Family Friends, Forever Moments
Newly fallen snow.
Thoughts of family coming home.
The smell of homemade pies baking.
Crackling fire in the fireplace.
A Savior that was born.
These are the
Blessings of Christmas!
In Blessings of Christmas, Thomas Kinkade wanted to bring the warmth of the holiday and the blessings the family had received during that year, into a painting that would capture all his emotions. He depicts a house that is glowing in the midst of a cold wintery night, where you can picture a family tucked snuggly inside as they share their stories with one another.
The past few years have been challenging with the events that have taken place in the economy all over the world, but there is always something that we can give thanks for no matter how small it may be. Let this be a season where we reflect back over the year as we count the Blessings of Christmas that shed light for the new year to come.
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The Making of Blessings of Christmas
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Thomas Kinkade - Blessings of Christmas SN Canvas
For this painting Kinkade took a former cottage he had painted (from the "Home is Where the Heart Is" series) and redesigned it for a Victorian style house and winter scene. He began to imagine what would be happening in the house at that time.Thoughts of a snowman, seasonal lights decorating a tall pine tree, garland wrapped around the lamp post and a festive holiday wreath remind us that Christmas is very near. A shoveled path and stairway draw you in. The snow covered roof top with the smoke coming out the chimney leads you to believe it is cozy and warm inside where loved ones are gathered. It's not just any house, but home.
Kinkade Glass Ornament Illuminated Christmas Wreath - by The Bradford Exchange
This is the first of its kind – the Kinkade Crystalline Christmas Wreath Centerpiece. It features seven of the painter’s most beloved winter scenes on hand blown glass ornaments that are nestled throughout the wreath. A beautiful satin blue ribbon with 16 LED lights adds a touch of warmth to this most desired Christmas collectible.
Glass ornaments include the Blessings of Christmas, Victorian Christmas, A Holiday Gathering, Home for the Holidays and more.
Kinkade Christmas Teacup Ornament Collection: Sweet Teas - Blessings of Christmas, Silent Night & The Night Before Christmas - Click on photo for details.
Kinkade Blessings of Christmas Snowman Issue #17 - Click on snowman for details.
KINKADE BLESSINGS OF CHRISTMAS CD [Special Edition]
Blessings of Christmas, Victorian Christmas, Stonehearth Hutch Kinkade postcards are included on this holiday special performance CD.
Some of your old favorites are on this classic Blessings of Christmas CD. You’ll hear singing artists such as: Johhny Mathis, Charlie Rich, Mahalia Jackson, Tony Bennett, Andy Williams, Patti Page, and Jim Nabors
"Blessings of Christmas" Wick 'N Tin - Cinnamon Scented Wax - Click on photo for details.
Are you blessed?
Christmas Cottage & Village Wreath - Highly Collectible!
Glittering snow, winding gold-trim maroon ribbons and eight Victorian homes, cottages and churches are set around this beautifully lit Christmas wreath. If unavailable, please check back often for when it is in stock.
Change Your Paintings & Wall Hangings
One thing that I like to do is to change my pictures for the different seasons, and Thomas likes to do the same thing. It seems funny to see the house all fancy and dressed up for Christmas and have pictures of spring hanging next to the Christmas tree.
Blessings of Christmas 8 x 36 Wall Sign - Click on sign for details.
Blessings to be thankful for. - We often overlook the most basic things and never see them as blessings.
Kinkade Music Boxes and More
Combine the love I have for music with my passion for beautiful gardens and you've captured my attention. For years I have been a collector of music boxes. ...
Best Thomas Kinkade Puzzles
Puzzles have always been a favorite hobby of mine. Whether it is at home or setting up a table in the classroom, somehow assembling a beautiful Thomas Kinkad...
Thomas Kinkade Collectors Books
For many years people have been able to enjoy the work of Thomas Kinkade on the canvas. Now the beloved paintings have made their way into print in the mann...
Footprints in the Sand by Thomas Kinkade
For many years I have given this poem "Footprints in the Sand" to people who have been in need of comfort during difficult times. It seemed to conv..
The Cross by Thomas Kinkade
When we think of the cross many things come to mind, but for the most part we think about the cross on which Jesus Christ died. It was with that in mind that...
Thomas Kinkade Clocks
Time is something we all have in common. We need to measure it, invest it, spend it, save it...and the list is endless. Our daily lives revolve with the hand...
Thomas Kinkade Kitchen and Dining
I have been a fan of beautiful "Painter of Light" Thomas Kinkade designs for years. It's easy to see why I am not alone in my thinking. For the mos...
Thomas Kinkade Jewelry
If you are looking for quality pieces in jewelry you have come to the right place. Thomas Kinkade jewelry is among the most sought after collectors jewelry ...
Thomas Kinkade Gardens and Fountains
In all the Thomas Kinkade garden scenes he used something to symbolize a message. Whether it was an open gate in the Victorian Garden, the gazabo in the Gard...
Thomas Kinkade Cottages
Ivy Gate Cottage was the name of TK's studio where he created his masterpieces including Nanette's cottage named after his beloved wife. The cottage paintin...
Memory Jar Christmas Gift
Not sure what to get that special person for Christmas? Why not make a Memory Jar? It's sure to be a family pleaser that will last for years. So go ahead. ...
What not to get your teacher for Christmas
With the Christmas holiday in people's minds, searching for a gift for the teacher usually gets put on the back burner. I mean so far back that it is usually...
I've been watching and listening much more intently than usual lately to the conversations about Christmas. It's quite interesting to be the by-stander as yo...
PLEASE LISTEN: My Chrismas Gift to You - The Blessing Song
May the Lord answer all your prayers
and be your strong tower in all your troubles.
May all your dreams, hopes and desires come through for you.
May God pour out showers of blessing on your family,
and may He bless all the work that you set your hands to.
God Bless You!
Merry Christmas my friend,
Blessings of the Season - Clcik on angel for details.
Wishing you all the Blessings of Christmas!
Rock Artist on December 22, 2013:
Inspirational man and artist, love his work! Thank you for sharing this beautiful lens!
Dusty2 LM on December 14, 2013:
WoW! What a beautiful, warm and attractive lens favored1. I really love the format and, of course, I love Thomas Kinkade as well as his paintings and the rest of his items. I really do appreciate you sharing this warm and wonderful lens. Thank You! "Wishing you,and yours, a very Merry Christmas"! (I hope you were good and Santa will bring what you wished for this Xmas).
Takkhis on November 13, 2012:
Little Linda Pinda from Florida on July 04, 2012:
His artwork is so gorgeous. You are ambitious to change your art for the seasons. I owned a small art gallery and I didn't change art. That must have been so nice to look at the different seasons, especially Kinkade's art. Beautiful lens.