The Early Years
Christmas in the hearth room is a little bit like Country Living magazine thirty years ago.
SALAD PLATE & MUG~CERTIFIED INTERNATIONAL
DINNER PLATE~MIKASA HOLIDAY TRADITIONS
Simple, Rustic, Primitive
The primitive cradle was a Christmas gift from J over 20 years ago.
The child’s chair was found at a country auction.
Salt glaze crock is from a local resale shop.
The mantel is decorated with birch bark trees from either Nell Hill’s or Schaefer House (Jeff. City MO), several years ago. Deer and birch bark candleholders are from Evergreen Mfg. Osage Beach MO, a couple of years ago. The “gate” is from Apple Wagon Antiques, near Kingdom City MO.
The mantel was custom made when our home was constructed in 2003.
Santa pillow and J’s mother’s Bob Timberlake throw.
The chair is one of two Windsor chairs made for us by Ralph and Caron Quick of The Windsor Chair Shop Historic Clarksville Missouri.
Round table and chairs from a Camdenton Missouri antiques shop.
We purchased the cabinet, made of reclaimed wood (between windows), at a shop in Bowling Green Missouri a few years ago.
We were told it was made by an artisan from Mexico Missouri. We wonder if the artisan could be Jim Stubblefield a Mexico furniture maker.
MEXICO IS THE COUNTY SEAT OF AUDRAIN COUNTY, NAMED FOR AN ANCESTOR OF J’S.
JIM SHORE SLEIGH & SANTA