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Snow White!

Dear Friends,

I was just visiting my good friend Carolyn at Aiken Home and Garden on Prince Edward Island.  She was showing some of her lovely snow pictures from past winters (they have no snow for the time being) and sharing them at How Sweet The Sound‘s Pink Saturday where the theme this weekend is ‘Snow and Snowmen’.  So, I thought I’d join the party also!  Because we, too, have no snow at the moment, although it is on the way, here are some photos from winters past.

The first few photos are of Santas created by my talented friend Jean.  They are ceramic, poured from ‘slip’ into a mold, baked in a kiln and then cleaned and handpainted. Each year a different one sits on my kitchen windowsill.  I treasure each one of her magnificent creations! If you would like to know more about how Jean gives these jolly gents life, you can read about it in a previous post, The Santa Lady of Farm Road

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The Santa below is from a collection that my husband has gifted me over the years from Roman Inc’s ‘The Giftgiver’ series . It was purchased a long time ago and I don’t think the series is made any more.

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This is our garden shed under a blanket of freshly fallen snow.  To me, the garden is just as beautiful in winter when all its ‘bones’ are laid bare – you can experience the garden on a more intimate level and study its structure.  You can see more pics, if you like, in the post, “Escape to Narnia in a Winter’s Garden”.

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I am still very excited, and can hardly believe, that the exterior of our teeny bungalow in snowy winter dress is being featured this  very Christmas season in a stunning holiday idea book from Norway. It is called “Sanselig Jul” (translation:  Christmas For All The Senses) by the lovely and creative Franciska Munck Johansen.  Franciska’s book is filled with gorgeous Nordic images and bursting with seasonal inspiration.  You can read more at “The Gift of Christmas”.

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This is the only snowman at our home for now.  He resides on my cakestand on a shelf in a corner of our kitchen and brings warm wishes for the season.  🙂  Many thanks to you all for stopping by! I will look for your footprint in the snow… In the meantime, stay cozy.

Warmly yours,

Linda

I am joining, too, Treasure Hunt Thursday!

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  1. Ann
    2012/12/30 at 10:21 am

    It DOES look like Narnia!! Your Santas look fantastic posed at the window with the gleaming snow outside. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.

  2. 2012/12/30 at 12:44 pm

    Hi Linda,
    Beautiful snow pics and sweet Santas. How is it going today – are you getting the storm there? We got about 12 cm here and it has stopped snowing but apparently not for long as we are supposed to get 30 cm more with high winds.
    Stay warm,
    Carolyn

  3. 2012/12/31 at 4:36 pm

    Lovely Santa collection!

    I am catching up with this week’s PINK entries before the year ends.
    Hope you’d come and see my SNOWMEN as well.
    Happy New Year!

  4. 2012/12/31 at 10:49 pm

    Beautiful Santas and I love that little snowman! Congratulations on your book feature! Happy New Year! Hugs, Leena

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