[Updated for 2018]
Vintage Christmas looks are a great way to fill your home with nostalgic charm. With Christmas just around the corner, you’re probably beginning to decorate your home, draping it in greens and reds.
Getting into the Christmas spirit is hard to resist. You might already be in the holiday mood if you’ve watched “It’s a Wonderful Life,” found yourself singing along to “Santa Baby” or hosted a cookie exchange. Now it’s time to bring some of that festive cheer into your home!
6 Vintage Christmas Looks
If you’re ready to deck the halls with boughs of holly and rock around the Christmas tree, Homemakers Furniture is here to help. Our visual designers put together six vintage Christmas looks to help inspire your home décor this holiday season.
Nostalgic Living Room
There are few things better than curling up on a plush sofa, wrapped in wool blankets and watching holiday movies. Whether you prefer a traditional classic like “A Christmas Story,” a heartwarming film like “Miracle on 34th Street” or a fun and humorous rerun of “Elf,” this cozy living room turns every movie marathon into a walk down memory lane.
This living room was designed with comfort in mind, from the neutral cream and gray hues to the soft fabrics. The simple patterns and wood tones combine to create a room inspired by Christmas past.
This room is decorated with brown paper packages (tied up with strings), pine garland and glass accents. Wooden signs, wall art, a chalkboard and a round clock adorn the gallery wall for added depth, texture and character. Get this look by thinking of your favorite Christmas memories and incorporate them into your living room.
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This quaint end table makes the perfect accent piece for your home. It features a dainty round top, pedestal base and scrolled legs. The beautifully distressed smoky black finish makes it a versatile addition to any room in your home.
Create a great look for any casual space with this handsome coffee table. A perfect combination of rustic charm and function, this design features a spacious fixed shelf and planked details. The weathered black finish adds a relaxed feel to your living room.
Rustic, charming and function, this end table is perfect for a casual space. The relaxed design features a convenient fixed shelf and planked details showcased by the weathered black finish.
Save space and add function charm to any room of your home with this set of nesting tables. Nestle these versatile pieces together or use them as stylish storage pieces. They include removable galvanized metal trays and geometric silver metal bases that add industrial charm to any contemporary home.
Curl up in classic with this cozy club chair. Its rolled arms, tight back, plush foam cushioning and tapered feet combine to create an elegant yet comfortable design. The cream and black plaid upholstery and nail head trim add style to any living space.
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Aged steel, rich wood tones and rustic design combine with this charming media console. Highlighted by barn-style doors on a sliding track, this console features six drawers and a fixed center shelf. Industrial accents and a country appeal make this piece stand apart and create a great look for your home.
Brighten your living space with this contemporary lamp. It features a geometric, glass pane base and a circular shade. Bronze metal highlights the glass design, creating a warm and elegant look perfect for your home.
Classic Dining Nook
The dining room is the heart of your home. It is where all your loved ones gather to share stories, create memories and enjoy your favorite holiday recipes.
Simple, relaxed and elegant, this classic dining nook is perfect for small gatherings, Christmas brunch or intimate candlelit dinners. It combines a simple black and white palette with checkered patterns, making the room look spacious and refined.
To get this look, start by decluttering your dining space. A small table, an area rug and a few well-placed accessories are all you need. Enhance the space by creating a beautiful, vintage centerpiece with holiday décor and foliage. For all your fine china and extra accessories, find a display cabinet where everything can be stylishly showcased.
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Add country charm to your space with this stylish table, designed exclusively by Joanna Gaines for the Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines furniture line. Built from sturdy pine, the inviting piece features a pedestal table and a round, V-planked top with scalloped details. The light, distressed finish adds vintage appeal to any kitchen or dining room.
Form and function combine with this chic cabinet. It offers plenty of space for storage and display, including two glass-paned doors that provide access to three sturdy, fixed shelves. The two-toned finish showcases the clean lines, creating a versatile look that complements any traditional space.
Add country charm to your space with this stylish five-piece dining set, designed exclusively by Joanna Gaines for the Magnolia Home by Joanna Gaines furniture line. The antique white-finished table is built from rugged pine with four convenient keeping drawers and sturdy tapered legs.
Gather friends and family around this dining set where Arts & Crafts form meets southwestern rustic style, inspired and created with country musician Eric Church. The seven-piece collection includes a rectangular table with an eye-catching diamond veneer pattern and one 18-in leaf, four side chairs and two arm chairs with curved Windsor backs and plush faux leather seats.
Baby, it’s cold outside! If you love watching the snow fall from the window but prefer staying indoors where it’s nice and toasty, this cozy bedroom is for you.
The cabin-inspired bedroom showcases festive hues of red and green that contrast with gray and black accents. Planked wood, rich finishes and metal accents offer a vintage and rustic feel that makes you yearn for hibernation. Don’t forget to place a bench at the foot of your bed so you can store your extra throw blankets, keeping them accessible for those chilly winter nights.
Searching for more rustic decorations for your bedroom this season? Whether you are treating yourself or looking to give home décor as Christmas gifts, we have all the accessories you need in our holiday marketplace!
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Effortless elegance and stylish adaptability combine with this queen-size bed. Created by TV designer Joanna Gaines, this captivating piece boasts tubular metal construction, decorative castings at each joint and smooth rounded shoulders and arcaded panels. The blackened bronze finish adds delightful, time-worn charm to any space.
Unique character, modern design and vintage appeal define this stylish lamp. It features a carved poly base with wood-look details and open metalwork. The Edison bulb adds an inviting glow to any contemporary space.
Add a rustic charm to any classic bedroom with this beautiful, queen-sized bed. The frame has an attractive, hand-rubbed finish, and it features intricately carved rosettes and fluted legs. nailhead trim draws attention to the elegant lines and crisp, cream upholstery.
This stunning, Old World-inspired dresser set adds elegance to any classic bedroom. It features ample storage space, elaborate carvings, framed drawer fronts and exotic veneers. The rich finish adds warmth to any color palette.
This nightstand is the perfect mix of vintage style and rustic beauty. Its many features include hardwood solid and oak veneer construction, heavy molding, beveled edges, shaped fronts and two pullout drawers. The distressed, parchment white finish and antique brass ornamental hardware create a vintage, relaxed look and feel for your bedroom.
Festive Home Office
Santa Claus is hard at work this time of year – he’s making a list, checking it twice and making gifts for all the world’s children before he delivers everything in just one night! You might not be as busy as he is, but that doesn’t mean your home office should lack in festive décor.
Turn your home office into Santa’s workshop by incorporating splashes of red and green, vintage accessories and a plush seat for those long work nights. The handsome writing desk is decorated with a small pine tree, paper-bound books and scrolls, a classic phone and clock and a crackling Woodwick candle.
Regardless of whether your design style is rustic, traditional or contemporary, this festive look is sure to compliment your palette while also helping you beat the winter blues. It’s hard to be a Grinch – even on a Monday morning – when surrounded by holiday cheer!
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Country-inspired charm and sturdy design combine with this handsome writing desk. The attractive design features a center drawer for storage, a built-in power center and wire management for easy electronics use. The generous, planked workspace and warm oak finish showcases the beautiful wood grain.
Add classic style to any home office space with this handsome credenza. It features four spacious utility drawers, a convenient keyboard pullout and two legal-sized file drawers. This credenza pairs perfectly with the coordinating hutch, creating an impressive look that’s perfect for your home.
Classic style and comfort combine with this office chair. Its plush, leather-covered seat and slat-back design offer plenty of support, and the gas lift and tilt mechanisms provide customized comfort. The smooth casters allow for easy movement.
Create the perfect home office space with this handsome hutch. This classic piece features a spacious drawer and generously sized open compartments, perfect for storing and organizing files, desk accessories and more. The rustic oak finish complements any color palette.
Rustic Winter Bar
If you are having a classic family Christmas dinner, a Festivus celebration with friends or hosting a full-blown holiday party, you need an entertainment-ready space to pop the bubbly this holiday season. With Christmas around the corner and the New Year following closely behind, there is no better time to set up a yuletide-themed home bar.
Whether you are drinking a hot peppermint mocha in the morning, sipping eggnog and hot chocolate by the fireplace or enjoying a favorite holiday cocktail, a home bar is the perfect place to treat yourself and entertain guests. And, it’s simple to put together. This rustic winter look showcases a farmhouse-inspired bar decorated with chalkboard signs, galvanized metal, plaid patterns and neutral tones with pops of red.
Don’t have a home bar but love the idea of serving your cocoa, coffee and mixed drinks in style? Check out our tips on creating a coffee station at home for all your home bar and coffee station needs.
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Add elegance and grand style to your home with this bar. It features handsome raised paneling, a metal footrest, two utility drawers, stemware holders, a pullout wine rack, two locking cabinet doors, dual bottle wells and an ice bucket. The rich, vintage oak finish complements any traditional palette.
Glamorous warmth and elegant style combine with this charming two-tiered bar cart. This must-have features a mirrored bottom shelf and glass top shelf surrounded by a gold frame. Self-locking castors add convenient mobility, making this the perfect addition to any traditional room in your home.
Add classic style to any dining or entertaining area with this bar stool. The handsome design features clean lines, a smooth swivel mechanism and a plush, upholstered seat. The stylish, two-toned look highlights the classic piece and complements any color palette.
Farmhouse Dining Room
Santa isn’t the only holiday guest you want to impress! If you are hosting a large family gathering this season or just looking to upgrade your dining room’s style, look no further.
The large setting includes two rustic-style tables placed side-by-side, sturdy benches draped with fur throws (yes, please!) and plush chairs that add cozy warmth to the room. Easily able to seat up to ten people, this dining space is perfect for larger rooms and gatherings. Dominating the reclaimed wood table is a beautiful tablescape created from galvanized metal trees, garland and pinecone décor.
Love the country-inspired look but dreaming of a more contemporary spin to this Christmas style? Fuse rustic and contemporary designs to create a beautiful modern farmhouse aesthetic. This charming dining room will fit right in!
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Gather around for a country dinner with this striking table. A combination of rustic style and simple design, this table is constructed of reclaimed pine that makes every table unique. It also includes a beautiful pedestal base and rectangular tabletop in a butcher-block pattern with a grey-brown textured finish.
A perfect mixture of country style and comfort, this bench is the perfect addition to your dining space. Constructed from reclaimed pine, this unique piece features a a butcher-block pattern and a washed grey-brown finish that highlights the natural variance in the wood tone.
Function and country simplicity combine in this charming server. Constructed from reclaimed pine in butcher block style, this piece features two English dovetail drawers with antique bronze pulls and four open compartments for storage and display space. Due to natural variations in reclaimed wood, your unique bench will not appear exactly as shown.
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At Homemakers, we love getting into the Christmas spirit! Whether you’re just as jolly as us or feeling a little more like Scrooge this season, you’ll find all your home décor and furniture needs in our showroom. You might even come across a cheerful elf this Christmas – and he is giving you a chance to win $500 to celebrate the holiday! Learn more by checking out our Facebook page!
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