Krampus was the best thing about Christmas 2014
A gallery of the child-whipping Alpine demon that haunted our holiday
In 2014, Krampus became everyone's favorite yule demon. As it grew in popularity in the United States and around the world, the Christmas of Krampus saw an explosion of illustrations, paintings, masks, costumes, quilts, origami and even baked goods to help celebrate the season. Here's a gallery of the best and most creative homages to the "child whipper."
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Joseph Wu Origami via Flickr.
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"Hide your rotten children!" — @electric_fang.
Un Krampus della Valcanale - Friuli — @paologop
Krampus paper puppet! — @crankbunnyshop
Krampus by stiltbeast
Krampus by David Tombu (@leftytombu)
Which Krampus do you like better? — by Nathan Mazur (@scaredofbees)
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