Thursday 22 December 2022

Tip Topper

 My name is Aril and I have a problem....every bleeding time I see one of these toppers I cannot resist the urge to pull over and photograph them😁 I think there must be a team of stealth elfs who sneak out after dark because they appear overnight and then disappear just as mysteriously. I note that this year they have been secured in place because some "walked"....one suspects the tea leaf was wearing beer goggles at the time. I started a fortnight ago and a whole crop have since sprung up. As I reached double figures my little brain started to whisper about making it a tidy 12...except now I see I've miscounted and it's actually a baker's dozen I've managed. Ah well for those not in favour of the schmalz of the festive season [I've just about reached my limit] I thought I'd get it all out of my system in one go🎄🎅🤶⛄ Please feel free to scroll past!










The one below is the biggest on top of the double post box in the centre of town.




I don't have a favourite, but this one is the closest to my home and only popped up yesterday....I love the the depiction of the pig-in-blanket [close up just because🐷]


Some of those shown have teeny mice on [made by the same elf one suspects] and tomorrow's post will be featuring more mice, but the content is National Trust related not specifically Christmas!

Arilx

10 comments:

  1. These are brilliant, I love them. I would like to scroll through them on full screen, on a slide show, rather than keep hitting the back button to view one at a time.

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    1. Yes it would be easier. I don't know if you can do such things in Blogger. Arilx

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  2. Santa and his parcels are my favourite. I love the way they have added the stockings around the bottom.

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    1. There's some great small details on them. Arilx

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  3. I'm fond of snowmen so those appeal. We don't seem to have these over here. Just boring mailboxes.

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    1. These are an extension of the yarn bombing craze which has been popular over here for the last few years. Arilx

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  4. Excellent!
    We have them around here too - but not in the quantities that you have. However I suspect that one of the topper elves lives across the road from me as there is one right outside her gate and the theme changes regularly - so much work goes into them :)

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    1. One of our WI's are really active and responsible for many of the ones throughout the year. Never know what they're going to come up with next! Arilx

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  5. I love them!!! They are so pretty and clever. My mum made a brilliant one for her local postbox last Summer. My favourite is the one with the crackers!

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    1. I am really grateful for all the effort people put in. Arilx

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