Tuesday, December 20, 2011


I have been finishing the decorating this week and I'm ready to share the cubbies!
This year I tried to fill it mostly with vintage items
The top has two blow molds I found at the thrifts along with my chippy Elf 
and the choir boy and girl
The first two shelves hold mostly vintage items
Do you remember the little bird with the Santa hat I found at the Longest Yard Sale?  He looks very happy sitting on JOY!
The middle two shelves hold the Lefton Angels I found this year in the thrift shop
I found these cute little blocks and my little vintage deer loves them also
The bottom shelves and a vintage postcard
I put some vintage ornaments from my childhood in this Shiny Brite box on the table
This was from a visit with Santa back in the 1950's
I look like I'm happy to see Santa!

I'm joining these parties
Rednesday at It's A Very Cherry World
Vintage Thingy Thursday



Susan said...

Linda, I love your cubbies with the vintage Christmas goodies!

LV said...

You filled each spot with a great vintage Christmas item. I can relate to several of them.

Gina said...

Oh I love seeing your cubbies! You have so many wonderful vintage goodies. Many of these seem familiar to me from my childhood.
The Santa picture of you is really sweet!

Ann@A Sentimental Life said...

Oh I love your Santa picture! Thanks for showing off your vintage smalls..I have a bunch too, but have not taken any pics..a little late now!

Barbara F. said...

I love your photo with Santa! I love all your vintage Christmas items. Merry Christmas to you and your family. xo

Jojo said...

I LOVE your visit with Santa pic!!!

JunqueMagnet said...

Such fun and what a super Santa shot! Enjoy the season.

Marigene said...

You have some cute vintage pieces, Linda. I love the little elf reading, he is adorable! What an adorable photo of you and Santa, at least you weren't screaming like most little kids...

Jill said...

You have very neat treasures, Linda - hope you have wonderful Christmas!!

C'est moi Claudette said...

That little elf and that sweet little deer. LOVE
And you and Santa. I wish I had a pic of me with Santa : (
Really, those are you xmas ornaments? WOW that's cool. I bet you will pass them down to little Tiger one day.
Love You
Love Me

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Lots of memories in your lovely vintage Christmas collection. Loved seeing everything.

Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Your cubbies look great Linda! I have one of those boots, it was G-Mom-B's:@)

sissie said...

Hi Linda,
I love your magic cubbie shelf full of all the vintage pieces. You always make it look so cute.

I love the photo of you and Santa. I have one similar about the same age and wearing a cute coat with matching hat. Weren't we adorable.....


De tout, de rien said...

Such a nice treasury! Love the hat you wore on your visit to Santa. That picture is such a nice memento.

DearHelenHartman said...

How cute are you with Santa? Love the smalls so much, can't decide which is cutest. Merry Christmas.

Mom Walds Place said...

Love the fresh look of your blog and your cheerful Christmas goodies!

Susan said...

Hi Linda...The curio shelves look adorable! So cute. Take care and have a wonderful Wednesday. Susan

Shelia said...

Oh, Linda, your cubbies look wonderful! I love all of your vintage Christmasies! Oh, you have a wonderful collection and it really does bring out the child in me! :) Love it.
Merry Christmas to you sweet friend.
You are a sweetie,
shelia ;)

Betsy said...

I always look forward to your decorated cubbies. Those Lefton angels are so sweet and I love that box of Shiny Brites. What a cutie you are on Santa's lap!
Merry Christmas to you.

Ames said...

What a precious picture to still have. And your cubbies are so cute and cheerful and red! I love the color red. You know that O Christmas tree plate I bought at the GW to put cookies on for Santa? I went back and bought the whole set. I did some research and it appears that they are from the early 80's. I did good on the price too. I may redo my hutch with them if I have time before Friday.~Ames

Carol said...

The reindeer and the little bird with the Santa hats are my favorites! Darling!
And the vintage ornaments in the Shiny Brite box are terrific!

Nezzy said...

Oh you little doll you. Looks like ya had your own 'Wonderful Life' goin' on there! What a precious picture of your little girl self!

Your collection is quite impressive. What a treasure. I still have two boxes of lovely Shiny Brites. So far in almost 40 years...I have never broken one. (Knockin' on wood here)

God bless ya sweetie and have yourself a beautiful Christmas surrounded by those you hold near and dear! :o)

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Oh darling, I adore your vintage cubby. I have some of the angels dancing.. haven't used them in a long time, or my blocks.. maybe next year..
What a great treasure to have a picture of you and Santa... Happy Holidays hugs ~lynne~

Kim @ Starshine Chic said...

I love all the vintage goodies! But I'm partial to that deer! Thanks for stopping by my blog and for taking the time to comment. Have a Merry Christmas!

Ann said...

Oh wow, I remember when I was a kid pulling out the shiny brite boxes of ornaments. Our are long gone though. Love all your vintage decorations

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Oh, I'm so glad you took some close ups of your cubbies...I'm peeking into each and every one! So many precious Christmas treasures! I love them all..especially the little Noel deer! You sure have a cute photo with Santa, too! Happy holidays my friend! ♥

BECKY said...

Oh, Linda! Love the photo of you and Santa! A child who wasn't afraid of the old man in red! And I love the box of Shiny Brite ornaments. I can't even explain what feelings I get when I see one of those boxes. Merry Christmas, dear friend!

D said...

Adorable pic of you and Santa. It does look like you are glad to see him and not scared.
Love that vintage Santa on the top of the shelf!

Catherine said...

So many pretty little things! I think the little Christmas bird is my favorite. And you really do look happy to see Santa!
xo Catherine

~Tablescapes By Diane~ said...

Hi lovely lady.
Your Vintage Santa are Beautiful and your shiny
Bright ornaments are gorgeous!!! I love the way you have put this all together on your shelf's. I also love the photo of you with Santa so sweet.
I would like to thank you so much for your sweet comments on my new Tablescape for Christmas.
Hope you and your family have a wonderful Christmas.

Ruth...Time Was Antiques said...

What a wonderful set of vintage ornaments and treasures! The bird is darling and the little angels are so cute! Thanks for sharing!

pamq said...

Gee, who wouldn't be happy to sit on Santa's lap?!?


LOVE the Shiny Brites!

Merry Christmas!!!

Antiques And Teacups said...

What a wonderful vintage Christmas collection! How fun! I love the deer and angels! And thanks for sharing your visit with Santa photo! Merry Christmas!

Bird said...

Good morning, Linda,
I love your collections for Christmas. Vintage finds are my favorite finds. :-) But I have to say, the photo of you with Santa is my favorite image you shared in this post. It is so darned sweet. You do look so happy to see him. Whenever my Mom put me on Santa's lap I had a look of terror on my face. LOL!!! We have some good photos of me looking at him like he was something from another planet or me crying and or trying to shy away. ROFL! I love him now. :-) Just took a while.

I hope you and your family have a wonderfully blessed Christmas!

Jeanne said...

Your cubby is festive and filled with precious Christmas treasures. The bird and the deer on the blocks are my fave. A lovely Christmas share today.
Merry Christmas with blessings to you and yours.

C. Joy said...

Your picture with you and Santa! Wonderful! Your collection reminds me of my Christmases, thanks for this post.

dee dee said...

The photo of you and Santa is so fantastic! Your display is so festive. I just love vintage ornaments. I have a small reindeer similar to yours...it is an ornament that I've had since I was little! Thank you for all you visits and sweet comments on my blog... it means so much to me!
Dee Dee

Chatty Crone said...

Linda all you things are quite beautiful - you have a nice collection for Christmas - I think my favorite is the white bird with the Santa hat!

Merry Christmas


laurie @ bargain hunting said...

Linda, I always love seeing what you put in your cubbies, and I especially love all of your vintage Christmas. Those angels are just precious, and I love the way you've used the vintage blocks to elevate some of those vintage treasures. The whole vignette is wonderful - with the vintage ornaments in an old box on the table. laurie

Pam said...

Linda, that photo of you and Santa is priceless. Love the blow molds on top. I didn't find a single one this year at the thrifts :(.