Thursday, December 23, 2010

Santa's Vintage Mail Bags are Packed!

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Santa can't go wrong delivering gifts with these vintage U.S. mail bags and in his new sparkly duds! I met up with Santa last summer at a garage sale. Someone was passing up their past DIY effort for $1.

 I couldn't resist offering to give Santa a fashion makeover. With a fresh coat of white paint and some sparkly additions...

Santa went from red and tired to snow white and fabulous!

We added the perfect vintage accessories and he's ready for his Christmas Eve travels!

He's truly ready to shine this year! He's so bright, he might not even need Rudolph to guide the sleigh!

Word is that he's not even using a sleigh this year. Seriously! According to Junkologie, Santa's going for a more vintage industrial approach, and this is "How Junkin' Santa Delivers Gifts."

When Santa stops at your house, tell him I said hi!


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Want to make your own? For the full tutorial, go to:
Amy's Sparkly Santa featuring Mythic, Purdy, & PK Glitz

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  1. that looks amazing, amy! i love the glittery touch.

  2. So cute, Amy! Nothing's better than a sparkly Santa! :) Merry Christmas to you!

    xoxo laurie

  3. He is so cute! I love the look of your Santa. I hope you don't mind, but I featured him today on the P K Glitz blog

  4. very artsy - just the idea of santa with his silhouette- love it!
    merry christmas to you amy!

  5. Oh, I am Lovin Santa's new look.Happy Holidays~Cheers Kim

  6. LOVE these! I'll have to get starte this project for next year!!!

  7. THAT is a GREAT makeover and so easy! LOVE the sparkle and the mail bags!!
    Merry Merry,


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