A Vintage Christmas: 16 Old Fashioned Craft Ideas
These vintage Christmas crafts are the perfect way to reminisce on the Christmases of years past.
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Look back to Christmas past this year with our new collection, A Vintage Christmas: 16 Old Fashioned Craft Ideas. You can make quite a statement with your Christmas home decor by including a vintage craft or a traditional Christmas ornament craft. You can even bring a classic look to your own personal style with vintage DIY Christmas fashion. However you choose to take your holidays back in time, the results will be like something right out of a movie. These vintage Christmas crafts ideas will truly change look and feel or your Christmas holiday. You will be happy with the results.
Get ready to step back in time with some of these fantastic old fashioned crafts that exude a vintage feel. Nearly all of these homemade Christmas decorations are budget-friendly so that you don't have to spend a lot to have expensive-looking DIY ornaments, gift ideas, wearable crafts, and traditional Christmas decorations.
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Vintage Christmas Ornaments
An easy way to bring a classic look to your home is with some vintage craft ornaments for your tree. These vintage ornaments look like they've been snatched right off of your grandma's Christmas tree.
The Christmas Pickle ornament comes from a German holiday tradition in which somoene in the family hides the pickle ornament in the tree, and the others have to search for it! It's the classic family history and traditions of vintage ornaments that make the holidays so special.
If you're a fan of old fashioned crafts, you'll want to make some Vintage Decoupage Ornaments. Homemade Christmas ornaments have never been this easy, and the materials are so inexpensive that you'll be able to create enough of these vintage ornaments to decorate your whole tree.
These Vintage Candy Cane DIY Ornaments are not only nostalgic, but they're a bduget-friendly way decorate your tree. Nothing captures the spirit of the holiday season like a tree trimmed with sweet treats. These sweet ornaments are so simple, yet they make such a bold and timeless addition to any tree. The red ribbon and faux-pine branches give these ornaments an extra wintry punch.
You will love this Vintage Santa Christmas Ornament for many reasons. The first reason is that it looks like a beautiful vintage Christmas ornament. The second reason is that it's easy to make. The third reason is that you'd never guess it's actually one of the cleverest recycled Christmas ornaments, using what you probably already have in the house. This vintage-inspired ornament will look amazing on your tree.
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Old Fashioned Gift Ideas
Spread the cheer of a vintage Christmas to friends and relatives with some simple gift ideas. There are few things more special than receiving a gift that a loved one has made themselves. Add that sentimentality to the adorably vintage aesthetics of these DIY gifts, and you've got yourself a gift-giving home run.
These projects are super easy to make and result in that classic nostalgic feeling that you get when an old, black and white Christmas movie comes on cable. They're so cute, you might just want to make an extra of each, in case you want to keep one for yourself!
Spread good tidings with these Japanese Inspired Cards and Envelope. Using wooden envelopes and craft paper, you can design simple handmade cards for all of your loved ones. Whether you're sending handmade greeting cards or thank you cards, whoever receives this one-of-a-kind project will be very thankful.
For a classy gift for someone special this Christmas, make a Sophisticated Gentleman's Decoration. This versatile project created with stamps can be either a snazzy Christmas ornament or a lovely gift tag. Either way, this stamping project is sure to be a success.
Add some festive decor to your kitchen during the Christmas season with this beautiful Snowflake Crochet Dishcloth. It is one of the most functional crochet projects you can make for your home. This crochet dishcloth has a bright white edge and a rich red base, with a stunning white snowflake in the center.
Classic Christmas Fashion
Emulate the fashion of yesteryear with DIY fashion that will have everyone talking. These crafts are also perfect if you're one to give homemade gifts! These timeless jewelry and accessory projects are perfect for anyone who likes to step outside the fashion box around the holidays. If you have friends or family who love vintage pieces, these projects will be the key to their hearts.
Celebrate the season with a Lace and Tulle Headband. This Christmas craft idea is romantic and pretty, and perfect for anyone who likes to make a fashion statement with vintage-inspired accessories. Your vintage holiday headband will be an excellent conversation piece at any holiday party you attend. You can make it for yourself or give it to your friend.
This Gorgeous Evening Lace Necklace Pattern has an intricate beading pattern that will transport you into another time, and the deep plums are perfect for the holiday season. You will be showered in compliments from your entire family at every Christmas party you attend.
If you've ever wanted to create a unique piece of jewelry then you need to check out this Stunning Lace DIY Necklace. Reusing old pieces of jewelry, lace, and crochet, you can create a variety of jaw-dropping necklaces to take your outfit to the next level.
Traditional Christmas Decorations
Make a homemade Christmas decoration that looks believably antique. The holidays are all about tradition, and these projects give off that classic holiday energy that we all know and love.
These projects are great for family homes, because they have a youthful whimsy about them that your kids will love. Though monochromatic holiday decor can be beautiful, these vibrant and sometimes silly projects add a sort of charm and character to a home that can't be easily replicated.
There's no need to buy new fabric for this homemade Christmas craft. Make Stockings from a Vintage Quilt instead. This is a meaningful craft that can be passed down to future generations.
Your home will look truly old fashioned with a Victorian inspired wreath craft.
Add some class to your holiday table this Christmas with a Vintage Butter Dish. You'll be surprised at how easy it is to make an ordinary plate go back in time. This DIY Christmas decoration is perfect for fans of vintage Christmas crafts.
Bring a classic children's book character to life this Christmas with a Where the Wild Things Are Max Stocking. This Christmas stocking pattern is a unique sewing Christmas gift that fans of the book will love to display during the holidays.
Welcome your guests this Christmas with a spirited Traditional Christmas Wreath. The warm colors and realistic appearance make this wreath look as if you bought it! Learn how to make a decorative wreath that's festive, but also long-lasting.
If you are looking for recycled Christmas decorations that are out of the box and unique, you must make this Vintage Picture Frame DIY Wreath. This DIY Christmas wreath is made from an old picture frame that becomes a perfect wreath base. You'll have one of the most gorgeous vintage Christmas decorations on the block.
In our angel eBook, you will see all of the different ways you can create your own Christmas angel to decorate any room in your house. Check out some of these crafts: How to Make an Angel for Christmas: 7 Angel Crafts free eBook
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