Tuesday, April 26, 2016

#AtoZChallenge - the Village

It's kind of surprising at how many little Halloween-themed village pieces there are floating around out there in thrift-shop land!  I'm pretty sure there's only one that has an actual brand name on it, the rest are just generic. 
I display them on my coffee table in the living room.  I apparently dropped the ball and didn't get any pictures the last 2 years, so this is from 2013.  Obviously I've gotten more since then.

 These are the most recent ones.  I couldn't possible pass up the haunted ship on the right! 

 OK, I lied - this come came from a store called English Gardens.  
The light inside changes colors. 

 This was a good day at the Salvation Army!

 A lot of them are made to take a lightbulb, but I don't mess with running all those cords and such.  

 I may or may not have taken this clock tower out of someone's basket at the St. Vincent dePaul Thrift store. It was in the basket with a bunch of other stuff, but I never saw anyone around it.  ~~**grab**~~

 This was my iPhone 4 for size reference.  

Sometimes I fleetingly wonder if I want to repaint all these pieces so they're cohesive?  But then again....look at the ones 2nd from the bottom - that ceramic glaze would be hard to repaint.  And personally, I wouldn't want to live in a matchy house with my neighbor, so I'll leave them how they are! 
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1 comment:

  1. I knew there were Christmas villages to line up and these lovely Halloween 'houses' are quite genius.
    Joy @ The Joyous Living


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