Thomas Kinkade Christmas Cottage Ornament. The movie Thomas Kinkade’s Home for Christmas is inspired by the early life of Thomas Kinkade, the story of how a small community and an aging mentor come to the aid of a family to same the only home they have ever known; and along the way teach a young man the meaning of love, friendship, and what it means to be an artist. Measures 3″ diameter. Color gift-boxed. The Painter of Light is regarded as the most collected living artists of all time, and the works of Thomas Kinkade are displayed in millions of homes, in many forms. A native of California, Kinkade demonstrated his talent at an early age and went on to become an award-winning painter – using techniques of the Impressionists to achieve his unique effects.