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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Vintage Decorations

Some of you have possibly seen my vintage things before.  They are a few of family treasures I have managed to keep all these years. Coloradolady's Vintage Thingies always has great features each week.  Check them out by clicking her button or go to http://coloradolady.blogspot.com.

I have had this little blue brush Christmas tree a very long time.  It is one thing I always put out each Christmas.

This  wreath was made back in the early 70's from a kit.  I used to do a lot of handwork, but no more. Eyes have gotten too vintage.


Now, this little Santa is my most treasured decoration. He belonged to my mother.  He comes out each year and lets his little light shine.


19 comments:

The French Hutch said...

Hi LV, I love vintage Christmas decorations. You have some very special pieces here. I love the little blue bottle brush tree. I've never seen one this color and I love it. What a sweet wreath, the fabric is so pretty. You gave me a good chuckle about the vintage eyes. I understand why the Santa is your treasure. I have some treasures from my mom I take out each year too.

Hugs,
Emily
The French Hutch

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

LV, Love your decorations, that blue bottle brush is precious! But your Mother's Santa is just the best! He's in such great contdition too. Nice to have him to treasure!

clyde walker said...

Thanks so much for sharing your spectacular vintage decor during a Holiday season like this. Love that little blue brush Christmas tree. Nice decor too for my Bonifacio Global City condo for rent. :)

Annie said...

There is nothing like vintage Christmas decorations. They change so much with the decades. I look at my tree and I wonder sometimes what my children will consider vintage someday. Your mother's Santa is totally charming. I sure like that little red light.

Ginny said...

Oh mt GOSH!! Your tree in the first picture, I just bought one exactly like it!!!! We couldn't put up our big one because the cats gnawed on the lights. I will post it at some point and you can see it.

Marilou Bain said...

LV, I love your Christmas treasures, the blue bottle brush tree is so sweet and I love your Santa and having him be such a special memory for you:)
Hugs and many blessings to you this holiday season.
Marilou xoxo

Jill said...

I love how the Santa is holding the lightbulb, he's so cute. And, what a treasure for you to have!

George said...

I like all of your vintage decorations, especially the Christmas tree. I think it's wonderful that you have your mother's Santa.

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

LV,
Love that sweet vintage tree! My parents had 2 just like it and my mom displayed them on the coffee table!!
Thanks so much for the memories!!

Hugs,
Deb

thisisme said...

Hi LV. I absolutely love your vintage Christmas decorations, especially the little bottlebrush tree and the santa that lights up. Wonderful to think that your mum used to own it. I have only little santa (on a sleigh( on my tree, which comes from when I was a little girl, so that's 60 years old! Hope all is well with you, and may I wish you a very happy Christmas.

Nani said...

I love the Santa and I completely understand why he is such a treasure.

Diane | An Extraordinary Day said...

What a cute blog! And your special Santa is so fun! I'm so impressed that you are embracing technology and having fun with it!!

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Hi LV!
How fun we shared the same Santa this week! Gave me a big smile.

I have no idea if the bubble light I have with mine is the original or not? There was always a bubble light in it when I was small though, so I just assumed it was the right one.

Do you know if a regular bulb like you have, is what came with them?

Merry Christmas!

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

Oh LV I love your treasued Santa. Thanks for stopping by to visit.

Ivy and Elephants said...

LV, that little Santa is just precious! I'm always so envious when people pull out the family treasures, they are such touchstones to the past. Lovely!
Hugs and happy holidays,
Patti

craftyles said...

The little tree is really nice. The Santa is such a treasure, LV. I'm sure it brings wonderful memories, each year that you light him up.

Chubskulit Rose said...

Those are uberly cute!

Vintage Coconut said...

Wow I really love your decorations Lv
That fabric wreath is so sweet.
I love the color of your little tree. And that Santa is just way too cute. =D

SavannahGranny said...

Hi again, I am trying to play catch up.
I am loving your vintage decorations. I especially love your mom's little Santa. You have definitely taken good care of him.
Thanks for sharing, Ginger