How to do vintage Christmas right. 1) lace. Lace. Did I mention lace? Get your grandmamis doilies out because YES you can get away with using them if you keep the design around them current. 2) adding greens to any arrangement livens up an otherwise tired look 3) the little details! Add pearls to your garland. Use antique teacups for your Christmas dinner. Track down old hardcover books and throw them in your displays. //// cheers and merry Christmas all!