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modern village set

modern village set
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  • ModernVillageS4F13
  • ModernVillageS43QF13
  • modernvillageNV13

SKU: 593177

$14.99 reg. $39.95

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urban wonderland. City streetscape decks out for the holidays. Crafted of painted poplar and plywood, thrift store, coffee shop, local bar and four-story walkup get festive with glimpses of party dresses, gifts, trees and wreaths behind their urban facades.

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modern village set is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 5.
Rated 3 out of 5 by from beautiful buy impractical This is a beautifully painted and designed village set, made from laminated wood. I thought my granddaughter would love it but, when I received it, I realized that it is completely useless as a toy. The pieces range from about 5" to 10" tall, but are only about 1" thick so, while they will stand up on a very flat and level surface, they will fall down at the slightest bump or breeze. Certainly not for a child. It would be great if there were some sort of support so that these lovely pieces would stand securely. Also, this characteristic should have appeared in the description.
Date published: 2014-04-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Fun! Such a cool and hip way to decorate for Christmas! Love my little village :)
Date published: 2014-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from MODERN VILLAGE! Just like san francisco great quality, simple and trendy. something different, Not your momĀ“s christmas village, loved it!
Date published: 2014-04-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A Nice Stylized Urban Village Last year, while recuperating from surgery, I used a concept that I saw in the CB2 holiday catalog instead of the usual Christmas tree. The concept featured silver Paz trees and topiaries on a mantle. I did purchase the silver trees and created a festive but contemporary holiday landscape with them. I was hoping that CB2 would be offering some similar items this year so that I could add them to my holiday display. In this year's holiday catalog, I did see a return of the Paz trees but also saw them displayed with the Modern Village which I thought was interesting. While in NY, I saw the Village in person at one of the stores and purchased it to add to my display. The Village is a stylized rendition of an urban neighborhood (similar to the first one that I lived in NY). The Village components are well made and designed and what I liked most ot all...they highlight Christmas in a very subtle way (there are sihouettes of tree in the various buildings). The Village added the right "pop" to last year's display. Since the colors are bright, I decided to put the different buildings on a bookcase in my home office - mixing them with some other items that I have there. I have since purchased another set to give as a gift and am now thinking of buying a few more...as many people really really liked.it.
Date published: 2014-04-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Christmas in the City.... I first saw the Village in one of the CB2 stores when I was in NY in November. I was intrigued as It reminded me of the first neighborhood where I lived in NYC, after starting my first job there after graduating from college. My apartment was a small studio in a walk-up in a building similar to the one in the Village. The neighborhood also had a couple of coffee shops, a thrift or consignment shop, a few bars, etc. Last year, I departed from setting up a traditional tree after undergoing major surgery and opted to use the Paz silver trees with some other items to create a festive but contemporary holiday display. This year, I purchased some of the clear Paz trees to add to the display. After seeing the Village displayed in the CB2 holiday catalog with the silver Paz tree,I decided to purchase one for my own home. The Village will give the holiday display a different dimension to the original display from last year. The Village is well made and depicts the buildings in a nice stylized manner. The Village may not appeal to everyone but if you like a contemporary take on Christmas, this may be for you. Since the buildings are all separate, you can actually rearrange them to fit your individual space. And when the holidays are over, the buildings will fit into the original box for easy storage.
Date published: 2014-04-01
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