My Favorite Antiquing Spot

Over the holidays, we traveled to Florida to visit one of our sons, and anytime we’re traveling close to the Gulf Coast area of Alabama, I have to make time to visit one of my favorite antiquing spots.

Nestled in the country, just outside of Mobile, Alabama, in a small ‘burb called Theodore, is antique heaven…..otherwise known as Charles Phillips Antiques and Architecturals.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

It’s one of my very favorite destinations to find unique European antiques in the South, and it’s well worth the trip.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

We’re teaching Miss RubyLou the fine art of antiquing, and she gives Charles Phillips Antiques a four paw rating!

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Consisting of ten large buildings, each one is filled to the brim with European furniture, architectural pieces and salvage, unusual collectibles, custom creations, and European linens.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

For decades, Charles Phillips has scoured every corner of Europe to find the unique treasures that we all swoon over.

Today, containers from Europe are arriving just about every ten days to keep up with the demand of his clients.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Each large building is filled to the brim with unique finds, and if you’re a lover of original paint and patina, you will feel like you’ve arrived in paradise.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Be sure and have plenty of time to shop, because there are hidden jewels in every corner, even under the beautiful oak and magnolia trees!

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

It’s a family affair at Charles Phillips Antiques, and though I could literally browse for hours in this beautiful, laid back country atmosphere, we always enjoy chatting with Charles (he always has an interesting story to tell) and Audrey, one of his beautiful and creative daughters, that helps to manage this amazing business.

While browsing, I fell in love with these beautiful chests, and if you’re a shutter lover, this is the place for you. You will find antique shutters in any size and color.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Luke Phillips, Charles’ son, makes these stunning custom swings and day beds. I can just imagine this hung on a big ol’ porch, and swinging on it while enjoying a glass of sweet tea (or an adult beverage), and reading a good book. It also looks like it’s the perfect place to take an afternoon nap on.

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I’ve told you before that I’ve been to grain sack heaven….and this is it, with stacks and stacks of European hemp grain sacks.

You’ll find these highly sought after antique linens with stripes in different colors, as well as some with rare monograms.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I have a weakness for shiny, fancy things, and this mirror still haunts me…..because I didn’t bring it home.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

There are rows and rows of glassware, bottles, demijohns, graniteware, and seltzer bottles, from floor to ceiling. Any size, any color.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

This was the sweetest antique horse. It’s the perfect display piece, and I’m sure it won’t last long.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Did I mention that they have dough bowls?

And take a look at those shutters!

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

These European baby bathtubs are perfect for a patio garden to grow flowers or herbs in.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

One piece that I loved was sold to some lucky customer….this fabulous wall lavabo. It had such great detail to the old cast iron.

These are wonderful to hang on a garden or patio wall to plant flowers in. It would also be fabulous hanging in a bathroom with the bowl filled with rolled up towels.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

If you’re a lover of painted furniture, you will find a huge selection of amazing pieces.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

If architectural salvage makes you swoon, then you might want to bring some smelling salts with you, because there is an endless inventory.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Charles has several amazing antique sleighs, and RubyLou couldn’t resist posing in one of them.

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

My Favorite Antiquing Spot | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I hope you enjoyed visiting my favorite antiquing spot in the South! If you’re ever anywhere near Mobile, Alabama, you need to take the time to visit. It’s an antiquing experience you won’t forget, in a setting filled with Southern charm! And you will love visiting with some of the nicest people we’ve ever met! Tell them RubyLou sent you!

Cheers,

                       Cindy

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas

The master bedroom is finally dressed for Christmas! Last year was the first year that I had ever decorated our bedroom and I ended up loving it, so I definitely wanted to add some Christmas spirit to it again this year!

Today, I’m thrilled to be a part of the Deck the Halls Christmas Home Tour! I want to thank Jennifer from Decor Gold Designs and Randi from Randi Garrett Design for hosting this fabulous home tour.  Each home is gorgeous and filled with holiday inspiration, and I’m honored to be a part of it!

If you are coming from Zevy Joy, welcome!! Wasn’t Annie’s bedroom gorgeous?!?

When we bought our home, we found an old abandoned tree in the attic, and last year I decided to flock it and use it in the master bedroom for Christmas. It turned out to be a pretty nice looking tree, so I pulled it back out to use again this year. I sat it inside a large vintage basket that I’ve had forever, and it makes the perfect container for the tree.

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A lot of the flocking had remained on it from last year, and I didn’t add anymore this time, instead opting to let a bit more of the green in the branches show.

I used a lot of gilded ornaments this year, silver and gold, some frosted and some clear, and many with glitter. I also added sticks from the yard, that I spray painted with metallic gold paint, randomly sticking them into the tree, as well as tucking dried hydrangeas among the branches.

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I had an urn filled with these dried hydrangeas sitting in the bedroom, and when I started removing them to make room for the Christmas decor, I wondered how they would look sitting among the branches of the tree. I think they’re perfect!

Our bedroom is a nice large size with beautiful windows, making it the perfect setting for a tree.

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I added garland across the top of the bed with pretty twinkling lights. I love real pine garland, but it can make a mess, and since I didn’t want pine needles down inside my pillows, I opted for faux garland instead.

I picked up some faux fur pillows and a throw, a few weeks ago, and they look wonderful on the bed. They make me think of snowy weather.

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I brought in miniature sparkly trees for the bedside tables. They add a bit of glam without being over the top. And the best part, is that you don’t have to decorate them, just sit them in a perfect spot and you’re done.

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I did add fresh garland over a large frame on one side of the room. I worked twinkly lights throughout the branches, and then added old vintage crystals for a bit of vintage bling, and I love the smell of fresh pine.

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Most of the pieces in this room are vintage and their old finishes have acquired an beautiful patina over time, which looks wonderful against a backdrop of white lights and crystals.

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Bringing a little Christmas cheer to a room is easy just by adding greenery, white lights, and glittery ribbons to your presents.

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

This is definitely my favorite room in the house this year. We put timers on all of the lights so that as soon as the sun starts going down, the soft, twinkling lights come on. It’s so pretty looking in from the outside.

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Now, all we need is a pretty snowfall…..to make this picture complete!

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Someone has been extra sweet this year, and she’s hoping Santa is going to fill her stocking with bones and toys. I told RubyLou not to worry, Santa wouldn’t forget her this year!

She’s too cute in her Santa suit!

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I hope you have enjoyed our tour of the master bedroom, all dressed for Christmas!

I want to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas, from our home to yours!

The Master Bedroom Dressed for Christmas | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Your next stop will be Randi’s beautiful home, of Randi Garrett Design.

Randi Garrett Design

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French Country Cottage

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Decor Gold Designs

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Life On Virginia Street

Life on Virginia Street

Zevy Joy

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MONDAY – ENTRY/PORCH

StoneGable | Decor Gold Designs | Eleven Gables

Randi Garrett Design | Dimples & Tangles | Dear Lillie | French Country Cottage

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TUESDAY – LIVING ROOM

Jennifer Rizzo | Sita Montgomery Interiors | CC + Mike

Lindsay Hill Interiors | I Don’t Know How She Does It | Shabbyfufuchristmas-home-tour-living-room-collage

WEDNESDAY – KITCHEN

A Thoughtful Place | Thistlewood Farm | Maison De Pax

Craftberry Bush | Shabbyfufu | CC + Mike

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THURSDAY – DINING ROOM

Tone on Tone | Sunny Side Up | Just a Girl and Her Blog

Lindsay Hill Interiors | The Leslie Style | Eye for Pretty

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Deck the Foyer and The Littlest Fur Angel

I have finally gotten around to decorating the foyer for Christmas.

I started decorating early this year, thinking I would get it all done, and then be able to sit back and enjoy the greenery and twinkling lights. But, you know what they say about “best laid plans…”.

 I had carpal tunnel surgery a couple of weeks ago on my right hand, and that has slowed me down just a bit, so I’m just now getting the decorating finished.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Bringing some Christmas spirit into the foyer was pretty easy by using fresh pine garland, white lights, and some vintage pieces that I’ve had for years.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I loosely draped the fresh pine garland on the stair railing and then tied on sparkly gold ribbon.

I actually didn’t buy enough garland, so it doesn’t go all the way around the balcony. I don’t think I realized how long the railing is!

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I added a couple of of gold Christmas ornaments to the bottom of the stair railing for a little bit of glam at the beginning of the hand rail.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I’ve had this large antique angel that came out of a closed Catholic church in St. Louis for several years. I actually found it at an auction in a very small rural community near where we live. It stuck out like a sore thumb among all the tools and primitives.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Her wings were missing when I bought her, but I was able to find some gilded metal wings, and with a little modification, they fit perfectly on her back now.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I stood her on an old salvaged plaster capital in order to elevate her to about six feet. She has a staff that holds a candle and I topped her with a gilded crown. She’s chippy, and a bit shabby, and I absolutely cherish her.

With the cement lamb at her feet, she’s the perfect guardian to herald in the special day.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Many years ago, I found a nursery that sold grapevine trees, so I bought quite a few in different sizes. I don’t see them sold in the stores anymore, but every year at Christmas, I pull them out of storage and wrap them in white lights. They make a quick and easy display.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I draped the gold mirror in fresh garland and entwined it with white lights.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

An old stone birdbath, that I have used all over the house with different displays, was perfect to elevate a special piece.

I filled the bowl with fresh greenery (check with your local home and garden center, they will give you the trimmings from the Christmas trees on their lot), and then nestled in the center a sweet antique Infant Jesus statue in a wooden manger.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Surrounding the Christ Child are some of my collection of old nativity sheep.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I was going to try and put a tree in the foyer, but decided that there really wasn’t enough room, so the little grapevine trees will have to do this year.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I know you’ve been waiting to see the littlest fur angel….Miss RubyLou is almost eight months old and she has brought such joy into our home. She’s pure energy, a love sponge, and very intelligent.

 Recently I found some little feathered angel wings and knew that they were perfect for our little angel.

Deck the Foyer | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

She is so easy to work with and loves posing to have her picture taken.

She has stolen our hearts.

Merry Christmas,

           Cindy

A Bit of Christmas Glam

Welcome to the “Adding Glam to Christmas Decor” Tour!

If you’re visiting from She Leaves A Little Sparkle, we welcome you, and hope you will enjoy seeing how we have added glam to our Christmas decor!

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I’ve been getting the master bedroom decorated for the holidays and adding a bit of Christmas glam.

What is glam, you ask?.

Glam is a tree covered in gold and silver…..shiny ornaments, glittery snowflakes, and mirrored finishes.

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Glam is glittered ribbons wrapped around presents……..the finishing touch to Christmas surprises.

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Glam is an old French chair……covered in century old patina.

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Glam is luxurious textures……….like a gorgeous sheepskin, perfect for laying under the tree or draping over a chair.

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Glam is a pretty velvet stocking…….waiting to be filled with trinkets and treasures.

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Glam is twinkly white lights………… entwined throughout fresh greenery.

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Glam is vintage crystals…….hanging from the pine boughs.

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Glam is candlelight……..a flickering flame reflected in the ornaments.

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Glam is vintage gilding……only found in century old, storied pieces.

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

And Glam is a sweet, precious girl puppy……..all decked out in pearls….

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

and waiting for Santa on a luxurious bed…..

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn Vintage | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Bit of Christmas Glam | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I want to thank Annie Selke for sponsoring this post and generously providing the luxurious sheepskin and the Wouf dog bed.

Miss RubyLou is totally smitten with them!

Tamara at Citrine Living is next on the tour, so be sure and visit her gorgeous home as well as the other bloggers on the Christmas Glam Tour to see how they have added glam to their Christmas decor!

Cheers,

          Cindy

She Leaves a Little Sparkle  |  Citrine Living  |  Curls & Cashmere

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A Family Room Christmas Tree with Tree Classics

Welcome to Christmas Traditions with Tree Classics!

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Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Perry Como, Nat King Cole….those were the Christmas albums that we played on the stereo as we decorated the Christmas tree when I grew up.

As soon as Thanksgiving was over, my sweet mama would start playing her collection of Christmas albums. This was one of the many Christmas traditions in our home, along with tromping through the woods to find the perfect tree (Mama insisted it have a bird’s nest in it!), chopping it down and dragging it home. Once we had the tree up, decorating it could only begin once we had our hot chocolate, served in Santa mugs, of course.Family Room Christmas Tree | Tree Classics | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

All of these memories came flooding back as I was decorating our family room Christmas tree this year.

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I still play the old Christmas classics as I decorate our tree, and when I pull out the tree decorations each year, I make sure I have a hot mug of cocoa with marshmallows floating on the top.

Somewhere among the branches, a bird’s nest will be placed. My mother always insisted that if you found a tree with a bird’s nest in it, it was good luck for the following year.  I always honor that tradition by placing a bird’s nest somewhere in our tree.

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Thankfully, we don’t have to chop down our own tree anymore, not with the most realistic artificial tree I’ve ever seen!

Our tree from Tree Classics is the pre-lit Classic Fraser Fir.  It features realistic tips and needles to replicate the real thing, and I have to say, it’s amazingly life like. If I had some pine scent tucked within the branches, you would swear that it’s real!

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Christmas lights have always been my nemesis, so I was very happy that I didn’t have to add the lights to the tree because it comes pre-lit, making it so easy.

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

This year I decided to decorate with the traditional colors of red and gold so I pulled some red plaid ribbon from my Christmas stash and made a large bow as my tree topper, letting tendrils of ribbon flow down the tree.

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I placed some large pinecones in among the branches as well as some sequin snowflakes from my stash of ornaments, but the real beauty came from the burgandy and gold ornaments from Tree Classics. Crafted from blown glass, they have such a rich look to them and add a beautiful depth to the tree.

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

Many of the ornaments have a vintage look, with glitter accents, and remind me of some of the beautiful ornaments we decorated with as a child.

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

The last few years, I’ve decorated with softer, more neutral tones, but I’m so pleased that I decided to go with more traditional colors this year. The pops of red and gold work beautifully against the neutral backdrop of the room.

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

The finishing touch is the buttoned up, quilted, velvet tree skirt! It’s absolutely gorgeous, and feels so luxurious! I hate to cover it up with the presents!

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

The tree is definitely the star of the family room. We love sitting in here with the tree lights twinkling, a fire in the fireplace, curled up under a blanket, and watching a good movie.

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

This will be Miss RubyLou’s first Christmas and so far she is mesmerized with all the decorations and lights.

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

She loves to curl up under the tree, on the velvet tree skirt, and nap. We catch her staring at the tree and nosing at the ornaments. Thank goodness, our little elf is very gentle, and hasn’t broken any.

A Family Room Christmas Tree | Edith & Evelyn | www.edithandevelynvintage.com

I hope you’ve enjoyed our Christmas Tradition with Tree Classics. Don’t forget to visit the other lovely homes to see how they decorated their beautiful Tree Classics tree.

Please tell me, what is your favorite Christmas tradition?

Cheers,

          Cindy

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In partnership with Tree Classics, our group of Home Decor bloggers
have been provided with trees, ornaments and tree skirts to 
create trees that fulfill our own visions and traditions, offering inspiration
to our readers.  We hope you enjoy this Christmas Tree tour!