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Thursday, 1 December 2011

12 Curious days of Christmas




We’ve some charmingly characterful, handcrafted Christmas decorations at ShopCurious this year. They’re beautifully hand painted on wood, and make a welcome change from the usual glass baubles - especially as they can be recycled year after year, rather than ending up smashed to pieces when the tree starts to wilt, and they fall onto the floor.

Our piece de resistance is this collectable boxed set of the 12 Days of Christmas (right), which would also make a very unique Christmas gift.




In terms of music and meaning, the twelve days of Christmas have been subject to many interpretations. Here are a few examples:







And now there’s digital art too… Our latest contest at Polyvore was inspired by the 12 Days of Christmas. Take a look at the curiously creative winning sets, below:


Variety is said to be the spice of life, so if you have your own opinion, or favoured version of the timeless-yet-seasonal rhyme, please do have your say too…

Will you?

2 comments:

Jan said...

Quite enjoyed the third musical arrangement - call me traditional.
Wood is good.

Style Porn said...

Yay! Can't wait for all the fun store windows and christmas music, even though by mid-december I'm usually ready to pull my hair out.