noelle o designs

creativity + sewing + upcycling inspiration

dolls, holiday


Every Christmas in our town of Midway, there is a creche exhibit as part of the Swiss Christmas festivities. About a hundred or so nativities from around the world in elegant display. Invoking the true spirit of Christmas, inspiration from every culture worldwide, and bringing on an insatiable itch to travel (especially to Poland) to me and my kin. Here are a few favorites-

Polish folk art nativity-

Asian nativity-

African nativity from Zimbabwe-

Ice sculpture? No, just crystal.

Sock monkey nativity-

And a wise monkey, with a gift box of assorted fruit.

Japanese wooden nativity, Baby Jesus looks an awfully lot like an… ?

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