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  • The first recorded date of Christmas being celebrated on December 25th was in 336, during the time of the Roman Emperor Constantine. A few years later, Pope Julius I officially declared that the birth of Jesus would be celebrated on that day.
  • Santa Claus's sleigh is led by eight reindeer: Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Dunder (variously spelled Donder and Donner), and Blixem (variously spelled Blixen and Blitzen), with Rudolph being a 20th-century inclusion.
  • Outdoor Christmas lights on homes evolved from decorating the traditional Christmas tree and house with candles during the Christmas season. Lighting the tree with small candles dates back to the 17th century and originated in Germany before spreading to Eastern Europe.
  • That big, jolly man in the red suit with a white beard didn’t always look that way. Prior to 1931, Santa was depicted as everything from a tall gaunt man to a spooky-looking elf. He has donned a bishop's robe and a Norse huntsman's animal skin. When Civil War cartoonist Thomas Nast drew Santa Claus for Harper's Weekly in 1862, Santa was a small elflike figure who supported the Union. Nast continued to draw Santa for 30 years, changing the color of his coat from tan to the red he’s known for today.
  • Christmas 2018 countdown has already begun. Will you be ready???
  • Why do we love Christmas? It's all about the traditions. In this chaotic world we can miss the "good old days." Christmas reminds us of that time.

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About blowmoldman

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    Distinguished Member

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  • Location
    IL.
  • Biography
    love blow molds
  • Interests
    blow molds, christmas decor, nativitys, and antiques
  • Occupation
    student
  • About my display
    50 blow molds, and 2,000 lights

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  1. blowmoldman

    Best Skin Color? Krylon Fusion Or?

    someone on here once got the last bucket of empire skin color paint from the factory.
  2. blowmoldman

    New Stuff

    i want some nutcrackers.
  3. blowmoldman

    New Stuff

    this is one great find. is any of it for sale?
  4. blowmoldman

    Who Made These?

    they are both in great shape for their age. i lean towards TPI.
  5. blowmoldman

    Who Made These?

    the one on the left the eyes are painted to look like he is looking to the side.
  6. blowmoldman

    Scarecrow Blow Mold

    can you post pics of the 1957 one please!
  7. blowmoldman

    Scarecrow Blow Mold

    it went for 265.
  8. blowmoldman

    Artistic Latex Form

    it is also so they can use the same mold for the boy and girl and not 2 different ones.
  9. blowmoldman

    Artistic Latex Form

    oh, i want i want. for that price to
  10. blowmoldman

    Rare Christmas Lanterns Find.....

    dapol or beco, those are very rare. i want a set.
  11. blowmoldman

    Easter Display

    thanks, i had to be creative living in a town house.
  12. blowmoldman

    Easter Display

    This is my very little easter display. I hope you all like it.
  13. blowmoldman

    Best Antique Mall Find

    thanks, im not going to take mine out of the plastic.
  14. blowmoldman

    Best Antique Mall Find

    I got these at a local antique mall yesterday for for $13.00
  15. nice day. spring break rules, 83 today!

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