Monday, December 04, 2006

Nativity sets

I love nativity sets of all kinds, and I enjoyed peeking at those of the Copper's Wife. If you've posted photos of your family's creche, leave me the link in the comments below. Below is our children's nativity. I bought it for $5 at Dillard's after-Christmas sale. It's unbreakable resin plated in silver--just as child-friendly as a plastic version, but the silver goes with the holiday decorations better than plastic. This is the first year we used an "adult" nativity; to keep kids from breaking it, I adhered the ceramic figurines to the base with putty.
PS--If you are ever in Nashville in wintertime, stop by the Upper Room near Vanderbilt for an amazing collection of nativities from around the world!


MommyLydia said...

Thank you for your comments.

with our likely move about 6 weeks after the baby is born I'll be going back and seeing what you guys have done.

So I hope you haven't taken your archives down!

Anonymous said...

I love this set! It's so unique!! I also really like the way you arranged the nativity set in your fireplace. Very nice!

BTW, thanks for the link to my blog.

Anonymous said...

Very nice!

I purchased a nice olive wood set through the SERRV (fair trade) organization, but it is a basic set, nothing ornate about it, and helps me keep the focus on keeping things simple and most importantly, on Jesus.