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PostPosted: Fri Dec 11, 2020 5:22 pm 
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Featuring church by Howard Lamey; little blue castle by Karl Fey; numerous vintage pieces----this year's display brings new meaning to the old saying---when life gives you lemons, make lemonade---first a plate I had planned to use in this display from a previous year---somehow broke in the box----then the battery operated lamp post died---in the box---as well as developed a split along the seam----fortunately you find inspiration in what you have on hand.....


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Maria...
I can tell it’s Christmas when your French theme vignette is set up...I always look for a new addition or two...

I keep hoping a third ship will come sailing in on Christmas Day in the morning...that old carol is one of my favorites...

Howard..


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Yes indeed. I have been looking for that third ship for years myself. One is a vintage pillbox, the other with the large sails is newer---about ten years old; we had an absolutely marvelous jewelry shop called Trinkets in town---now long gone----that always found the most marvelous things........

And they didn't break the bank.


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C'est magnifique!!!! Joyeux Noel aussi!!!


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Thank you LES and Merry Christmas!


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