Winter Decorating Inspiration with Pine Cones and Candles

After the holidays, finding winter decorating inspiration can be difficult.  If you’re like me, you enjoy that blank-slate period at the beginning of the year but also have a need to accessorize just a little.  This week, I decided to embrace the season and add some simple winter decorations my kitchen.

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Winter Decorating Inspiration:

If you are looking for some simple winter decorating inspiration for your home, maybe these ideas will help you…

Pine cones and candles on wood tray - winter decorating inspiration

similar round wooden tray

Winter Decorating Inspiration – add seasonal items to a tray…

Using trays to group items is an easy way to create a winter vignette. 

Most people have plenty of pine cones and candles, so I say – bring them out and display them!  Whether you’re decorating for winter, or any season, be sure to read about more ways to decorate with trays!

White kitchen with brown cherry island

counter stoolspendant lights

Decorate for winter with whites and neutral colors…

Take a break from all the vibrant Christmas colors and use calm colors for winter. 

As always, a touch of greenery looks pretty…for Christmas or non-Christmas winter decorations!

White mantel over kitchen stove

Add some wood and textures to your winter decor…

Warm woods definitely keep things feeling cozy in the winter months. 

Once again, you can’t go wrong with a pine cone or two.

Coffee station tray decorated for winter

similar metal and wood tiered tray

Touches of black work well in the winter…or any season…

And a bottle of wine or two doesn’t hurt either!

Glass tray with wine bottles and glasses

After a long day, it’s nice to sit by the fire with glass of wine…definitely one of the pleasures of winter!

Cherry island in white kitchen

Winter Decorating Inspiration:

Continue your winter decorating with a cozy table setting to match…

Winter place setting with pine cones - winter decorating inspiration

Keep things simple on your winter table.

Once again, a pine cone on a table setting adds an easy winter touch.

Winter place setting with black and white

Even if you don’t do a lot of entertaining during the winter months, it’s nice to set a cozy winter table for you and your immediate family.

Add some winter coziness to your table…

For my centerpiece, I used a fluffy winter scarf…and once again pine cones and candles…(my winter decorating staples).

Candle centerpiece on sweater

Basically, anything that makes your home feel warm and cozy will work with winter decorating!

Black and white winter table

Add some comfort to your seating…

On your chairs get cozy with some throw pillows.  Will I ever get tired of buffalo checks?  I don’t think so…

Black and white buffalo check pillow on white chair

Now, if only the sun would continue to shine for a few consecutive days!  Is it just me or have we had the strangest winter weather this year?  From crazy storms to cold to mild…no wonder it’s hard to decorate (and dress) for winter!

White Kitchen with brown table and white chairs - decorated for winter

Hopefully, I provided you with some helpful winter decorating ideas you can use in your home!

If you are still looking for more winter decorating inspiration, here are some ideas:

Stay warm!

Pine Cones on Window Sill - winter decorating inspiration

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How are you decorating your home this winter?


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    1. Thank you! It definitely feels refreshing to have all that Christmas stuff packed away! Enjoy your week!

    1. Thanks Tanya! I think I bought them on the same day. World Market has had some great things recently!

    1. Thanks Paula! I have so many of them so it makes winter decorating so easy. Thanks for swinging by to comment!

  1. How clever of you to use a winter scarf as part of your tablescape! Living in Waco it reminds of a “ thinking outside the box “ style Joanna Gaines would use. If you have never been to the Silos you would enjoy their displays, and I would say you are equally talented!

    1. Thank you, Diane. What a sweet thing to say! No, I have never been to Waco but would love to go some day! Thanks for stopping by and enjoy your weekend.

    1. Thanks so much, Amber! It’s sometimes hard to come up with decor this time of year but simple always works! Thanks for stopping by!

    1. Thank you so much, Patty! I always find this time of year difficult to decorate…glad I could help! Enjoy your weekend!

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