Monday, December 13, 2010

Christmas in the tiny village

Today I would like to share my tiny Christmas village.



I bought these little houses some 25 years ago. I was in high school at the time & I found them in a Christmas store marked down after the holidays. True story.

Imagine that? Why would I have bought these when I was in high school? What 16 year old is going around buying stuff like this? Weird but true.

As a newlywed, I did display these houses at Christmas. However, for many years, I had them packed away with Christmas stuff that I no longer displayed. Until last year. I remembered them & put on a full out search party to find them in my attic. (Luckily, I'm fairly organized so the box they were in was labeled as such)







I love their pastel colors, I love how tiny they are and I love how cute they look displayed on my vintage blue dresser.

7 comments:

Debbie said...

They are very cute Gina...and good for you for starting your collection so young. Happy Holidays, I have to get off this computer and off to the post office. Have a good one!

Vintage Sassy said...

Gina those are so sweet, I love how you bought them when you were only 16, you must have loved decorating even then:)

xo
LeAnn

JenCoen said...

I heart this so much... had to blog about you!! hehe

Something Nice and Pretty said...

Such pretty colors, know wonder you bought them even at the age of 16! I agree with LeAnn, you must have loved decorating even then:)

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Oh Gina, what a sweet little village you have unearthed from your attic!! All the more precious because you first loved them years ago!!

Hide them if I ever stop by! LOL

Happy Holidays!

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Ana said...

Oh Gina,
They're very sweet. And the way you've displayed them is just dreamy. So glad you decided to bring them out again this year.

Hugs and Kisses,
♥Ana

Melonie said...

They are so pretty...I can see why you were drawn to them. Love the story of you buying them in high school and especially LOVE your bottle brush trees:)

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