Wouldn't anyone just love to receive a gift of candies and other goodies in this delightfully old-fashioned ornamental boot? Hand-made papier mâché boots like these would be perfect for Santa! Our boot measures 6 inches high.
These are simple to decorate with paint and glitter, flocking, fur or foil. We especially like to use red candy-maker's foil because it is so fine that it makes the boot look quite realistic (for shiny red snow boots anyway)!
Boot containers such as these became quite popular in the 1920s and 1930s, decorated with Victorian scraps and Dresden trimmings. Add a hanging loop at the back of the boot and display it on your Christmas Tree! The boot sits flat when not hanging, so it will look lovely under the tree as well.
After being produced for decades, these are no longer made by the German company who traditionally made them. The materials are no longer available to them.