10 Vintage Finds Re-purposed into Christmas Decorations

I love discovering unique and fun items.  But can struggle with how to re-purpose the found treasures so it could  be weaved into my home decor.

My solutions is before I head out to the flea market or Renningers Extravaganza, I search on Pinterest and  gather up ideas that catches my attention and would would work. From there I create a “hunting list”.

It is Christmas time and what better opportunity to share items that I found at Renningers Extravaganza along side the holiday inspiration pins.

1. Globe

inspiration globeI love this!!!  I started to put my globe away for the holidays and then I saw this brilliant idea from The House of Hawthornes. Now I am hunting for the right Santa.

2. Industrial Springs

Inspiration springsEven a rusty industrial spring can be incorporated into your holiday design.  Sjarmerende Lerkekrans also uses it for holiday card holder.

3. Vintage Christmas Ornamentsinspiration ornamaments

Vintage Christmas ornaments carry with them Christmas memories.  The designs and colors add character to a room.  Priscillas has a great centerpiece display, while Love Fox Vintage hangs them  as a window dressing.

4. Aged Clay Pots

inspiration potsI have seen these clay pots around alot at shows, but never sure how I would put them to use.  Then I came across Kate Browns Homework Shop and she had a beautiful idea.

5. Soda Crates

inspiration cratesThe Cozy Old Farmhouse stacked soda crates and added a holiday touch to her entryway.

6. Vintage Metal Toys

old trucksOld metal trucks and tractors are making statements this season.  The white truck comes from Itsy Bits & Pieces.

7. Bubble Gum Machine

inspiration bubble gum machineThe fun of a bubble gum machine.  Blue Cardinal Vintage turns it into a large snow globe as a display piece. I am also a fan of  the lunch boxes.

8. Vintage Scale

inspiration scaleI love the industrial touch of a vintage scale in the kitchen.  The Backyard Bungalow added an old lunch box and greenery for a charming touch.

9. Retro Thermos

Inspiration ThermosVintage Thermoses can add that little burst of color and design in a kitchen.  During the holidays the patterns are perfect for a little vignette as seen in a post by House of Hawthornes.

10. Country Milk Jugs

inspiration milk jugOrganized Clutter utilized the milk jug to add height to her entryway vignette.  She was also playing on the red accent color.

All these ideas and MORE can be found on our Pinterest Vintage Christmas board.

Have fun and get creative this holiday season with your found treasures.

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