This gorgeous piece of old architectural iron work hangs in my foyer. It's about six feet tall and the perfect spot to hang a wreath. I spotted this bottle brush wreath as they were just putting them out in Big Lots.....yep....I said Big Lots......but it was expensive for Big Lots.....all of $8.00. Don't you just love it? It's looks so old! It's about 12" across and I just love the replica looking silver mercury glass ornaments on it.
Vintage ornaments, including an old German Santa and pine cone, rest in a nest of shredded old sheet music in a vintage silver pedestal compote. This one's for sale in the shop. Looks so pretty sitting under the tall glass cloche.
I've had this dear sweet worn gold and white angel for years and years. She has no face anymore which makes her all the more dear.
Polka Dot Closet. She made these gorgeous broken china mosaic Christmas trees. And I snagged one right away. Love the little star on top and the piece of vintage jewelry at the base. The tree sits in an old candlestick holder. It looks so sweet sitting among all my old shabby white candle holders. If you hurry I think she has a few left on her website.
I always buy a large white poinsettia every year instead of red. Red clashes with my red floral chairs. LOL.....This year I put it in a vintage tired and worn champagne bucket. Love it! I got my plant at Lowe's and they actually had some that had glitter on them. Now I love glitter but not on my poinsettia! :)
Even my little bird dons some holiday finery......vintage pearls of the highest caliber. :)
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I had been looking for some old candy canes and found them this Fall at a church bizarre. I was delighted! I think they were the ones that you can get at the cheapie stores for like $1.00 apiece but I got tons of them for $1.00 and they had a beautiful weathered mellowed out patina on them. They rest in the chair next to the moss gift on the front porch.
And finally the front door wreath. I love the look of a big fat thick wreath but they cost beaucoups of money so I bought two inexpensive undecorated ones and stacked them for a pretty effect. Added pine cones and holly berries from the yard, a found bird nest and a sweet old spun cotton red bird.
And for my last vignette for these delightful parties, I show you what's stacked in a corner of my boudoir. Bags of gifts waiting to be wrapped. Come on over and we'll have a "wrapping party". :) Before I leave next week I have one more post (I think) about the Christmas Country Mouse and the City Mouse. Hope you'll come back.