Holiday Adornments




The fourth annual Holiday Adornments Show and Sale in the AmadorArts Gallery in Sutter Creek offers a wide variety of clever and affordably-priced gift ideas including ornaments, fresh wreaths, holiday decorations and cards, jewelry, wearable accessories, even candy, and much more. Twenty-three local artists have been selected. Get a head start on the season because this event opens November 4th and continues through December 23rd. The AmadorArts Gallery is located in Sutter Creek, just a block off Main at 11-A Randolph. That’s the street where the red door of the Buffalo Emporium is on the corner.

Saturday, November 4, is not only the 1st Saturday Art Trek Artist Reception from 2-5 pm, but the time to place special orders for Millie Butler’s wreaths for pick-up later. OnSaturday, December 2, there will be another reception, 2-5 pm. Normal open hours will be on weekends, 11 am to 4 pm.  Usually on weekdays, excluding Mondays, the gallery is also open when the admin. office is open, generally 10-3. Best to call ahead. Remember, AmadorArts members receive 10% discounts, and you can join the day you shop.


Here are the artists with gift ideas: Pamela Rose, short caftans; Gayle Mayhew, bracelets and earrings; Sandy Delehanty, boxed cards; Carol Simmons, Carol’s Candies, boxed chocolate almond toffee; Moana Bailey Hendrix, flower earrings and holiday cards; Lorra Lee Rose, feathers; Ella, rubberband dragons; Evan Py, handblown glass; Carole & Ron Kamerlink, wood & copper boxes and silver jewelry; Lynn Keever, earrings $9-18; Mary Nahhas, fabric wine bags using Sarah Dixon’s “Wine Lady” images; and Jim Bass, pottery coffee mugs.

The following artists have made quality holiday decor: Millie Butler, fresh wreaths; Helen Wilkinson, fused glass ornaments, stain glass; John Haedrich, tic tac toe, rustic candle holders, and Barnyard Sparkle; Kathryn Devlin, holiday ceramics; Cynthia Dunn-Selph, tiny dioramas, holiday cards; Wendy Ward, small canvas painted ornaments, holidaycards; Shelly Cook, wire & bead ornaments; Karen Hale, ornaments; and Judy Day, ornaments.