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Aug 25, 2009

SANTA COLLECTION #2

This is the second Santa I am sharing. Most of my Santas have been gifts from my husband who would pick up a new one every August when he was in Reno for a car show. There was a Christmas store nearby.
This one has lots of wispy pieces that don't show up well in the photo. His coat is a sage green. He is about 11 inches tall.

13 comments:

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

How sweet of Hubby to do this when he goes To "Hot August Nights" Oh yes we go every year to the same show and have for mamy a year now..how far are you from Reno girl...We are like 150 miles...But Len goes into Reno once a month to see his doctor and his mama...Love the newest addition to your Santa family arent't they fun to collect...May you have a GREAT day my friend...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Lou said...

I love this Santa Lori! It's great that he's a little non traditional. Your hubby sounds like a keeper but then I guess you already know that :-)

Lynn said...

Good One!
He has some lights on a string too!

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Pretty!. I started a Santa collection years ago, and ended up giving them away.

Florida Sue said...

That is so sweet Lucy! I love husbands bearing gifts. I also like this nature guy Santa.

Jane said...

Oh I used to have a cat that would have mauled this Santa into oblivion!

Blondie's Journal said...

I do like this one, Lori. He looks a little wispy and well loved! Your husband deserves some of that too!! What a guy!

xoxo
Jane

Cindy said...

What a lovely Santa! Thank you for coming by my blog today and leaving a sweet comment on my grandchildren and my mosaic. You are so right, if I don't learn quickly my grands will be able to teach me most likely! Hugs, Cindy S

A Stitch In Thyme said...

I love this santa!! I need to find a way to buy and old santa and dress him up cottage chic! When I do, i'll market that baby... :)

Barb said...

Hey girl

thanks for coming by. glad you like those old tool boxes.

Someone else told me about he coffee beans to get rid of grease smell.
But they said the coffee smell lingers, and i do not like the smell of that either. =0))

Weird huh??

Blessings on your day.

barbara jean

Ali said...

Ooooo I like him! Reminds me of a woodland type Santa! Who'd a thought you could get things like this in Reno. Mini one armed bandits yes. Santas....

Ali

P.S. I like the new look of the blog.

Chari said...

Hi Lori...

Girl, I am really enjoying your fabulous Santa collection!!! I have also started one but only have a couple right now..hoping to add to it!

I love this Santa's face...how he's looking up...and his eyes just look so kind!!! Also love his beautiful coat with all the wispy fur...it's gorgeous! Of course, I just had to enlarge the photo so I could see all the beautiful details!!! That was so sweet of your honey to get this for you...I would love to visit that Christmas store!!! Beautiful, my friend!!!

Warmest wishes,
Chari

RobinfromCA said...

What a unique Santa! Love that fur trim on his coat!

Robin

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