Holidays make us nostalgic, and vintage Christmas ornaments are physical reminders of past years. Even folks who prefer all new home décor often have a fondness for them, from delicate glass baubles passed down through the generations to elementary school craft projects of paper and macaroni made years ago by now adult children.
If you don’t have a huge collection of family pieces, you can still decorate your Christmas or New Year’s tree with vintage Christmas ornaments. Don’t spend a fortune on reproductions when you can find easily find the genuine articles in all price ranges.
Flea markets, yard sales, thrift stores, online auctions, and antique malls are all great sources, whether your taste runs to German glass, pure kitsch, or anything in between.
Here are some examples to inspire you:
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