Sweets can be such a fun theme for decorating at Christmas time, don’t you think? Over the past few years I have incorporated some gingerbread and candy themes in my holiday decorating. Today I am sharing all kinds of those sweet ideas with you. If you want to incorporate some of these, you may have to start your shopping early to get the ribbons and ornaments you want.
Today I am joining thirteen other bloggers for a fun Christmas in July Blog Hop hosted by the sweet Rachel of The Ponds Farmhouse. If you are coming from Bricks N Blooms, Welcome!
Have you ever wondered why we associate gingerbread with Christmas? There are gingerbread men and gingerbread houses and even simple gingersnaps. Gingerbread was made in molds to create images of saints and other religious characters. As a result, gingerbread was something most people could only enjoy during the holidays.
A gingerbread themed tablescape was a big hit back in 2018. I sent guests home with the little gingerbread man plates topped with some Christmas cookies!
Instead of a Christmas Village, one year a gingerbread house village decorated my mantel!
A DIY gingerbread garland is an easy family friendly project to make and display for everyone to enjoy this coming holiday season. I left mine simple, but you could decorate yours with all kinds of buttons and trims!
A gathering of gingerbread men danced over my sideboard in this Christmas arrangement.
Of course with grandchildren, (or husbands) there is nothing like having a gingerbread house cookie jar parked on the kitchen island full of scrumptious Christmas cookies!
Peppermint is the perfect theme for a Christmas tablescape, isn’t it? The red and white are so bright and cheery for the holidays. Faux candies made for the perfect sweet centerpiece!
Red and Green candy salt and pepper shakers were the perfect addition to my peppermint tablescape. Click on this link to see more of my Peppermint Tablescape.
Even my little napkin rings were sweet little treats! What is your favorite Christmas sweet? Let me know in the comments below! Thanks so much for visiting and now head over to Anne and Ann Marie at Simply 2 Moms!
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Stacy Ling – Bricks N Blooms –/– Chloe – Celebrate & Decorate –/– Anne & Ann Marie – Simply 2 Moms –/– Cindy – County Road 407 –/– Jenn – Down Shiloh Road –/– Kelly – The Tattered Pew –/– Rachel – The Ponds Farmhouse –/– Mary – Life At Bella Terra –/– Michele – Vintage Home Designs –/– Jen – MIdwest Life & Style –/– Kim – Shiplap & Shells –/– Kristen – White Arrows Home –/– Andrea – Design Morsels –/– Chas – Chas Crazy Creations