This page will include ideas for setting up putzes and Christmas villages, and related topics such as Christmas railroads.
Temporary Table-Top Displays - White fabric and books you won’t need until after the holidays provide an interesting setting for a Christmas village.
Winter Trees from Floral Picks- A quick and inexpensive way to add interesting textures to your late-autumn or winter railroad or village Free Scenery Set Pieces - Add a vertical dimension to your holiday village for little or no investment. The technique can easily be adapted to all seasons.
Easy Indoor Lakes and Rivers - How to get the effect of waterfalls, rivers, lakes, and streams on both temporary and permanent indoor railroads and display villages.
Free Scenery Set Pieces - Add a vertical dimension to your Christmas village or railroad for little or no investment.
Portable (Foam-Based) Indoor Displays - Using a foam-based portable scenic foundation to display your trains and towns to their best advantage. The photos show ceramic houses, but you get the idea.
Combining Trains and Towns - Why combining collectible village pieces and model trains is a growing and rewarding hobby. Again, this article was written with ceramic villages in mind, but the principles still apply.