December 12, 2012

Christmas Woodland Display

 
For years I've been on the lookout  for a vintage toy barn or cabin to used in my holiday displays.  Since I haven't had much luck, this year I decided I need a "Plan B"
 
Micheal's sells small wood cabin's in the unfinished wood section and I thought one of those might do the trick.
 

After painting and distressing it a little I'm thinking it works - - don't you?
 
Oh sure, most cabins aren't red and white,  which my kids were quick to point out.

 
No matter . . .


I wouldn't mind a real life sized red and white cabin.  Passer-byers can chuckle all they'd like.


I'll be warm and cozy inside my red and white cabin watching the deer from my window with a smile on my face.
 

 
Robin
 
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14 comments:

  1. A red and white cabin is the best kind of cabin! I love this post, brings joy to my heart, and I love the deer too. Your cabin is just perfect! Mary

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  2. I could totally live here! I think I may need to make one of those....perhaps I'll make mine pink and white!!

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  3. I LOVE this!! I think you are brilliant! It really looks vintage. Hmmm, where could I put one next year?? :)

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  4. That is the cutest thing!!! I love it! I don't blame you for wanting a real life sized red and white cabin. Preferably in the snow. LOL! You did a great job on yours. It's a nice alternative to a gingerbread house.

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  5. Hi Robin! I absolutely love your red and white cabin! I would love to live in one too :) You did a great job, much better than anything you could have bought already done. Your home is so pretty and I love all of your Christmas decor. The mittens are so cute and I love the village on your hutch :)
    Happy Holidays,
    Amy

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  6. It's darling! And I love it just the way it is; red and white and very inviting. If I was quite a bit shorter I would love to spend a few cozy nights in this little cabin.

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  7. What a cute little cabin cottage!
    xx
    Anne

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  8. Wow! I've always found miniature displays to be so adorable, but this one is particularly endearing. It's simplicity is charming.

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  9. Oh that is adorable! And I agree, a white cabin would be just fine for me:) I'm going to have to see if I can find one of these on my next trip to Michael's!

    Thank you so much for stopping by my blog today, your comment made me laugh out loud!

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  10. I had no idea Michaels sold these. I love your red and white cabin,so cozy and warm. Your bottle brush trees and deer are perfect!

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  11. Love it! I wouldn't mind a real-life sized one of these myself! Totally charming.

    Jeanette

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  12. Mhmm... I love mini houses! At first I thought these were lincoln logs... remember those? Beautiful display!

    toddlindsey.com

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