This ornament came to us from Joanne's mother's tree. It dates back to the 1950's. Finally adding a few new pictures to my photostream. I printed these 5 pictures as 8X10's a couple of weeks ago and hung them in our entranceway. We really liked them and I decided to share them with my Flickr friends.
Big City, Little Tree
As a kid, I used to love going with my grandparents to a tree farm in upstate Connecticut and finding the perfect Christmas tree. Well, here in the Big City, the tradition's a little different. Every year, I go to this one, special vendor in Hell's Kitchen, a sweet, French-Canadian couple from Quebec. Fraser firs …
VINTAGE CHRISTMAS DECORATIONS!!!
In spite of the use and abuse of ultra modern engineering and the rushing hullabaloo of the 21st century, people often seem to become nostalgic when it comes to home decorating for Christmas. Norman Rockwell's creations-marvelous pictures of Victorian villages under the snow, children eagerly waiting for the arrival of Santa Claus while carolers walk around the villages singing Christmas carols. Thinking to families decorating a beautiful Christmas tree and drinking hot cocoa with…
Poland Glass Ornaments Vintage Christmas Tree Ornaments in | Etsy
Lovely set of 12 small glass Christmas tree ornaments in their original box. All different colors, all hand decorated with 'snow' and mica glitter, all about 1 1/2 - 2 inches in diameter. Two are reflectors - indents. Original metal caps and hanger loops. 1940's. Bright vivid colors with very little color loss. Box marked 'Poland'; caps marked 'Poland'.
"The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire"-The Drifters
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Vintage Christmas Ornaments
I love vintage Christmas ornaments, and I try to collect a few more each year. Usually I can only find these at antique shops, and they can be quite pricey. However, if you're lucky, you could walk into a thrift store a find a complete box for $2! Which is what happened to me yesterday! I guess you never know when they might sneak up on you :)