Thursday, November 29, 2012

Vintage Holiday Decorating With Red, White, Green Housewares,Textiles, Collectibles


Retro Christmas Decorating With Collectible     Kitchenwares, Linens, Tins 

Using red  and green vintage textiles, ceramics, housewares and linens from the 1940-1950s is a great way to add holiday spirit to your home at this time.  Red, green and white was a very common combination of colors in the 1940s and early 1950s so that you will have an easy time finding collectibles in these colors.

Thrifty Holiday Decorating For Christmas

The beauty of decorating your home for the  holidays using vintage linens, housewares and decorative accessories is that you  can accomplish so much with a small budget.

Nostalgic Decor For Your Holiday Home

And unlike manufactured store bought household goods, vintage treasures are durable and nostalgic.
Baby boomers who grew up in the 1940s-1950s can share older styles with their families and create new versions of holiday decorating.

The latest slogan is that old is the new new!  

Here are some ideas of vintage home and kitchen collectibles that will look nice for Christmas.

Vintage Holiday Ideas In RED  WHITE GREEN

1. crocheted potholders
2. vintage cookie or candy tins
3. old ceramic planters
4. glass pitchers
5. colorful vintage tablecloths
6. kitchen canisters
7. picnic tins
8. beverage glasses
9. trays
10. barware
11.napkins
12. tea towels
13. carts
14. stools
15. shelves

16. old holiday cards
17. vintage dishes
18. vintage ornaments
19. kitchen utensils
20. serving pieces


Photos courtesy of :

Main Street Antiques, Semour, CT

Farms Village Antiques , West Simsbury, CT  http://www.farmsvillageantiques.com/

 C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro cafĂ©. To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.com Visit my website, CDianneZweig.com Dianne is a member of: The American Society of Journalists and Authors The Society of Professional Journalists

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