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Thursday, December 23, 2010

The Manger


The simplicity of my Italian terracotta figures reflects the humble Christmas story.



I like using old and earthy elements for its setting as well.


Country figures and animals play a big part of the scene, even though I didn't include them all here.



  I enjoy the traditional story read from the beauty of the King James version which many of us rehearsed as children.


Wishing you Christmas joy!
Ciao! for now!

Jacqueline

I'm joining Debra at Common Ground
 for Vintage Inspiration Friday


9 comments:

My Grama's Soul said...

Just beautiful.....I received the manger scene for Christmas a few years ago...I put it away somewhere special for future use...and of course....I can't find it!! (O:(O:

I Certainly enjoyed yours,

Jo

Sue said...

There is such beauty in this simple set of clay figurines, Jacqueline. You always have such lovely things to show us.
Hope you enjoy a very Merry Christmas! ~ Sue

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

I luv the vignette with the nativity scene. And also all that snow near your garden gate. Thank You for sharing.....Julian

Linda said...

Your nativity set is really beautiful...I love the simple styling...Merry Christmas! XO

Daphne Nicole & Lynda Cade said...

Your nativity is so pretty... thanks for sharing! Hope you have a wonderful and blessed Christmas!!!
Daphne

AshTreeCottage said...

What a lovely manger scene. Wishing you and yours a Blessed Christmas!

Love,
Susan and Bentley
xxoo

Robin said...

So very pretty!

Have a Holly Jolly Christmas!

Olga said...

Christmas is almost here. Merry Christmas, dear Jacqueline!

Mountain Blessings said...

Don't ya just love the southwest winters? I live in Ariz, God's country, eh? Thanks for sharing, blessings,Marla

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