A Very Vintage Christmas

Autor: Bob Richter
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781493022144
File Size: 74,89 MB
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A Very Vintage Christmas embodies the nostalgia and sentimentality associated with the holiday season. Vintage ornaments, lights, decorations, and cards all conjure up happy memories of Christmases past and serve as tangible mementos of holidays shared with family and friends. The book helps the everyday collector and enthusiast to build their own collection and offers tips on making the most of what they ve got. A common thread runs through the chapters: the love of beautiful holiday decorations, and the interest in their history, value, and preservation."

A Very Vintage Christmas

Autor: Bob Richter
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 149302213X
File Size: 57,56 MB
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A Very Vintage Christmas embodies the nostalgia and sentimentality associated with the holiday season. Vintage ornaments, lights, decorations, cards and wrapping all conjure up happy memories of Christmases past and serve as tangible mementos of holidays shared with family and friends. In fact, finding these objects, decorating with them and sharing them with others brings an instant feeling of comfort and joy. Coupled with beautiful photographs, tips on collecting, and secret shopping haunts, A Very Vintage Christmas offers a 360-degree look at holiday décor in America and gives suggestions on how to make vintage finds work for today’s audience. While each chapter of A Very Vintage Christmas is unique, there is a common thread that runs through them all: the love of beautiful holiday decorations, and the interest in their history, value, and preservation. The book helps the everyday collector and enthusiast to build their own collection and offers tips on how to make the most of what they’ve got.

Have Yourself A Very Vintage Christmas

Autor: Susan Waggoner
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613122004
File Size: 77,17 MB
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In her newest volume, Susan Waggoner recaptures the magic of Christmases past with the vintage crafts projects readers have been craving. Inspired by the most sought-after treasures from the 1920s through the 1960s, Waggoner recreates a tempting array of decorations and provides step-by-step instructions that allow anyone to deck their halls with cellophane wreaths, glittered glass ornament balls, beaded bell garlands, and whimsical, tinsel-bedecked treat cups. Those pressed for time will also find quick crafts for every decade, along with style notes and decorating tips to pull it all together. Nostalgic bonus art throughout provides a host of images to use in greeting cards and photo holders. And to keep spirits merry and energy flowing, Waggoner includes a sampler of easy-to-make candy recipes, from Mackinac Island Fudge to old-fashioned soft caramels. Praise for Have Yourself a Very Vintage Christmas: “If you're looking for nostalgia or a retro style, this is the perfect book to help you plan your Christmas decorations. . . . A well-thought-out themed book for any craft collection.” —Library Journal “Packed with an amazing amount of information and/or tips for having a fab retro holiday of your own.” —The Costco Connection

Vintage Christmas Crafts

Autor: Sara Toliver
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402727917
File Size: 23,54 MB
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Presented here are four unique ways to go back in time and add charm to the holidays: Victorian Vintage, Shabby Chic, Country Style, and Personal Vintage. For each style, you’ll find enticing projects, decorating ideas, and pictures to inspire creativity and evoke nostalgia. Craft traditional cardboard villages, give new ornaments an antique finish, and create other glorious designs.

Creatively Christmas

Autor: Jennifer Rizzo
Publisher: Cedar Fort
ISBN: 1462108717
File Size: 74,24 MB
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Make your Christmas merry and bright! Follow popular designer and lifestyle blogger Jennifer Rizzo on a journey through the yuletide season—and learn how to make your own beautiful decorations, such as the Sparkly Doily Banner, Snowball Jingle Bells, Reindeer Tea Towel, and more. So grab a hot glue gun and pom-poms and enjoy page after page of glittery and festive projects.

Vintage Christmas Ceramic Collectibles

Autor: Walter Dworkin
Publisher: Krause Publications
ISBN: 0873498747
File Size: 42,19 MB
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The nostalgia of the Christmas season seems to touch everyone - especially collectors! Author Walter Dworkin, a collector for 20 years, has compiled this one-of-a-kind reference of the unique ceramic creations from Christmases past, focusing on items from the 1950s and 60's, the "Made in Japan" era of Christmas ceramics. &break;&break;Over 800 listings include market values, descriptions, trademarks, signatures, and histories for the most popular Christmas ceramics from the period. Readers will find delightful Christmas lady planters and other holiday planters, festive candle holders, holiday bells, salt and pepper shakers,&break;Spaghetti Art Santas, angels and other favorite Yuletide figurines, giftwares and much more, in over 1,000 vibrant color photos! Manufacturer profiles for Christmas ceramic companies large and small are included as well. More than just a cut-and-dried reference guide, this book brings to life the wonderful Christmases of yesteryear.

Christmas Past

Autor: Robert Brenner
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764301728
File Size: 33,96 MB
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The historical importance, makers, materials, and rarity of Christmas trees, decorations, and ornaments of all kinds are discussed in detail, including glass ornaments, all types of lighting from candles to electricity, cotton and paper ornaments, and Dresdens. All the major manufacturers are identified and much personal information is given about the families that developed the Christmas ornament industry into big business internationally. Christmas Past includes beautiful colour pictures of extremely rare, exquisite glass balls and figurals and early electric lamps.

Christmas Decorations From Williamsburg

Autor: Susan Hight Rountree
Publisher: Colonial Williamsburg
ISBN: 9780879350857
File Size: 38,56 MB
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The special holiday decorations and festive recipes that have long been associated with a Williamsburg Christmas are featured in this colorful gift book from the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. Beautiful photography, descriptive text, and 28 charming color drawings present a wealth of ideas for creating a Williamsburg Christmas in your own home.

It S A Wonderful Christmas

Autor: Susan Waggoner
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781584793274
File Size: 46,24 MB
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A collection of classic images of the Yuletide icons of mid-twentieth-century America features nostalgic presentations of such holiday objects as vintage Christmas cards, Lionel toy trains, and Rudolph's red nose, in a volume complemented by trivia and informational lore on popular traditions. 25,000 first printing.

Kitschmasland

Autor: Travis Smith
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764329784
File Size: 40,79 MB
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Welcome to Kitschmasland in a fun and nostalgic look at our infatuation with Christmas holiday decor from the 1950s and through the 1970s. This beautiful revised book covers the gamut of decorations some whimsical, some beautiful and a treasure trove of campy kitsch that the author calls "Kitschmas!" Join a magical tour of retro homes decked out for the holidays, and enjoy a variety of festive holiday decorations from our not-too-distant past. Featuring vintage Christmas ornaments, trees, ceramics, and more, over 400 color photos and vintage magazine images are used to illustrate this whimsical journey through some of our favorite decades. This book is a delight for Kitschmas fans, decorators, and the thousands of people devoted to mid-century decor and design.