Is this beautiful or what! From 1886, Prang's Christmas cards. Louis Prang (March 12, 1824 – September 14, 1909) was an American printer, lithographer and publisher. He is sometimes known as the "father of the American Christmas card". Read more about him here http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louis_Prang
Followed by a great “T.V. Bank”, 1940s, 2.25 x 4", unmarked, tin can–style bank w/ removable
top, early television console graphics, advertising for “Rodgers Sales
& Service, Harrisburg, PA” on back--and featured in a 2011 auction @ SeriousToyz.
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And for those of you who make your own Halloween putz houses, check this out--using Howard's patterns:
Indoor Christmas decoration links, including lights http://familychristmasonline.com/forums/viewforum.php?f=20
And in case you missed it, 4th of July weekend with Rob and Monica