ALLENTOWN HOLIDAY CARDS
'A BEACON IN THE NIGHT'
St. Paul's Lutheran (Blue) Church, Coopersburg, provides "A Beacon in the Night" in this print from an original painting by Cooperburg artist Stephanie Faleski. Printings are 14-by-11 inches ($20) or 20-by-16 inches matted ($28) and available at 610-282-4787.
'HOME IN THE SHADOWS'
Find a home among cat-loving friends for this print, "Our Home in the Shadows," by Coopersburg artist Stephanie Faleski to benefit the Companion Animal Relief Effort. Unsigned prints, $25; signed and numbered prints, $50; postcards, $2. Available at Adam and Eve Boutique, Allentown; Lasting Impressions, Emmaus; Broad Street Gallery, Quakertown. Or order at: 610-395- 2349 or email@example.com.
'A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE'
In "A Christmas Miracle," a print by Jeff Moyer of Neffs, the marquee of Allentown's Colonial Theater announces a showing of the movie "Miracle on 34th Street." Moyer has been painting with the Parkland Art League for seven years. The 11-by-14-inch prints are $45 plus $5 postage and insurance. Contact Moyer at 610-767-5290 or write to him at 5714 Route 873, Box 352, Neffs PA 18065.
'A HAMILTON STREET CHRISTMAS'
Still nostalgic for the old days? The limited-edition print "A Hamilton Street Christmas" by self-taught Palmerton folk artist Jane Lach evokes the corner of Ninth and Hamilton streets in Allentown as so many Lehigh Valley residents remember it at holiday time. Can you find Pip the Mouse? Signed and numbered color prints, 161/2-by-22 inches, are $25 plus $5 shipping. Order at 610-826-2775 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
'ALLEN TOWNSHIP MEMORIES'
Local history buffs will be richly rewarded by the 100 pages of old photos and stories about the Allen Township area of Northampton County showcased in "Allen Township Memories." The nostalgic booklet sells for $15 plus $2 postage. Sales benefit the Kreidersville Covered Bridge Association. Call 610-262-9335 or send a check payable to the association c/o Sue Irons, 223 Covered Bridge Road, Northampton, PA 18067.
Bethlehem artist Rose Mavis has created a series of postcards with designs related to her Christmas City home town: a Moravian star, a ribbon spelling out Bethlehem and the belfry of Central Moravian Church. They're $6 for a set of 10, shipping and handling included. Make checks payable to Rose Mavis and send to Mavis Designs, P.O. Box 688, Bethlehem, PA 18016. Mavis pastel paintings can be seen at the Rao Gallery, Hellertown.
Watercolor portraits of children are the specialty of Kim Hogan of Easton. A graduate of New York's School of Visual Arts, she has received numerous awards, including a grand prize for a glass mosaic in Northampton County's 250th anniversary art contest. She also paints portraits of people of all ages, houses and pets. Cost for a matted and framed 11-by-14-inch portrait is $250; prices vary according to size and subject. Call her at 610-258-5250 or 610-393-2485.
'CHRISTMAS ON MAIN STREET'
"Christmas on Main Street" in Coopersburg is the subject of this print by Kimberly Ehring of Coopersburg. Locals will recognize Fluck's Hardware Store and Carpenter's Alley. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the $25 unframed print benefits the Southern Lehigh Public Library's building campaign. The painting is one of a series of four inspired by the local landscape done by this 42-year-old mother of four. Available at the library or order at: 610-965-2364 or email@example.com.