Recent Posts

October 24

Let's Meet An Extraordinary Artist: Debbee Thibault!

Get to know Debbee Thibault, a fabulous folk artist from California whose paper mache figures are world renowned!

We first met Debbee Thibault over 25 years ago at one of the preeminent folk art events in Southern California, and what a fateful meeting it was. Debbee Thibault's first Santa was made in 1985.

August 08

The Excitement is Building – Halloween is Coming!

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!

August 07

The Long and Winding Road of Christopher James' Life

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!

July 29


Dee Harvey is back and better than ever!

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!

June 14

It's Crystal Clear we love Vintage by Crystal!

We are featuring Vintage by Crystal, a wonderful line of figures and ornaments handmade in America.

We are thrilled to be carrying the American made Vintage by Crystal line at Traditions. These embellished spun cotton creations will be the collectibles of the future!

December 07

The Religious Roots of Christmas

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.