Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Christmas Treasures Vignettes….

I have so many wonderful memories attached to almost every Christmas decoration I have.  I remember bottle brush trees from when I was little, so they just have to have special spots in my Christmas décor…..


This is a very simple vignette, but I wanted the trees to be the main focus….something so simple can be so pretty when they’re all grouped together under glass. My mom gave me the cloche’ many years ago, so the whole thing reminds me of family and Christmas from years gone by.

bottle brush trees

I have some of my most treasured antique ornaments behind glass. My mom gave me the old bowl, and it’s filled with well worn ornaments from times past…

aqua vintage ornaments

This next set of ornaments holds a very special place in my heart.  I received this entire set, including the silver compote, in the mail this year from an amazing blogger friend. She is one of the nicest ladies I’ve ever had the pleasure of “meeting”. I hope to one day meet this gal in person and hug her neck, but until then…you know who you are, and you’re a treasure among treasures and I love ya dearly!

sweet friends

Aren’t they just beautiful! I have to tell you, when I received the box in the mail, I opened it from the bottom and out came the silver piece first and I was just in love…I thought that was all that was in the box and I was thrilled!  Then I noticed more things…I started unwrapping the carefully wrapped ornaments one by one and sat there in my upstairs hallway and cried like a baby.  It sure was a wonderful surprise…..what a blessing! You know, all of you are blessings to me! Every time I see how many people read this blog..I stand amazed. Every time I read your sweet comments, it makes my day brighter and my heart swell…I really do love you guys!

old vintage ornaments

Old ornaments are one of my favorite things in the whole world and they’re getting harder and harder to find, so I treasure the ones I have so much! My favorites are the indented ones….especially if they’re pink!  Do these ornaments just scream my name or what!?!

indent ornaments

Do you all love old ornaments too, or do you prefer the newer stuff?  I wish I could go back in time and gather all the things I love from years gone by and bring them back with me to today…wouldn’t that be fun?!

Hope you all have a very Merry CHRISTmas and a blessed New Year!



Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

SO pretty, Missy!! And your idea with the cloche and cake stands is lovely! I loved seeing your treasures! Beautiful post, my friend! XOXO

Richard Cottrell said...

I agree, I agree! Love the trees and the ornaments. Love em, love em, love em. Richard from My old Historic House.

A Southern Rose said...

How beautiful Missy! I love old ornaments too. I also love how you displayed your little bottle trees.

Merry Christmas to you and your family.

Thank you for your sweet comments always. I'll email you soon.

Lee Laurie

Leave It To Davis said...

Those were beautiful! Love them all! And yes, I wish we could go back in time and gather all the things that mean a lot about Christmas, too....I'd get all the reel to reel movies my aunt took and save them to be transferred to dvds. If only.....

Claudia said...

Old ornaments are my favorite too. I pick them up whenever I see them. Love your displays.

Jessica said...

I LOVE your pink indented ornaments! So pretty! I have a few vintage pinkish ornaments, but they are round. Ha

❁Velma ~Down Our Country Road❁ said...

Missy, how blessed you are to have such a special blogging friend!! I love the indented ornaments. I don't have any and need to start searching for some. ;)
Hope you had a very blessed and Merry Christmas!

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