Vintage Christmas Decorations

December 11th, 2011
angel hair decorations 1940s

vintage christmas picture
Hello and happy vintage holidays, everyone!!!

The holidays aren’t right around the corner — they’re right here, right now! Whether you’ve trimmed your Christmas tree already or are still brainstorming your theme, there’s still opportunity to integrate vintage decorations into the decor of your home or onto the needles of your tree.

I believe that decorating Christmas trees with inspiration from the styles of the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s is a great way to infuse intriguing traditions of the past with your own modern creativity. And thanks to sites like Etsy and Ebay, finding the right vintage decorations at the right prices is now easier than ever without the hassle of having to dig through thrift stores, yard sales or your Grandmother’s basement.

Whether you’re shopping for vintage Christmas decorations to add a touch of historic holiday or you want to duplicate a vintage look reminiscent of a specific era, this post has all the information you need to decide which vintage Christmas decorations are best for your tastes.

Keep reading after the jump for great vintage Christmas tree decoration suggestions that you can buy right now on Etsy and Ebay. Plus, background on how and why Americans decorated their Christmas trees the way they did in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s!

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How to Match Vintage Outfits

December 9th, 2011
how to match vintage clothing

  ********************** Hi Sammy! I love your YouTube videos soooo much! But I can’t seem to pull off wearing vintage like you can! I want to, but everytime I try I end up looking like I’m wearing a costume. How can I match vintage outfits? What are some of your tips? Any advice you can […]

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Which NYC Goodwill Stores Have the Best Deals & Best Vintage Clothing?

December 7th, 2011
goodwill outlet queens nyc

********************** Hi Sammy! What is your favorite Goodwill in Manhattan (in the uptown area)? Also in your opinion which Goodwill has the best deals?¬†Also, What Goodwill has the best vintage clothing?? I’m new to thrift store shopping and I wanted your opinion. Thank you! Erin ********************** Dear Erin, Hello new thrifter, and welcome to the […]

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Gratefulness Friday Giveaway: How to Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

December 2nd, 2011
a heart cut out in a piece of toast

**THIS GIVEAWAY HAS CLOSED! THANK YOU ALL FOR ENTERING!!!** Hello and happy Gratefulness Friday Giveaway, vintage lovers!! I can hardly believe that Thanksgiving has passed and we are full speed ahead into the holiday season! It’s December 2nd as I write these words, but in all honestly I still feel like I’m living the month […]

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Which Vintage Piece Did This Vintage Newbie Buy?

December 1st, 2011

Hello and happy Thursday, vintage lovers!!! I’m REALLY pumped to share this new video with you today because I get the chance to illustrate how even a vintage newbie can fall in love with one-of-a-kind pieces and see the beauty & benefits that is spreading vintage love! Meet Audrey of the blog Sugar ‘n Thunder […]

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Part 1: The History of 12 Pieces Every Vintage Lover Should Own

November 27th, 2011
vintage fashion closet

Hello and happy beginning of the holiday season vintage lovers!!! Some of you undoubtedly participated in Black Friday and Small Business Saturday shopping. Whether you shopped to give yourself some pre-holiday-season-sanity or shopped to be a part of the day’s sensationalized spectacle, you hopefully sought out the deals that you NEEDED rather than what you […]

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Vintage Trend: The History of Fair Isle Sweaters

November 23rd, 2011
vintage fair isle sweater etsy

Hello and happy Wednesday, vintage lovers! A few weeks ago, I posted a picture of me wearing a Fair Isle sweater on the Facebook fanpage. Vintage lovers went NUTS for it! Until posting the pic, I had no idea Fair Isle was so on fire as a sweater trend for the season!¬†Since you are all […]

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VIDEO: In the Mood for Vintage Party Dresses!

November 22nd, 2011
vintage velvet dresses

Hello and happy Tuesday vintage lovers!!! It’s been a HOT SECOND since I released a video sharing vintage fashion love on the YouTube channel. Thanks to my new mantra of “busy but blessed,” it’s been a whirlwind fall and November flew by faster than you can say I LOVE VINTAGE three times fast! (try it […]

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