Because Stockings Don’t Stuff Themselves – 7 Vintage Gift Ideas

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Finding gifts to use as “stocking stuffer” gifts doesn’t have to be hard. We know those stockings don’t stuff themselves – that’s why we’re here to make it easier for you! Here is a selection of fabulous vintage, often one-of-a-kind, treasures that would make perfect “stocking stuffer” gifts. Just click the images for more details.

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Vintage Ladies Dresser Decor, Green Plastic Jewelry Tray

This beautiful jewelry tray is hand painted with a white daisy and is trimmed with gold paint – very unique and elegant.

Who’s It For? This tray makes a perfect “stocking stuffer” gift for anyone who wants to organize jewelry or loose change on a dresser. Available at SelectiveSalvage.com

 

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Miniature Vintage Pewter Owl by Hallmark

Isn’t he adorable?! This vintage Hallmark Little Gallery fine pewter miniature owl is sitting on his branch with his eyes looking up to the heavens. 

Who’s It For? Not only will an owl-lover cherish this little guy, it would also make a great gift for anyone you love – just add a gift tag that says “owl always love you” and it’s sure to be a memorable gift! Available at AtticAndBarnTreasures.com

 

vintage-beer-strobe-lightVintage Strobe Light Coors Beer Can Light

Ah… a flashback to the 1980s! This Coors beer can strobe light has a yellow flashing strobe light on top. A fun treasure for any home bar or man cave!

Who’s It For? This strobe light would make a fun gift for the “guy who has everything” on your list. Imagine his surprise when he finds this in his stocking – it’s sure to bring a nostalgic smile! Available at GirlPickers.com

 

vintage-hungry-baby-birdVintage Very Hungry Baby Raven or Crow

This hungry little bird with its outspread wings, goggle eyes and ever open beak needs a home. It is attributed to Schafer Vater in Germany, a ceramic business known for its open-mouthed figurines.

Who’s It For? What a fun “stocking stuffer” gift this would be for a new mother!  Her eyes are sure to light up when she finds this little guy waiting in her stocking. Include a package of Gummy Worms and you have a very clever gift. Available at AuntHattiesAtticVintage.com

 

metal-wire-purseWoven metal wire purse

This fabulous basket woven silver wire evening bag has lots of practical uses. The purse has a heavy acetate liner to hold all your small treasures. The molded chain makes a single handle, and the clasp is a crocheted raffia loop with a thread covered ball. 

Who’s It For? While the purse itself makes a treasured gift, you can use it as the “gift wrapping” for a very special gift for the woman on your gift list. Just place your special gift inside the purse along with a handwritten note (a love note, perhaps) and then slip this purse in her stocking. She will be delighted when she sees the purse, and even more surprised when she sees what you’ve hidden inside it! Available at NextStageVintage.com

 

vintage-rhinestone-necklaceVintage Rhinestone Necklace Drop Pendant

This beautiful vintage rhinestone necklace has a drop pendant in clear crystal – it is quite stunning!

Who’s It For? This necklace would make a special gift for a classy lady. Her eyes will sparkle just as bright as the rhinestones when she finds this beauty in her Christmas stocking. (And, you could always use this as the “special gift” to put inside the purse listed above). Available at VintageRenude.com

 

Vintage Brass Trinket Cricket Box

This brass box can be used in many ways, and makes it a fun gift for anyone on your list. You could fill the box with small treasures and use the brass box as the gift box to hold those items. 

Who’s It For? Place tiny treasures and trinkets, or even pieces of jewelry into the box and give it as a gift for the person on your list who is always seeking treasure. Place small art supplies in the box, such as colored pencils, erasers, and a small note pad and give it to the artist on your list.  Available at ThirdShiftVintage.com

(See, wasn’t that easy?)

JayDee / ThirdShiftVintage.com

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