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Kitty Keller

Handmade Ornaments for a personal touch on Christmas

By sTeFFanie aGneW

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very year around the holidays, millions of families bring a Christmas tree into their living room and decorate it with bright lights and beautiful ornaments. There’s a chance your family’s tree might have a bit of a Seguin touch as well. Seguin has its own ornament queen, who produces thousands of ornaments each year that can be seen in homes across the state, country and world. Local resident Kitty Keller is the founder and creative mind behind Kitty Keller Designs. Her ornaments are custom designed and handcrafted in the art of cloisonné. She also creates handcrafted glass ornaments. This year alone, Kitty Keller Designs has sold 50,000 ornaments 32 SEGUIN ~ AUTHENTIC TEXAS LIVING

across the globe. “I have the United States, pretty much coast to coast, and I have Alaska,” she said. “We have Hawaii. I sell to Puerto Rico and Dubai. We sell in Europe a little bit, Ireland and Norway.” Kitty has worked with many well-known businesses and brands, including the Kentucky Derby, Dr. Pepper, the PGA Championship, Ryder Cup, the Texas State Fair and Blue Bell Creameries. Her ornaments also can be seen being sold by many colleges and universities around Texas and the country. Cloisonné ornaments Kitty’s ornaments are the only one of their kind in the

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