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Glistening acrylic ice sets the stage for winter fun in this whimsical holiday display.

What You'll Need:

  • "Checking It Twice Wind-up Toys" lighted Gift Set of 5 with moving toys
  • Department 56 assorted Acrylic Ice Cubes
  • Department 56 "Village Crushed Ice"
  • Department 56 assorted Icy Trees
  • Miniature white lights on white cord
  • Large wood or metal tray

Step One: Select a location for your centerpiece. A table in a darkened corner is a perfect place to showcase the dramatic lighting of the building and "icy" elements.

Step Two: Arrange one or more strings of mini lights on a tray and cover with acylic ice cubes. Plug in lights - you may need an extension cord or a power strip.

Step Three: Place building on top of ice in tray. Arrange a selection of winter trees around the tray. Finish with acrylic crushed ice around base of tray and trees.

Display Tips: Add notes of texture and color with your own holiday decor. We've used a tablecloth and candy garland to add impact to the tabletop. Greens or silvery ornaments would work equally well.

Products Used Above:
Item #: 56.56757

"Checking It Twice Wind-Up Toys"
Item #: 56.49979

"Village Fresh Fallen Snow"
Item #: 56.53081

"Ice Crystal Pines"
Item #: 56.52636

"Village Winter Birch"
Item #: 56.52908

"Village Crushed Ice"