Display Techniques for Year
?Round Enjoyment It?s interesting how collecting porcelain houses is habit forming. Collectors have been showcasing their Christmas villages for decades; however, something seems to be missing when the little buildings are put away in their little boxes after the Holidays. It?s called Sensory Deprivation. There is a huge void! But, there?s also a cure! Displaying porcelain houses has transcended patches of winter snow and Christmas wreaths.
Holly Red and Hunter Green can be replaced with Lipstick Red for Valentine?s Day and Kelly Green for St. Patrick?s Day. Consider creating small, but versatile vignettes and change the buildings periodically. Although Village Vignettes features seasonal themes, the techniques used throughout the tape can be applied to any village: large or small - or any season: spring, summer,autumn or winter.
The format of this video is a 48? round board, divided into four quadrants...one for each season. Each has it?s own background.
Learn to carve the landscape, add a stream, develop an oceanfront, create paths, bridges or decks, or hide the white bases. These are only a few of the topics shown and discussed on the Village Vignettes video. It?s filled with numerous ideas to keep a display up throughout the year, to switch them for a new look, or to be included in a large winter display. This video is easy to follow and very informative. No matter which village you collect, this video will provide lots of village scaping ideas for inclusion into your next display. Just add your favorite buildings. You can do it, too!
It is approximately one hour in length. Village Vignettes is available on DVD.
Featuring: Czardas - Vittorio Monti/David Shostac - Flute/
Antoinette Perry, Piano