As Christmas draws nearer and nearer, I thought I would share my 75 favorite holiday decor ideas. This post hi-lights a variety of ways for you to add a little “scabby chic” to your Christmas. Enjoy.
I have taken the following pictures both from the web and Pinterest. I claim no rights to them and have included as may links as I was able to find under each photo.
Holiday wreath made from antique brooches. See more at www.pinterest.com
Beautiful ornaments made by covering styrofoam balls with fresh herbs leaves secured with straight pins and lightly sprayed with spray paint. All topped off with a sheer ribbon bow. See more at http://mobtownflorals.com.
Darling burlap Santa Hat. Visit retreatdesign.blogspot.com
Charming shabby chic holiday wreath. Created with coiled wire, oversized “jingle” bells and stars and fresh evergreens. See more at http://www.countryfarmsimples.com.
White felt, ribbon, tiny pearl and sparkles…creat this unique stocking. See more at: http://www.stonegableblog.com/2012/07/christmas-in-july-poinsettia-stocking.html
Glass glitter encrusted trees in glitter encrusted urns…stunning and available here www.urbanfarmhouse.blogspot.com.
Miniature Christmas tree with bird and nest “nesting” in the tree branches. See more at http://anartfuladventure.typepad.com/an_artful_adventure/2011/12/handmade-ornament-swap.html
“Script” star ornament created using vintage letters. See more at http://therobinandsparrow.blogspot.com or at bgh.com.
Fabulous holiday tree, with cream tulle and paper cutouts See more at : http://maxinehazebroek.typepad.com/my_meanderings/2009/12/not-for-much-longer.html
Christmas ornament created from a plastic or glass ball that has had strips of an old music hymnal modge podged to it’s surface. It’s embellished with some artifical flowers. See more at http://www.karlascottage.com/category_32/Holidays.htm
Vintage looking heart shaped wreath would be easy to make with some wire and polymer clay ornaments painted white. See more: http://www.79ideas.org/search/label/Christmas.
Easy do-it-yourself honeycomb style ornaments made from vintage book pages.See more at: http://whimsydecor.blogspot.com/2011/11/holiday-items.html.
Vintage star ornament. See more at: http://thecharmofhome.blogspot.com/2011/09/inspiration-for-christmas.html.
Hand crafted paper poinsettia ornament. See more at: http://vintiquitiesworkshop.blogspot.com/2012/11/paper-poinsettia-tutorial.html
Holiday wreath made from dried eucalyptus leaves and a vintage star ornament. How pretty! See more: http://thecharmofhome.blogspot.com/2011/09/inspiration-for-christmas.html
Shaggy felted wire tree. See more at: www.anthropologie.com.
Clever idea. Use half of the lid to grandma’s old serving dish (or score the antique stores), hang upside and use as a sconce. Fill with fresh evergreens. See more at: http://megduerksen.typepad.com/whatever/2010/12/sparkle.html.
This fantastic holiday tree will inspire you to make your own version of it! See more at: www.joyworks-shopgirl.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2010-12-14T23:15:00-08:00&max-results=20#uds-search-results.
A few Scrabble tiles, some plastic snowflakes, a little glitter and some ribbon and the unused yardstick pieces are now ornaments for the tree. See more at: http://mamiejanes.blogspot.com/2011/11/yardstick-ornaments.html#comment-form
Homemade Christmas gift card. See more at: http://inkypinkycraft.blogspot.co.uk.
Unique idea: sprayed pinecone wreath tied with a ribbon to the back of your dining chairs. See more at: http://christinasadventures.com.
Stunning holiday shadow boxes. See more at: http://www.livinglocurto.com.
Darling Christmas tree made from yarn and wood chips adhered to styrofoam cones. See more at: http://dearlillieblog.blogspot.com.
Beautiful shabby chic wreath. So simple to make using an existing sparkly wreath with an ornament addedand then hung on a vintage mirror. See more at: http://acottagemuse.blogspot.com.
Shabby Chic acorn ornaments. See more at: http://www.etsy.com/listing/82798717/3-snowy-white-christmas-acorn-ornaments.
Silver star ornament. See more at: http://myfrenchcountryhome.blogspot.com/2011/12/silver-christmas-inspiration.html
Add a little French Cottage decor to you holiday decor See more at: http://frenchcountrycottage.blogspot.com/2011/12/ill-be-home-for-christmas.html
Grouping of hand embellished white and gold ornaments. This would look amazing hanging from a chandelier. More detais at: http://athome.kimvallee.com/topic-guides/diy-christmas-decorations/.
Wire reindeer. With it’s belly is actually a mailbox… what a great idea to use for your “LETTERS TO SANTA” mailbox. See more at: http://patinawhite.typepad.com/patina_white/2009/10/fridays-favorite-all-wired-up.html
Shabby Chic stocking fashioned with pre-printed burlap and lace. Great DIY project. See more at: http://marie-lostbirdstudio.blogspot.com/2011/11/advent.html.
DIY:: So Simple & Chic- Dollar Store White Berry Wreath. All you will need is: 9 bunches of white berries, 1 foam wreath form, green ribbon for hanging the wreath. See more @ http://ohmyheckthisissocute.blogspot.com/2010/12/as-i-was-browsing-dollar-tree-recently.html.
“Shredded” fabric tree. All you will need is a styrofoam tree form, some torn beige muslin, some embellishments and a pottery urn. See more at: http://whathappensnext.typepad.com/what_happens_next/.
White wreath with Jingle Bells available at Horwchow.com.
Glass intsel Christmas ornaments. Just add some tinsel to a clear glass ornament. See more at: http://www.bedifferentactnormal.com/2010/11/glass-tinsel-christmas-ornaments.html.
Shabby Chic Christmas tree made from styrofoam cone, frayed pink fabric and vintage jewelry. See more at: http://elfenpulver.blogspot.com.
Wreath ornaments made from bottle brushes. See more at: www.shabbyaddict.com.
Try making these felted bell ornaments, a simple way to celebrate the season, lending a handmade warmth and a soft touch. See more at: http://www.purlbee.com.
Shabby Chis bird holiday ornament. See more at: http://www.mydesertcottage.com/2010/12/christmas-in-my-living-room.html.
Clear glass ornament filled with “fake” snow and a bottle brush tree. See more @: http://ingerjohanna.blogspot.nl/search.
Mercury glass wreath. See more at: www.Horchow.com.
Oh so simple holiday “etched” window to make: calls for an old clear glass picture frame and white vinyl Christmas tree See more at: http://wonderfullywordy.blogspot.com
Silver glitter reindeer. See more: http://whimsydecor.blogspot.com/2011/11/holiday-items.html
Beautiful Christmas ornaments embellished with felt. See more at: http://www.bhg.com/christmas/crafts/make-christmas-ornaments-with-felt.
Adorable snowmen made with crumpled tissue paper, glue andGesso, to make the styrofoam balls look like actual papier machè . They have funny sheet music hats, vintage lace, wool and fabric remnants, plus rusty snowflakes and bells. See more at: www.designdazzle.com/2011/12/vintage-snowman.
Love this burlap stocking, embellished with a Christmas tree of felt petals. See more at:http://birgitkerr.blogspot.com/2010/11/christmas-stocking.html.
Unique holiday gift tag. See more at: www.theyorkshirefox.blogspot.co.uk.
Stunning crystal and beaded stars from Plumo. See more at: http://www.frocka.com/2009/11/decorations-galore/
Vintage mercury glass ornaments hung fro the chandelier for the holidays. See more @ http://www.whiteandshabby.com/search.
Vintage-looking Holiday ornaments with a European flair. See more: http://coeurenprovence.blogspot.com.
Simple yet elegant stockings adorn this ladder back chair. See more at: http://eviscountrysnippets.blogspot.com.
Vintage mercury ornaments displayed with beads in an antique bowl. See more at: http://roundbarnpottingco.blogspot.com.
Vintage winter wonderland. See more at: www.flickr.com.
Upcycled, antique and ornate silver spoon icicle ornaments. See more at: http://www.etsy.com/listing/110245911/silver-spoon-icicle-ornaments.
Do-it-yourself holiday snow globe. See more at: http://www.craftberrybush.com/2012/11/snowglobe-ornament-tutorial.html.
Vintage mercury glass ornaments. See more at: http://mylovelythings.blogspot.com.
Burlap Christmas stockings: See more: http://www.kelseybang.com/2011/11/burlap-stocking-tutorial-and-giveaway.html.
Clever “twig” Christmas tree. See more at: http://basiclabelsweden.blogspot.se/2012/11/runsten.html.
Hand crafted feather trees (also available for purchase) look more regal topping a pure white candle. stick.http://www.tipjunkie.com/post/oh-christmas-tree.
Silver and white Christmas. See more at: http://myfrenchcountryhome.blogspot.com.
White holiday wreath created from paper roses. See more at: http://hjerteroghviteliljer.blogspot.com.
What a wonderful way to wrap up a special gift. It’s wrapped in a vintage book page and top off with both a ring of buttons and a green velvet ribbon. See more at: http://dearlillieblog.blogspot.com.
Antique rhinestone brooches used to decorate a white feather Christmas tree. Just stunning. See more at:http://www.relicsbytami.com.
Twisted heart wreath. See more at: http://hjerteroghviteliljer.blogspot.com.
Try visiting antique stores to find a few special treasures to add to your Christmas decor. See more at: www.http://jenneliserose.blogspot.com/2011/11/glitter-of-winter.html.
Gather up some vintage sheet music and some cream pillar candles to create these vintage look musical candles. See more at: http://confessionsofaplateaddict.blogspot.com/2010/11/easy-pottery-barn-inspired-music.html
Make a Christmas tree from a book – gorgeous! See more at: http://joyworks-shopgirl.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2010-12-14T23:15:00-08:00&max-results=20#uds-search-results
Pretty jewel decorated wreath. http://www.bhg.com/christmas/wreaths/pretty-christmas-wreaths/#page=8.
Love these! Wouldn’t they be a great Christmas tree in your beach house. See more at: http://seaglasslvr.tumblr.com/post/38680521510.
Basket filled with packages wrapped in brown paper bags. An inexpensive way to add a little shabby chic to your Christmas holiday. See more at: http://hviturlakkris.blogspot.com.
Love this patterned knitted stocking. See more at: http://www.e-patternscentral.com.
Create your own “vintage” cookie cutter ornaments. Your can use book pages or sheets of music. Just cut paper to fit cookie cutter and glue in glue in to cutter. Add a pretty ribbon and some vintage bling! See more at: http://rustyroostervintage.blogspot.com.
Newspaper roses adorn a newspaper wrapped package. Fun and inexpensive. See more at: http://inspirationlane.tumblr.com/post/36347201893.
Unique centerpieces for your holiday table. See more at: http://blog.styleestate.com/christmas-decorating/2012/7/13/top-100-christmas-table-decorations.html.
All natural Christmas tree made from string and twigs. See more at: http://www.kararosenlund.com.
Fun bottle brush ornaments.See more at: http://bellefrancaiseinteriors.blogspot.com/2010/12/white-christmas.html.