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Style in Spades :: Christmas Morning Brunch

December 17th, 2012

Some of my most vivid childhood memories are of Christmas morning: waking up at the crack of dawn, reaching deep into the bottom of my stocking for every last treasure and devouring thick, warm slices of my mom’s famous almond kringle with mugs of hot cocoa. Now that I have a daughter of my own, I’ve been thinking about starting some special traditions for Phoebe’s first holiday, so we’re inviting our families to meet at our house for a Christmas morning brunch and gift exchange. Thought that our collaboration with kate spade new york was the perfect time to give it a test run, so I invited a few of my favorite families to celebrate early – blazing fire, presents under the tree, stacks of pancakes and all. Click through for all the details shot by Buff Strickland, including the kate spade new york pieces that inspired the entire look. And just in case you missed the first in our series, hop on over to check out a cozy holiday open house!

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22 Comments under :: Style in Spades :: Christmas Morning Brunch
  1. Tereza says:

    Beautiful! Specially the last pic.
    Have a happy blessed Christmas!
    Tereza

  2. Yelle says:

    Super cute decor! And I love your rule of thumb – will definitely have to remember glassware on right, bread plate on left – I always mess that one up!

  3. classiq says:

    The Christmas tree is beautiful and the last photo is my favourite one. :) Most of all I look forward to spending time with my entire family at Christmas. That’s the biggest joy for me.
    Ada

  4. Beautiful post. Lovely table and tree. Also loving the ornaments with little surprises inside. Lovely!

  5. So sweet and so beautiful, Camille! I love the pops of classic red and the addition of the chalkboard with the wreaths. Have a very Merry Christmas!

  6. This is lovely! Congrats again on baby Phoebe and have a very merry Christmas!

  7. [...] you guys catch this morning’s Christmas Brunch we hosted with kate spade new york? It’s full of all my favorite things: tiny pancakes, pretty [...]

  8. Karen says:

    So beautiful and festive. Merry Christmas!

  9. ashley says:

    love the way this turned out! looks great and so festive. sweet phoebe is amazing just like her mama.

  10. Delia says:

    Looking forward to seeing the video :)

    delia
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  11. Love love … great idea about the coffee station, will be doing that this year for sure! Last pic is my fav…hugs D

  12. Gorgeous! I look forward to continuing and starting traditions with my new little one too.

  13. theowords says:

    Hi camille, as if you havn’t supplied us with enough recipes already! I am making your cranberry scones, the sticky buns, the cider ( dont’ care if its hot down under!).. would your mum be happy to post her almond kringle recipes do you think?? Thanks again for all your efforts to help us entertain Austin style! x

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  16. […] “Style in Spades” Christmas Morning Brunch (Images) […]

  17. […] Celebrate: My family makes a huge breakfast on Christmas morning right after opening presents, and it is one of the best parts of the day. This bar cart-turned-coffee station is as cute as can be, and rolled into the dining room, it would lend itself perfectly to a hearty morning meal where everyone stays at the table long after the plates have been cleared. (Photo by Buff Strickland via Camille Styles) […]

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