While most cardboard Christmas houses a.k.a. putz houses were made in Japan and or Germany, the Dolly Toy Co. here in the U.S. did produce a line of houses (among other things)--that have become collectible today. YOU CAN READ MORE HERE bit.ly/1OJnkMT And so......
First up, a fabulous red repro from Lynn--MADE A FEW YEARS BACK--and one of our favorites....Read more at the link below--you can get the templates and windows there too--http://www.cardboardchristmas.com/forums/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1006
It's followed by more fabulous vintage made in Japan Candy Box/Container houses courtesy of Pete Oehmen. Some real fun items here and lots of inspiration for the putz artisans. Again, click on the photos and links.
AND NOW HERE'S SOME MORE ITEMS YOU MAY HAVE AN INTEREST IN:
--AT VINTAGE ORNAMENTS; page after page of wonderful vintage images printed on translucent rice paper from Europe; perfect for decoupaging--and some perfect for "putzing" especially the small Santa Claus images http://www.vintage-ornaments.com/craft-supplies/rice-paper-decoupage-sheets-with-vintage-images
--FAB 1922 AD FOR IVES TRAINS; click here
--DRESDEN FOIL CONES, TRIMS, ETC. FOR VALENTINE'S DAY; MORE HERE
--YOU HAVE GOT TO SPEND SOME TIME AT SILVERCROW CREATIONS; THE CRAFTERS WILL HAVE BALL; THE COLLECTORS OF THIS, THAT AND THE OTHER WILL BE IN HEAVEN! https://www.silvercrowcreations.com
p.s. The Mini Hard Plastic Cupids alone are worth the trip! https://www.silvercrowcreations.com/Vintage-Cupid--Hard-Plastic_p_5554.html
AND HERE'S AN OLDIE BUT GOODIE WORTH READING AGAIN--DANGEROUS DECORATIONS PEOPLE USED TO USE https://www.familychristmasonline.com/trees/ornaments/dangerous/dangerous_decorations.htm
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF MORE FABULOUS VINTAGE WEBSITES, FINDS, ETC. FROM EVERYTHING CROTON HERE.
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