Thursday, December 9, 2010

Where is Santa Now?

I'm not big into Santa for decorating at Christmas time 
since I've always felt Jesus is the reason for the season, 
but this little fellow was a Secret Santa gift and he has always 
had his place in the decorating scheme.  Usually you
can find him sitting on the shelf over the washing machine
dangling his legs and keeping me company while I do laundry.

But lately he's been making the rounds and popping up 
in all sorts of places.  One day I found him on top 
of the mantel clock sitting dangerously close to
the lit candles.

I've noticed he seems to like high perches because I
found him yesterday straddling the rooster on top 
of the refrigerator.

Then I found him posing on the hutch with my
new piece of vintage red transfer ware.  Isn't
it a dandy? 

 I found him last week stuck in one of the 
brown transfer ware tea cups I recently picked
up at Goodwill.  He seems to have "a thing"
for transfer ware ~ a man after
my own heart.

But his most recent escapade was trying to come down the 
chimney, or maybe he just jumped off the mantel clock.
Anyways ~ he landed in a crock of poinsettas
sitting in my fireplace.  At least he had a soft landing.

It is hard not to adore this little guy ~ he's
such a character and has won my heart.
Where do you think he'll end up next?

I'm linking with Debra at Common Ground for
"Vintage Inspiration Friday",
with Kate at Chic on a Shoestring Decorating 
"Flaunt it Friday", and
with Courtney at French Country Cottage 
"Feather Your Nest Friday" .


Prior said...

Thanks for stopping by! Your Santa is really sweet and what a treasure you found at Goodwill! Lezlee

La said...

He is sweet and I love your new red transferware. La

Crystal Rose Cottage said...

Your little Santa is darling! He certainly is mischievous, isn't he? Doesn't he look handsome in front of that beautiful red transferware plate!~Hugs, Patti

Cabin and Cottage said...

Very clever! Cracked me up! Looks like the season is happening there! Thanks for coming by! Jacqueline

Debra@Common Ground said...

OK, this is just waaaay too cute!! He looks at home in all these great places. Love your decor and it's all so fun. Thanks for linking up with VIF for the party!!

Christine said...

I totally get the Santa thing in decorating. I have several Santas around the house but since I, like you, prefer to celebrate Jesus at Christmas, I get rather irritated my all of the noise making things like my boyfriend's bongo playing snowman :-/

Cindy said...

Hello from the frozen North,
Your little Santa really does get around He is so cute, he looks good where ever he lands, it seems. Thanks so much for your sweet comments on my last post.
Hugs, Cindy

Curtains In My Tree said...

I just have to tell you I have the same beautiful Mason transferware square platter as you. Love it

I found you over on Commond ground blog which I like very much also.


Miss Sandy said...

I love it, Santa on a reindeer rooster! Too cute. Merry Christmas!

Honey at 2805 said...

Santa really does get around doesn't
the. I believe! Very clever.

Pam said...

I think he looks adorable sitting on the rooster. Very cute post.

Sarah @ Modern Country Style said...

How completey cute is her? VERY!! He's one of the most adorable Santa's I've seen. So full of character, and what a naughty-monkey Santa you seem to have found yourself with!!

Brenda Kula said...

He is adorable! Love the fun places that skinny fellow found to perch!

Courtney ~ French Country Cottage said...

Love your new plate and your story is quite charming! Landing in the poinsettia is so cute! Thanks for sharing at my party this week!

Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

I think Santa made the naughty list this year! I love this post :D

French Hen Farm said...

really cute! He is like the elf on the shelf! I like him the best in the teacup!
Stay warm and enjoy the snow!
Happy Holidays!

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