Tuesday, November 29, 2011

I'll Have a Blue (and White) Christmas

Have you been getting into the Christmas spirit?  We are feeling jolly here, already setting up the tree and Christmas decorations.  It takes a while to bedeck the whole house, but I take my time and enjoy it all, especially while listening to Christmas tunes. 
For White Wednesday over at Kathleen's blog, I'm sharing the transformation in our dining room.  Of course I must include my favorite light blue along with the vintage white & cream colors. 

Vintage Shiny Brites on the bottom shelf of our hutch:

A full view of the hutch:

And closer...

I got these neat glittered pedestal and trophies at my local thrift store this past year:

A nod to Victorian Santas on this shelf:

I've had this reindeer for years, and decided to sew some faux fur around his neck this season:

The faux fur was mainly used on top of our mahogany buffet, along with the vintage 'trimmed' tree I posted about last week:

I've added a 'SNOW' banner, also purchased at the thrift store:

The vintage-inspired victorian star ornaments I made are now raised in the silver bowls, cushioned by faux snow:

I love these glitter reindeers picked up at the dollar store:

And here is a simple corner showcasing a Christmas village and white feather wreath:

I'll be sharing more of this room, as well as the living room in the coming days. 
Don't forget to enter my Christmas Giveaway, which ends December 7th.  Have a jolly season!


Unknown said...

Gasp! Everything is stunningly bueatiful makes me want to go upstairs and start all over! Alas my husband isn't big into white so mine is all green and solf gold, one of these day's I'll have my own space and it will be all white all the time (with glitter of course).

Lovely, absolutely lovely!

Angie @ Knick of Time said...

Absolutely gorgeous!

I have a very similar corner cabinet that I love to hold my collections in.

I hope you'll link this up at Knick of Time Tuesday today!

I'm also hosting a Canvas Photo Print giveaway - perfect for Christmas and so lovely too!

Angie @ Knick of Time Interiors

Anonymous said...

Wow Susan,
Just stunning!! I love the aqua and silver ornaments, I have a collection of those as well. If you ever tire of those beauties you can send them to me! :0)
Your home always looks absolutely gorgeous!!
Have a great night.

Anonymous said...

Everything is so pretty!! I can't believe what you find at the thrift store!! :)

Victoria said...

How incredibly beautiful everything is!!! You sure do have a nack for making gorgeous vignettes. I wish I had white stuff for Christmas but maybe someday...for now it's the gold and burgundy!

Anonymous said...

I just love how you decorate your home! The blue and white looks stunning!

xo, abby

Cindy said...

Everything looks so so pretty! I want to go to YOUR thrift store!, and your dollar store. Those glitter reindeer you found are so pretty. And the bowl with the blue and silver ornaments is to die for...


farmhouse-story said...

its all so beautiful!

Marilyn said...

You find the most interesting things at your thrift shop. I really like the music on the shelves!♥♫

stefanie said...

gorgeous!!! lovin' the blues and creams!!!

Unknown said...

you make me want to change my color scheme this season COMPLETELY!! sigh....

Cape Cod Washashore said...

Beautiful whites! I'm in love with your pale blue and white ornaments! Your putz villages are darling, too!

Unknown said...

...LOVE the silver glittered pedastal and trophy and the "snow banner"
what an awesome thrift store you must have:)
and i am swooning over your feathered wreath and your petite village!
xo, Rosemary

Jennifer @ Town and Country Living said...

I've always loved blue and white at Christmas. Your decorations are beautiful! Found you over at White Wednesday. I'm now a follower.

Unknown said...

Hi Susan,
That paper Santa with the reindeer is my favorite...I just love it so much...very nice and of course I love all your beautiful decorations..it's a most wonderful time of the year!

Vintage Market Place said...

First I must say, I want to visit your thrifts, LOL
Beautiful display of glitter and christmas.
What fun you must have putting it all up.
This year I am doing more for my son and less decorating in my style. I want him to love Christmas and have amazing memories of a home filled with fun and love and great decorations.
Have a great time listening to your Christmas tunes and decorating

Passionate for White said...

The blue and whites are so beautiful and calming

Lynn Stevens said...

Gorgeous, Love all the vintage Christmas!

Faded Charm said...

You've been a busy girl. Loving how the blue looks mixed with all the creams and whites:-)

Have fun decorating!


Sandi~A Cottage Muse said...

Icy blue and white....perfection!!

Donna said...

Your living room is just magical, Susan! I am totally in love with the glittered trophy and pedestal! And I think I have that same little silver glittered church. What a luck find the snow banner was, hard to believe someone else didn't want it! It's all so pretty!!! Oh, and I have those same reindeer, too! You never know what goodies you can find at the dollar store!

Anne Lorys said...

Just perfection, ALL of it!


Xbox 360 Kinect bundle said...

I do the same thing and try to find very similar pieces at our antique mall when I really like a picture from Houzz or a design site or magazine. It is totally fun.

www.MaisonStGermain.com said...

Wow!!!Eveything looks so scrumptious:)
~Debra xxx
Capers of the vintage vixens

radio controlled helicopters said...

All the submitted pictures is really nice and I know that how to make this kind of theme. It is too hard to make as well as to manage. It is such a very much courageous and time spending work

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