Have Yourself A Very Vintage Christmas

Autor: Susan Waggoner
Publisher: Abrams
ISBN: 1613122004
File Size: 37,28 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

A Very Vintage Christmas

Autor: Bob Richter
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 149302213X
File Size: 72,45 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.

Vintage Christmas

Autor: Alan Weller
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486990141
File Size: 66,54 MB
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These charming illustrations from Christmases past recapture the holiday spirits of the mid-20th century, the Victorian and Edwardian eras, and other historic periods. Bursting with nostalgic appeal, this book and CD-ROM collection contains more than 360 images, including templates that make it easy to print and send 72 greeting cards and 20 postcards.

It S A Wonderful Christmas

Autor: Susan Waggoner
Publisher: Stewart, Tabori and Chang
ISBN: 9781584793274
File Size: 42,45 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.

The Big Book Of Christmas Mysteries

Autor: Otto Penzler
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
ISBN: 0345802985
File Size: 32,32 MB
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Collects the editor's all-time favorite holiday crime stories, including tales by such authors as Arthur Conan Doyle, Sara Paretsky, Peter Lovesey, O. Henry, Damon Runyon, Agatha Christie, and Robert Louis Stevenson.

A Child S Christmas In Wales

Autor: Dylan Thomas
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811215602
File Size: 60,59 MB
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A Welsh poet recalls the celebration of Christmas in Wales and the feelings it evoked in him as a child.


Autor: John Williams
Publisher: New York Review of Books
ISBN: 1590179285
File Size: 37,18 MB
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"Born the child of a poor farmer in Missouri, William Stoner is urged by his parents to study new agriculture techniques at the state university. Digging instead into the texts of Milton and Shakespeare, Stoner falls under the spell of the unexpected pleasures of English literature, and decides to make it his life. Stoner is the story of that life"--Publisher description (January 2007).