World Treasures Party

World Santa 32Today Cielo from The House In The Roses is hosting a World Treasures Party. Thank you Cielo, you always host such wonderful parties filled with bloggers from around the world.

World Santa 26I chose my Santa collection to share with you today. Everyone knows I love Santas and I have received such special ones from friends and family over the years. My sister Susan has made some Santa designs too. I have collected Santas from everywhere, and each year floods of beautiful memories resurface as I decorate for the holidays.


World Santa 29Instead of describing each Santa, I will simply share the photographs of my Santas.










Merry Christmas











World-Santa-18Finally one really special Santa story. When we were living in Hong Kong, my mother bought a beautiful Christmas Santa chess set in a store called Siebu. The store was Japanese and had the most gorgeous gifts at Christmas. In one of their showcases from America was this lovely chess set. My mother gave it to me the first Christmas we spent in Hong Kong.

Christmas Chess Set

Mery Christmas I have cherished it all these years, but to my surprise when we moved here, the company Villaincourt was nearby. I visited them one day and was thrilled to learn that Judy Villaincourt had designed this chalkware treasure and has since retired it to her museum. It is a small world after all.

Christmas Chess Set

White Christmas & Vintage SantasI guess you could say I have Santa love.

Santa Love

World-Santa-22Now if you CLICK HERE, you will visit Cielo, you will discover people from all over the world sharing their world treasures. The song for this post is It's Christmas all over the world.

World Santas

From the North Pole to the Southern tip, I hope the spirit of Santa fills your home with the gifts of joy and peace for this holiday season.

World Santas
MARIA said...

WOW!!!! Your Santa collection is Precious!
And You are my Precious Treasure too!

God bless you, dear Karen!


Hello Karen,

Your Santa Collection is amazing!

~ Gabriela ~

Tatieva said...

Oh, fantastique Christmas !
Joyce & Love !

once in a blue moon... said...

enjoyed your tour very much!

Cathy said...

Your Santa collection is wonderful, and so festive.

Beautiful blog. I've enjoyed my visit very much. Thanks for sharing.

Kathleen Grace said...

What a fantastic collection of Santas! I just love all the little touches throughout your home, the glitter and trees and santas are beautiful:>)

TattingChic said...

That is a fabulously festive Santa collection! THank you for sharing it with me! :)

Jane Marie said...

Your home is so festive and the Santas are very special. I especially love the Old World Santas. You truly have a wonderful collection.

The Dutchess said...

WOW..this is great,never did se so many Santa's on one day...This must have been a lot of fun(and work )to make pictures..Thank you...Love your Blog..

Anonymous said...

Oh my gosh! You have quite the collection! Thank you for sharing this..your decorations are beautiful:) My husband's late mother had a large collection as well and everyone who knew her received one of her Santas after she passed away. Each holds a special meaning. I'm sure each of these hold a special meaning to you. Merry Christmas Karen!

Shelia said...

HI Karen! Oh, what wonderful Santas you have! I'm amazed at the variety and beauties of the little jolly red one!! I'm so sorry, I've had computer problems since Friday and have just now got my computer up and running again, so I didn't see your email. Would you send it to me again?
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Mary Isabella and Kiley too! said...

Oh how I wish we lived close so we could set in your beautiful house, sip tea, and talk for hours...Hugs...m...

CIELO said...

Thanks for participating in "World of Treasures and for all you did to make this a fun event..


Fifi Flowers said...

FABULOUS Santa Collection! Are you the world record holder of the most Santas? WOW!

LiLi M. said...

What a great collection. At first I though you would take us to a Museum, but it's at your place, you lucky girl. I see some of our Santa's too! I like that the international Santa and the Santa in time. Quite interesting too and beautiful, there will be no dull moment in your house having a Christmas party!

Anonymous said...

Karen-- I loved seeing your Santas. Thank you. I particularly adore Santas from the era of 1900 through the 1940s.