I can’t imagine a better time of year. Christmas is such a marvelous time for many reasons and the first being the birth of our Savior, Jesus Christ. Just the thought of that brings joy to my heart. I am certain this is why this time of year has that warm glow. Christmas trees are beautiful by themselves, but when you look at one with the true meaning of Christmas in your heart they almost seem to sparkle and glow from within; like the tree knows why its here.
Another reason I love Christmas is because of the decorations. It breaks my heart I can’t leave my home decorated all year. I honestly don’t think I would ever get tired of it. And this is the first Christmas I’ve incorporated my milk glass into Christmas decorations. They really are a perfect combination. Each piece showcases whatever you put into it. Though milk glass is not plain by any means, the simple opaque color just makes everything pop.
I only used a few pieces this year but I am sure as each year goes by, I will experiment more and add more to my Christmas decorations. I love using the compotes to hold ornaments. I used some silver ornaments and flocked pine cones in a large compote with some candles for my table. It’s quite simple but elegant at the same time.
On our breakfast bar I used a compote on a small pedestal and filled it with silver ornaments. It just adds a little something to the breakfast bar but is not too tall that you cannot see over it.
Flowers really pop in milk glass. This vase was a recent find and was perfect for these flowers. Just looking at it makes me happy.
Incorporating new pieces into my existing decorations was difficult. I have so many decorations that I love that it was hard to try and find a way to fit it all in. I had to leave some of my old decorations out this year but I think next year I will know better how to intertwine more milk glass into my Christmas decor.
Another thing that I attempted this year was homemade snow globes. Though this is really not related to milk glass, I will share them in a later post. They were so much fun to make and easy too.
I hope all of you have a very Merry Christmas and that your hearts are filled with the true Spirit of this time of year.