ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Christmas Houses, Villages and Accessories

Updated on August 1, 2015

I'm a sucker for Christmas decorations, and my favorite, by far, are miniature Christmas villages and accessories.

Through the years I've collected so many Christmas houses and accessories, it's silly, but I wouldn't have it any other way. There are probably enough houses to make several very cool Christmas villages, or even a big Christmas city, if there was the room for it.

For me, while they aren't that costly, I still have preferred the more simple, but ornate, houses. You know. The type that may have a place to sell fish, but include big hanging fish on the sides and all sorts of interesting seafood offerings as well.

Favorites of the children include a Santa ice cream shop, which are sure to include some figures of Santa and Mrs. Claus.

Of course every house has to have related accessories, and in the case of my seafood market, there are all sorts of people, including workers who are carrying fish, or pails of a variety of foods for those looking for a fresh catch of the day.

Fiber Optic Christmas House and Accessories

Unique Christmas Village

My Christmas Village Building Strategy

What I usually do is get a white sheet or buy some snow-looking stuff to lay as a foundation to build the rest of the Christmas village on. After all, what would a Christmas village be without snow. Right?

There is always a generous amount of trees, along with a pond and a city fountain which shoots up water in my Christmas village. It even lights up to create the delightful effects that visiting children and adults always enjoy immensely.

I also add some boxes in order to create somewhat of a mountain effect. That way there are staggered homes as if built into a side of a hill or mountain.

This probably comes from my childhood where I lived in a city that was build on the side of a huge hill.

Fiber Optics My Favorite for Christmas Village

As for miniature Christmas house or accessories, my absolute favorites are those which have fiber optic lights as part of the piece.

There are light houses and trees I use to add an extraordinary look to the overall village. Properly placed, they make the village look like a story land, which it indeed has become.

Adding Accessories to Christmas Village

Although very detailed, it is great fun to put up the little people and the things they use to finish off the overall feel and look of a Christmas village.

Every year, because there are so many of them, it is always forgotten as to all the little characters there are, and it is a time of discovery of the old as if they were new ... all over again. What fun that is!

Christmas Villages are Compelling

As you can probably tell, I'm a Christmas decoration and village junkie. There is never too much that can be done to create a fantastic, decorative, celebratory atmosphere for me.

Some years I've even had two completely different looking trees decorated for Christmas. They were a lot of fun putting up, but a little more difficult taking down. But it's worth it to me.

Build Your Christmas Village Gradually

Well that's my little boost, encouragement and basic strategy for building a fantastic Christmas village. You don't have to start big, just get a house or two, some foundation to look like snow, and a few accessories and you're on your way. Add a little each year and you'll eventually build up a super, miniature Christmas village of your own.

By the way. Know what my next step is? I want to get a new house where I there is an extra room where I can build and add to a big Christmas city which I can keep up all year long.

Okay. Maybe I need some Christmas therapy. But I'm enjoying the ride.


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)