Saturday, December 1, 2012

Vintage Christmas Goodies


I have decided that our family is going to decorate all vintage or reproduction vintage from now on!

So to help that happen, I purchased a few items on Ebay…

One was a lot of Christmas items from children's books




Love the graphics and I had not seen either of these books before!

Then there were the different banks Christmas Club cards…


and a wonderful OLD red wreath!  And a little mini one I am going to decorate and put up in my dollhouse…


From banks in New Jersey and New York.

There is a seller on Ebay ( vintholidays) that I used to buy from on Etsy, she went to Ebay and has done really well for herself!  I buy one of her OOAK new putz houses every year.  This is the one I was lucky to win this year…I just adore them!!!!


Look at the details!



A mixture of old and new that works great…:)

My other love this Christmas is the old tin reflectors…


This all came from one auction and I got it sooo cheap!  Love them all…


Look at the original price!!!  Yes please, lets make some more now!


This box was full to the brim! 

The next item is my Moms….


I just really LOVE this tin…see the residue from the piece of tape???


She would put on on every tin every year and put cookies she had baked in them.  I just love that I have this memento of my Christmases with my folks!

I also got the creative bug the other night, I got my sister- in- laws name for Christmas and I wanted to make her something….


Totally different than the other wreath.  These are plastic balls and an old garland I had…I hope she likes it! :)

So…onto the decorating…I really dread it, but it should be easier this year with Chris here.  It is a LOT of work, but I need to get busy.  When I get it all done I will take photos to share…thanks for stopping by…


Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

Well of course I'm just swooning over all of it! Heavenly!!!
I didn't know about those bank cards. And I think that the Putz seller is the same one that I stumbled apon lastnight on Ebay. I'm so curious about where she gets her paper for behind the windows! The house is beautiful!
Have fun decorating!
Erica :)

ImagiMeri said...

So I get some of those reflectors and bank cards......don't I????


Twyla and Lindsey said...

Oooh! I love your books!!! Vintage is just the best way to decorate!!!!! :) I can't wait to see your decorating!!! Tjose putz houses are really cute! I will have to look that seller up.


Andy's Attic said...

Love all the vintage goodies you got. The putz like house is just adorable!!


Loving the vintage Christmas theme!
Very sweet putz home!!!
Happy Decorating!

ColibriNB said...
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ColibriNB said...

Make sure you have fun decorating. Going through these vintage lovelies are sure to help. Great finds.

Nan said...

Oh you find the best stuff on Ebay!! I love those books but you knew I would! I need to check out that dealer!

Tammy's in Love said...

Super fun finds Sandy! I am so jealous of those tin reflectors, I've never found any. Do you use them with c7 or c9 bulbs? The wreath will make a big hit I'm sure, it's really cute.

Perfectly Printed said...

What wonderful eBay finds!! I love it all!!


Daphne said...

Vintage Christmas is the very best design choice! I've been at my decorating all day, too. Love your new pieces!

Tresa said...

I love your wreath!!! The putz house is amazing, along with everything else. Have a blast!

Unknown said...

It's funny you mentioning eBay....just last night as I checked out the bidding on a vintage Christmas item im watching ( it got too rich for my blood) I thought "I wonder if we r all unknowingly bidding against each other?" LOL Enjoy your new treasures

Pollyanna said...

I think she will have to love the wreath, because it is adorable!!

Musings from Kim K. said...

So many lovely vintage treasures. Your putz house is just gorgeous.

Parfum pas cher said...

So beautiful and lovely post, love them

Have a Daily Cup of Mrs. Olson said...

Vintage Christmas is my favorite. Although I do a mixture. My living room and kitchen has the most. Love your darling house! I bought and old light set that has reflectors this year. Kind of fun. I'm not sure what I will do with it other than stick it in a jar. But for $2 I had to buy it.

Anonymous said...

Fun stuff!

I figured I would at leat put up my tree this year but now I'm thinking- WHERE will I put it??? Can we say DOWNSIZE? GULP!

Thanks for posting! ♥

My Vintage Mending said...

The books oh the books...I love each one. You did very well here...on ebay. Looking forward to seeing what you are crafting..smiles..Renee

Short and Sweet said...

I tried to look for vinholidays on ebay but I couldn't find her. I did an advanced search by seller...should I try something else?

craftyles said...

Sandy, It's beginning to look alot like Vintage CHristmas over there. I love the Putz house. Can't wait to see what you do with all you vintage finery.

Nanette Merrill said...

I love your wreath. And I had one of those books as a kid. I remember my mom reading it to me and then reading it myself year after year and looking at the pictures. Good memories. Looking at the graphics is like going back in time. Thanks for this wonderful post.

Pink Roses and Teacups said...

Love all your vintage goodies, Sandy. I am loving the vintage look for this year too!


Unknown said...

Sandy, you always find the best treasures, and they are always the best RED fix on the block. Can't wait to see how you use these treasures in your holiday decorating. Have a great week! E

Unknown said...

Wow, you found lots of good things! Your Putz house is adorable.

Hearts Turned said...

Oh! I love it all, Sandy! Those reflectors are fabulous & one of my favorite vintage things--lucky you!

Wishing you a wonderful first week of December, my friend!


Unknown said...

Hi Sandy, The garland comes from Etsy or Ebay either. The plastic ornaments are already on the garland. YOU gave me the wooden ornaments! Everything else was made from the OA paper and vintage greeting cards. I knew this would be a project you would like! E

Jenny's Heart said...

I am so making a trip to see you and all of your
I wish! I did enjoy Arizona the two weeks I was there :)

Marissa said...

I love everything vintage!! enjoying your sweet blog!!!!

20 North Ora said...

How great to use vintage items. Things that will become heirlooms to add down thru the generations.


Rose Garden Romantic said...

Wonderful finds! I love it all! I have barely any vintage Christmas goodies, but I'm hoping to start collecting more. Most of my decorations are just "vintage inspired" at this point. I would love for all of mine to be vintage someday!
Michelle xoxo

C. Dianne Zweig said...

Love vintage holiday items, you will have so much fun with them.


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