vintage xmas monday, et al

due to a houseful of 2 influenza-stricken children and 1 husband (make that 3 children)...i am more than a bit random...forgive me for not following the rules exactly today, joan! your vintage christmas monday has been so much fun - thank you...

i can see that i need to stop making disclaimers about angels, and how i don't really seek them out or collect them. when i sorted through my totes of decorations, i found even more. look at these sweet and yes, angelic faces!

my handiwork this week-end, made from both new and vintage buttons. i still have spots i want to fill in - but i'm loving this, over all. it was therapeutic to stick pins in this tree (and my fingers, occasionally) in between picking up used tissues, giving cool baths, and administering ibuprofen. !!!ack!!!

i don't know what to say - i found her this year at the thrift store.

and she is part of my sparkling winter white swap package, awaiting the chance to be mailed off to the southern US

she came in her original box

and i just have to tell you that after i posted about my vintage ceramic tree last week, another wonderful blogger, vintage girl at heart, left a comment pointing me to ebay for replacement bulbs...and now i have a lovely all white tree!!!

i thought i'd show you the original box it came in - wonderful, yes?

and a last set of angels - i had truly forgotten all about these girls

have a wonderful week - and may you all stay well:)


My Grama's Soul said...

Sweet angel pics - love the bright blue eyes! My sweet SIL used to have a green ceramic Christmas just like your white one - that is the best.

Happy VCM,


P.S. Hope all your family is well soon.

C'est Moi, Julie Marie said...

ooh your angels are just Heavenly! Thanks for sharing your beautiful collection... Bisous... Julie Marie

trash talk said...

How lucky you are and how great is blogging that it led you to the light...replacement lights that is! I would have sworn someone made that tree back in the day, but you got proof positive I was wrong!

Sammy Girl said...

Good morning!
Isn't it fun to see what we REALLY have in all those bags and boxes?! And angels are perfect .... for ANY TIME!
My condolences for being caretaker to three sick ones .... but wait until they start feeling better ... and BORED!
Happy Vintage Christmas Monday!
Hugs -
Betty :)
ps ... I'll use the link for replacement lights, too!

Carol said...

Gorgeous button tree!
Sending you happy Vintage Christmas Monday wishes from Boxwood Cottage in Germany

Blessedmom's Simple Home said...

Oh what wonderful vintage items. They all look so nice and festive. Thanks for sharing them with us.

~~Carol~~ said...

No need to apologize about those angels. They're all wonderful, and I love your button tree. How creative!
Happy VCM and Merry Christmas!

Petite Michelle Louise said...

love all of your beautiful vintage angels!

Gypsy Fish said...

oh you poor thing nothihng worse than home with sick kids actually yes there is, a sick hubby...I think they're the biggest babies of all...well at least you get to gaze at your awesome collection of angels. I hope you stay well.
Merry VCM!

Laurie said...

Ooh, your button tree is lovely! I like it better than mine, which I'll be posting this week on my blog...stay tuned. But yours is prettier!

Joan@anythinggoeshere said...

A whole lot of of wonderful old angels here! xo Joan. your hostess

karlascottage.typepad.com said...

Hopefully everyone will be all recovered in time for Christmas!!

Jennifer said...

It's so pretty here!!!

Judi said...

Hope everyone is feeling better! Merry Christmas ~ Judi

Pretty Things said...

I'm so sorry everyone is sick! I just got over something myself!

I love the button Christmas tree!

Debra @ Common Ground said...

Hope everyone is up and well by Christmas! Your angels are so sweet and that white ceramic tree is precious all lit up in white! Have a Merry Merry Christmas!


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