Fall & Christmas Decor Galore!

Here’s a small sample of the fall and Christmas decor that you’ll find on October 1. All of these are created by Holmstad residents. Find even more ideas in the Artisan section. 

One of many fall and winter wreaths. This one is 12″ and some are showy larger ones.

Hand embroidered 32″ square autumn tablecloth 


You can find a large variety of holiday trees on October 1. The cork trees are 18″, 16″, and 12″. The three yarn-covered trees are 12”, 10”, and 6″. The Swedish girl is sold separately. 


BIG: This is one of the Christmas banners residents have available. It is 30″ X 45.” 

AND SMALL:  Gnomes to brighten windowsills, tables, and … wherever!  

Ceramic Christmas ornaments made by residents are painted with underglazes and both sides are finished with a protective clear glaze before firing in the kiln.


Crocheted Tree Skirt is 40″ in diameter. 


More decor for small spaces:   Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus are 9″ and the wreath made of slices from tree branches is almost 12.” 

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Fall & Holiday Wreaths By Ellen Askren

Ellen Askren 

Ellen has been making wreaths for 18 years. Most of her work is for sale in a local Geneva IL gift shop. When Ellen moved into Covenant Living at the Holmstad, she realized her skills could benefit the Holmstad Bazaar. She is making seasonal wreaths that will be for sale at the Bazaar on Saturday, October 1 from 9 am – 3 pm.

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One of Ellen’s Fall Wreaths


Ellen’s Colorful Holiday Wreaths