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Friday, January 4, 2019

Happy New Year !

Wishing you a happy 2019 !


I have purchased a few items for myself in the past few weeks - A miniature vintage plastic nativity, an antique book and a 1930's Strombecker stove ( 1:12 scale).
The book is German, has a verse for each day of the year and dates from 1909.

I have also included a few pictures of miniature houses that I have seen on a recent trip to Utah.

This "Santa's Workshop" was for sale in an antique store.


I posted some pictures of the inside on my Instagram - feel free to follow : tulsaarchitect


This old house was in the same shop - it was one room and the (dusty) roof lifts off.

This display was in a mall in Salt Lake City - when you pushed a button, a narration of "Twas The Night Before Christmas" played.


As the story progressed, different rooms in the house (or the roof) lit up!  

8 comments:

  1. Muy buenas compras y unas preciosas fotos!!!!
    Besos.

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  2. What a great idea to tell the story of The Night Before Christmas with audio and timed lighting!
    And your new/old minis are a lovely Christmas Present from you to you! ;D

    elizabeth

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  3. What a great trip! I love the interactive house!

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  4. Preciosas compras y unas fotos muy bonitas:-)

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  5. Hi, Troy - Happy New Year to you, too! Your new acquisitions are very interesting, as usual - I do covet that German book! I've enjoyed seeing the special Christmas house displays. I love the brick chimneys on the Dusty Old House - and it would be so fun to see and hear the Night Before Christmas house in person. Thank you for sharing these unique houses.
    Marjorie

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  6. Hi Troy, You have found treasures. I would be using translator each day to use the little German book. Fancy it surviving since 1909!
    All the best for 2019. How the years slide by!
    Regards Janine

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