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Thomas Kinkade Lighthouses

Updated on May 5, 2014

"Painter of Light"

Thomas Kinkade is often called the Painter of Light. I love his beautiful paintings of gardens and cottages, but my love of lighthouses really draws me to his lighthouse paintings. I have a copy of Kinkade's Light of Peace hanging in my entryway and I enjoy looking at this peaceful scene.

Kinkades paintings always give me a good feeling. When I worked in the corporate world, I had several Kinkade reproductions hanging in my office. I think they gave me a peaceful setting in the midst of a hectic day. When I retired I brought them home and have them hanging in our bedroom.

In this lens I am featuring several of my favorite Kinkade lighthouse paintings, along with some of the products that show his paintings. I hope you enjoy the products and paintings I have selected. / CC BY 2.0

Thomas Kinkade

special paintings

Thomas Kinkade was an American painter who lived from 1958 to April 6, 2012. Over the years he became a very popular artist. His scenes of idyllic cottages and beautiful lighthouse landscapes were collected by many. The widespread reproductions of his art made him one of the most collected artists of his time.

His art has also been reproduced on many different gift items. This too led to his popularity. Christmas cards with his scenes are still popular today. In this lens I will share some of my favorite paintings on a variety of different gift items.

Puzzles for the Lighthouse Enthusiast

Choose a lighthouse puzzle for the lighthouse enthusiast on your gift list. The first puzzle features Kinkades' painting Clearing Storms . Lighthouses before and after storms are often the subject of the paintings.

This painting is a beautiful example of Kinkade's lighthouse series. It shows the light of the lighthouse guiding through the darkness. The symbolism of the lighthouse is a constant reminder of God's light shining through the darkness of our lives.

The second puzzle is a serene scene of a Victorian lighthouse. It is very typical of Thomas Kinkade's idyllic paintings.

Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light "Clearing Storms" 1000pc. Puzzle
Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light "Clearing Storms" 1000pc. Puzzle

1000 piece jigsaw puzzle is sure to challenge the puzzle enthusiast

Thomas Kinkade Painters of Light 1000 piece Jigsaw Puzzle: Victorian Light
Thomas Kinkade Painters of Light 1000 piece Jigsaw Puzzle: Victorian Light

Great for the lighthouse enthusiast who loves puzzles.


Scenic Throw

This beautiful throw measures 46x67 and is made of 100% cotton. It would look great on a sofa, hanging on a wall, or as a wrap on a cold winters evening.

Christmas with Kinkade

Items for Christmas are always popular with Thomas Kinkade. Below you find two of his many Christmas decorations. Both of these feature lighthouses.

Thomas Kinkade Christmas By The Harbor Lighthouse Artificial Tabletop Christmas Tree by The Bradford Exchange
Thomas Kinkade Christmas By The Harbor Lighthouse Artificial Tabletop Christmas Tree by The Bradford Exchange

This beautiful Thomas Kinkade tree would make a wonderful addition to your Christmas decorations.

I can see this tree sitting on a table in an entryway. What a beautiful way to great guests!

Kurt Adler Thomas Kinkade Lighthouse Landscape Christmas Ornament
Kurt Adler Thomas Kinkade Lighthouse Landscape Christmas Ornament

This lighthouse Christmas ornament from Thomas Kinkade will be perfect for your tree.


Lighthouse of Peace Music Box - Kinkade music box

This beautiful music box features the Light of Peace painting. This would make a wonderful gift for the lighthouse enthusiast. I think beautiful music and Kinkade paintings are a perfect match.

Thomas Kinkade Light of Peace Musical Lighthouse
Thomas Kinkade Light of Peace Musical Lighthouse

Beautiful painting set onto a music box.


Kinkade Lighthouses on eBay

eBay is a great place to find good buys on Thomas Kinkade lighthouses.

2014 Calendar - painter of light calendar

If you love the Thomas Kinkade paintings then this calendar is just the one for you. Twelve beautiful scenes from Thomas Kinkade!

Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light 2014 Deluxe Wall Calendar
Thomas Kinkade Painter of Light 2014 Deluxe Wall Calendar

Twelve months full of beautiful paintings.


Do you enjoy Thomas Kinkade's Lighthouses? - I'd love to hear from you

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    • Fufurinha47 profile image


      5 years ago from Portugal

      Great lens :)

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      Michey LM 

      5 years ago

      I love to have a Thomas Kinkade's calendar to look it over each day. Thanks.

      Great lens

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      5 years ago from Yorkshire, England

      absolutely beautiful

    • Wednesday-Elf profile image


      6 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      I can see why you like Thomas Kinkade's lighthouse paintings. Gorgeous work. Now he needs to do a Tybee Lighthouse! :)

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      6 years ago

      Lighthouses are such fun gift ideas. Great choices, too! I love the jigsaw puzzle!

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      6 years ago

      Thomas Kinkade is so talented and these lighthouses are gorgeous!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      6 years ago from United States

      Always a beautiful gift idea!

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      6 years ago from Michigan

      Blessed. I love lighthouses and Thomas Kinkade. Great work.

    • jayceehaynes profile image


      6 years ago

      I love lighthouses! nice lens :)

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      6 years ago

      I've always loved his artwork - positively beautiful lighthouses.

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      6 years ago

      Awesome. There's a little frameshop here that sells Kinkades. Good stuff.

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      6 years ago

      Thomas Kinkade is such a master with the use of light highlights ... love his lighthouses!

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      franstan lm 

      7 years ago

      Blessings for this lens. I love the works of Thomas Kinkade

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      Nancy Carol Brown Hardin 

      7 years ago from Las Vegas, NV

      Yes I love Thomas Kinkade's work, and I loved this lens. Such a beautiful job spotlighting this painter and his lighthouse work. Thanks for sharing.

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      7 years ago from Massachusetts

      Beautiful work chronicling one of the most recognizable modern day painters. Blessed!

    • Glenn Co profile image


      7 years ago from Greater Burlington, Vt

      I love lighthouses, and have enjoyed this site immensely!!

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      8 years ago

      My favorite artist, I just stopped by a studio last week that features his work and a 5 minute stop turned into an hour.

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      8 years ago

      I'm a Thomas Kinkade fan, his work is beautiful. I have one of his paintings, and treasure it. Excelllent lens.

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      9 years ago

      I love Thomas Kinkade!!! Great lens! :)

    • WhitU4ever profile image


      9 years ago

      My husband used to work at a Thomas Kincade Studio. Love his work... wonderful lens! :)

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      9 years ago

      Lovely! :)

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      Linda Jo Martin 

      9 years ago from Post Falls, Idaho, USA

      A great talent!

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      9 years ago

      Love Kincade's work! Very nicely done lens Mary Beth!

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      Heather Burns 

      9 years ago from Wexford, Ireland

      Gorgeous! My husband and I like lighthouses too...but I prefer his artwork to Kinkade's..LOL

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      capriliz lm 

      9 years ago

      I love the work of Thomas Kinkade. Nice job on your lens.

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 

      9 years ago from United States

      Great Lens. My mother is a real fan of Thomas Kinkade. I may have to splurge on that throw for her birthday a couple of months!

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      Jennifer P Tanabe 

      9 years ago from Red Hook, NY

      Beautiful! I've always loved Kinkade's paintings and his use of light. Great idea to feature his lighthouse paintings - and your lighthouse photos, now I want to check them out too!

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      9 years ago

      I didn't know about Thomas Kinkade and obviously nothing about his paintings so I discover them right now! I must say that those paintings a some kind of fairy tales to me and as Growwear wrote, I would jump into one of them (or all of them) too!

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      9 years ago

      Thomas Kinkade's work is beautiful. I want to jump into his scenery! :)

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 

      9 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Oh, I would love to work one of those puzzles. Wouldn't that be fun! I love Thomas Kinkade's paintings and this lens.


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