Laughing Dog Arts

Tuesday, December 28, 2010

Tacky Christmas decorations

Greetings!  I hope you all have experienced a good holiday season so far.  It has been pretty good here and now I am laying low.  Sorry I haven't been visiting your blogs, I'm barely answering my email, just kinda hibernating.  I like this time of year for that reason.  Also I have company, I'm trying not to ignore them by hanging out on the computer.

Today I thought I'd just say hello and show you a picture of one of the tackiest Christmas decorations I have ever seen.  It is made from a beverage can and I believe it came from a box of stuff I bought at a garage sale.  I'm not sure why I held on to it instead of just tossing it into the recycle bin, but now I admit I have become rather fond of this tacky little Christmas caroler.  It is kind of cute, in a weird way.

I will try to get back to more interesting blog posts soon, with something less kitchy. Until then,
Be well.
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audrey said...

Jan, I was relieved to see this tacky little caroler! I truly was beginning to worry about you.
So happy to hear you had a nice relaxing Christmas. Keep on relaxing and enjoy your company. That is what the Holidays are all about!!
I wish you abundant blessings and much joy in the New Year, Jan.
♥ audrey

Emma said...

Oh, but he's so appealing ;) Enjoy yourself & have a happy New Year!

Carol said...

Oh Jan, its not tacky its retro from an era when recycling was just beginning.

I went through my Hiber stage and now I'm energizing and ready to start the new year off right.

Enjoy your rest and recharge!
Happy New Year.

Lisa Criswell / Indigo's Beads said...

enjoy your time off with your company! i kinda like your caroler in a weird sort of way. he made me smile, and isn't that what's important...a little spot of happiness in the day?

maggi said...

I think he is cute and a reminder that recycling is fun at whatever level. Enjoy your hibernation, sounds good to me.

Anne Huskey-Lockard said...

Hey Jan,

I just got my post up with Christmas Day photos! LOL! I could have waited until next year I suppose.... ;D
I like this time of year for the same reason--an excuse to kick back and do little but rest or work in the studio. Pressure is off; time to enjoy.
As to the caroler--it's cute. I can tell you I have seen ornaments that TRULY were tacky....this little sprite has some character. Hmmmmmm.....maybe it WAS a can of Sprite!


Marlene said...

Tacky? Maybe, but his is really cute and such a clever use of "trash". Enjoy your company and you can really hibernate now, I just assume you have snow also as we are getting covered by it this morning.

sjmcdowell said...

Hi Jan,

Hibernating is a good thing!!!
I am sorta kinda doing the same thing. You will feel renewed and refreshed again!

This little Christmas guy is different and I do think he is cute too. He just needed a home
and yours is it!! ;)

Blessings for a Happy and Healthy New Year!! Enjoy your company and
stay warm too!



artymess said...

Jan he has such a cute face you couldn't throw him away.......Hope you had a lovely Christmas ..happy Creative New Year to you .....xx

dosfishes said...

HI Jan - He has a kind of naive charm doesn't he? Glad you are hibernating and relaxing. Looking forward to more beady wonderfulness in 2011. xox Corrine

Anja said...

Dear Jan, I understand you so good, this time in the year is meant to be quiet for a while, enjoy it!
Cute christmas deco!
big hug! Anja

Heloise said...

Enjoy the rest of your hibernation. Wishing you a very happy and creative new year.

Robbie said...

It's all in the eye of the beholder! Funny! Hope you enjoy company and rest of the holiday!!

Sherry said...

I even had to call my hubby in to show him this.
thanks for the chuckle

Martha Bright said...

You'll enjoy this site, Jan: The ornament looks like something you could regift! Perhaps for a wedding or something. You should have seen some of the things we got. Unfortunately (or fortunately, depends how you look at it) I threw them out.