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3 Antiques to Repurpose as Unique Christmas Ornaments

3 antiques remade into unique Christmas ornaments: horse brasses, Jasperware trinket dishes, and vintage brooches

Looking for a unique Christmas ornament idea? Love vintage and antiques? Here are 3 antiques you can repurpose into charming and unique Christmas ornaments! 🎶 O Christmas tree, o Christmas treeHow lovely are thy branchesO Christmas tree, o Christmas treeHow lovely are thy branches… Especially when bedecked with unique Christmas ornaments transformed from vintage and antique …

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How to Turn Trinket Dishes into Ornaments

Katherine's Wedgwood Jasperware tabletop Christmas tree in dining room

Try my simple 3 step process to turn vintage trinket dishes into ornaments for Christmas like I did with my collection of Wedgwood Jasperware. You can take beautiful vintage trinket dishes, butter pats, ashtrays, or small plates and turn them into Christmas ornaments in a snap with my easy method, and the best part is …

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Christmas Decor – Amazon & Etsy Finds

Christmas decor Amazon & Etsy finds collage of holiday decor, tableware, ornaments, wreaths, and decorations

Looking for some fabulous and festive Christmas decor? Trying to mind your pocket book? I curated this merry list of holiday decorations for you lovely! All the finds are from Amazon or Etsy, and almost everything is under $100 or less! There is no doubt 2020 has been a doozy for everyone and even worse …

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A Joyful Nativity Scene Decoration

Blue and white Nativity set on silver tray with cedar garland surrounding and silver framed Bible verses in background - top view of Baby Jesus

Create a joyful Nativity scene decoration amongst the tinsel and lights as a vivid reminder of the meaning of Christmas. Fill your tableau with meaning and love to inspire you throughout the holiday season and share God’s gift! Do you remember as a small child standing in awe of your family’s Nativity scene? Being fascinated …

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2 Ideas for Chinoiserie Christmas Decorations

Georgian Chinoiserie Garden Christmas Decoration inspiration shown in flatlay, featuring camellia prints, Wedgwood, pink gingham, Rose Medallion, greek key trim, feathers, and velvet ribbon.

Are you a themed Christmas decorations person? Me? Totally! I love the creative challenge and the focus it gives to my decorating exuberance. 😉 If you are searching for a theme or thinking about adopting one for this year’s decorating, let me suggest Chinoiserie! It is a decorating style filled with color, timeless allure, and delightful …

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A 3 Minute Autumn Wreath

Grapevine autumn wreath with fern and antler

Short on time and in need of a pretty autumn wreath for your front door? Follow these easy steps to make a charming wreath in under 3 minutes! No glue and no special skills needed! To make my 3 minute autumn wreath you will need: A small grapevine wreath form – pulled apart slightly. A …

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A Witchy Front Door for Halloween

Candle light glows at this front door at dusk. Decorate for Halloween this year with a witchy front door by adding a witches hat, broom, and lantern to your autumn decor

Decorate for Halloween this year with a witchy front door using heirloom pumpkins, mums, enchanted ferns, and a witches hat and broom. Add some glowing candlelight and sinister crows for spooky effect. There are somethings I know for certain: always throw spilt salt over your left shoulder, keep rosemary by your garden gate, plant lavender …

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Fall Decor But Make It Vintage – Autumn Home Tour

My formal living room all dressed up for the It's a Colorful Life Autumn Home Tour

Take a tour of my home all jazzed up for fall and see how I added autumnal touches to my existing vintage and antique decor! It’s a Colorful Life Fall Blog Hop 20+ Bloggers & Their Fabulous Fall Homes Welcome to My Autumn Home Tour! October is here and so is fall! I am beyond …

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My Fall Mantel with Ginger Jars & Velvet Pumpkins

Double happiness temple jar nestled on fall mantel

Decorate a traditional fall mantel with ginger jars and velvet pumpkins that feels luxurious and not the least bit farmhouse! What defines fall decor? For me it’s luxurious color and texture, which means rich autumnal hues that reflect the changing leaves and cozy, slightly rustic textures. Fall decor should feel warm and inviting. It should …

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Autumn Floral Centerpiece Video Tutorial

Katherine reaches out to fluff flower in autumn floral centerpiece

Watch this video tutorial to learn how to create an autumn floral centerpiece using a vintage silver bowl, hydrangea, eucalyptus, tulips, roses, and mums. Flower arranging is hard! There is picking the right floral combinations…finding a vase…manipulating the flowers in the right position…and of course prolonging the life of the arrangement! I really get it, …

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