My Favorite Christmas Vignettes
Christmas is just one week away! Although I’ve been busy decorating and shopping, I never forget the true meaning of Christmas and the celebration of Christ’s birth … God’s greatest gift to the world! I like to think the creative expression of decorating is a reflection of God’s creative nature. After all, if we’re made in God’s image and God is creative, it follows that each one of us is creative in some way, shape or form. In celebration of that creativity, I’m sharing some of my favorite Christmas vignettes with you .
This ironstone bowl filled with vintage Christmas ornaments is one of my favorite photos from this year’s Christmas home tour. I’ve been collecting these ornaments for years. My flocked Christmas tree is in the background with the lights twinkling brightly.
My favorite Christmas find this year was a strand of mercury glass ornaments.
I’m not going to want to put these back in a box once Christmas is over.
Another garland I love is my DIY pine cone garland. I gave this one to my daughter.
If you read my blog regularly you already know I love these paper clay figurines.
I love their touches of sparkle. For me, Christmas is all about the magic and sparkle!
I love glitter houses too! On my holiday mantel I pair them with glittery garland and bottle brush trees.
Earlier this month I transformed a plain cigar box into this snowy Christmas scene.
A collection of bottle brush trees creates a miniature winter wonderland!
A few years ago I created this trio of boxwood wreaths for the built-in cupboard in my farmhouse kitchen.
I included the tutorial so you can make some of your own!
Also in the kitchen, a simple glass bead garland festoons the open shelving with ironstone pitchers and just a bit of greenery. A few vintage ornaments and a mini Christmas tree tucked in a bowl complete the Christmas vignette.
More vintage ornaments! Here I paired green, blue, and silver ornaments in a wooden bowl.
This easy vignette is from last year’s Christmas home tour.
Coincidentally, this vintage black mirror was found at a Christmas market last year. I hung a little boxwood wreath on it with peppermint stripe ribbon. The mirror reflects the mason jar candles lining the steps in my old farmhouse.
Last year I bought this set of red and white nesting bowls to use for Christmas decorating.
I filled them with my pink, white, and silver vintage ornaments.
Hope you were able to find some last-minute inspiration from my favorite Christmas vignettes!
For more Christmas inspiration …
I’ve created a Flipboard magazine filled with Christmas inspiration.
Take a look … it’s free!
LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!
Jennifer – I love your flipboard mag, but you included one of my images that was posted on G+ by someone else (as their own work). It is the red and white Christmas porch. I would appreciate it if you could change the source to me. Thanks!
Doreen, thanks for the heads up! I will absolutely make that change right away! 🙂
i love all your ideas and decor but my favorite is this great flip book! love, love, love it!
Thanks so much, Amy! 🙂
Love ALL of these!
So much inspiration here Jennifer! Thank you for sharing your beautiful home decorated for the holidays. I really enjoy seeing everything you create. Have a wonderfully blessed Christmas! Pamela
Thanks so much, Pamela! Hope you enjoy your holidays!
Happy Holidays, Jennifer: I love your blog, ideas, etc. But the Christmas is Coming is above and beyond. I will be back to read it again as soon as Christmas is over and there is more time. Did you hear me oooing and aaahing with every page?!?. Amazing! Thank you for sharing!
Joy Schumann at theoldefarmhouse.blogspot.com
Aw, you’re so sweet Joy! So glad you enjoyed the digital magazine. 😀
Your vignettes are just beautiful, Jennifer! I had forgotten that I had some vintage pink ornaments in the attic that I had in my booth last year that didn’t sell. I meant to use them this year, but at this point I will just pass on them until next year. I think just even using them in a wood tote or tureen would be a nice simple touch.
Thanks, Kathy! Pink ornaments are some of my favorites!!
Ooooh’s and Ahhhh’s from me, JP! Merry Christmas to you, Jennifer!
Thanks JP! Have a wonderful holiday!!
love all your vignettes too!! Happy Holidays!!
Thanks Lisa! Have a very Merry Christmas!!
i am so moved by what you said at the top of the post.
Thanks, Angela. 🙂 That means a lot to me!
I really loved the flip board experience. It was so nicely done. Thanx and Merry Christmas Jo
Thanks, Joanne! So glad you enjoyed my little magazine! 😉
One word: ADORE! Your photos are utterly amazing, Jennifer, and my gosh…your vintage kitchen cabinets always steal my heart!
Thanks so much, Laurie!! I’ve been working on my photography. Hope you have an enjoyable holiday!!
Hi Jennifer. I love your Christmas vignettes. I have a vintage frame similar to your black mirror that I got from my grandmother. I made it into a chalkboard. Love your style!
Thanks so much, Mary! A chalkboard is a great idea!
What a beautiful addition to your Christmas décor for very little money…I love it ! The whole vignette is perfect! XO