Sunday, November 24, 2013

Vintage Christmas

At 1515, it is a Vintage Christmas
Take a look of some of those decorations from the 
1940's and 1950's

the tree has all shiny brites
my Grandmothers set of blocks under the tree

the kitchen is not done yet, but I think a kitchen is almost my most favorite spot at Christmas.
It evokes the memories of eating leftovers with my Mom and Grandmother around the kitchen table late in the evening on Christmas.
Memories of the Christmas cookies made, the family holidays shared.

the Christmas aprons are hanging just ready for you to pick the one you want to wear

the tablecloth like my Grandmothers is set ready to go.

the angel oversees 

ruby glass and more shiny brites

bottle brush forest

the bookcase with some of those special finds

vintage Santa's and Snowmen

Gurley candles in all sizes

Santa sees you!

even Santa's in original packages.

For some reason, this picture I took of my cousins just says
to me.
They maybe adults by I see the children in them this time of year.

Happy Sunday.



Lottie said...

My mother had a tablecloth just like that! Oh, the memories! Love to visit your blog!

Paulette said...

Simply lovely. Everything looks so festive and fun, and ready to continue making wonderful Christmas memories at 1515.

Robin@DecoratingTennisGirl said...

Love it all, Ann. So happy you have this wonderful home, now :)

Shelia said...

Hi Ann! Oh, your little house is just bursting with nostalgia! I love it. The ornaments on your tree - love the icicles. You have so many wonderful vintage things!
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving,
Shelia ;)

Protector of Vintage said...

Very lovely! Love all the vintage details.

Laura Ingalls Gunn said...

We are indeed all children at Christmastime. :)

I love the vintage tablecloth!

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving week!

Olive said...

All the Shiny Brites are quite wonderful Ann. The cousins photo is a delight. xo, olive

ann said...

The Christmas spirit has certainly arrived at 1515. I do enjoy your stories and photos of 1515 as the remind me very much of my grandmother's.

Jill said...

Every picture is just so nice, I love vintage Christmas!

Sarah Adams said...

Oh how I love vintage Christmas! Brings back so many memories!

Erica of Golden Egg Vintage said...

It's wonderful! Every single bit!
Happy Holidays!
Erica :)

Cindy (Applestone Cottage) said...

That is so neat! I love how it invokes memories of the past, what a fun tree and such great collections too!

Weekend-Windup said...

Love all your Christmas decor things. Sweet memories of your grand mother. Your house is now ready for a Christmas party.

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Oh, I want to live there Ann! So charming and magical!

Happy happy Thanksgiving,

Susie said...

Ann, I absolutely love your old fashion Christmas. The ornaments are wonderful. That house makes me wish it had been mine growing up. Blessings for a wonderful Thanksgiving. xoxo,Susie

Vintage Gal said...

Oh my Everything is so vintage and Festive and beautiful. It must look so beautiful when the lights are on in the evening ~ love the aprons ~ they make me smile ;-)
Your cousins look like two little girls ready to run off and giggle ~

Pat Cantwell said...

I adore seeing all the Vintage Christmas decorations at 1515, dear friend!!!
I began in the Dining Room this year with my Christmas decor. . .and now I'm ready to tackle the Living Room and Entry Hall!!!
Thanks for sharing this special 50's & 60's decor. . .a blast of my childhood past!!!

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