My Halloween Village

Villages made the jump from Christmas to Halloween in 1998 when Department 56 introduced their first Halloween building. I created my first village in 2003 and since then, "HAUNTSVILLE" has become an engrossing hobby where I have learned many new skills like painting, carpentry, engineering, electric work, lighting and even photography. Take a look at my work.

Hauntsville 2020
Nightmare Village 2019
Hauntsville 2019
Hauntsville 2018
Nightmare Village 2017
Hauntsville 2016
Hauntsville 2015
Hauntsville 2014
Hauntsville 2013
Hauntsville 2012
Hauntsville 2011
Hauntsville 2010
Sleepy Hollow 2009
Hauntsville 2008
Hauntsville 2007
Hauntsville 2006
Hauntsville 2003-2005
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The art of making villages involves arranging miniature buildings, trees and figures into a dioramas of lights and sounds.  Artists carve elaborate foam bases, then add scenic elements. Some painstakingly recreate lifelike naturalistic scenes down to the grass, sidewalks and streets. Others, like myself, prefer a more abstract approach. Here's what I've learned and how to make one.

My Village Goes National

My work was featured in two village enthusiast magazines, Village D-lights and Collector Editions. I was so fortunate to be able to share my work, have a sense of appreciation, and a wonderful opportunity to connect with other village artists. Click the covers on the right to view or download PDF articles.

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Collector Editions

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