While we are waiting for the repairs to be made on our laundry room / bathroom and master bedroom, there isn’t much I can do by way of holiday decorating because everything from those rooms has been moved out into the other rooms of the house. So we are sleeping in the living room, the rest of the bedroom furniture landed in the dining room, and all of the miscellaneous stuff ended up all over the place. Anywhere but in the bedroom, bathroom, or laundry room.
So I’ve been searching for ideas for fun holiday decor so that if everything actually is finished and stuff gets put back in the right rooms before Christmas, I will have a few things ready to go. That’s a big “IF” right now, but I want to be prepared just in case. As I’ve been searching for fun new ideas, I seem to be coming across the image (in many different and various formats) of a vintage car or truck, usually red, with a Christmas tree strapped to the top or popping out of the top. I’ve seen it everywhere, including at Hobby Lobby yesterday!
I’ve always wondered who decides what is going to be the “trendy” themes, ideas, or images each season (kind of like wondering who determines who the “popular” kids are at school or who the “important” people in the “real” world) – but that is a conversation for a different day. I am always intrigued by the latest and greatest trends in home decor and fashion. It seems that someone somewhere decides that this year a certain thing is going to be popular, and all of a sudden, everyone is loving it, buying it, decorating with it, or wearing it.
So I’m not sure WHY these adorable little vintage trucks and cars with the Christmas tree are so popular right now, but since they are, I decided to gather up a few of them to share with you for this week’s blog hops and linky parties. And since there are SOOOOO many different ones, I can’t figure out who started this trend or who actually designed the first image, so I’ll just link up so you can find them yourself if you want.
But here’s what I do know . . . . since everyone loves these little Christmas cars and trucks, I’ll probably make something with an image of one of them, too. I just can’t decide if I like the photograph, or the drawing, or the watercolor the best. If you are also in love with these sweet Christmas images of vintage cars and trucks, here you go!
(I also found this classic white car with a red roof and the pretty Christmas tree on top!)
This one is available from Sassy Doors shop on Etsy.
Cute Dish Towel with a Red Christmas Truck from A Love of Dish Towels
You can even buy paper napkins with the Red Christmas Truck image to use to make your own decoupage design for the holidays. You can purchase them here.
So now all I have to do is decide which one I like best, buy the license to use the image, and make a few designs of my own. What do you think you would make with one of these adorable images of the Christmas Car / Truck? Guess I better get busy because Christmas is just around the corner . . . I can see it now, the Red Christmas Car is on the way!