More shiny Christmas stuff coming to Sage Farm

True confession: I’ve never sold anything I’ve made. I hope that still isn’t true after the upcoming Dear Santa show at Sage Farm. I’ve got a small collection of Christmas wreaths about to make their public debut.

Have a look!

hot pink vintage ornament wreath

If you’re looking for something out of the ordinary, this magenta and silver vintage ornament wreath might just be it.

Not impressed? Well then how about this one?

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I’m making the season bright and gluey

Thank goodness this is a joint blog because Luray has been posting and posting while I have been glooping hot glue on lots of vintage stuff to make Christmas wreaths. I’ve got a baker’s dozen to send to Sage Farm next week for the December show.

Ready for the Big Reveal? Here’s wreath number one…

red vintage ornament wreath with birds

Ta da! Silver and red birds, balls, bling and Santa.

And another…

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Unfinished? Unsuccessful? Unglamourous? You betcha!

Do you ever get tired of perfect Pinterest homescapes? Bloggers that have it all together? Well now’s your day to feel relieved, normal and possibly even superior. Yes, my house is a creative disaster area right now. The December Sage show is rushing up FAST and I’ve got everything started, nothing finished. My dining room table looks like this:

How many things can I start and not finish? It's infinite!

How many things can I start and not finish? It’s infinite!

The kitchen counter looks like this:

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What was I thinking?

Way back on November 18th, Pam over on Retro Renovation posted a tutorial on how to create a vintage Christmas ornament wreath. I was seized with the sudden desire to get in on the fun and make one, too. Yes, I am impulsive. And crazy.

I actually made two of these years ago and broke both of them, but that didn’t stop me from hitting every thrift store within reasonable driving distance for the past few weekends. Today I decided to face the music and started organizing my haul.


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The decorating begins!

Christmas Kitsch started coming out of storage yesterday morning while I was waiting for the Verizon guy to install FIOS. There’s not a single dish or tablecloth in the lot!

First up, a crazy eyed Santa on a tray.

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