LOTS of New Things Added to the Etsy Shop!

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Sugar Plum Topiary Centerpiece

I have just finished adding LOTS of new things for you in the GlittermoonCards Etsy shop, including this beautiful topiary centerpiece in cool pastel shades. I named it Sugar Plum, probably for obvious reasons.  This would make anyone’s holiday table look amazing.  Go here to see more pictures and get all the information on it.

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In addition, I’ve added loads of my little vintage Christmas delights. Have a peek!

 

Click Here to go to the Shop’s page! These make wonderful gifts – even for yourself!

Happy shopping everyone!

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2 Wreaths Available on Etsy Tonight!

Good morning everyone!

I just wanted to give you a quick heads up (so you can be the first in line!!) that I will be listing 2 wreaths this evening, Dec. 6th, in the GlittermoonCards Etsy shop at about 7PM.

Here they are:

Dazzling Deer

Dazzling Deer $325

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Christmas Candy $325

To get there, click here!  

I will be back soon with some of my little things that will also head to Etsy. In addition, I am continuing to make new wreaths up until close to Christmas so please stay tuned. And don’t forget that there is also limited product on the Beekman1802.com website! Things sell like lightning up there so you have to be quick! Look for “Under the Tree” to show up in the next day or two.

Happy shopping!

If you have questions that are not answered in the listing on Etsy, feel free to contact me.

5 New Wreaths – Actually 6!

I’m heading off on Friday to my hometown, Easton, MD, as I mentioned in my last post and I am super excited! (Please go here to get all the scoop!)

I’ve been working 8 days a week (at least it feels that way!) making new things to take with me.

So, without further ado, here are the 5 spanking new wreaths I’m taking with me:

Dazzling Deer

Dazzling Deer

Velvet Angel

Velvet Angel

Christmas Candy

Christmas Candy

Under the Tree

Under the Tree

Santa's Dancing Bells

Santa’s Dancing Bells

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I promised you a 6th wreath, too, and here it is.  This one was made especially for Beekman 1802.  It features their limited edition heirloom ornament, Mrs. Goat.

Mrs Goat's Wreath

Mrs Goat’s Wreath

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Mrs Goat Limited Edition Heirloom Ornament (made in Poland, marked #1750 of 1802)

I’ll be back soon with more news but until then maybe I’ll see you this weekend in Easton!

A Show this Saturday and Wreath Availability!

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For all my Richmond, VA area friends, I hope you will join me this Saturday, November 18th at the 28th annual Northside Artists Holiday Artwalk.  This year we have 50 artists showing their wares in 10 locations (most of them private homes) in our beautiful neighborhood.  This is my only event in Richmond this season so I hope you can make it. Please go to the Facebook page to see the details and examples of everyone’s work.

This year I will be back at Ginter Place, 1350 Westwood Avenue (it’s the former Richmond Memorial Hospital – now condos). I will have my full selection of Glittermoon Cards, including Holiday/Christmas cards and notecards and a nice array of vintage Christmas items.


In other news, I want to share with you some wreath availability!

Yesterday, 4 wreaths made their debut on the Beekman1802.com holiday website.  Please go check it out!  Free shipping is included!

These are the 4:

 

AND, I have 2 wreaths that are available directly from me: The Colors of Christmas and Santa’s House.

Colors of Christmas

The Colors of Christmas $295

Santa's House

Santa’s House $265

If you are interested in either of them, please contact me!  I’ve even made it super easy by including a contact form below!

Elfie Bells

Elfie Bells

Elfie Bells Wreath

The last of the 5 wreaths that will be traveling to the Country Living Fair is Elfie Bells.  I doubt you have to be a rocket scientist to know where its name comes from!

Elfie Bells started with that adorable kneehugger elf who sits in the center of the wreath. He is mounted on a platform that has all this wonderful tinsel that flops when he lets his “hair” down.  His color is a bit faded from age and that drove the unusual color palette.  Unusual colors or no, this one’s got a lot going for it and, best of all, it really makes me smile.

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At the top is a pretty cool piece that is made up of 3 bells that are attached to a stiff silvery tinsel (again a bit faded – but so am I). To complement the top are a pair of enormously long bells on the bottom right.

Other than the bells there is a boatload of stuff with a wow factor. For starters is one of my personal favorites: the large graduated colors ball (top left) that has an almost Russian looking scene with jazzy reindeer. Otherwise, there are bunches of Shiny Brites, German balls, a pin art ball, and even a man in the moon (mid right). If you look closely there’s another little elfie brother to keep our main man company.

I got to use a couple of very cool copper-colored Shiny Brite stenciled ornaments on this one. Those and the reds, golds, and faded blues make up the whole.  It’s finished off with some red beaded garland for a final flourish.

Check out these pictures for a closer look:

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I head out Wednesday morning for Atlanta so I’ve been packing and finishing up making various things.  Today, I packed 6 crates full of what my husband has dubbed “Christmas Canapes.”  I took a few photos while I was packing but there are a lot more. In fact, I think I’ve got about 75 or so of these little delights.

Have a peek:

But this guy has to be my favorite:

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Meet Mr Squirrel, who is all set for his Christmas with a vintage tree on one arm and a fabulous, very old glass walnut on the other.  I sure hope he goes to a good home because I’m pretty attached to him.

Have a great night everyone! I hope your Monday went smooth as glass.

Cotton Christmas

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Cotton Christmas

Continuing along, here is wreath #3 for the Country Living Fair and it is called Cotton Christmas for the darling cotton Santa who is in residence on the right side of the wreath.

I actually bought him this past summer at the Golden Glow Convention in Asheville, NC.  What I do not know is if he was made in Japan or if he was handmade by somebody stateside for their own Christmas decor. I suspect it was the second scenario. At any rate, his body is all cotton (it’s sort of flat), and he has a cool sparkly belt and a wonderful decorated candy cane. His face is a scrap featuring a very jolly looking Santa.  I simply could not resist bringing him home with me. Here he is nestled among a few of the other treasures I bought:

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Cotton Christmas has some other very cool things. The top, for example. I used a foil reflector with a special Poland indent on it (kind of like the sun, I think) and then placed 3 teardrop-shaped ornies directly to the right which give a real sense of movement. Directly under the green teardrop is a fabulous old corsage.  That all then segues into a Shiny Brite top and a poppy green P_E_A_C_E ball (I really sweated which letters would show – such a drag you can’t see the whole thing).  Take a peek below to see it all close up.

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Moving on around the wreath you will find plenty of great ornaments: Polands and Shiny Brites galore; a Jewelbrite diorama on the bottom left, right underneath a poinsettia ball; and a pretty green and silver topper slashing its way across the middle.  The whole is accented with some vintage curly gold garland and finished off with red beaded garland.

Here are a few more pictures so you can see close-up.

For me, this guy spells Christmas in a big way. I hope you love him, too.

Have a great night, everyone!