The rest of the Nutcrackers

christmascandyJanuary 13, 2011

Karen asked for a lineup of the rest of my nutcrackers that were scattered around the house, so here they are:

The large Santa in the middle came from Home Goods this year and has a music box in the base. The chef was also HG this year.

A close up of the golf nutcracker:

He came from Bombay Company in 2005. We don't have that store anymore, : (



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Well, aren't they just CUTIES!!! You do have a collection...Your new big Santa one sure has a cute face/beard! I love those you showed on your stairway earlier, too! Fun! Fun! TFS, candy! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   January 13, 2011 at 7:40PM
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That golfer is a hoot. We have a couple of nutcrackers from Bombay too. I was sad to see it go out of business.

    Bookmark   January 13, 2011 at 9:01PM
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Candy, so glad you posted the rest of you nutcracker collcection. You gals are going to get me into collecting nutcrackers if you keep this up. They are really growing on me.


    Bookmark   January 13, 2011 at 10:25PM
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Thank you, Candy. That Santa one is really done beautifully. (kicking myself for not getting to Home Goods during the Fall season. I so wanted to go there).
That little Conductor one on the train is adorable! I've never seen one like that.

I got a couple of cute ones for Christmas, should have taken photos. My DDIL found me a sweet Mrs Santa one!

hugs, Karen

    Bookmark   January 13, 2011 at 11:20PM
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Loving that little train guy--would be perfect for my retired engineer DH! Like Punk, you gals are going to have me looking for nutcrackers--and I do not need to do that! LOL


    Bookmark   January 14, 2011 at 1:48AM
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Great collection! Like OA, I love the golfer. Those plaid pants crack me up.

I have given in--been collecting for a couple of years now. Unusual ones I have include a baseball and fisherman nutcracker. I only buy at thrift stores and yard sales, though, so my collection is not likely to rival any of yours...Still looking for a tennis nutcracker!

- Magpie

    Bookmark   January 14, 2011 at 2:35AM
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Candy, Your Nutcrackers are so cool!!!
I like how you arranged them
I enjoyed looking at the ones you posted earlier also.
The golfer is a riot. How many do you have?

    Bookmark   January 14, 2011 at 9:56AM
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I - will - NOT - start - another - collection - nope - won't - do - it. However I do have one that I really like - I will have to ask him if he is lonely - lol

Love your collection Candy - they fit into so many vignettes or look great gathered together - TFS ( I think) :) .....


    Bookmark   January 14, 2011 at 10:51AM
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I'm still kickin' myself for not getting a "woodworker" one that DH & I saw at TJMaxx before Christmas. DH thought he was cute but his arms didn't move & he didn't play he thought "why get him?" ...aaaacccck, I shouldn't have listened! Nutcrackers are just so darn cute whether they "move" or not! (I have 2 under family tree during Christmas). So I think your collections are GRAND, candy! Jeanne S.

    Bookmark   January 15, 2011 at 12:08PM
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Hey, your nutcrackers look just lovely. I appreciate the old nutcrackers very much because my ancestors were from the Erzgebirge where those are made. Every year I purchase one for Christmas and put it to my little collection (which isn't that little anymore).
This is some kind of tradition now and my children love this. How many do you own?

    Bookmark   May 23, 2011 at 8:53AM
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I don't know for sure, but probably more than 50. They are all different sizes from tiny to over 4' tall.
Many are in my Christmas posts.

    Bookmark   May 23, 2011 at 5:22PM
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