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Inside the Winter 2006 Issue — Christmas Countdown!

This year’s special holiday issue features a wide variety of projects for decorating your home and for gift giving. From collectible sleds to festive tinware, there’s something for everyone on your list. The painting style featured on the cover may seem familiar to you. This painting, “Jack and Santa” by Pat Lentine, captures the innocence and wonder of a child at Christmastime. Pat designed another cover piece, entitled “Santa & Marina,” that was featured on the cover of A PaintWorks Christmas Winter 2002.

Look for more inspiring holiday designs in the December issue of PaintWorks!

Projects
elf fruzzle Elf Christmas Fruzzle by Prudy Vannier, CDA
Paint a Fruzzle, part frame, part puzzle!
peppermint chair Peppermint Chair by Chris Haughey
Paint pine needles and peppermint stripes in a snap using Loew-Cornell’s new Double-Time brushes.
snowman candy bowl Snowman Candy Bowl by Bob Pennycook
Create this whimsical snowfolk design using soft colors layered with stamped paper and raised linework!
santa teddy sled Santa and Teddy Sled by Sharon Saylor, CDA
Make this Santa and teddy design part of your holiday tradition!
nutcracker slate Nutcracker on Slate by Roxanne M. Jarvis
Believe in the magic of Christmas!
candy bowl Christmas Candy Bowl by Mary Jo Gross
Satisfy your sweet tooth with this unique wooden candy bowl.
collage boxes Christmas Collage Boxes by Chris Thornton
Recycle favorite greeting cards or tags by decoupaging them onto seasonal stacking boxes.
jack nutcracker Jack the Elf Nutcracker by Juanita Denton, CDA
Each year we feature a wooden nutcracker to add to your collection. This year’s choice is Jack the Elf , who’s painting a holly and berry candy cane.
jack and santa plate Jack and Santa Plate by Pat Lentine
Painted in the true spirit of Christmas—a time to celebrate with family and friends.
framed season greeeting Framed Season’s Greetings by Cheri Rol, MDA
Tree trims appear to be three-dimensional in this breathtaking design. Variegated leafing on the edges of the frame adds to the elegance of this piece.
baby first christmas sled Baby’s First Christmas Sled by Heather Redick, CDA
Heather Redick designed this sled for her daughter and son-in-law who are expecting their first child in November. What a wonderful Christmas present!
tea shop sign Christmas “Tea Shoppe” Sign by Connie Parkinson
Look around and you will see signs of the Christmas season!
pointsettia bucket Poinsettia French Bucket by Melissa Perez
Decorate your fireplace or entryway with this Christmas floral design.
good shepherd plaque Good Shepherd Plaque, Part 1 — Daylight Scene by France Quirion
Winter journey…this large wooden bell features an old world shepherd guiding a flock of wooly sheep.
woolgathers journey Woolgatherer’s Journey by Cynthia Erekson
This primitive rendering will bring rustic charm to your country setting.
christmas floorcloth Christmas Floorcloth by Donna Atkins
Step into the holidays in style!
holiday plaque and candlesticks Holiday Plaque & Candlesticks by Monika Brint
Spread the spirit of peace, love, and harmony with this primitive folk art design.
nordic wreath Nordic Wreath by Lois Mueller
Celebrate the season Scandinavian style!
folk art christmas tea kettle A Folk Art Christmas by Della Wetterman
Learn how to adapt parts of a pattern to a variety of surfaces.
frosted winter scene ornament Frosted Winter Scene Ornaments by Ruth Cook
Inking and oil rouging techniques are used to create frosty landscape tree trims.
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