Christmas Ornaments

Autor: Margaret Schiffer
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780887408786
File Size: 15,36 MB
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The joy and magic of Christmas are celebrated in this nostalgic pictorial exploration of old-fashioned Christmas decorations. Nearly 1200 enchanting Christmas ornaments, candy containers, Santa figures, and collectibles are displayed in color photos.

A Very Vintage Christmas

Autor: Bob Richter
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 149302213X
File Size: 24,71 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.

Midcentury Christmas Holiday Fads Fancies And Fun From 1945 To 1970

Autor: Sarah Archer
Publisher: The Countryman Press
ISBN: 1581575386
File Size: 20,45 MB
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A celebration of Christmas in the 1950s and '60s Midcentury America was a wonderland of department stores, suburban cul-de-sacs, and Tupperware parties. Every kid on the block had to have the latest cool toy, be it an Easy Bake Oven for pretend baking, a rocket ship for pretend space travel, or a Slinky, just because. At Christmastime, postwar America's dreams and desires were on full display, from shopping mall Santas to shiny aluminum Christmas trees, from the Grinch to Charlie Brown's beloved spindly Christmas tree. Now design maven Sarah Archer tells the story of how Christmastime in America rocketed from the Victorian period into Space Age, thanks to the new technologies and unprecedented prosperity that shaped the era. The book will feature iconic favorites of that time, including: • A visual feast of Christmastime eats and recipes, from magazines and food and appliance makers • Christmas cards from artists and designers of the era, featuring Henry Dreyfuss, Charles & Ray Eames, and Alexander Girard • Vintage how-to templates and instructions for holiday decor from Good Housekeeping and the 1960's craft craze • Advice from Popular Mechanics on how to glamorize your holiday dining table • Decorating advice for your new Aluminum Christmas Tree from ALCOA (the Aluminum Company of America) • The first American-made glass ornaments from Corning Glassworks Midcentury Mistletoe is sure to be on everyone’s most-wanted lists.

Big Book Of Christmas Ornaments And Decorations

Autor: Scroll Saw Woodworking & Crafts
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing Company Incorporated
ISBN: 9781565236066
File Size: 19,36 MB
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Create holiday masterpieces for the home, family and friends with these tried-and-true scroll saw projects and patterns featuring fretwork, compound-cuts, intarsia, inlay, and more.

Felt Christmas Decorations

Autor: Corrine Lapierre
Publisher: 50 Cents a Pattern
ISBN: 9781782215066
File Size: 66,30 MB
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Here are 20 gorgeous felt Christmas decorations, all in a fresh, contemporary style and suitable for sewers of all abilities.

Christmas Ornaments To Make

Autor: Better Homes and Gardens
Publisher: Better Homes & Gardens Books
ISBN: 9780696214295
File Size: 16,71 MB
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Presents over one hundred projects for both novice and expert crafters, with instructions, patterns, and creative tips for making a variety of Christmas ornaments.

Handcrafted Christmas

Autor: Susan Waggoner
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613129556
File Size: 19,55 MB
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Fans of nostalgia can craft their way through the holiday season with this newest volume by popular Christmas author Susan Waggoner. The 40 easy projects range from charming punched-tin votive holders, to Russian teacakes for holiday parties, to your very own edible gingerbread house (complete with miniature snowmen on the front lawn). Peppered with engaging facts about the holidays gone by, this is the perfect book for crafters who long for that vintage holiday look.

Kitschmasland

Autor: Travis Smith
Publisher: Schiffer Pub Limited
ISBN: 9780764329784
File Size: 28,93 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.

Young House Love

Autor: Sherry Petersik
Publisher: Artisan Books
ISBN: 1579656765
File Size: 42,54 MB
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This New York Times bestselling book is filled with hundreds of fun, deceptively simple, budget-friendly ideas for sprucing up your home. With two home renovations under their (tool) belts and millions of hits per month on their blog YoungHouseLove.com, Sherry and John Petersik are home-improvement enthusiasts primed to pass on a slew of projects, tricks, and techniques to do-it-yourselfers of all levels. Packed with 243 tips and ideas—both classic and unexpected—and more than 400 photographs and illustrations, this is a book that readers will return to again and again for the creative projects and easy-to-follow instructions in the relatable voice the Petersiks are known for. Learn to trick out a thrift-store mirror, spice up plain old roller shades, "hack" your Ikea table to create three distinct looks, and so much more.