32nd Annual Christmas in Paris - November 2023

A Selection of Local Artisan Gifts presented by Kindred Spirits Artisans of Paris


We are delighted to announce that Kindred Spirits Artisans of Paris is presenting its annual Christmas in Paris artisan show and sale November 3, 4 and 5, 2023.

COVID Masks - we encourage you to mask if you wish, but it is not a necessity to do so in order to enter our show this year. We will have hand sanitizers at various locations throughout the show. 

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2023 - The 32nd Annual Juried Artisan Show and Sale

Christmas in Paris is a wonderful unique shopping event which heralds the start of the holiday season, in the pretty town of Paris Ontario. Thousands of visitors look forward to attending year after year. All items are handcrafted and designed by members of Kindred Spirits Artisans of Paris.

The mandate of Kindred Spirits is to encourage and support the creative arts in Paris and the County of Brant. Proceeds from Christmas in Paris admission go to further the arts by providing bursaries to high school graduates pursuing a degree in the arts and by sponsoring awards for artists exhibiting at the annual Paris Fair.

Artisan Creations

In 2023, Christmas in Paris offers handcrafted and original designs made by members of Kindred Spirits Artisans. Artistic categories include knitting, fibre arts, pottery, wood turnings, acrylic and watercolour painting, mixed media, resin jewellery and bead weaving, string art, silk scarves, felted objects, soaps, wreaths and much more. Click on the photos to find out more about our 2023 artisans at Christmas in Paris!

Felted thread artwork by Ally. 
Ally creates thread painting, pictures, bookmarks, cards, journals, pouches, brooches and pillows etched in thread; pen and ink originals
Knitting and fabric designs by Lorie. 
Lorie specializes in colourful and practical knitwear and felted decor pieces  - whimsical and fun Colourful fabric decor by Debra.
Debra makes original art prints with fabric swatches as well as Christmas ornaments and personal accessories Ornaments and jewellery by Jana.
Jana makes a popular variety of Christmas decorations as well as colourful necklaces and brooches Photography by Anca.
Anca is inspired by the beauty and uniqueness of nature for her one of a kind photographs Original home decor by Wendy. 
Wendy does colourful pine cone firestarters, handmade cable knit headbands, preserves and chutneys, macrame plant hangers, tie-die Christmas balls, bottle toppers Wreaths and decor by Sheila. 
Sheila does Christmas wreaths, door and table decor; traditional and rustic, some with antique objects Cozy yarn and earrings by Valerie. 
Valerie makes originally designed yarn scarves, cowls, hats, wreaths, dishcloths and Christmas trees. She also designs and creates gemstone and crystal earrings Acrylic painting by Rita. 
Rita does original animal and human portrait painting in soft pastel, acrylic or water colours, featuring cards, ornaments, an illustrated children's book and art dolls Silk and felted objects by Sue. 
Sue makes hand painted silk and wool felted wearable and functional art; scarves, purses, wall art. Woodturning by Kevin. 
Kevin is a master at woodturning  - bowls, spoons, cups, platters, round boxes, rolling pins and many other fine objects. Fabric and sewn objects by Sylvia.
Sylvia makes cozy mittens and little bags, felted and fashioned from wool sweaters; oven mitts, quill garlands, and puppet nativity scenes; needle felted mice, garlands, gnomes, and wool quillies Bead-weaving by Barb. 
Barb takes tiny seed beads and weaves them into beautiful bracelets, necklaces and earrings - to use everyday or that special occasion Recycled Denim and yarn objects by Anka. 
Anka creates re-cycled denim purses and felted bags and knits and crochets baskets
Spectacular stained glass by Wanda. 
Wanda's stained glass pieces are usually based on objects from nature, augmented with crystals to reflect sunlight Back Country artwork by Helena. 
Helena up-cycles her artwork on reclaimed wood in addition to her original signature paintings and Christmas ornaments Swarovski jewellery by Robyn. 
Robyn designs her colourful bracelets, earrings and necklaces using premium crystals and seed beads with sterling silver and 14k gold. Laser cut art kits by Rachel. 
Rachel engraves individual art kits that are laser cut, ready to finish and suitable for adults and children - find your inner artist! Christmas slogans by Suzette. 
Suzette enjoys making customized and personalized sayings on ornaments, clothing, signs and so on and sure to put a smile on! Handcrafted candles by Rachelle. 
Rachelle makes the most decadent handmade pure soy candles lightly scented or unscented with wood wicks which burn for hours Cross stitching by Lynda. 
Lynda cross stitches on clothing and cards, does framed pictures, tablecloths and aprons...she loves to cross stitch! Wood art by Dan
Live edge tables, charcuterie boards and hand-carved canes. Embroidery by Alex
Pendants and ornaments Knitting and Crocheting by Heather
Crochet, Blankets, Scarves and Hats Knitting and Crocheting by Jan
Cards, Ornaments and Knitting Quilts and Sewing by Mac
Classic quilts made to traditional high standards Stained Glass by Anne
At Trinity Glass, I make stained glass and fused glass art through cutting, shaping, soldering and fusing glass. Cindy Hunter
Wood crafts and home decor.