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Christmas Decorating with Bottle Brush Trees

Bottle brush trees can add instant vintage Christmas to any area of your home! I  adore using them in vignettes and Christmas crafts. Whether you go overboard with an all-out holiday decorating extravaganza or if you just want to add a little Christmas magic around your home, use bottle brush trees to create vintage Christmas   Today I am sharing some ideas for creating vintage Christmas vignettes with bottle brush trees and a few bottle brush Christmas craft ideas.

 

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Creating a Cozy Christmas with Vintage Christmas Vignettes

I tucked a bottle brush tree, Shiny Brite ornaments and vintage tinsel in my grandmother’s antique lunch pail and set up a larger bottle brush tree and a tiny ivory tree with some vintage treasure to create a sentimental and charming vintage Christmas vignette.

 

 

Two tiny pink bottle brush trees nestled in mini tarnished silverplate tea pots look purrfect with one of my favorite antique Christmas postcards.

 

 

 

 

Chateau Chic

Bottle brush trees come in all colors and sizes. Whether they are retro bluish-green, bright and festive colors,  soft and muted, ivory or bleached, I love them all!  When creating a vignette, look for ornaments or accessories with similar colors to the bottle brush trees you have on hand.

 

 

 

 

 

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Staggering bottle brush trees in varying sizes look beautiful creates an illusion of a little Christmas forest.

 

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Rusty Hinge

 

 

 

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Faded Charm

Consider using unusual items such as vintage urns, trophies, tins garden pots or architectural salvage as bases for displaying bottle brush trees.

 

 

Bleaching Bottle Brush Trees~Wild Rose Vintage

 

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10 Bottle Brush Tree Decorating Ideas~Adirondack Girl at Heart

 

 

Best Glass Door Knobs Crafts Christmas Gifts 50 Ideas #gifts #door

 

 

Add a little Farmhouse Charm to your Holiday Decor!! Vintage rusty Door Knobs with Bottle Brush Trees HoggBarnAntiques

Hogg Barn Antiques Etsy

 

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Gather your thrift store treasures and some bottle brush trees to create a lovely vintage centerpiece in less than 15 minutes!

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Pink Cottage Style Glittery Snowman Cup with by CatandFiddlefolk

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Wild Rose Vintage

They look adorable in old rusty trucks too!

 

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Blue Christmas

 

These Upcycled Christmas Projects have amazing Farmhouse Style!  They have been created mostly with vintage items that add a touch whimsy and charm.

The Painted Hive

Here’s some additional ways I have used bottlebrush trees in my Christmas and winter decor over the past several years:

 

 

 

Cute handmade snow globe cozy winter decor vintage shabby chic winter ideas

Cozy Neutral Winter Home Tour

 

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Easy Christmas/Winter Snow Jar Cloche

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rae Dunn Christmas in retro cabinet

 

 

 

 

Adorable Mrs. Clause vintage collectibles vignette

Let’s Hear it for Mrs. Claus (The Unsung Christmas Heroine)

 

Vintage Christmas

 

 

Beautiful teal Christmas decor

 

 

 

adorable vintage scottish terrier figure with pipe

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas to winter transition decor

 

 

 

 

Do you collect and use bottlebrush trees in your vintage or farmhouse Christmas decor? I love hearing from you, dear readers! Thanks for visiting today!

Merry Christmas!

Amber

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3 Comments

  • Reply Kim | Shiplap and Shells

    There is some serious bottle brush inspiration here Amber. Loved this and pinned.

    December 21, 2020 at 7:01 pm
  • Reply Rita C at Panoply

    I so love all these ideas. So adorable. I really wonder, though, how people store them so they don’t get smashed?!

    December 22, 2020 at 7:45 am
    • Reply Amber Lyon Ferguson

      I put my small ones upright in ornament storage boxes in the individual spots for the ornaments and that has worked well. I have a few vintage tins that I can store them upright in as well. This seems to work for me!

      December 22, 2020 at 4:40 pm

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