Sunday, December 1, 2013

FABBY: Kitchen Christmas Tour 2013

Hello dear friends!

    I am all decked out in my house since a week ago, therefore, here is a small kitchen tour.
I did a few changes from last year's kitchen decor, but not much, in a way I down sized here from last Christmas.

Ok, here it is, I hope you like it.

The felt kitchen banner has teacups, an icecream in a sherbet and cupcakes; I thought it was perfect for the kitchen.

Lunch for today is all set for mother, Alejandro and me. These are our everyday holiday dishes.

Although  the weather is in the 70's and dry around here, my kitchen this year is snowed up inside, lol!

This is a place setting for one, as this is how I eat by myself sometimes. The glass canisters with sugar and rice contain our own car ornaments...mine is the green carrying the C'mas tree and the red glass one is Alejandro's, lol...

Place setting for one.

The station for tea, coffee, or hot chocolate... with mugs made at our former 'Ceramic Co.Monte Turi' and an adorable
Chinese red teapot I just found while shopping for groceries in the Mall the other day and was so inexpensive at $5 each, but I loved that bright Oriental red, so I bought seven for gifts too!

It's still "White C'mas"inside my kitchen window sills, lol...a smoking German man looking at us.
Love this Santa clock.

The lidded cheese plate was a gift from my mom several years ago. The footed bowl was made at our former Ceramic Co.

Our everyday holiday dishes. The white soup bowls are from our own past Factory too.

These cute potholders are 'pine-scented' and was a gift from my dear friend Stephanie.

The middle kitchen window sill is displayed with another small Nativity Scene to commemorate 'Baby Jesus Christ's birthday,' which is what this beautiful Christmas Holidays are all about in the Christian world.

The scene by the river, which is not with lots of water as it's a dry season.

Here is the area where I bake, as my double ovens are right next to it and the TV at the other end.

The sherbets, the pot and planter were made back at our Ceramic Factory as well.

Look how cute the C'mas hand embroidered tea napkins that were my Mil's, are!

Everything it's 'really looking like Christmas'

While I was at my daughter Sofia's town, I bought this pretty white Portuguese pitcher.

Here you have it, I hope you liked my kitchen holiday decor.

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments sweet friends, as you always make my day!

Thanking the gracious and lovely ladies for hosting such great parties each week.


I will be joining:

Alma for Seasonal Sunday at,  http://thetablescaper
Marty for Inspire Me Tuesday at,
Kathryn for Make it Pretty Monday at,
Lisa for Mix it Up Monday at,
Danielle for Silver Pennies Sunday at,
Kathy for A Bouquet of Talent Link Party at,
Mary for Masterpiece Monday at,
Mary for Inspire Me Monday at,
Kaysi for Motivate me Monday at,
Stephanie Lynn for Sunday Showcase Party at,
Sandi for Tea Time Tuesday at,
 Amaze Me Monday at,
Kathy for A Return to Loveliness at,
Lisa for Mixit up Monday at,
Nifty Thrifty Tuesday at,
Tuesdays at our house at,
Angie for Knick of Time Tuesday at,
Tea Cup Tuesday at,
Paula for What's it Wednesday at,
Kathe for You're Gonna Love it Tuesday at,
Matha for Tea Cup Tuesday at,
Sarah for Make, Bake, Create at,
Debi for Cottage Style Party at,
Judy for Wordless Wednesday at,
Kathleen for Let's Dish at,
Centerpiece Wednesday at,
What We Accomplished Wednesday at,
Sherry for Opern House Party at,
Share Your Cup Thursday at,
Terri for It'sd a Party at,
Michael for Foodie Friday at,
Kathy for Home and Garden Thursday at,
Suzanne for Vintage Thingie Thursday at,
Dbi and Charly for Wednesday's Adorned from Above at,
Leslie for Create it Thursday at,

Savvy Southern Style  I will be participating in Wow Us Wednesday at Savvy Southern Style.

Between Naps On the Porch I will be participating in Metamorphosis Monday at Between Naps on the Porch.



  1. Your kitchen looks so festive Fabby! Those canisters with the little cars in them are so cute and I love your "table for one" Hugs, Penny

  2. I love your kitchen it is so pretty and I adore all of your fabulous dishes, gorgeous. The view is always amazing and the nativity is so perfect. Very, very pretty. Thanks for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

  3. Your kitchen looks so pretty with all your red and white dishes and Christmas decorations. I always loved your Christmas dishes from your former factory. They are so nice and bright. You have a fantastic city view from your windows! Have a fun month preparing for Christmas. Blessings, Pamela

  4. Wonderful colors and touches. It really is very personable and inviting! Love the toy cars in the canisters!!!Fun!

  5. Very nice, Fabby! Love the cars!

  6. Dearest Fabby,
    Who would NOT like your Christmas Kitchen tour?
    Lovely little hand embroidered napkins; that is such a lovely touch to all the other great pieces.
    Enjoy this special time together.

  7. Your kitchen is equally festive and fun as your family room Fabby!!! Love it! Most especially the cars inside the jars!!!Hmmm, might have to steal that idea next time! Have a fabulous week darling !

  8. Hello Fabby- HAPPY Advent, Happy December! Oh, your kitchen is so festive. Always love your kitchen window view and dishes. You are a girl after my own heart. You even have a Christmas clock up!! lol- I change out pictures, towels, dishes but do not have a holiday clock. Very nice :)

  9. Darling cars...:)
    Your kitchen is just wonderful.

  10. Fabby,
    Stunning Christmas dinnerware, especially those made in your factory!!!
    Your kitchen is bright, cherry and festive for the Christmas Holiday!!! The views outside your windows is breathtaking!!!
    My favorite is the Nativity Set and the setting for two!!!
    Thank you for sharing your lovely home with us!
    I do miss your sweet visits, dear friend!

  11. Hola Fabby aquí me tenés disfrutando de tu hermosa cocina ya engalanada para recibir la Navidad. Me encantó la decoración que has hecho en las ventanas, con ese fondo de la ciudad y del río.

  12. Fabby, your kitchen looks so festive and inviting! I love the traditional color scheme. So clever to put ornaments in your canisters! Dianne

  13. I want that Santa "clauk" hanging on the wall! Your dishes are so pretty, and you've grouped everything so elegantly. Very impressive, lady! XOXO

  14. It may be warm and sunny outside, but it is a white Christmas in your kitchen. You've done a beautiful job and it all looks festive and cheerful!

  15. Your kitchen looks as fabulous as the rest of your home. I love all the little vignettes you've created. Blessings, my friend!

  16. I love it Fabby! Your kitchen looks so cute an cozy. The view outside is a treat. Love all your dishes and cute accents!

  17. How pretty it all is! I love all the ceramic pieces made in your own factory, and the peeks at the scenery outside are wonderful too.

  18. What a beautiful kitchen all decked out for the holidays. I love all your Christmas pottery, Fabby. Beautiful Christmas ornaments and accessories!...Christine

  19. Acá en Argentina todavía no se vive el espíritu de la Navidad, sí desde el 8 de diciembre que es el día de la virgen entonces se comienza a armar los árboles.

    Preciosas tazas, todo verde y rojo tan bien decorado. Me encanta la vista de la ciudad por el ventanal, lo hace más íntimo. Como si estuvieramos en tu casa.

    Una belleza como siempre Fabby. Beos

  20. Your kitchen looks very festive, Fabby. What a view you have from your windows! Love the clock! Your white pitcher filled with flowers is beautiful! Thank you for the tour and for sharing it with Tea Time. Have a wonderful week.


  21. What a fun spot to cook among all your snowy scenes and Christmas vignettes! I LOVE your canisters especially! I need to get busy!

  22. Hi Fabby,
    when your kitchen loos so festive, how pretty decorated will the rest of the flat be. You have put everything so pretty together. Love the little cars inside the glass containers. And your china is always my fav. Thanks for sharing.
    Best greetings, Johanna

  23. You have outdone yourself, Fabby and so quickly too. I do love your white soup bowls. I would love to have some just like them.

    I also love your nativity and your view is special. Enjoy the festivities of the season.

  24. Pretty , Pretty , Pretty ! Love the canisters with the car ornaments , so cute ! Your dishes are beautiful ! Love your view out your windows!

  25. Everything looks so cute and so festive! Your dishes are very pretty.

  26. Your kitchen looks nice with the Christmas decor and the view is stunning out the windows.

  27. Hello Fabby,
    You have done a festive job on your holiday decorations! What a cherry kitchen! I see so many lovely things you have collected. It all looks very special together.
    Thanks so much for sharing. I especially love seeing out your windows too : )

  28. Fabby:

    Thanks so much for sharing your kitchen tour. Those sherbets are divine! Wish you still made them. I'd order a dozen!

    - The Tablescaper

  29. The kitchen decor looks so wonderful.Beautifully done.nice to see the red touch and it gives a festive look.View outside the window so lovely....Happy week.Hugs..Sujatha..:):)

  30. Oh my goodness Fabby! Your kitchen holiday decor just blows me away! I just love all of the festive touches right down to the Santa wall clock! Thanks so much for sharing your kitchen tour at the party this week! I am featuring it on my Facebook page as well as pinning it to the You're Gonna Love It Tuesday board on Pinterest :-)

  31. Your kitchen holiday decor is lovely, I love the manger scene with snow in the window and the beautiful buildings as a back drop. Very special and sweet.
    Hugs, Cindy

  32. Beautiful Fabby! Your kitchen is all decked out it looks very inviting. So much eye candy here!

  33. Mama Mia chicka!

    I really love your kitchen. Seems you have a big one.

    You said "great minds think alike", right? You know what? My tablesetting next week's is Fanfare or Funfare... just like yours this week.

    Keep on watching.

    Don't you like me to send you the dessert/salad plates?

    God bless you all,
    /CC girl

  34. I love it ALL - but the ornaments in the containers are my favorite!!! I am going to HAVE to do this!!! Merry Christmas, Sweet Lady!!

  35. Hi Fabby: I love how you have decorated your kitchen. Everything looks so cute. Thanks for letting us in for a visit. Hugs, Martha

  36. Very festive, Fabby.


  37. oh Fabby, it all looks so pretty and HAPPY== made me SMILE.. I absolutely adore those little cars in the canisters.. they are the Cutest ever~!

  38. Thanks for sharing our kitchen Christmas tour. Love the canisters with the cars, great idea. Beautiful dishes as always. I always love looking out your window, the sils are decorated so perfect for Christmas.

  39. Your kitchen is so beautiful FABBY! It must be great being in there at such a wonderful time of the year. I love everything and how cool it is to have a Santa clock! Thanks for sharing this awesome post.

  40. Darling details, Fabby. Your kitchen is full of Christmas cheer, right down to the paper towels. '-)

  41. Your kitchen is very merry and ready for Christmas. A cozy place to have a meal. Thanks for sharing it with us.


  42. Fabby, disfruté muchísimo tu post! Como siempre, cuidaste todos los detalles. Me encantaron esa vajilla navideña, esas vistas de las ventanas, con esa nieve dentro de tu casa....pero lo más tierno de todo, esos autos dentro de los frascos, un amor!!
    Un beso grande y felicitaciones!

  43. I enjoyed taking a tour of your Christmas kitchen, Fabby. You have so many pretty vignettes set up all around. I love the canister with the darling ornaments perched on top of the rice and sugar. xo

  44. Fabby, your kitchen looks so beautiful! Love all your touches and your decorations by the windows. So pretty! Gorgeous kitchen!

  45. My favorite... Ornaments in the glass canisters... I'll be stealing that from you this year! Too cute!

  46. Lovely banner :-) And what a view!
    Smart with "snow" in the window sill. Here in Norway we expect a snow storm this moment...
    Hugs, Villrose/Irene

  47. Oh that looks so festive, Fabby! Makes me happy just looking at it! I love the ornament on top of ingreds of the canisters, so cute!
    Thanks for linking to Let's Dish!

  48. How festive everything seems. You are way ahead of me when it comes to decorating!

  49. Fabby, I especially like the little auto ornaments in the jars. This is something I want to copy. Really cute idea.
    Blessings to you,
    d in kansas

  50. As always, another fabulous job on decorating.

  51. Your kitchen looks so festive, Fabby. The dishes from your ceramic company are just so colorful and cute. Love the view from your windows.

  52. Oh my, your dishes are so beautiful, Fabby! You have created such a warm and very cheerful kitchen with all of your pretties! Your view is fantastic!

  53. Fabby, your home is beautiful all year round, but it's especially magical at Christmas. You have a chic, storybook kitchen, a place where magic and love come together. (Your Thanksgiving post at Foodie Friday was the #1 most viewed post. Congrats!)

  54. Hi Fabby, it's so pretty and festive in your kitchen. I love how it is decorated for Christmas! I hope you are enjoying the holidays. Enjoy the weekend.

  55. Your kitchen looks fabulous for Christmas! Thanks for sharing at Silver Pennies Sundays. x

  56. Fabby, The kitchen is glorious - the toys in the canisters is a charming holiday touch that I really like. You know how much I adore all of your holiday ceramics. Very few people have as beautiful of a collection as you do.


  57. it all. Those sherbets are gorgeous.

  58. Fabby, you have beautiful inside and we received beautiful snow outside this morning. Been snowing all day and it truly is so very pretty. It all is gorgeous, but my favorite are the little cars in the jars! Thanks for sharing with SYC.

  59. Your chandeliers are amazing. Love all your decorations. Your tree is a lot like mine, with tons of breakables. Merry Christmas house for sure.

  60. Your kitchen looks beautiful all decked out for Christmas Fabby! You certainly have the dinnerware to put it all together. I love the new Portugese pitcher too! Thanks for sharing it at What We Accomplished Wednesdays.

  61. Fabby I love how you've decorated your kitchen for Christmas - so charming!~I will be featuring your post in this week's A Return to Loveliness,

  62. Oh Fabby! You really are all dressed up for Christmas at your house. I am especially smitten with the ceramics from you own pottery factory....those sherbet dishes are adorable.

    What an incredible view from your window, too.

    May your Advent be blessed in every way!!

  63. Thanks so much for sharing with Adorned From Above’s Link Party. Have a great week.
    Debi and Charly @ Adorned From Above

  64. Wow, this looks wonderful! I do appreciate you sharing with Home and Garden Thursday,

  65. Thank you for this home tour. You have beautiful house. It's feel like I'm visiting your house right now.

    Merry Christmas and Best Wishes for a Happy New Year!
    Bring you Good wishes of happiness.

    Sorry for greeting you earlier,, just don't want miss saying this.
    By the way, I'm Clotee. It's my first time visiting your blog. I am blogger too, and now try my best luck to open an e-shop. Nice to know you.


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