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Friday, December 21, 2012

Vintage Inspiration #119 Counting the Days till Christmas

It's literally "starting to look (and feel) a lot like Christmas" here in Southwest Missouri. We're on the edge of the big blizzard that's sweeping through the Midwest this morning; high winds and blowing snow. The kitties and I will be finishing up some things around the house and staying in out of the big chill. How about you, are you all ready for the festivities of next week? Going through all these great posts, I've wanted to highlight so many of you, but could only pick a few, so here goes...just some vintage fun that caught my eye.


Laura used her sign making skills to create this fun mantel
 with burlap trees and an old toy truck at




Nita from Mod Vintage Life
 didn't think she could possibly love this year's mantel
more than last year's, but wow, it's fabulous!!



A Pallet Christmas Tree
 that so perfectly speaks the meaning of Christmas,
from Gloria at The Long Awaited Home



Maria shares her Christmas Home Tour
 from Rusty Hinge
Oh that Armoire!



Christie from Three Pixie Lane 
takes us on a house tour sharing her wonderful,
comfortable and cozy, newly remodeled home.
Love those great stockings!



And another Holiday House Walk from 
Kelly at Eclectically Vintage.
So many ideas for using Vintage items for Christmas!
You'll be pinning them all.


(And speaking of "pinning", please go to the original blog source)




And Today I want to share a brand spanking new sponsor, Lucy from Bel Monili. You'll want to run by and check out her Etsy Shop full of wonderful repurposed jewelry. These will be perfect for Spring!







Thanks Lucy!

And for some more fun Friday Parties,
check these out!




Hope you'll join in today with all your Christmas fun!
Please have a link within your post to be featured.


sending lots of Christmas love your way,


42 comments:

Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Wonderful features, Debra. Thanks for hosting and have a very Merry Christmas and stay warm.

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Lovely features each one. Thank you for hosting. Wishing you and yours a very blessed and happy Christmas.
FABBY

Lynn@ The Vintage Nest said...

Merry Merry Debra! Thank you so much for hosting. xo

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Hello dear Debra, Thank you very much for hosting! The features are lovely.

Merry Christmas to you and your hubby and a wonderful 2013, my friend!

Big hugs,
Julia

Linda @ Itsy Bits And Pieces said...

Such lovely features, Debra! Wishing you a wonderful Christmas!

Sylvia said...

A Very Merry Christmas to you and yours, Debra! Seeing all these wonderful features, I am inspired to share my sentiment about the magic of the most gentle and spirited holiday. I hope your talented readers enjoy it!
Thank you for having me!

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Debra,
You have some wonderful features this week...gotta go check them out. Thanks for hosting and I wish you a Merry Christmas!!!

Blessings,
Linda

Jody and Stan said...

Debra, What a wonderful Christmas Party! Love all the features too. Hope you have a wonderful holiday week with your family. You have been such an inspiration to me this year. Thank you..Merry Christmas!

Love, Jody

Sherry said...

So many gorgeous homes decorated for Christmas! It has been an awesome year for blogs. I have just stared and stared at the gorgeous homes! Thank you for hosting and for joining me Debra! Have a blessed Christmas!
Sherry

Barb @ The Everyday Home said...

Wonderful features Debra. Thanks for hosting and I hope you are having a great week and gearing up for a fabulous Christmas. xxoo

Moni - Zuhaus at Home said...

I love the wonderful features and inspirations...thank you for hosting and have a Merry Christmas!

Julie Marie at Idyllhours said...

Hello Debra... loved seeing all those posts and looking forward to seeing all of todays... I linked an old post from 2010... I didn't want to miss the last Vintage Christmas party for the year at your place!... LOVE that beautiful jewelry by Lucy!... already has me thinking Spring now!... xoxo Julie Marie PS Stay warm and out of that bad weather!!! We were 8 degrees this morning when I walked Tessy... brrrr!

Jann Olson said...

Hi Debra,
What great features! Each one had me drooling. Being tucked in at home when it's brewing a storm outdoors is quite fun. Snow on the ground here, but calm and sunny. Have a very Merry Christmas my friend!
Hugs,
Jann

suzyq said...

Gorgeous features!!!
Thanks so much for hosting - and hope you have the merriest of Christmases,
Big hugs,
Suzan

Jennifer @ Town and Country Living said...

Your blizzard just missed us here in Illinois. We're getting a lot of rain though. I love Maria's Christmas post. Her home is so pretty. Thanks for hosting and have a blessed Christmas!

Nita {ModVintageLife} said...

Oh...thanks for featuring my mantel! Yippee!!!!

Eclectically Vintage said...

Debra - as usual your features are amazing! Love Maria's home and thrilled to be included among such greatness! And I adore Lucy's jewelry
Wishing you a wonderful Christmas.
Kelly

A Cozy Cottage in the City said...

Hi Debra,

Such lovely features! Thank you so much for hosting! Wishing you a most blessed holiday season!


Hugs,
Jessie

Poppy said...

Hi Debra,

Fun and festive features!Love the Pallet Christmas tree, the mantelpiece with the cozy stockings and the beautiful armoire.

Thanks for hosting this wonderful winter wonderland!

Merry Christmas to you!

Poppy

Aimee - ItsOverflowing.com said...

Merry Christmas Debra! XO, Aimee

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Thanks for hosting. Merry Christmas Debra.

SwedishCorner ~ DownUnder...Pernilla said...

Happy Holidays, Debra! Fantastic features :) Thanks so much for hosting. Seasons Greetings from Australia♥ ~Pernilla

Debra said...

Pouring down rain here in western Pa. Weather is so mixed up! BUT Merry Christmas to you and your family and I hope that you get just enough snow for a White Christmas but not too too much. My oldest son is in Missouri ( St Louis ) due to come home for Christmas so I'll bet that storm might delay him from Friday / Sat travel; not sure.

Stay safe and warm and thank you for hostessing each week :) God Bless.

Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Sounds like you are going to be enjoying a white Christmas!
Off to enjoy all the inspiration you have gathered together, so much fun!
Thanks Debra!

Vickie @ Ranger 911 said...

Thanks for hosting, Debra! I'm loving your blog header!

Blue Creek Home said...

Hey Debra, I'll arm wrestle you for the cute lamb on the coffee table at Three Pixie Lane!!!
Hope you don't get too socked in up there. We had tornado watches here all morning, but at least it brought in cool air. Yesterday, everyone was back in their shorts and flip flops - not very conducive to the spirit of Christmas!!!
Thanks!
Rhonda

Diane | An Extraordinary Day said...

Your snow will be blowing into PA overnight and we will be waking up to some white too!
Wishing you and yours and Extraordinary Christmas!

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Love the features, Debra! Thanks for hosting!...hugs...Debbie

Charm Bracelet Diva said...

Thank you for hosting, Debra. Have a blessed holiday!

Tazas y Cuentos said...

Hello Debra!
Great features and thank you very much for hosting!
Merry Christmas! Feliz Navidad!
Besos, Silvina

Cottage and Broome said...

Thanks for hosting again this week. Here in the upper midwest we are getting the storm. Up at our cottage we are supposed to get 18 inches! Hope we can make it up there. Have a wonderful holiday, Laura

Kelly said...

I hope you have a great Christmas with the "winter blast" that you're getting. We're getting lots of wind and rain. It was an AWFUL day today with non-stop pounding rain. I had to run a bazillion errands in it too. Hard to believe just yesterday it was sunny and warm and .....perfect! Now I'm off to look at some of your features from this week.

The Long Awaited Home said...

Thank you so much for hosting your lovely vintage party each week. I am so excited to be featured this week. I hope you get just enough snow to make it a White Christmas, but not so much that you lose power. Have a blessed Christmas Debra!
Gloria

Julia - "Vintage with Laces" said...

Hi Debra, I'm catching up and looked at your recent posts this morning. Big congratulations on the lovely feature in Romantic Homes Magazine! That's wonderful and I'm very happy for you, my friend.
Your antique rocking horse is so adorable. I love it.
Hugs to you,
Julia

Anne said...

Thank you for hosting Debra! Merry Christmas!
xx
Anne

frenchhensnest said...

Debra, Thank you for hosting another great party! We appreciate you and all the work it takes!

Merry Christmas from
Jeannie and Linda @ The French Hens Nest!

Denise at PinkPostcard. said...

beautiful, beautiful features! Thanks for hosting, Debra! Merry Christmas~

Nita {ModVintageLife} said...

Forgot to congratulate you on your feature in Romantic Homes. So deserved!

The Rosegarden in Malevik said...

Hi Debra
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Judy at GoldCountryCottage said...

Thank you Debra for hosting. Lovely features and I'm itching to look though this week's offerings..Merry Christmas..Judy

Susy said...

So many links and parties ~ such little time! Thank you Debra for identifying my vintage print. Knowing more about it makes it even more special to me. Christmas Blessings to you.

sweetinspirationsbyjpdesigns.blogspot.com said...

Debra, Wishing you a wonderful day on Christmas filled with love and joy! Thank you for hosting so many great parties!
Janet

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