This is the tree topper we use now. I painted this in the 1980s. The piece is tin and painted with acrylics.
This little burlap tree has clothespin ornaments on it that I hand painted in the '80s. My husband cut the clothespins out of wood and originally I intended to string them on a garland, but he cut the holes wrong, lol. Anyway I decided to use them in a tree. Originally I had 14 but one of them was lost in moving. That is Petunia the dog lurking under the table. She is housebroken and requires very little maintenance and never barks.
My larger santas are sitting on the hearth right now. Have not exactly decided where I am going to put them, but I had to get them out, lol. I tried to paint one a year when I was painting.
Closeup of my small santas. I made the majority of them. The cone shaped one is made from watercolor paper. The three in the front are done on driftewood. The hohoho is wood, as are the rest of the small ones. The larger one on the right I painted on a rock.
And here is today's musical snowglobe. For some reason the liquid inside has turned murky over the years. I think the dancing reindeer have stirred up too much dust and that is why. The song in this one is "Dashing through the Snow".