Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Vintage Ornament Love

A recent trip to the antiques fair in Alameda has me all fired up for vintage Christmas ornaments. I got some lovely ones for just $1 each! Photos to come. Today I indulged in a little online ornament window shopping via Etsy. Here are a few of my favorites. Be warned—some of my taste runs a little to the "ugly pretty"... {above: Mercury Glass Teapots}

{1950s West German Christmas Ornament (part of a set), Indent Glass Ornaments, Church Ornament}

{1950s Santa and more}

What do you think? Do the nicks and scratches bother you? I think they make certain vintage ornaments even sweeter.

{Honeycomb Red Apples}

Who knew I'd be such a nut for the hand beaded ones? Let's bring this DIY back!

{Hand Beaded Sequined Ornaments, Golden Yellow Mid Century Ornament}

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