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Thursday, November 29, 2012

Christmas Village Time



We did a scaled down version of the village this year with just a handfull of buildings.






Visit the village in previous posts here



Part I can be found here: 


Part II can be found here: 


There are some pictures of previous years village at:



The Christmas Village shares our upstairs room with our Christmas Tree this year overlooking our street.  





Friday, November 16, 2012

Recent Acquisitions

 I have not posted in a while, but that doesn't mean that I have not been adding to my collection.  We still have our house on the market and a lot of it packed up and in storage which has really put a damper on our lifestyle.


 These very detailed musical interments are actually Christmas ornaments that I picked up at a local music shop.  A banjo, an acoustical guitar, a french horn and a trombone.


 They are part of the items I have collected over the years for a well stocked music room or perhaps a music shop.


 I came across these antique bundt or mold pans at an estate sale.


 The Strombecker walnut fireplace was a recent ebay purchase.  


 It was one of the pieces I have been watching for.  The rest of my 1" Strombecker walnut collection can be seen by clicking here.



My 3/4" Strombecker collection can be seen here:




 My wife and kids got me this Tynietoy wing back chair for my birthday.
The rest of my Tynietoy collection can be seen by clicking here.
Tynietoy

 I was tipped off by a fellow blogger about these Lynnfield chairs on ebay.  They date from the 1950's and will look even better once I select a fabric for the seats.


This dressing table chair was part of the Lynnfield lot on ebay. The pewter plates and small chest with working drawers were discovered on a lunch break estate sale