Vintage Christmas Arrangement and the Thankful At Home Party – Day One

I will be very busy this week making Christmas wreaths and holiday arrangements….

…..for our neighborhood Annual Craft/Artisan Show.

I worked on this arrangement yesterday…..

…..in-between creating my Thankful At Home table.

Vintage Coffee Tin Flower Arrangement

I am making Christmas arrangements using vintage containers, like this coffee tin.

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Christmas Arrangement in Vintage Coffee Tin

One of my mottos….

Christmas Arrangement in Vintage Coffee Tin

I feel any faux floral arrangements look so much better….

…..in a very interesting and sometimes “out of the box” container.

Christmas Arrangement in Vintage Coffee Tin

If this does not sell at the show…I think I will keep it for myself!…

Day One of the Thankful At Home Party starts today….

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There will be five days of great inspiration.

Today the party kicks off with the following blogs:

Kim at Savvy Southern Style

Laura at Finding Home

Julie at Lilacs and Longhorns

Melissa at The Inspired Room

Christine at The Crafty Woman

The following is this week’s line up of wonderful inspiration…

So hop on over and “be inspired”

Monday:
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Tuesday:
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Thursday:
Friday:

Have a wonderful day!!!

I am joining:

Savvy Southern Style for Wow Us Wednesdays

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  1. I hate to be the bearer of bad news but….that is going to sell. Uhh yeah, kiss it goodbye. It’s stunning!

    You might wanna make another one LOL
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  2. Oh that’s definitely going to sell! I agree with you about creating things with faux materials, the more unusual and unique the better! Have fun with the neighborhood show!

  3. Your Christmas arrangement is lovely and I adore that it is in a unique container. I don’t think you will be bringing that back with you.
    Patty at Home and Lifestyle Design
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  4. It is stunning, Shirley. Where is the sale – and when?
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  5. I think I would have a hard time letting that one go, Shirley! Beautiful!

    Can’t wait to see what you share on the tour!
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  6. I used to do this every Fall. We would sell things at craft shows and at a pumpkin patch. Lots of work, but fun. If I were there, I would definitely buy your coffee canister arrangement. It is wonderful!
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  7. Beautiful arrangement and I think you will not be bringing this home – it will sell right away.
    Can hardly wait to see you on the tour.
    Have a great day and good luck with your fair.
    Mary
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  8. I think it will sell quickly. I love the vintage tin.

  9. Linda Miller says:

    Great job, Shirley. I just had a dejavu moment. Remember the floral arranging class we took together? You got an A and I got a C. LOL If it doesn’t sell you can send it to your flunky friend in Colorado.

  10. Shirley this is beautiful, you did such a great job and I really love the container you chose. I have to believe this will fly off the display quickly!

    Cynthia
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  11. I agree, this will definitely sell, and I would be fighting my way to the front of the queue if I was there!
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  12. Lady Delores LeBoeuf says:

    Oh it will sell……..its gorgeous, love the height of the arrangement……ah shucks, I live in central California or else I would go shopping to your place….TFS

  13. It looks great, Shirley.

    I am sure it will sell!
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  14. Wow, you have honed your skills and that is a beautiful arrangement! Just gorgeous.

  15. Shirley- That looks GREAT! WOW! Did you find those holly leaves edged in gold or did you do that yourself? LOVE that look- xo Diana
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  16. Shirley, I really love your coffee tin and the arrangement you put together-great job!
    Susan

  17. Oh Shirley I think that may just sell quickly. Just gorgeous. You better make another one!
    Kris
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  18. Shirley, this is so cute! I love the coffee container; what a great choice! I ‘m sure it will sell because you have made it a fabulous piece for a vintage Christmas!

  19. Another great arrangement, Shirley! Love the touch of red here and that container is perfect for this arrangement.
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  20. I LOVE that arrangement and that it’s in a coffee canister! Too bad you didn’t live in Chicago, I totally would have purchased it as a gift for a friend that is sure to love it as much as I do! And I do love that scale on which you have the arrangement displayed! Your home decor is always so much fun!
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  21. I like your ideas. I think vintage containers make the best arrangements.
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  22. Love your vintage coffee container for a floral arrangement Shirley!
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  23. LOVE IT Shirley…I know that won’t last too long!
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