Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Bells and buttons

These three stuffed, felt penguins win the prize for most creative use of jingle bells on a Christmas tree ornament. They’re all bundled up in their plaid scarves and each has three jingle bell buttons on an imaginary vest. I was with my friend and colleague Matt Tanzer in Texas when I found these penguins. I was short on cash, so he generously bought them for me. The photo makes them look like they are different sizes, but they are all the same.

Three felt penguins with plaid scarves and jingle bell buttons
Acquired: September 24, 2008, Christmas Garage, Arlington, Texas
Number: 0494 0495 0496
Size: 5 inches tall
Price: $2.99 each

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