Category Archives: HOLIDAYS

NYC • Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

 

Parade goers and protestors and LGBT groups lined the parade route on Fifth Avenue.  This year GAYS were allowed to march…………but there were plenty of Christians and Catholics holding up their signs in protest.

 

VICTORIAN VALENTINES from the TLC Collection

I have 500 vintage Valentines in my collection………here are a few that I find exceptionally “sweet”.p1550912

 

CARTIER Christmas Windows • 2016

Cartier’s Christmas windows are still on display.  The theme is their storefronts in Paris, London, Rome and New York.

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My friends all know that I love miniatures…………so………….of course I love these.

 

WHAT DID DON GET ME FOR CHRISTMAS???

A RAG DOLL !!!  

A creation by Clair of Colorado……..in 1994

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I named her BRANGWEN………which is Welsh for “fair raven”.

You guessed it……I am of Welsh extraction…………tracing my ancestors back to 1240……….that was a task.

I love the tiny frog on her bloomers!

Claire calls this doll…..“GONE FISHIN”

 

BERGDORF CHRISTMAS WINDOWS 2106 • Monkey Business

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SEE.……MONKEY DO in Bergdorfs holiday windows…..2016.

The Museum of Natural History is the inspiration for these windows ……….tons of extravagant beadwork

David Hoey……….Artistic Director……..says he was inspired by Henri Rousseau paintings.  Indeed! The windows are fantastic.

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING • American Folk Art Museum

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CLICK on the tiger…………

Multi media Victorian……Steampunk Decor……….all are whimsical.

PRICE RANGE:  $200 to $400

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HAPPY HALLOWEEN………Not

 

New Yorkers LOVE TO DRESS UP.…………but these costumes were actually in the Easter Parade ….. not the Halloween Parade.