Celebrate the art and talent of the late local artist Christine Bashista by purchasing her holiday and gift creations, with proceeds to benefit the church, of which Christine was a long time member. All items are hand painted and are one-of-a-kind!

All of the items for sale come from Christine's very own collection at Painters' Haven Studio in Southampton, which Christine opened in 1993. Painters' Haven was well known in Western Mass and beyond for it's painting and craft classes.

To purchase one or more items, fill in the form at the end of the photo gallery and click submit. All items are on a first come, first served basis, and you will receive an email confirming if the items you would like to purchase are available. 


Payment is due at pick-up. Items will be available for pickup at the church by appointment. Shipping is not available.

The First Congregational Church of Southampton would like to thank Steve Bashista for his generosity. 

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Item 9: SOLD (2) Santa Banners $9
Painted Oil Cloth
Length: 27"
Item 12: (2) Happy Santa Plaques $8
Painted Wood
Height: 12"
Item 18: SOLD St. Nicholas Sled $40
Painted Wood
Length: 40"
Item 22: SOLD Santa Figurine & Candy Cane Holder $7
Ceramic Candy Cane Holder: 5"
Wooden Santa Figurine: 10"
Item 26: (2) Wooden Toy Soldiers $10
Height: 19" & 21"
Item 31: Santa Welcome Sign $15
Painted Slate
Leather Strap for Hanging
Height: 17"
Item 36: SOLD Harvest Scarecrow Wall Plaque $10
Painted Wood
Height: 20"
Item 39: (2) Sitting Santas $10
Painted Wood
Adjustable Legs
Height: 16" & 17"
Item 53: SOLD Amish Boy & Girl Wall Cabinet $30
Painted Wood
Center Compartment with door
2 Drawers & Multiple Shelves
21 1/2" W x 17" H
Item 58: Octagonal Floral Storage Box $5
Floral Top w/Blue Interior
Painted Wood
Width: 7"
Item 60: Magazine Rack w/Birds $10
Painted Wood
12" x 13"
Item 61: SOLD (3) Santa Elves w/imperfections $10
Color imperfections. Being sold as is.
11 1/2" High
Item 62: Round Basket w/Red Flower $5
4 1/2" wide
Item 63: SOLD Partridge in a Pear Tree Plaque $5
Slight surface imperfections. Being sold as is.
16" High
Item 64: Reversible Santa/Tree Plaque $5
12 1/2" High
Has hole at top for hanging.
Item 65: SOLD St. Nicholas Blue Sled $20
21 1/2" high
10 1/2" wide
Item 66: SOLD Wooden Santa w/Holly $8
Has some surface imperfections. Being sold as is.
25" High
Item 67:  Winter Scene Painting w/imperfection $8
16" High
20" Wide
Has small hole top right that could be covered by frame
Item 68: Unfinished Skiing Santa w/2 Sleds $12
Santa 15 1/2" High
Sm Sled 13 1/2" Long
Lg Sled 18 1/2" Long
Item 69: (3) Unfinished Santas & Sled $10
Santa Sizes: 6", 11" & 19" High
Sled 17" Long
Image 70: SOLD Stars & Stripes Santa $10
Not only is Santa holding a sack, but also has a hole in his uplifted hand where you can place a flag.
15" x 14 1/2"
Item 71: (3) Unfinished Wooden Tables $15
Candle Table 16" x 16" top 32" Tall
Candle Table 11" x 15" top 31 1/2" Tall
Oval Top Table (tilts) 19" x 13" 22" Tall
Item 72: SOLD Duck Wooden Box $10
11"w x 8" h x 3" Deep
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What Would You Like to Purchase?

You will receive an email confirming the availability of the items you would like to purchase, the total cost and payment instructions. Email confirmation will take some time, so please be patient as we check incoming order requests against available inventory.  Thank you.


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