Old Fashioned Christmas Favorites

Before the Christmas decorations go away
until next year, let me share a tour of my favorite Christmas decorations this year.

white pointsettias

mantel with santa and tree

Painted and glittered pinecones with a music sheet star ornament, a felt snowman ornament with beads and stick arms...

bowl of pinecones and snowman

Dollar store mini Christmas trees and a decorated topiary tree...

topiary tree

Tie a few red ribbons on a crate full of goodies.

rooster and menu board

A galvanized Pottery Barn drink stand, a little gift to myself.

drink dispenser

My favorite Pottery Barn ornament this year... I couldn't resist this one and I'm really sorry I missed the matching pillow!

car ornament with tree

I loved learning to make 3D origami stars this year!

I made about a zillion.

3D star

One of my favorite wooden Santas makes a great key chain.

wooden santa

felted birds

Folded white flowers hang from a garden cage, Christmas pinecone garland wrapped it in festive elegance.

paper flower ornament on cage

berry wreath

Plaid holiday ribbons everywhere!

candle with plaid bow

My favorite 15 minute scrap wood Christmas tree.

wooden scrap wood tree

A rusty old grill became a one-of-a-kind wreath.

metal grate wreath

A re-fashioned cloche made the perfect place for Santa.

santa under cloche

Adorable animal ornaments on the tree.

ornament with santa hat

A 3 foot line of snowmen given to me by a very good friend.

snowman fence

A wooden sleigh painted white centers the Holiday mantel along with some hand-made driftwood ornaments.

wooden sleigh on the mantel

A beautiful Christmas bouquet of flowers from my husband.


And a hand-made wreath on the front door hanging from grain sack ribbon.

Christmas wreath with pinecones


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I am Susan, the author and creator at Homeroad. I am a wife, mother of 4 daughters, and a grandmother of 5 and counting. I am a retired teacher, a DIY blogger and an artist at heart. .