Deck the Halls with Ball Jars of Holly

December 15th, 2013 in blog, member junk     
JunkArchitect Jim Healy, editor
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Behind the trees is a box of Christmas lights from the 20s.
Tiny glass orniments from the 1950s are the perfect size for this unique Christmas tree created with fabric roses.
Placing a little red Christmas tree in a canning jar automatcally creates intrigue.
Decorating for a vintage Christmas wouldnt be complete without a forest of bottle brush trees. 
The old wooden piece in the background is a sap bucket cover.
The rusty clasp adds an old-fashioned touch.
Behind the trees is a box of Christmas lights from the 20s.

Behind the trees is a box of Christmas lights from the 20's.

Photo: Jim Healy (copyright 2013)

You can transform simple objects into artful holiday decorations by placing them in an old canning jar. Here's an assembledge of vintage finds that adds a little nostalgia to the Christmas season.

Merry Christmas.  


Pattern or design used: My Own Design - Jim Healy - Junk Architect (copyright 2013)
posted in: blog, member junk, seasonal, vintage, christmas, red, holiday, ornaments, tree, jim healy, junk architect, ball jar

Comments (11)

CottageElements writes: Jim, only you could pull off a project like this. ;-) As always, awesome project, Jim!

Lani
Posted: 4:42 pm on December 23rd
gadgetsponge writes: Definitely keeps me in the Christmas spirit Jim! The old Christmas lights box and sap bucket cover were great additions. Posted: 3:31 pm on December 19th
chippingcharm writes: I love all the vintage...and pops of red. Beautiful :) Posted: 5:17 am on December 16th
Bec4 writes: These jars with the wire handles make me swoon. What a fun way to show off objects of curiosity!

Posted: 9:24 pm on December 15th
Heavenly_Treasures writes: JIM,
WHAT A CUTE DISPLAY.GOD BLESS ROBERT. Posted: 5:58 pm on December 15th
birdcolor writes: Simple, but perfect!

Posted: 5:18 pm on December 15th
georgiamoon writes: Jim,
Every year we all wait to see what you will come up with! You have so much Christmas Spirit. Where in the world do you come up with all of this stuff? a Christmas tree made of roses??? Wow!! It is Unique, Festive, Timeless and Romantic!! The box of lights in the back has fantastic graphics and the photos are always so well done. It is layer upon layer of vintage cool!

Merry Christmas to you and your family!!!

Posted: 2:11 pm on December 15th
G writes: No one does a Retro Christmas like you.! You have captured the essence of a long ago Christmas..the kind we all love to remember and each year try to recreate. The talent you show in each and every creation leaves me speechless.

Merry Christmas, Jim Healy...!
Posted: 1:02 pm on December 15th
just_old_stuff writes: Wow Jim! This is the one of the most gorgeous Christmas displays I have ever seen. The photos are Christmas card worthy ...bravo!!!

B Posted: 11:34 am on December 15th
MakinItHappen writes: I agree with Suzi. Your display has such a beautiful, vintage holiday glow. That is an art.

Posted: 9:14 am on December 15th
AtticusFinch writes: Simple and oh so festive. Great job of using household items in a unique way.

Posted: 7:25 am on December 15th
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