Winter Baker’s Rack – Keeping it Simple with Black and White

Even though the holidays are over, spring is still a couple months away.  Deciding how to decorate in the middle of winter can be hard.  Today, I’m sharing ideas for decorating a winter baker’s rack.  Hopefully, my ideas will inspire you to decorate a space in your home!

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Winter Baker’s Rack:

When I decorated my baker’s rack for winter, I kept it simple with black and white accessories…

Winter Baker's Rack with black and white items.

Since we walk past my baker’s rack all day, I like to keep it updated for the season.

Black and white works well during the transition from winter until spring.

Preserved Boxwood from Homegoods

Adding a little bit of green helps us look forward to warmer weather!

This is a preserved boxwood from Homegoods.  It’s cute and impossible for me to kill!

Lantern from Target

Adding black accessories like these lanterns complement the metal on the baker’s rack.

Baker's Rack

Textures make it more interesting…

Between the rattan chargers and the pine cones, the textures makes up for lack of color.

Black and White Royal Doulton China

These black and white plates add some pattern to the mix.

I always look for a reason to display my Royal Doulton toile plates.  I never collected a full set since they were discontinued.  I still keep my eyes open for them online though…you never know!

Houseplant in white pot

Live greenery adds some freshness.

Of course, it helps if you can keep it alive!  Luckily, this one has been really easy!

Wrought Iron Baker's Rack side view

Although I have thought about painting this baker’s rack, I do like the way the wood and metal look together too.

Baker's Rack decorated for winter

This is how the shelves will look for the rest of the winter.

Kitchen Baker's Rack

Well, I think we are expecting snow again tomorrow.  Looks like it’s going to be a long winter.  Seriously, I better refill that wine rack!

If you don’t have a baker’s rack but are looking for more winter decorating ideas, visit the following posts for more inspiration:

And if you’re looking to purchase a baker’s rack of your own, be sure to read: Where Did You Get That Baker’s Rack?

What are you decorating this time of year?

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  1. I love your bakers rack. You are so right – it can be hard to decorate for winter. I go right for a Spring vibe. Winter can take it toll. I love the white and black theme. I am your newest follower on GFC. I gave up years ago on live indoor plants, so I am loving your Home Goods find!Patty at Home and Lifestyle Design

  2. Your baker's rack is beautiful. I love that warm wood finish and the curvy feet and sides. I'll bet it looks great with the candles lit at night, too! Warm and cozy for winter.

  3. Oh, you know you don't need an excuse to buy those lanterns. 🙂 You will be trimming that plant back because you can't kill it and it will take over. Send some snow this way. I would love one pretty snowfall.

  4. Yes a fully stocked wine rack is a must to pass the long, cold winter. Your bakers rack looks lovely as well:)

  5. I love your baker's rack and how you displayed all your treasures Shelley. I think we are going to be digging ourselves out again tomorrow for sure.

  6. Looks very fresh!! You're too funny when it comes to your green thumb! Stay warm & dry, here we go again…

  7. This is pretty much how I decorate for this time of year, too — kind of subdued but fresh with pops of green. I think you did a wonderful job with the baker's rack. Those plates are stunning.

  8. Very pretty, Shelley ~ I always look forward to your baker's rack updates, love all the texture you included here!

  9. How fun to have this little spot to change up on occasion! The boxwood is so pretty. My sister in law uses hers for holiday decor and jars of candy. So fun.

  10. I like your baker's rack a lot! Your plates and candle holders look great together. I've just redone my living room as I fuss around the house during this long winter we're having. I have a new post coming out tomorrow regarding it. I like that your bakers rack offers enclosed storage- what a great piece!

  11. Hey Shelley, wow, we have the same Royal Doulton china! I found mine at Macys and TJMaxx about 15 years ago. They're so pricey now, but I love them. Best dishes I've ever had! Love your Baker's Rack in Black and Whites.

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