Making Catonsville merry and bright this holiday season!
Sparkle Window Winners
1st Place: Business: El Guapo, Artist: Karen Dietzius
2nd Place: Business: Bombshell Bling & Beauty
3rd Place: Appalachian Bluegrass
People's Choice Award:
Best Creative theme:
Faidley's Sea & Greetings theme designed by artists Sue Gilliam and Morna McDermott, was a delightfully pun-y design that took the holidays below sea level. Artists: Sue Gilliam and Morna McDermott
Best Hometown Feeling:
Pat's Porch with a porch full of holiday cheer and the feeling of home. (So homey, that passersby are using it as a photo op!)
Most Interactive and Engaging:
EC Roofing, with a ladder to spare, kept Santa busy climbing up and down to place lights on the tree and their gnome-ish elves were a delight to the judges. Artist: Sarah Fultz
Better World Imaginarium's winter tableau complete with small towns and ice skaters reminded us of a Currier and Ives holiday card.
The Band Shoppe painted their windows with some very familiar characters that children of all ages are sure to recognize. Visit soon to see if you can spot your favorite!
The Artful Flea displayed found and homemade merchandise under the sparkle of lights to highlight their porch. Be sure to check out their vintage sleigh!
Franco's offered us a trip back in time by using vintage photos of past holiday celebrations. Can you spot your favorite server in these photos? Artist: Theresa Novak
Best regional theme:
It's Neighbor Made emphasized regional pride with its handmade and Maryland-themed decorations.
Best Music City Theme:
Bill's Music got very creative with music sheets handcrafted into delightful decorations which highlighted the music that holds us all together this season. Artist: Christine Chavis
Prizes awarded randomly via a drawing of ballots
submitted for the People's Choice Award.