. Many people have formal dining rooms that are meant to serve a very proper dinner to the family during the holidays, so they may only want to show their festive spirit with the table settings.
What about the kitchen? The kitchen is usually the source of all the festive things about this time of year. All the great food items that are going to make their way to the table come from the kitchen and taste so good because they are made with love. That makes the kitchen the perfect place to show off some holiday flair.
Many kitchens do show the holiday theme through towels and small details, but if you like the idea of delighting every time you step into the kitchen, you may want to go a little bigger with the theme. There's no better place to start than your bakers racks.
Bakers racks have come back into popularity in recent years as a must-have in the kitchen. But, while they look great, most people don't really use bakers racks as they were meant to be used. They are supposed to be a place where baked goods can be set to cool. In modern kitchens they are more often a place to show off some pretty pieces of cookware or as a cookbook holder than to cool a cake or pie.
Yet, this is a lot of untapped potential when it comes to decorating.
First, if you do bake a lot, make sure you are using your bakers racks to set baked items out to cool so their aroma can fill the house.
Next, decorate the space that is left. Chances are you are not cooking enough to fill the whole rack. Instead, you need to show off the colors of the season in the items that are on the rest of the shelves. If you want to stick with a cooking theme you can look for various holiday squash items to put on display coming out of a cornucopia. If you are going to make pumpkin pie from scratch, why not put the pumpkin on display until it's fateful date with the pie pan.
Even apples are beautiful in an edible display for fall. If you do have fall patterned china or serving ware, bring these pieces out and you will have a display that will make your smile each time you walk into the kitchen and set eyes on your bakers racks.
Author Jennifer Akre is an entrepreneur who runs different online specialty stores providing consumers with products and information on how to furnish and decorate any indoor or outdoor space. Whether it's your living, bedroom, or even your deck or patio, there are many tips you can use to make those spots both practical and appealing to the eye. Today, she offers advice on how to create a fabulous indoor area by using beautiful dining room furniture. Each would be a wonderful investment.
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