Buying Vintage Christmas Decor At The Stores

Your guide to finding vintage Christmas decor reproductions at big chain stores. No need to spend all your time scouring estate sales anymore! Score!

The jig is up. We’re mainstream now. The whole world knows how cool vintage Christmas decor is.

As I’m running around town trying to find matching Christmas jammies for the family, I noticed that stores are carrying more and more vintage-like Christmas items this year.

Sure, it’s fun to buy the real vintage stuff out in the wild, but that can get pretty darn expensive. And it’s hard to find this time of the year.

So now that the chain stores are selling some pretty cute vintage inspired stuff, it’s a chance to get the look without the endless searching at thrift stores, estate sales and yard sales. (I must be getting old.  When did I start complaining about the drudgery of hitting an estate sale?)

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Thermos travel mug

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