Heavenly Little Christmas Angels

November 29, 2012
One of my favorite vintage collections is my Christmas angel collection. Most of the angel bell/figurines were made by Lefton or Napco in Japan in the 1950's or 1960's. 

This year I have chosen my desk hutch cubbies to display most of my little angels:

The little guitar angel...(maybe it's a lute),

And a little caroler angel, 

And a little Christmas tree angel.

Do you remember vintage paper glittered Christmas drape?  Dollar Tree sells it.  I cut it to fit the bottom of the cubby shelves.  Bottle brush trees, faux snow and miniature ornaments finish out the display.

Another little caroler angel,

And there's a little gift giving angel,

And a little basket bearing angel.

This cubby display has framed retro dotted wrapping paper as a backdrop.

This little angel is carrying a candle,

And here's another Christmas tree angel,

And another with packages.

Such little cuties.

And another little angel with a Christmas gift,

And a little candy cane angel.  (These two little red dress angels don't photograph well.)

This figurine is not an angel.  She's just a vintage Christmas figurine that was used in Christmas decorating my childhood home.  (I think I probably wore that same page boy haircut with bangs in the 1960's.) 

I hope you enjoyed my little angels...

Joining the Homespun Christmas Mantels and Vignettes Linky Party at Savvy Southern Style.

Joining Jann at Creating Christmas Vintage Decor.
Thanks for reading my blog, Carlene

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  1. Carlene, they are just gorgeous:-) I so love these. You have a wonderful collection and they are displayed so beautifully. Love!!

  2. Wow do you ever have a sweet collection. They are so charming. Remind me of my youth. I love the faces and the vintage charm of that time.

  3. Carlene what a sweet collection! I have a few Christmas Angels like this and they just make me smile!

    hugs, Linda

  4. Do you keep a list to remember all those heavenly little girls? With all my Little Golden Books I was good with the first 300 or so but then had to use an Excel Spread sheet! Loved seeing your backdrops!

  5. I've really been enjoying your posts, Carlene. Keep up the good work!

  6. You collect the best stuff!! And you display it all wonderfully! I think I had that hair cut too!! And...my mom did it!! Horrors!

  7. Carlene, another great collection. You have so many cute things, I just couldn't know which would be my favorite..Your house must look so merry..Happy Friday..Judy

  8. I like the way you displayed these. Perfect!
    My grand daughter loves these kinds of angels. I had a few that I gave her.

  9. I love all of your red angels! I'm enjoying yours even more since mine are still in storage!

  10. Those are so so pretty. I love them. You have them displayed so well with the snow and bottle brush trees. Sweet.

  11. Carlene, you have a wonderful collection of these angels. They are adorable in your sweet vignettes.
    Mary Alice

  12. What a sweet collection!! Love how you've displayed them too. :)

  13. We never used the drape at our house that I remember but I remember friends using it. I just love the vintage feel it adds. Good to know they have it at Dollar Tree. Your angel collection is wonderful!

  14. I love your little angel collection !

  15. Carlene
    Your angels are just adorable.
    Now if you could really hear them singing!

  16. Oh, how fun! Love the girls! I didn't know Dollar Tree had the drape stuff. I'll go check it out.

  17. Beautiful little angels! I think we must have shopped in the same place. Reading your posts reminds me of things I've packed away for years--and makes me want to get them out! Not this year, though. I'll just enjoy yours. . .

  18. Oh be still my heart!!! You are SO lucky to have such a sweet collection! I forgot to tell you that my recent visit to your laundry room inspired me to completely redo my mudroom! It's all vintage now and I love it.


  19. Your collection is wonderful and displayed so beautifully.
    Audrey Z.
    Timeless Treasures

  20. Hi Carlene! Oh, this is the sweetest little collection I've ever seen. These little ladies are so precious!
    Thanks for popping in to see me and be a sweetie,
    Shelia ;)

  21. Carlene, your little angel collection is so darling. I love how you've displayed them. Framing the dotty paper was a fun idea. Great $1 find on the drape.

  22. You have a wonderful collection, Carlene. I love these sweet angels.

  23. You have such a cute collection. Love em!

  24. I still use the December (for my b-day) angel my grandmother gave me when I was a toddler. She could use company if you decide to reduce your wonderfully angelic collection!

  25. These are absolutely adorable!


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