Saturday, December 12, 2009

Collecting Nativity Scenes

This little Nativity Scene was my first one. Believe it or not, I found it at one of the discount stores for $9.99--are you out of your mind! The star used to light up.

Then I inherited this one from my Mother-In-Law. It has been in my husband's family since he was little. There are so many pieces to this Creche, but I only put out a few. So now I have one for each mantle. This one is in the living room.

The living room mantle all decked out with garland, Creche and stockings. Lots of stockings!

This Creche was a bit of a splurge. I ordered it from Pierre Deux and it goes with the two angels I featured on the Joyeux Noel tablescape. Notice the provencal clothes Mary and Joseph are wearing.

Does this mean I have a collection? If you have three of something, it's a collection. So I've been told......Anyway, I love this one. It sits in the dining room.

I've been admiring Laurie's Nativity Scene used in her header at Bargain Hunting With Laurie.
Check it out here.

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Room Service ~ Decorating 101 said...

Beautiful! You certainly have the magic!

desde my ventana said...

Nice post and baeutifull images.I love your stocks on the fireplace!!!


Michael said...

This really is a very lovely nativity scene.

Anonymous said...

Hi Irene,
Your home is beautifully decorated. Love the socks. I think it is an american tradition ? Thank you for stopping by Art Glehen.
Have a nice week.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

What a beautiful nativity scene. A lot of your posts are just now showing up on my Reading List - 15 to be exact. Thought you had stopped posting for the holidays. I have some catching up to do.

Glenda/MidSouth said...

Me again - Ok - there were 10 (not 15)that had not up dated on my Reading List before now. Don't know why.
Any way - Have a very Happy New Year!! :)

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