A quiet little Christmas

by brae  

In order to get back into the swing of things for the New Year, I've set up a mini scene in the barn of Milo Valley Farm.  :]   The plain tree is by Lemax bought from Michaels.  I decorated it with battery operated lights and small ornaments cut from a miniature garland and glued on one by one.

The refrigerator is an old Hallmark ornament that is battery operated.

Some goodies in there for sure!  The only thing it was lacking was cheese, so I added a mini from Debora.  :D

One of the snowmen wasn't feeling well, so he took refuge in the freezer for a bit.  haaaaaaaaa!  (This is an actual detail of the ornament.)

Cookies have been made for Santa (well, to share with Santa).

There are still decorations left over.

April made the box of vintage ornaments (and snowman snow globe on the cookie table).

The mice are a gift from my mom, made by Felting Dreams.

They seem to be having wonderful Christmas dreams.

Wishing you all the best for the holidays and in the coming New Year!  Merry Christmas!!!  :D

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Box of Christmas goodies from M Carmen; glittered ornaments from Mini Fanaticus.  Lyssa sent me the veggies, wreath and birdhouse.  Vintage fan by The Kummerows.  Tall primitive snowman from barblip; snowman on the chest from Patricia Wehmeier Miniatures.  Serving platter from Greenhouse Miniatures.  Lamp, resin basket and coat rack from HBS.  Bespaq side table, bird statue by Jane Graber.  Rug from Dales Dreams, doily from Stewart Dollhouse Creations.  Rabbit pull toy from D's Miniatures; matches from Wright Guide Miniatures; votive holder from A Pocket Full of Wishes; shutter table from Karen Aird Miniatures.

I made the cookies, wrapping paper, some of the wrapped gifts (some purchased), bowl of icing, Chrysnbon stool, garland, tree skirt, sea chest (in progress), and feather duster.

22 comments

Comment from: Debora [Visitor]
Awwww! Merry Christmas to you! :)
12/24/15 @ 22:19
Comment from: azteclady [Visitor]
I hope you enjoy a wonderful Christmas, Brae--and best wishes for the New Year. Thank you for sharing your talent and creativity with us.
12/24/15 @ 22:42
Comment from: Monique [Visitor]
Hi Brae, smart thinking to have a Christmasscene in Milo Vally Farm, I look forward to your progress on it, I think it looks amazing already. The Christmasscene is really nice too!! So many fun and beautiful mini's and details and that refridgerator, that's the coolest ornament I've ever seen! Sweet little mice, the kind I wouldn't mind having in my house &#59;). Very merry Christmas to you too!
12/25/15 @ 01:58
Comment from: Andrea [Visitor]
Dear Brae, this looks like the cosiest Christmas ever:) And with this fridge, the next days will be great too. Wonderful that you got this old Hallmark Ornament. I wish you and your loved ones cosy Christmas too and all the best for 2016 Andrea
12/25/15 @ 04:49
Comment from: Claudia [Visitor]
Merry Christmas, Brae!
12/25/15 @ 05:21
Comment from: Mad for Mod [Visitor]
Merry Christmas! I'm pretty sure we had those Shiny Bright ornaments when I was growing up. I love the fridge...please divulge where you got it or who it's made by. It's a beautiful scene!
12/25/15 @ 08:31
Comment from: Amy [Visitor]  
Your blog has been an inspiration, and I'm glad I found it. I inherited a dollhouse from my grandparents that they began building about thirty years ago. I love your style, your eye and your workmanship. As I finish the dollhouse that I've coveted since I was a little girl, I come here looking for advice on how to do it. Thank you. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
12/25/15 @ 09:41
Comment from: Linda Ford [Visitor]
I see you used your first contest kit for your Christmas photos...great idea....love everything you did for Christmas..expecially the snowman taking refuge in the freezer.
12/25/15 @ 14:25
Comment from: Bill [Visitor]
This post is a great Christmas present to your family, friends, and many, many fans! You certainly don't do anything that is less than perfect. It is nice to see MVF again, too. It was also pleasing to see your Christmas scene set in what may have been a stable at some point in its past... even though I didn't see a manger anywhere. Merry Christmas! Bill
12/25/15 @ 14:30
Comment from: April [Visitor]  
Just love those happy mice! Happy ho-ho to you and yours.
12/25/15 @ 14:49
Comment from: 12Create [Visitor]
Aww, gorgeous. Best wishes for a lovely Christmas.
12/25/15 @ 15:16
Comment from: Janine [Visitor]
Hi Brae, hope you have had a lovely Christmas. Love those little tree-shaped cookies and the fridge that is run with a battery - great find. All the best for 2016. Regards Janine
12/25/15 @ 17:52
Comment from: Kat [Visitor]
Merry Christmas! While i love everything in the scene, the Merry Christmas fridge magnets stole my heart! I have a fridge full of the alphabet right now
12/25/15 @ 19:18
Comment from: Betsy Rogers [Visitor]
Oh, Brae!! Your set-up is Delightful beyond words! That fridge is an ornament???? (I want one!!! LOL!) And the tree you found at Michaels.... so perfect! Not to mention the tiny snow globe by April...!!! How???? (I have so much to learn!) I am really looking forward to you being back in the create and share on the blog mode! Your work is always so informative and beyond perfect... I am always inspired to try to improve my own works! Thank you for sharing! And Merry Christmas!
12/25/15 @ 20:04
Comment from: Karen [Visitor]
Absolutely darling! Merry Christmas!
12/25/15 @ 23:25
Comment from: jane s [Visitor]
Its a lovely warm scene, you cozy mice look quite happy for the holiday! Loving those magnets, my they have some great designs for mini folk :)
12/26/15 @ 08:31
Comment from: Pepper [Visitor]
Wishing you a wonderful Christmas Brae and a very happy New Year =0)
12/26/15 @ 10:02
Comment from: BunnyD [Visitor]
"While visions of sugarplums danced in their heads". Love those happy mice! What a lovely Christmas tableau. That refrigerator is gorgeous! Hope your holiday is Merry Brae.
12/26/15 @ 11:55
Comment from: Blondie [Visitor]
It's so sweet! Merry Christmas!!!!!! :)
12/27/15 @ 15:00
Comment from: Chris M. [Visitor]
Brae, this is such a sweet scene. Thanks so much for putting it together and sharing it. It's just so nostalgic. Everything is perfect, and I just love the mice. Hope your Christmas was merry!
12/27/15 @ 20:39
Comment from: Lucille [Visitor]
Hi Brae! Looking at this Christmas blog puts me in the Christmas mood once again. Your tree looks great and I love all the lovely packages you made up. I love that fridge magnet. Those little mice are adorable and they do seem to be enjoying their dreams. I think they will have lot's of fun opening those pretty gifts under the Christmas tree. Hope you had a lovely Christmas and wishing you a very Happy New Year!
01/13/16 @ 18:08
Comment from: brae [Member]
Thank you all so much!!! :>>
01/15/16 @ 11:32


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