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This Vintage Christmas card reminds me of my childhood. (Or the fictional mid-century childhood it might have been fun to have, except for all of the dresses my mother would have made me wear.)
Katie from Bower Power was looking for a simple and classic centerpiece for her Christmas mantel when she stumbled upon a canvas of Old St. Nick himself in a catalog. She used the grid method she learned in middle school art to sketch the image from the tiny catalog pic onto a piece of painted plywood. Then she filled it all in with a silver paint pen for a light, shimmery look....LOVE IT!!
I'm not a fan of pillow case dresses but this is too cute Mrs. Santa Claus Christmas pillowcase dress.
Santa...checking his list and reading letters from children. Writing letters to Santa Claus has been a Christmas tradition for children for many years. These letters normally contain a wishlist of toys and assertions of good behavior.