We first met Debbee Thibaul over 25 years ago, what a fateful meeting! It was at one of the preeminent folk art events in Southern California, we instantly fell in love with her vintage style creations. Debbee Thibault's first Santa was made in 1985.
Let's get to know Debbee Thibaul a fabulous folk artist from California, whose paper mache figures are world renowned!
2021....not only is there excitement to get out of the house and see everything in person, but a lot of our customers tell us they are going to have a spooktacular Halloween bash, one that will put the doldrums of 2020 behind them! Let the Halloween decorating and collecting begin!
It's always fascinating to listen to someone's personal story, or in Christopher's case his life history! All the parts of Christopher James' life add up to a very interesting, creative and intricate story that at times is hard to believe, but the enthusiasm with which he tells it is infectious and put you on the edge of your seat. Get drawn in by the wonderful, inspiring tale that is Christopher James!
Dee Harvey's passion for handmade goods is expressed in her line of personally crafted designs, which have been reproduced in perfect detail by vendors like Bethany Lowe and currently ESC and Company. As an avid collector, she finds inspiration from vintage treasures. As an artist, she works to pass on the tradition and to capture the imagination of the past!
Look back at the sacred history of the festive winter holiday.
With deep roots in Christianity, to many people Christmas is a celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ. Over the centuries it has grown to represent so much more to everyone around the world. Whether it's thanks to the ancient festival of Saturnalia or the classic story A Christmas Tale, Christmas has become the holiday it is today because of it's rich and often tumultuous history. Let's take a look back at the roots of our current traditions and how Christmas became the holiday of charity and good will towards all mankind.