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43rd Annual Christmas Show and Sale (2015)

Unique Items Locally Made!

Our 2015 Christmas Show and Sale was held at 66 Benning Street (behind Shaw's) in West Lebanon, New Hampshire from November 18 to December 24, 2015.

Craft Demos

This year the following members demonstrated the following crafts:

Member Craft Demonstrated
Sandra Dickau Locker Hooking
Marianne Fassett
Quilling
Kay Mariotti Crochet Bears

 


Hours

Member Biographies

Ever wonder about the craftspeople who make the crafts? This year there are selected member biographies posted on the Member Biographies page.

Newspaper Promotion

The Valley News interviewed Marianne Fassett during her quilling demonstration on December 9, 2015. This interview was posted to the Valley News Calendar Highlights page.

Radio Promotion

LACA president Dorothy Hayes was interviewed on WNTK's Live and Local program on December 7 and 21, 2015 and discussed this year's show.

While at our show

Thank you

Thank you to Duane Cook from Benning Street Square, Inc., who helped us with our 2014 and 2015 show on Benning Street in West Lebanon, NH.

Raffle

This year we sold raffle tickets for the Adirondack chair and basket pictured below.

The proceeds of our raffle goes to our Lebanon Art and Crafts Association Scholarship in Memory of Alden Burt, which since 1999 has given away over $13,000 to qualified high school seniors pursuing a degree in the arts.

Raffle Item Photo

Linda Warren won the Adirondack chair made by Ken Hall.

Adirondack chair made by Ken Hall

Darlene Saler won the basket comprised of donations by our members including: framed art, jewelry, soap, welcome sign, handpainted glass, scarves, and more.

Basket comprised of donations by our members.

 

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The new and bright Lebanon Art and Crafts flag welcomes shoppers who enter the Shaw's Powerhouse Plaza. The exterior of our storefront on Benning Street. In the Gingerbread room you will see products by Jean Lawrie, Marianne Fassett, and Dorothy Hayes.
	Shown here are Jean's cup cozies and soy candles; Marianne's quilled magnets and keychains; Dorothy's microwave dish potholders and Christmas decorations. In the other half of the Gingerbread room you will see products by Sandra Dickau, Fay Youells, Barbara Richmond, and Joyce LaPorte.  Shown here are Sandra's felted animals and ornaments; Fay's painted decorations and art; Barbara's doll clothes; and Joyce's jewelry. Members Terry Fitzpatrick, Kay Mariotti, and Carl and Valerie Hill are in the Penguin Room.  Seen here are Terry's necklaces and barrettes; Kay's crochet and felted bears; Carl's scrollwork; and Valerie's photography and cards. Also from the Penguin room:  Kay's decorative desktop-sized bears; Valerie's new trivets featuring her photography; Carl's new bud vases and snowmen; and Terry's doll tiaras. The Santa room features members Ken Hall, Dorothy Hayes, and Valerie Hill.  Featured here
are one of Ken's birdfeeders, Dorothy's seasonal wall hangings, Ken's signs and baskets, and Valerie's matted and unframed photography. You will find Valerie's photography, Dorothy's knit baby clothing, and Ken's suet feeders and baseball and bat holders in the Santa room. In the Snowman room you will find the creations of member Jen Lucier and Chris Wagner.  Pictured here are
Jen's framed and unframed paper crafts, cards, and bags and football cards (perfect for January's Super Bowl) and Chris's crocheted baby sweaters and Christmas ornaments. Here are Chris's knit and crocheted scarves and Jen's gift card envelopes and note cards from the Snowman room. The Candy Cane room contains Susan Cutting's honey and beeswax products and Lisa Gray's soap products.  Here you see Susan's beeswax candles, honey, and maple syrup.  On the bottom are photos of Lisa's fizzy bath balls and tiger soap. At the top are Lisa's painted glasses (new this year) and loaf-shaped soap.  At the bottom are Susan's maple syrup, beswax candles, and molded beeswax candles. There are three members in the Reindeer Room: Jane Oakes, Shirley Wahl, and Nicole Dunham.  Here you see one of Jane's centerpieces, a quillow--a quilt that can be folded into a pillow--made by Shirley, and a sample of Nicole's goat's milk moisture bars. Also from the Reindeer room is a centerpiece made by Jane Oakes, Nicole's lavender bath bombs, and Shirley's Christmas stockings. At the top are tanning lotions and bronzing lotions made by Nicole; baby quilts and blankets made by Shirley; and Christmas ornaments made by Jane. There are two members in the Snowflake room:  Kathleen Hayes's scarves made from vintage kimono fabric and Cindy Fluette's stress-reducing packs and warmers; and her sewn purses and kitchen aids.  Shows here are Cindy's purses, back and tummy packs, neck warmers, microwave baked potato bags, and microwave bowl cozies. Kathleen Hayes' scarves made from vintage kimono fabric are shown here.  On the right you can see how detailed the fabric is when reviewed close up.
The new and bright Lebanon Art and Crafts flag welcomes shoppers who enter the Shaw's Powerhouse Plaza.
The exterior of our storefront on Benning Street.
In one half of the Gingerbread room you will see products by Jean Lawrie, Marianne Fassett, and Dorothy Hayes. Shown here are Jean's cup cozies and soy candles; Marianne's quilled magnets and keychains; Dorothy's microwave dish potholders and Christmas decorations.
In the other half of the Gingerbread room you will see products by Sandra Dickau, Fay Youells, Barbara Richmond, and Joyce LaPorte. Shown here are Sandra's felted animals and ornaments; Fay's painted decorations and art; Barbara's doll clothes; and Joyce's jewelry.
Members Terry Fitzpatrick, Kay Mariotti, and Carl and Valerie Hill are in the Penguin Room. Seen here are Terry's necklaces and barrettes; Kay's crochet and felted bears; Carl's scrollwork; and Valerie's photography and cards.
Also from the Penguin Room: Kay's decorative desktop-sized bears; Valerie's new trivets featuring her photography; Carl's new bud vases and snowmen; and Terry's doll tiaras.
The Santa room features members Ken Hall, Dorothy Hayes, and Valerie Hill. Featured here are one of Ken's birdfeeders, Dorothy's seasonal wall hangings, Ken's signs and baskets, and Valerie's matted photography.
You will find Valerie's photography, Dorothy's knit baby clothing, and Ken's suet feeders and baseball and bat holders in the Santa room.
In the Snowman room you will find the creations of member Jen Lucier and Chris Wagner. Pictured here are Jen's framed and unframed paper crafts, cards, and bags and football cards (perfect for January's Super Bowl) and Chris's crocheted baby sweaters and Christmas ornaments.
Here are Chris's knit and crocheted scarves and Jen's gift card envelopes and note cards from the Snowman room.
The Candy Cane room contains Susan Cutting's honey and beeswax products and Lisa Gray's soap products. Here you see Susan's beeswax candles, honey, and maple syrup. On the bottom are photos of Lisa's fizzy bath balls and tiger soap.
At the top are Lisa's painted glasses (new this year) and loaf-shaped soap. At the bottom are Susan's maple syrup, beswax candles, and molded beeswax candles.
There are three members in the Reindeer room: Jane Oakes, Shirley Wahl, and Nicole Dunham. Here you see one of Jane's centerpieces, a quillow--a quilt that can be folded into a pillow--made by Shirley, and a sample of Nicole's goat's milk moisture bars.
Also from the Reindeer room is a centerpiece made by Jane Oakes, Nicole's lavender bath bombs, and Shirley's Christmas stockings.
At the top are tanning lotions and bronzing lotions made by Nicole; baby quilts and blankets made by Shirley; and Christmas ornaments made by Jane.
There are two members in the Snowflake room: Kathleen Hayes and Cindy Fluette. Shown here are Cindy's purses, back and tummy packs, neck warmers, microwave baked potato bags, and microwave bowl cozies. (Kathleen Hayes' work is on the next slide.)
Kathleen Hayes' scarves, made from vintage kimono fabric, are shown here. On the right you can see how detailed the fabric is when reviewed close up.