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Jim shares stories about his inspiration, art, family, hobbies , adventures, family, friends and more.

03 Oct

Ft. Belvoir Jim Shore Event

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I’m looking forward to my signing event this Sunday, Oct. 8 at the Ft. Belvoir Exchange at Ft. Belvoir, VA. It’ll only open to active and retired military personnel and their families so it’s a little bit.
22 Sep

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer

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The stop motion animated Christmas classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is a tradition in my home. And with good reason! It first aired in 1964 and is the longest running, highest rated holiday special in television history..
15 Sep

Fall Is A Time For Color

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Don’t get me wrong, I love Summer.  It’s one of my top 4 seasons of the year!  But it’s now past Labor Day and it’s time to start thinking about Fall.  The days are a little bit.
07 Sep

How Jim Got Started

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A lot of people ask me how I got my start. Here’s a short video with the Reader’s Digest version. I should probably make up something a little bit more dramatic, with villains and monsters and maybe.
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circle of friends?

Jim Shore’s Circle of Friends is a community of friends new and old who enjoy Jim Shore, his art and his collections.

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Friend Spotlight

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Jim’s beautiful designs often help friends and family connect and share a message.

Meet the latest friends who have joined our circle and learn more about how Jim’s art has touched the lives of friends near and far.

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Suzette M from Minneola, Florida

Donation So Far:
I first met Jim Shore in November of 2009. My first purchase was the Beauty and The Beast Christmas ornament set. When I first went to Jim’s signing it was at The Art of Disney at Walt Disney World where he signed the box top and the Lumiere ornament...
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Clint and Cheryl G from Orlando, Florida

Donation So Far:
We left our house bright and early on October 1, 2016 to get to Disney Springs to meet Jim Shore and celebrate the launch of his new Hatbox Ghost figurine from the Haunted Mansion. We live about 20 minutes away from Walt Disney World and my wife was 9...
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Jim’s Videos

video spotlight

Watch Jim’s videos and go behind the scenes at his various events.

Heartwood Creek 15th Anniversary

Celebrating 15 wonderful years together

Jim Shore’s Ft. Bragg Sculpture

Honored to create a statue for the Headquarters of United States Army Special Operations Aviation Command in Fort Bragg, NC

Sleeping Beauty

A beautiful love story

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Jim Shore Circle of FriendsFriday, September 15th, 2017 at 8:53am

Fall is of course a time for color. And Mother Nature isn’t timid in how she uses it! Read more in this week's blog post at http://jimshorecircleoffriends.com/2017/09/15/fall-is-a-time-for-color/

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Jim Shore Circle of Friends shared Jim Shore's live video.Thursday, September 14th, 2017 at 2:20pm

Jim was live from his studio today! Check out the video below.

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Jim Shore Circle of FriendsFriday, August 25th, 2017 at 4:12pm

My White Woodland collection is near and dear to my heart. Read more in my latest blog post! http://jimshorecircleoffriends.com/2017/08/25/white-woodland

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Jim Shore Circle of FriendsWednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 11:03am

The sights, sounds and smells (and sometimes even tastes) of a Hallmark store always put me in the holiday spirit. Read more on my latest blog post:
http://jimshorecircleoffriends.com/2017/08/09/hallmark-holiday/

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Jim Shore Circle of FriendsThursday, July 27th, 2017 at 3:21pm

Who doesn’t love Jimmy Buffet? I know I do! I was recently asked to collaborate on his Margaritaville line and jumped at the chance. Find out more on this week's blog post:

http://jimshorecircleoffriends.com/2017/07/27/margaritaville-by-jim-shore/

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Jim Shore Circle of FriendsThursday, July 13th, 2017 at 5:25pm

It’s a busy weekend for me with plenty of frequent flyer miles. Find out more in this week's blog post.

http://jimshorecircleoffriends.com/2017/07/13/an-exciting-weekend/

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Jim Shore Circle of FriendsFriday, June 23rd, 2017 at 2:34pm

We're getting ready for July 4th! Find out more in this week's blog post! http://jimshorecircleoffriends.com/2017/06/23/my-favorite-holiday-4th-of-july/

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Jim Shore Circle of FriendsThursday, June 15th, 2017 at 4:55pm

Click on the link to watch Jim's video on Sleeping Beauty below

http://jimshorecircleoffriends.com/2017/06/15/sleeping-beauty/

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Jim Shore

Jim Shore grew up in rural South Carolina with artistic parents and a grandmother who was a master quilter. Today, he’s one of the most treasured artists at Enesco. He is a legend in the gift industry, inspiring his friends and his expansive base of followers with work reminiscent of family, tradition, spirituality, and love of country.

Jim’s Upcoming Events

travel with Jim

Though Jim lives and creates in South Carolina, he loves to hit the road and meet friends at signing events. His annual tour brings him to cities across the country. See when he will be arriving near you or contact one of the stores hosting an event to order a signed piece that can be shipped to you. Plus, there are several opportunities throughout the year to see Jim and hear about his inspiration for new releases on QVC.

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Jim’s Collections

seasonal spotlight

Designed with Jim’s signature style, distinctive color palettes and unique finishing touches, these seasonal statements are perfect for home decorating and gift giving.

Peanuts Back To School

Heading back to school is always fun with the Peanuts gang!

Jim Shore Coca-Cola

Share a Coke this holiday season

White Woodland

The woods are filled with adventure during warm summer days

Jim’s Brands

featured collections

Enjoy Jim’s unmistakable style.  Jim’s partnerships include faithfully rendered pieces based on some of  America’s  favorite characters.

Jim Shore’s Heartwood Creek® collection of Christmas, Halloween, Easter, Patriotic and Everyday gifts weave stories and messages that express a sense of family, friendship and tradition.

The magic of Disney and Jim’s enchanting artistry come together in this unique collection celebrating Disney’s most beloved characters.

Beloved comic strip characters Charlie Brown, Lucy, Snoopy, and the rest of the Peanuts gang come to life in Jim’s hands.

The classic, uplifting story of Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer is charmingly retold through Jim’s art.

Looney Tunes is an American animated series of comedy short films produced by Warner Bros. from 1930 to 1969 during the golden age of American animation.  

You will yabba-dabba-doo love Jim’s collection of characters from Hanna-Barbera’s timeless classic, The Flintstones.

Folk art meets the space age in Jim’s collection featuring the beloved characters from Hanna-Barbera’s The Jetsons.

Take a colorful journey down the yellow brick road with Jim and your favorite characters from THE WIZARD OF OZ™.