Christmas Sunroom and Kitchen Tour

Welcome, dear friends! Can you believe that Christmas is less than a week away? We have been extra busy around my house getting ready for the big day and celebrating the season. Today, I want to welcome you in for a tour of my sunroom and kitchen decorated for the joyous season. This is the center of my home, and where our family gathers. We have been especially busy making several batches of delicious cookies.

The sunroom tree is a special tree that the kids decorate. The only thing I added was the red bows. It is a tree that is adorned with precious homemade ornaments and ornaments conveying special family memories.

On this tree, you will find sweet little hands made into tiny reindeer. It’s hard to believe the little boy that made this ornament is now 21 years old. It seems like only yesterday.

You will find a happy smiling face from a precious preschooler having a fabulous time at her Christmas party. This was taken 10 years ago.  My sweet Caroline is always the life of the party, and this picture captures her personality perfectly!

You will find a few ornaments marking baby’s first Christmas. This one in particular is from a very significant Christmas nine years ago. Oklahoma had one of the most memorable blizzards ever. It is a Christmas that we will never forget.



Yew branches gathered from my yard along with some red berries I had on hand create a simple arrangement for the coffee table.




There is no shortage of delicious treats for guests to enjoy. Won’t you join me for a peanut butter blossom cookie and a cup of tea?




Now for a tour of the Christmas kitchen. I have really enjoyed cooking in my new space.


This is a glance into the living room from the kitchen.





Below is a little beverage station that I created on a tiered tray.



Sweet friends, I want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas! May your heart be full during this joyous season!



  1. Shannon, your home is so beautiful and inviting. Your special tree with hand-made ornaments and memories is what makes Christmas so dear. I would so enjoy sharing a peanut butter blossom cookie and a cup of tea in your gorgeous sunroom. Wishing you and yours a joy-filled Christmas sweet friend!

  2. Penny at Enjoying The Simple Things

    Your kitchen and sunroom look wonderful decorated for Christmas. I love the sweet tree with all of the memory ornaments. And I LOVE your toile furniture.

  3. Marta Shamblin

    Thank you for sharing your darling home. ( I too, love your beautiful furniture.) I”m also envious of the rainfall I see out your window! ( I live in So. California, so we crave the rainfall!) You’ve done such a lovely job of decorating. It was inspiring to look at your pictures. ( Do you mind sharing where you found your pink armchair? I love the comfy look.) Again, thank you for sharing. You have a way of making your home look so beautiful and welcoming. I bet the outside is just as darling! Merry Christmas!

  4. Lynette Carter

    I love it all! I, too, love the red, red, red!! It’s such a pleasure to see photos of decor like this!! Thank you!!

  5. Shannon, your home is beautiful and so festive. I do love your tree with the hand-made ornaments. Treasured memories for you and your family. Like Penny, I LOVE the red toile fabric on your furniture, just beautiful. Yes, I would love a cookie and a cup of tea, and would especially enjoy just admiring your lovely Christmas home. Merry days to you and your family, sweet friend.❤

  6. Shannon, your home is beautiful. Thank you for sharing. Would you mind sharing the name of the Christmas tree dishes? They look so festive placed in different spots. Have a Merry Christmas.

  7. Love your home ! God bless !

  8. Your home is beautiful and I love the red furniture in your pretty sun room!!

  9. Oh my golly! Can I just say I melted over the toile loveseat?! It’s magnificent. I’ve always wanted a sun room or keeping room and yours is seriously gorgeous. You’ve given me some great inspiration for our (hopefully) new build someday. Merry Christmas! It’s all so inviting and festive.

  10. Nancy Brantley

    Shannon, your home is decorated pretty. Yes, I’ll have a cookie and tea and sit and look at all the decor with you. Merry Christmas to you and family this Special Season.

  11. It all looks perfect Shannon. Merry Christmas to you and your family and may you have a wonderful and blessed 2019❤

  12. Lovely and elegant. Your tree is beautiful. Wishing you and yours a Merry Christmas and a blessed 2019.

  13. Such a charming room…all set for the Holidays…Merry Christmas and see you in 2019.

  14. Your home is absolutely beautiful!! I love your precious memory ornaments! We have similar and now have a new grand baby. Can’t wait until we can add some of his special ornaments!! Merry Christmas!

  15. I love all your wonderful decor, Shannon and those homemade ornaments from long ago days truly are the treasures aren’t they! I love the clean uncluttered look of your kitchen, and how nice to have two sitting areas! Your cookies look delicious too, you are all set for a very Merry Christmas!!

  16. Everything looks so pretty! I love your kitchen…that floor is awesome! Merry Christmas!

  17. So warm and cozy. I love your Christmas home. Very pretty!

  18. I love all the blue and white mixed with your Christmas decor. You have such a beautiful and inviting home! Happy New Year!

  19. Nan, Odessa, DE

    Thank you for sharing!
    You and I share the love of red and blue willow dinnerware.
    Please continue showing me more ways to enjoy both.

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