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Our Christmas Tradition

This past weekend was spent decorating the house for Christmas, somehow it has become an entire weekend process.  The house gets a good cleaning, the furniture is moved around and it is magically transformed into a cozy Christmas abode.

One of our longest running traditions is the Christmas village.  When we were first married on Dec 27th, we decided that for every year we would add a piece.  So needless to say after 12 years, the village has grown considerably.

This year we picked out a Chocolate Factory to add to our collection and after moving it around the house way too many times, I found the perfect spot.














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You can see my previous posts about our village here:

2015

2013

2012

Comments

  1. Living on Cloud Nine27 November, 2016 21:34

    LOVE your village!! My mom took over mine and proudly displays it every year. Yours is to die for gorgeous and love the blue console so much!!! The chocolate shop...makes me smile!!!

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  2. LOVE your village. That was pretty much the best idea ever!

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  3. What a beautiful Christmas village and a great tradition to have! :) My mum always buys us decorations for the tree every year, since we outgrew making them at church haha! She's going to need a bigger tree soon...this village seems a lot easier to scale up as the years pass!

    Hope you had a great weekend decorating :)

    Away From The Blue Blog

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  4. Love that little Christmas city! My mother-in-law has one too, and I always want to "borrow" it from her! :)

    Shauna

    www.lipglossandlace.net

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  5. My kids would love this! We have a village on our ledge and if it wasn't for space I'd be joining your tradition. Grady begged to buy the chocolate factory yesterday at Canadian Tire. Is that where yours is from?

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  6. This is such a fun way to celebrate your growing marriage! Love the Chocolate Shop - I've never seen anything like it!

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  7. I love that you made this a tradition! So darn cute!

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  8. I love this! We had a Christmas village growing up!

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  9. That's such a fun tradition to look forward to every year. Someday you'll have to devote a whole room of your house to the Christmas village!

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  10. What a fun tradition! I definitely add at least one decor piece each year, but it varies. This is a much more fun idea!

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  11. What a gorgeous village! Everything I've seen in your house is to beautiful and Christmasy. I saw your tree - beautiful!

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  12. What a fun tradition! Your village looks gorgeous and festive!

    Jill
    Doused In Pink

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  13. Love this. I feel the festival of trees should be moved to your home. So so beautiful, cozy and welcoming!!

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  14. How cute is this? What a great way to celebrate Christmas AND your marriage! :)

    -Ashley
    Le Stylo Rouge

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  15. What a great tradition! I love Christmas villages - they are also so nostalgic and cozy.

    Lisa
    Daily Style Finds

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  16. Kristin & Megan29 November, 2016 11:01

    So jealous! I've always wanted to start a Christmas village. Maybe it's time!

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  17. Oh my gosh I love Christmas Villages!!! My mom would set up a small one when I was a kid and I loved it. I love going to Michael's because they always have cute Christmas village houses (they also have them for Halloween but thats another story). There is something about it that pulls at your imagination. This inspires me to start my own. :)

    Erica
    www.pumpsandpushups.com

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  18. I totally agree about it playing with your imagination. The kids can stare at the village for ages.

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  19. We are going to quickly grow out of our space.

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  20. I can't wait to get a new one every year.

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  21. I do the decor thing too, I like how you think.

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  22. I need to up my Christmas downstairs too.

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  23. it was the only one I could think of too that we really do. Weird.

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  24. just start taking random pieces...muhhahaha.

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  25. it's cute to see what comes out each year too.

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  26. and it wasn't mine...good ol' hubby's.

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  27. Yes! Bought it and the garage for cooper....

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