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Saturday, December 5, 2009

More Christmas hand mades

HEY THERE!  I got a little more decorating done this morning.  I took out all of our hand-carved Santas and figures that we have made through the past 30 + yrs. and put them on the mantle in the kitchen dining area.  I just love them so much!  There are moon Santas, Intarsia Santas, Santa's made to cling to a door way or shelf, Raggedy Ann and old gentleman, etc. etc!  Hope you enjoy seeing them as much as I do!  We create new ones all the time.  Our Moon Santa is very popular and we make some to sell every year.  It is our own original pattern.  Also, the fisherman is one we made up.  I adore him because Bill and his father were fisherman and also our grandchildren love to fish.  He makes a nice gift but is a special order.  There are also a couple of gnomes in there, too.  Just for fun! 




7 comments:

Doris Sturm said...

Oh, I love that moon dressed up in a Santa suit and that Santa laying down is cute too...looks like you're just about done! I'm just stringing the lights on the tree and then crochet a little and maybe tomorrow I'll decorate it with the ornaments. I'm not in a hurry. I like the way it looks with just the white lights right now, so I'll enjoy it like that for a while ;-)

Have a great day!
Doris :-)

Country Wings in Phoenix said...

Oh Kerrie...
Things are looking so festive over there. Wish I could pop by. I love the Santa collection. I really love the moon one also, but the one hanging off the mantel on the left is my favorite. He looks so happy I think.

What beautiful work you and Bill do together. You are definitely a great team.

Give Bill my love and a hug. Hugs to you too sweetie. Please stop by and ready my post today. You will love it. Country hugs and much love, Sherry

Martha's Favorites said...

Hi: Thanks for visiting my blog. I love all your Santa's on the mantle it looks so cute. I love decorating for Christmas. Have a great weekend. Blessings, Martha

Fairy Footprints said...

Kerrie the santas are incredible you guys are so talented designing them cutting them and painting them wow, I love em. I love the little gnomes too lol they are so darling sitting up there on the mantle.

Glad to see the holiday decorating is coming along safely ;0)


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Janean said...

everyone must get a huge smile when they see all the festivity! the moon santa is wonderful -- very creative.

Teresa Kline aka va.sunshine said...

wow, this is soooo beautiful, such a pretty mantel.....your dogs are cute too....have a wonderful day!

enjoy *~*

Susan Ramey Cleveland said...

Your mantle is wonderful. How much more fun could it be?!?!?