Monday, November 8, 2010

FINALLY some vintage Christmas creations

I am slowly, but surely getting in the Christmas mood...

I finally found some time to do a little creating. My poor kitchen was a MESS and glitter was
everywhere this past weekend when I was all done!
I wouldn't be surprised if hubby even wore some
to work today! lol. I will say it was fun though.

I made a bunch of spool ornaments and almost
everything on them is vintage.
{except the paint,glue,jingle bells and glitter}

I used vintage tinsel, pages from an old Bible that was
falling apart, vintage songbook pages and vintage
German scrap.

Most have jingle bells hanging from the bottom, but
a few do not. I even used vintage tinsel cord on many
of them.

This flower isn't vintage either, but the rhinestone button
in the center of it is.

Many of these will be headed up to my booth, but I suppose I could be persuaded to sell a few online also if anyone is interested. :)

Have you done any Christmas creating yet? Happy Monday!

14 comments:

Sweet Old Vintage said...

Sandi... The spool ornaments are so sweet... Would be a cute gift exchange gift.... Can't wait to see more....

Irene said...

I love it. Would be great little tree for my dressmaker mother.

sandy said...

Sandi,

Very cute spool ornaments! They look wonderful on the tree also!

sandy

gail said...

Hi Sandi-thanks for visiting my blog! My barn isn't heated either, and yes, I wanted to work on it this past summer and never got to it. so I hope to do it in the spring.
I love your little ornamenets...they are adorable! I have to keep them in mind, but I just can't bring myself to think about Christmas yet even though it is right around the corner!
gail

It's me said...

Woww Sandi...this looks great !!...you did a great job !! i like it !!!....love Ria....

GARAGE SALE GAL said...

Hi Sandi!
LOVE them!!! I must make one for myself...off to find my spools! Thank you for sharing such a pretty idea.
Warmly,
deb :)

Karen said...

Sandi~
These are so sweet!! What a great idea for using vintage items for the holidays!!

Donna said...

Your spool ornaments are just darling, Sandi! I just love the way they look on your tree! I have been creating with glitter, too, and it's everywhere! And my hubby is wearing it, too:)

Donna said...

Adorable! I bought a big bag of wooden spools earlier this year and hope to do some ornaments too!

A Cottage Muse said...

Soooo pretty!! I always love your ideas Sandi!

Debra@Common Ground said...

Sandi these are darling, and hey, guys look GREAT in glitter!!!
love ya,
Debra

Jan said...

Beautiful ornaments!! {sigh} :)

Marydon said...

G'day sweet Sandi ~ I read the library write. It is heart warming ... PAY IT FORWARD is something I do many, many times every chance I get.
Wonderful write.

Sniff, boo-hoo! The barn is gone ... how sad. I loved it, I LOVE barns.

Now on the brighter side ... are you selling those ornies you just made? They are adorable. LMK

How is everything else coming along? I am doing much better.

Hugs & love, Marydon

Jillian said...

Very sweet! You did a great job...

Jillian
Bella Rosa Antiques