There’s no season that beckons you to create and recall memories quite like the holiday season. Whether your family celebrates Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanza, or just the onset of winter, nostalgia reigns supreme this time of year. Here’s a quick video celebrating vintage cheer and how you can make your own living room the perfect setting to celebrate in old fashioned style.

Begin with the Basics

Holidays from yesteryear were centered around great food and conversation. Get your holiday party started by outfitting your room with plenty of comfortable seating for your guests.

We’ve used a rustic dining room server in place of a TV stand. It’s the perfect height, with plenty of storage space, as well as surface space for your holiday decor.

Add Decorative Touches

We’re not talking about adding just any holiday decor to your living room. Vintage flair has a specific look and feel – it’s more rustic, with a homespun appeal that’s not afraid to show its age. Here are some fun examples that look well loved.

These deer candle holders with weathered metal bases are delightfully on point.

Galvanized metal and tin will add a dash of rustic charm to your holiday living room. These angels will steal the show.

Chilly evenings are downright cozy when you have this cuddly cotton throw to burrow into. 

Throw pillows are a must-have in any well-appointed living room. These pretty pillows are the perfect accent for your vintage holiday home.

Wall art that reflects the season adds texture and interest. Best part? With its perennial appeal, you never have to take down this holiday decoration.