I Will Honour Christmas In My Heart

I will honour Christmas in my heart,
and try to keep it all the year.
I will live in the Past, the Present, and the Future.
The Spirits of all Three shall strive within me.
I will not shut out the lessons that they teach!

~ Charles Dickens, A Christmas Carol

WELCOME TO MY CHRISTMAS BLOG!!

WELCOME TO MY CHRISTMAS BLOG!!

Christmas is my favorite Holiday and my favorite time of year!

I go all out decorating our small townhouse for all Holidays but especially Christmas!

Every room in our home has a different Christmas Theme and Color Scheme!!

I prove that you do not have to live in a large home to have several Trees!

This blog is dedicated to All Things Christmas!!

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Christmas Collector's Alley- Santa Collection!

Today I am joining Denise Marie over at Christ is the Heart of Christmas
for Christmas Collector's Alley!

I would like to share with you my collection of Old World and Character Santa's.

These are the ones that I have on display in my Living Room.
When Sam's Club first came to our area about 10 years ago, they had beautiful Christmas decorations at really great prices!
Now is not the case ,unfortunately.

This is a Sam's Club Santa that was only $12.00!


I love the ones I bought from Sam's Club because they have so many other things attached to them....

Here is another one....


This is one I bought at Target on clearance for 75% off- $5.00
He called out to me because he is going down the chimney!


Another one from Sam's Club...
Look at the doll he is holding....


And another one from Target...


These are in my Dining Room....

A small Santa on a shelf...


A paper mache one that I bought 2 years ago at Salvation Army for $4.00!!


This one is a handmade one that I bought at a local Craft Fair about 10 years ago. It sold for triple what I paid but the woman was elderly and was getting out of the business and selling off all of her Santa's. I paid a mere $40.00!!
Look at the roses embossed on the velvet fabric. He is fully dressed underneath too!


This is a Santa Sitter who is sitting on a shelf....


A yard sale find for $2.00....


This one is in my Craft room and was a gift from a friend....


In my Guest Room....


This is another one from Sam's Club that I have showcased in my Den.....


Another one from Target...


A Small Santa on a Shelf...


My Kitchen Santa....
I bought him at J. C. Penney's several years ago...


And a smaller Kitchen Santa from Cracker Barrel' s gift shop...


Well, that is my collection of Santa's.

Do you have any Christmas Collections that you would like to share????
We would love to see them!!
Please join us over at Christ is the Heart of Christmas for Christmas Collector's Alley!!

Also linking this post up to :

Show and Tell Friday

Deck the Halls Friday

Merry and Brite

Seasonal Sundays

Thanks for stopping by today and everyday that you take the time to visit me!

Hugs,
Debbie

19 comments:

  1. HELLO DEAR DEBBIE :)

    OMG!! WHAT AN AMAZING AND BEAUTIFUL COLLECTION OF SANTA'S YOU HAVE, JUST STUNNING MY FRIEND :)

    XO~MARI

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  2. oh, I love santa's too! Your collection is lovely! Thanks for your nice comments!

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  3. Wow Debbie you have been a busy gal! I haven't even started yet. Its always hard for me to transition from making Christmas goodies to gettng my home decorated. But I have one tree up..well it stays up all year! I need to tweek it and take pictures!

    Hope you have a great day!
    Hugs..Lorena

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  4. What fun seeing all your santa's.I enjoyed ,thank you.

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  5. HO HO HO ... Love your Santa collection. They're all so unique and different with no two alike! Your two kitchen Santas really strike my fancy! xox

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  6. Oh My Goodness....what a beautiful Santa collection you have! You have so many that I couldn't pick a favorite. Thanks for visiting and leaving a sweet comment. I've enjoyed my visit here and I have become one of your newest followers.

    Enjoy your day,
    Gail

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  7. Lol, my heavens Debbie, you have as many Santas as you do trees. I LOVE it!! They are all so beautiful. Merry Christmas

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  8. Your Santa collection is amazing! Beautiful !
    I like the pink ones!

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  9. Debbie, you have a wonderful collection of Santas. The pink ones catch my eye. Merry Christmas and have a wonderful rest of the week.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  10. Love your Santa collection. I love the Big Barn for your shop with all the wreaths! How neat is that! Thanks for visiting!

    Megan

    New follower!

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  11. I just LOVED Santa playing while I was busy looking at all the St. Nick's..just gorgeous ones you have..and girl..the deals..WOW.....I collect SO much..lol...Name it, and I collect it,,LOL

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  12. Hey Debbie-great collection- I used to date a guy who's mother had over 250 santa's -some original, one of a kinds-fun collection for the holidays!

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  13. Wow, such a full collection of wonderful Santa's! you lucky girl! Enjoying your decorations, thanks for sharing.

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  14. LOVE your Santas, especially the one your friend gave you! PINK ones are my favorites! Although that Cracker Barrel one is adorable, too!

    Big TX Hugs,
    Stephanie
    Angelic Accents

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  15. Hello sweet Debbie,
    Well, it is official! I have fallen in love with Santa...the Victorian pink ones of yours that is! Giggle! Oh, what gorgeous Jolly St. Nicks you have, and what fabulous deals you got on them. I am loving this!
    Hugs,
    Olivia

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  16. What a collection!!! Fun fun!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog and always leaving such sweet comments! I'm poppin over here from Merry and Bright today :)

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  17. Debbie, don't worry about offending me. I am sorry that I tagged you. I can see your sign now on being an award free zone. May I ask what kind of stories you heard? You can email me at mandie2281@yahoo.com
    I haven't heard anything and am scared and curious at the same time, lol.

    Blessings

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  18. I "SMILED" my way through your post... LOVE THEM!!! I too am a Santa collector... Thank you for sharing your collection. I LOVED THEM!!! It is SO Amazing how MANY different ones there are... AS many as Different Snowflakes, "HO HO HO"!!!
    Hugs to you, Donna

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