As always, some wonderful finds...click on the photos and links.
FIRST UP, By special request--an oldie but goodie---many thanks to reader DC who turned us on to...Kraków szopka..a Polish Christmas tradition originating from Kraków, Poland, and dating back to the 19th century. An unusual and characteristic feature of the szopka is the use of historical buildings of Kraków as backdrop for the Nativity of Jesus--gorgeous, detailed models----read and see more here http://bit.ly/2rwIeth
That's followed by a fab 1964 promo ad for singer Paul Anka and by special request, one of Flickr friend Matthew's past Christmas villages; the putz houses are new but quite extraordinary. Again, click on the photos and links.
FAB NEWSPAPER AD FROM 1947, for NOMA BUBBLE LIGHTS, new and exciting! SEE IT AT THE OLD CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHT FORUMS http://bit.ly/2qXowYQ
FUN BLOG--SUGAR PLUM PATCHWORK
--LANEY'S GREEN GLITTER HOUSE PUTZ PROJECT; more here
--HOW TO MAKE A GLITTER/PUTZ HOUSE FROM A CANDY BOX; more here
FOR THE READER LOOKING FOR THAT PUTZ MANGER ORNAMENT TEMPLATE again, HERE YOU GO!
WORTH REVISITING--A FUN SITE CALLED CHRISTMAS AND THEN SOME, MUSIC , TOY PAGES, ETC. CHRISTMASANDTHENSOME.COM
WHO SAYS REAL TRAINS DON'T RUN ROUND AND ROUND--not us!!!!!!!!
To the reader who sent me that monorail pic, please do so again--the email was inadvertently deleted!
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON HERE
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loved anka growing up. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_AnkaReplyDelete