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Our Colourful Christmas Home Tour

Ready to take a peek inside our home decorated for Christmas? See how I used colourful decor to create a pretty and festive look in our kitchen and dining room. Pink, blue, gold and more!

Christmas Table Setting with Pink, Blue and Gold Decor

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

Today, I’m excited to be taking part in the annual Canadian Bloggers Christmas Home Tour hosted by my friends Christina and Shannon. You may recall last year’s Nature-inspired Christmas Tour and my White Christmas Tour from the previous year. Many of the same bloggers are playing along, as well as some new. Links to each are located at the bottom of this post, so please take a look as they unfold. I’m certain you’ll leave with all kinds of holiday decorating ideas and inspiration!

Colourful Christmas Home Tour

Christmas Dining Room Decorated in Gold, Blue and Pink Decor

Earlier this week, I shared my Christmas Tablescape with pops of pink, blue and gold decor. It’s definitely a departure from my usual neutral holiday decorating scheme. For some reason or another, I was craving more colour.

Simple Christmas Table Setting Ideas in Pink, Blue and Gold - Satori Design for Living

I think it may have to do with the shorter days this time of year and, perhaps, the feelings of needing to let go of perfectionism and too much structure in my life. Sometimes I think the older we get, the more serious we become (and it’s all in our minds).

Colourful Christmas Tablescape with Pink, Blue and Gold Decor

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I’m looking forward to taking more chances and allowing my adventurous side to shine through. You know, stop playing it so safe. Maybe this colourful (for me) Christmas decor in our dining room and kitchen is a first look at what’s to come in 2019. Not sure…

Christmas Table Setting with Pink Roses, Greenery and Blue Chinoiserie Candle Holders

Pink Rose Centerpiece

Did you notice the bright pink roses I added to the table? While I was out and about earlier this week, they caught the corner of my eye as I was zipping by. I like to think of them as an early Christmas gift to myself ;)

Thankfully I hadn’t moved anything around yet, so I was able to take a few more photos.

Christmas Home Tour with Bright Pink Roses in the Kitchen

Were they necessary? No. The table setting was just fine without them.

But, I think you’d agree fresh flowers have a way of bringing a room to life. And, boy, do these ones smell amazing!

Christmas Home Tour with Bright Pink Flowers and Patterned Rug in the Kitchen

Colourful Patterned Rug

They just happen to be the same colour as the new patterned rug I recently ordered for our kitchen. HELLO bright pink!

When it arrived, my initial reaction was to send it back. I mean, it’s totally different than any rug I’ve ever had before. Remember, I’m someone who typically goes for neutrals. But, I waited…

Bright Pink Patterned Rug in the Kitchen

I’m sure you’ve realized by now that it grew on me. In fact, my entire holiday decorating scheme was inspired by it!

When we renovated our kitchen, I selected neutral finishes for that reason. It’s so easy to change the colour of our decor from season to season (if I want to). Adding touches of pink here and there was super easy and inexpensive.

Neutral Dining Room with Pops of Pink and Blue Decor for Christmas

Bottle Brush Trees

I still have a thing for bottle brush trees. You too? I’m sure you’ll be seeing them again next year!

Dining Room Cabinet with Bottle Brush Trees and Pink Ornaments

I was only able to find a few small pink Christmas ornaments, but I think they’re pretty against the white backdrop. (Please let me know if you’ve spotted any in your travels!)

Bottle Brush Trees with Pink Ornaments on Vintage Silver Tray

Simple Kitchen Decor

I decorated very minimally in our kitchen. You’ll likely recognize the boxwood wreath as it’s just so versatile that I move it around from space to space.

White Kitchen with Boxwood Wreath Hung in the Window

Having white cabinets and backsplash means everything pops against them, so I really don’t have to add much decor for high impact.

White Kitchen Decorated for Christmas with Green Boxwood Wreath and Mercury Glass Trees

The mercury glass trees and ceramic white houses are new Christmas decorations (not from the thrift shop ha ha). I also added a few fairy lights that I had on hand for some fun. I love how they glow in the evening.

Mercury Glass Trees and White Ceramic Houses on Kitchen Countertop

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Christmas Cookies

I always like to do a little baking during the holidays. Two of my favourite cookies are chewy ginger and jam thumbprint. Have you made anything yet?

White Kitchen Island with Christmas Cookies

Our son will be home from university soon and will definitely be looking through the freezer! Sometimes, I do leave a few cookies covered with a cloche or pretty glass container on the countertop.

White Kitchen Counter with Cookie Cloche

Unfortunately, I find them hard to resist!

Jam Thumbprint Cookies on Vintage Pink Rose Plate

Well, that’s it for today. I’m hoping to share our Christmas Tree and other parts of our home soon (time permitting). Be sure to follow along on Instagram so you don’t miss a thing.

And, finally, here’s a sneak peek of our living room with more pink Christmas decor!

Pink Christmas Tree Decorations

Here are some of the sources for our colourful Christmas home tour if you’d like to recreate a similar look…

More Christmas Decorating Ideas

Now it’s time to take a peek inside all of the other beautiful homes in the Canadian Bloggers Christmas Home Tour. Grab a cup of hot cocoa and enjoy!

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Wishing you a magical season,

Shauna at Satori Design for Living Blog - Home Decor, DIY, Vintage Finds, Recipes


  1. I know you didn’t do it just for me, but those pops of pink absolutely made my day! they look lovely against the blue, white, and green.

    1. Ha ha, you may have had a little influence! Colour has actually made our house feel a little warmer, so I may be onto something for the winter months at least. Baby steps…

  2. Just beautiful Shauna! I LOVE your new rug and can totally see why you used it as inspiration for your Christmas decorating…it’s perfect! Merry Christmas!

  3. Such a lovely tour- you did a beautiful job decorating this season. We made cookies twice last week! Once at home with my kids, and then an impromptu baking day with my bestie and our 8 kids… always fun! Merry Christmas!

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