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A country-style home with a red-and-green color scheme is easy to decorate for Christmas with just a few charming vintage accents.
Red, green, and white candies piled high in attractive vintage glass jars make for a simple and inviting holiday display.
Throughout the year, a tall white dining room hutch provides a stunning storage space for the homeowner's expansive collection of blue-and-white dishes. The table is covered with a crisp white tablecloth and decorated with red gingham placements. Vintage floral sheets serve as charming chair covers.
Floral wallpaper adds charm to the dining room all year. But only a few seasonal elements were needed to transform this space for Christmas. On the dining room table, quaint red Gerber daisies were swapped for miniature artificial trees. Evergreen boughs and vibrant red bows served as festive embellishments for two hanging chandeliers.
Throughout the year, an old refurbished stovetop purchased from an antiques store functions as a versatile serving buffet. Simple glass canisters filled with sweet red treats bring a pop of color to the comfy corner space.
An open and curvy staircase dressed in gleaming white paint is both old-fashioned and modern at the same time. The streamlined structure is fresh and modern, but the arched screen door is distinctively vintage.
Delicate white stockings adorned with red gingham bows bring a cheerful presence to this basic white mantel.