I'll admit it: I have a secret obsession with miniature decorative Scandinavian houses, and there's no better time to put them on display than during the holiday season. Here are some of our favorite vignettes and the best sources for creating your own tiny winter village.
Above: A tea light-lit tin house from My Second Hand Life.
Above: Made from unglazed porcelain, the Little Alpine Village is $44.99 for a set of 15 from Alpen Art Studio on Etsy.
Above: The Candle Holder Set, a pair of gray cement houses with metal chimneys for candles, is €29.95 from German company Impressionen.
Above: KLM Delft Blue Dutch Houses photographed by Sebasnl on Flickr; collected in the Netherlands in a cultish fashion, the houses (which are given out by KLM airlines) are available at KLM Dutch Houses.
Above: A tin Christmas village via La Boom.