Sunday, December 12, 2010

Tomten



Lots of little Tomtar with the wild creatures of the forest.


Are you familiar with this Astrid Lindgren story?  
A sweet story for children, that tells the tale of a kind hearted Tomte.


Linking to:
Mosaic Monday  @ Little Red House
Thank you for hosting, Mary.

29 comments:

  1. Gayle...what a precious tabletop Christmas vignette/decor...I LOVE IT! The little people are so cute, and the creatures I adore. Never seen one quite like it before! Thanks for giving away a smile today . Have a wonderful week. HUGS!

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  2. What a sweet and happy little village! No, I'm not familiar with Tomte. I'll have to check it out! Thanks for sharing it. I always love a good read!

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  3. Love your sweet little wild creatures!
    Brenda

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  4. That is just the cutest! Makes me want a little hedgehog! And I LOVE that book! Happy holidays, my friend! ♥

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  5. How cute is this. I just love it..
    Merry Christmas, bj

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  6. Oh, that is so cute! I love illustrated children's stories, especially the Christmas ones. I think we must be living in the GREAT age of children's book illustration. There are so many wonderful ones!

    Thanks for sharing at MM> :)

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  7. Oh such gorgeous mosaics ... they are just so cute and adorable!

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  8. What fun! It's a child's delight!! Cathy

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  9. Too cute! I love children's books and just recently read about Tomte ... if I could only remember where! !!! Love the little critters, too.

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  10. Great mosaic!
    LOL on the cat and the bird missing!
    The candy cane mouse is adorable! Maybe next year,

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  11. Your mosaic is so sweet and the book is new to me, I'll have to have a look at it the next time I'm at the book store.

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  12. Such a fun and unusual collection for christmas. Love Christmas stories for children...I'll have to check this one out...my Little GrandGuy would love it! Merry Christmas!

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  13. Sweet! And no, I'm familiar with the author but not that particular story. I'll have to take a peek next time I'm in the children's section of the bookstore. (Cute hedgehog.)

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  14. Darling vignette...no, I was not familiar with that story, but will look for it when I'm in the library. Thanks for mentioning it.

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  15. Love your display, Gayle! Will need to check out that book. You have such good reading material.

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  16. What a darling little display you put out each Christmas. Yes I have heard of that author, wonderful sweet stories.

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  17. I have never read the story, but the cover illustration is very pretty.

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  18. Love all your little critters. So magical.

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  19. What a great idea for a decoration even though i don't know the story.

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  20. Really cute! I don't know the story either but you have peaked my interest. Love the little hedgehogs!

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  21. Oh my goodness, I love them!

    xo
    Claudia

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  22. Your mosaic is so sweet with all those adorable little figures. I know my gkids would really enjoy the book.

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  23. How cute! I have never heard of that story. Thanks for sharing.

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  24. love your vignette, especially the little hedgehog. are the ornaments from martha stewart's line?

    we have a few astrid lindgren books (pippi etc.). i'll have to look for the one you've mentioned.

    xo
    ~molly

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  25. What a cute vignette. I'm not familiar with this book. I'll be lookin for a copy though. laurie

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  26. What a sweet story that is and I love those little creatures!

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  27. Don't know the storey but your pictures are so lovely, romantic.

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  28. These are so cute. I love little villages. I have never heard of Tomte--I'll have to check the book out! Thanks for stopping by my blog--
    Mary

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THANK YOU for your thoughtful comments. Replies to your questions will be posted here, so be sure to check back soon. Have a wonderful day! - Gayle, Garden Of Daisies