Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Santa Claus, also known as Saint Nicholas, Father Christmas, Kris Kringle or simply "Santa"





Decorating for Christmas is as much fun as decorating for Halloween. Everything sparkles just a little more and we get to enjoy some cooler weather. We received our first mentionable snow last weekend and it just puts me in the holiday spirit.
I love collecting vintage Santas as well as beautifully handmade ones. You will probably recognize the work of some extremely talented artists. The tall Santa with the skeleton key is made by Cart Before the Horse. The gourd Santa was made by my friend, Janet McCarter. The whimsical Santa is by Johanna Parker. The Old World Santa dough bowl painting is by Kim Skeen. The carved Santa is by Johnny McGrew. The other items are part of my vintage Santa collection.
We wish everyone a very Merry Christmas!
“You must be the change you wish to see in the world”

6 comments:

Julie-ann Bowden said...

Cool, what a lot of cute santa's! Adorable!

CMZ Art/ Rustic Goth said...

I have a special affection for Santas myself and you have some wonderful Santas pictured here!

...Miss...Maddie's... said...

Nice collection of Santas.
I found my way here via Pam's blog.
Enjoy the weekend.
Susan

Lisa said...

You snagged some primo Santas! Thanks for stopping by, and enjoy your Christmas!

Lisa

Geri said...

Hi Kristen! Just wanted 2 wish u and yours HAPPY HOLIDAYS;)

Mary said...

Great Santas!!

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and wishing you a blessed New Year!!