The weeks leading up to Christmas have an almost magical place in many children’s hearts. With the festive season coming, a feeling of joyful family times and good values carry over to the adults and friends who also remember the happy times of their youth. In this a wonderful time where traditionally the home has been decorated to welcome this special healing season, end the old year and to welcome the new.

This natural collection of rustic and easy to make at home decorations help to emphasize the theme of a truly practical and tasteful traditional homestead type Christmas, using bright natural colors, strong warm and down to earth concepts.

These sometimes simple but tasteful ideas inspire and promote wellbeing, warmth, happiness and friendship in a very economical way to everyone living in your home as well as those special people visiting you, brightening up your living areas and the outside areas.

Christmas tree with Wood and stone fireplace

This natural green Christmas tree, featuring simple white lights and handcrafted decorations is matched perfectly in this setting beside a wonderful wood and stone fireplace. The combination creates a warm, rustic Christmas feeling.

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The Primitive Christmas Hat

A delightful veranda decoration, a well worn black hat complete with a red ribbon holly, Christmas berries and pomegranate decoration helps to set the scene for a wonderful white Christmas for all.

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Goodwill Christmas Tree

Packed in an authentic coke box this tabletop decoration of Christmas berries a reindeer and pine tree symbolizes the feelings of peace and love at Christmas time. A great gift idea or table centerpiece.

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Christmas Mitten Wall Decoration

These warm red well used mittens on a wooden exterior wall make a very welcoming Christmas wall decoration that helps to promote a feeling of Christmas cheer and goodwill

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Primitive Christmas Setting

A magnificent Christmas tree decorated with simple everyday items conveying a happy Christmas spirit that would fit nicely in most cozy homes to bring the warm feeling of the festive season

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Simply Elegant Christmas Tree

This elegant Christmas tree with its bright lights and decorative Santas around the base brightens the room and sends a beacon of love and hope out the window for all to see and enjoy.

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Christmas Fireplace Harvest Decoration

This wonderful display of pine branches and red tartan ribbons topped with old farm implements gives this decorated fireplace a feeling of hope and prosperity for the coming season

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Full Harvest, Christmas decorated Fireplace

Paying tribute to a good harvest and the promise of good things to come, this fireplace is decorated with corn and other produce giving a down to earth realistic look to the room.

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Deck Christmas Decoration

Matched well with the natural brick finish of the walls and floor, this nature inspired decoration is perfect for the corner of the deck, featuring a child’s trolley, white rabbit, it brings to mind a white Christmas.

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Craftman’s Christmas

This charming display of crafts and knickknacks set around a natural stone fireplace makes a great decorative arrangement that conjures up a feeling of hospitality warmth and togetherness.

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Small Pine Christmas Tree with Colored Lights

This small pine Christmas tree with its bright flashing colored lights is very simple, but a very effective festive decoration that tells of sincerity and openness to bring warmth to the home.

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Winter Greetings with a Chair and Skating Boots

This simple bouquet with a wooden chair and ice skates, offers a simple winter greeting to for those passers by or visitors to spread the Christmas cheer message.

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Pine Branch with a Wood Plank on a Deck

The clean lines and natural tones of the wood against the vivid green of the pine branch and red berries makes a simple, but attractive decoration that acknowledges the festive season and warm hearts of the home’s inhabitants.

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Primitive Outdoor Decoration

This very simple pine wood figurine is easily recognized as an angle complete with its halo or maybe a Christmas Owl with a sunshade. The contrast between the snow on the ground, the cladded wall and the bark of the pine wood make this a memorable decoration.

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Window Shutter Dressing

The soft colors of the vegetation in the planter boxes, blends magically with the unglazed brick work, the rough wood of the shutter, the table,  pine cones and pine branches to make an eye-pleasing festive decoration.

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Three Small Pine Christmas Trees

The combination of colors, blue of the pots, green of the pine leaves and browns of the shelves combined with the wallpaper and bright lights gives this decoration a special charm.

Doves and a Pine Christmas Tree

A very clean and innocent Christmas tree with the doves, white balls and white lights give this an uncomplicated appeal.

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Snowman Jar

This lovely old jar and lid has been made more attractive with is delightful, handmade label which clearly defines winter with Hot Cocoa and Gingerbread. The colors and textures blend in well together adding to its appeal.

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Ice sledge and Snowman

A great outdoor decoration showing a well loved ice sledge with a snowman inside surrounded by fresh pine branches. Being set on a wooden deck against a light gray/blue background makes a nice display.

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Homemade Candy walking Sticks

These homemade mock candy walking sticks in a basket are an unmistakable sign of the festive Christmas season and make a wonderful decoration.

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Small Pine Christmas Tree with Fruits

This lovely yet very simple, small Christmas tree is well balanced and attractive, giving a feeling of wholesomeness and health.

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A Primitive Snowman Decor

The color and texture contrast’s in this photo, highlight the effect and provide a new level of design that sings of meaning and family dedication.

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Primitive Christmas Figures

This very clever use of cylinders, fabrics with a pine branch and pine cones make a warm Christmas centerpiece that would brighten up any table setting and it is highlighted with a beautiful lace tablecloth

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Outdoor table Centerpiece

Using painted glass Jars and woven fabrics this artist has created a very interesting and effective decoration that really looks great against the rough bark of a tree. A fine centerpiece of an outdoor setting.

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Attractive Ornamental Decorations

This very interesting decoration could be used on a Christmas tree or as a tie on individual presents. This simplicity of its design and the use of colors makes it unique

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Barbed wire Christmas Tree

The simple elegance of this design and the contrasts between both the materials and the feelings the mind conjures up with barbed wire and then peace coupled with the white star and the Christmas flavor of pine leaves and pine cones make this design appealing.

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The Primitive Christmas Decoration of a white Star and Snowman

The decoration is very masculine and gives the feeling of oppression and sorrow with just a hint of a bright future ahead.

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A Tripod Christmas Decoration  with a Black Star

This design gives the impression on a gloomy Festive season, but with the promise of a bright Christmas because of the lights with the red and green checkered cloth design.

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Small Primitive Christmas Tree

This modest Christmas tree features strong dark colors or greens and browns to give a nice contrast to the rough texture of the wood behind and the smooth mason jars beside.

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Christmas Nut Bell Decoration

This nut bell decoration blends well into its surrounding Christmas tree with the nice contrast of colors, the red checkered ribbon and white lights.

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Vintage Light Bulbs Ornaments

These very primitive looking light bulbs are made of a nice array of contrasting colors with different textures and tied at one end with twine.

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Spring Ornament

This very simple but effective decoration made with spring twisted around and shaped into a candy cane and tied with a red button and checkered red cloth makes a nice modern wall display.

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Primitive Wreath Decor

This wreath on a wooden board with candles and fruit is quite appealing, it summons up visions of primitive pagan festive season rituals and happy gatherings.

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Candles in a Rough Wooden Stand

The wooden features in this design conjure up thoughts of the log cabin days of our forefathers and living off the land with its hardships and beauty.

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Red Boot Christmas Tree

The design of this decoration leaves no doubt about its intended purpose. The bright red boot of Santa and the unmistakable Christmas tree are well contrasted with the light background and dark floor.

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Traditional Christmas Parcels

These plain packaged Christmas gifts are made interesting by using colors that contrast well with each other and their individual ribbons.

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Hand Sewn and Embroidered Christmas Tree in a Frame

Hand Sewn and embroidered then placed in a nice wooden frame, this lovely Christmas tree makes a fabulous decoration or a special gift for a friend.

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Stuffed Snowman

This adorable stuffed snowman can be made from scraps found in the home to create your own unique decorations or presents. With a bit of imagination, you could produce your own unique characters.

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The Primitive Christmas Stocking

This long legged traditional winter stocking makes the perfect Christmas stocking complete with a homemade straw doll and bells to sound the arrival of Christmas day.

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Believe in a Primitive Christmas

This primitive Christmas wreath made of rosemary or lavender and accompanied by a candle and a small wooden doll, suggests that it is good for people to believe in a simple primitive form of Christmas

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