Thursday, November 27, 2014

December Kitchen Window

The stockings are our kitchen window for the month of December. These early knitted "candy cane" stockings have aged to a soft red and warm ecru. The small black and red socks are early as well.

This sweet "Santa & Tree" is the work of the very talented Angela Hillstrom of Of Cloth and Hand. He is wearing black britches and his red coat is an old striped fabric. Can you see his wonderful  socks? His wee socks are red and white striped!

Another pair of early socks join Santa, a few vintage fir trees and antique red mittens atop a stack of early painted pantry boxes. Santa is very interested in all the goings on here at the sink!

This lovely red cardinal is also the work of Angela. Like Santa, he is all hand sewn from early fabric. He's nestled in a wreath for the month...a great vantage point for Christmas cookie baking!

And, of course, my two loves...long ago in Williamsburg.

I really had fun putting this window together this month. I love black and red teenage bedroom was black and red and I still love it all these many years later. I was thrilled when I spied Angela's Santa with his black pants...and especially his striped socks. He was my inspiration! 

Red and black...stockings and mittens...trees and greens...some of my favorite things in my kitchen window this month.

And so the countdown begins!

Enjoy the day,

You can visit Angela Hillstrom's website here to see more of her wonderful creations. Thank you, Angela for your talent...and your friendship.

p.s. My email is down...I can receive but I'm unable to reply or send. I hope to get it working over the weekend.  If you're waiting on me, I'll get back to you asap.


  1. Hi Robyn,
    I love EVERYTHING about this window!! So beautifully displayed, my friend! The santa, cardinal, stockings, and the trees are certainly my favorites as well!! Hope you and your dear ones had a perfect Thanksgiving!
    Warmest Hugs~

  2. Oh how I love those striped socks! Santa on those great boxes is perfect.

  3. Your window is always dressed so nicely. I especially love the stockings and the Santa. Happy holiday season!


  4. What fun!! I too love red and black - espcecially red of course. All of those striped stockings are perfect!! A delightful way to usher in the new month!!

  5. What a lovely window for December! So perfect for counting down to Christmas!

  6. I think this is in the running for my favorite window...let the celebrating begin!

  7. Great scene in your window! The gloves and the mittens add just the right element!

  8. Afternoon Robyn, love the window display, so jolly and cheerful for the holidays. That Santa is adorable, talented lady for sure. Blessings Francine.

  9. The perfect theme for A Christmas Window. I used a LOT of black in my home, especially with my Windsor Chairs. I too love the combination of mittens, socks and good ole Santa. Beautiful as always.

    Peace and Blessings,

  10. Great window decor again. Something so unexpected yet so charming for Christmas. You're very talented.

  11. You are always inspiring me..... Great job~

  12. You do such a great job with your window! Love the pops of red, Christmas cozy!

  13. Your kitchen window is always so charming! Your sweet santa and his cute socks are adorable. Jane

  14. Your December window is the best ever!!! Thank you so much for sharing this with us.
    Hugs :)

  15. What a festive window. I ike this one the best! Love that Santa and those red and white stockings make the display pop. Janice