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I want a lovely nativity set, from where?

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Aoifebell Wed 05-Aug-15 10:04:28

Where can I get a beautiful nativity set? Does anyone have any recommendations?

Looking to spend upto £50


70isaLimitNotaTarget Wed 05-Aug-15 10:49:16

Lakeland Limited have lovely ones (Traditional painted resin figures and the carved olive wood handmade)
No idea on price though.

Traidcraft have some nice ones usually, possibly not in stock at this time of year though.

tassisssss Wed 05-Aug-15 10:55:22

I love a nativity set!

If it's a kiddie friendly one we love this wooden one

for bigger kids we have the playmobil one

i have an olive wood one from Jerusalem that I also love

pinkisthenewpink Wed 05-Aug-15 11:05:26

I've had my eye on this one...

Zurgle Wed 05-Aug-15 11:33:58

I have just bought this one, it was on sale but it's back at full price now, it's a lovely set.

Aoifebell Wed 05-Aug-15 14:04:44

Ooh they look nice im think I'm going to go for a wooden and get DD a play one.

Id love a handmade one!

mrspuddleduckie Wed 05-Aug-15 23:51:55

Willow Tree nativity! Sold on Amazon

MishMooshAndMogwai Thu 06-Aug-15 00:18:51

I was going to link you to a site that introduced me to the tampon nativity scene however I just brought the page up and saw this grin

Aoifebell Thu 06-Aug-15 07:03:01

I'm in love with those ones mrspuddle! they're rather prices though shock I'll have to see if I can find one section hand

gringrin That's fucking hilarious!!!gringrin
Who new a tampon nativity scene could cause such outrage?!

PennilynLott Thu 06-Aug-15 07:13:07

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PennilynLott Thu 06-Aug-15 07:17:09

I love the playmobil 123 one and you've just made me want to buy it though we're not religious. Damn.

FishWithABicycle Thu 06-Aug-15 07:43:59

I love nativity scene sets and have several including one I made myself.
My most recent purchase was this one
I also love but don't yet own this one.

Itscurtainsforyou Thu 06-Aug-15 07:58:40

I asked my mum to knit us one! I figured that as the knitted ones were 6 inches high they were unlikely to get swallowed by any small people, they're pretty indestructible (unless you took the scissors to them) and it was nice to have something she'd made.

Aoifebell Thu 06-Aug-15 11:51:50

No offence Fish but is that second one a joke? I've never seen anything like it before. It looks like a puzzle
I used to have. I like the duck one though.

TheWoollybacksWife Thu 06-Aug-15 12:08:28

The Cenacle have nativity sets, although many are currently out of stock - presumably they will come back into stock nearer Christmas.

Traditional style

Children's sets

I also have the pattern for the knitted set if anyone is interested in borrowing it...

Moresmores Thu 06-Aug-15 13:55:00

I We have the Lakeland one. I do get very fidgety when small children start touching it!

Moresmores Thu 06-Aug-15 13:56:58

We also have a little people nativity set. It's great, chunky characters. I let children touch that one grin

Marmiteandjamislush Mon 10-Aug-15 19:13:27

We I made ours, when we were visiting my wonderful MiL. Was very easy, all in felt and lovely, if I do say so myself. Looks a bit like this only more 3d and our manger is more reminiscent of a Moses Basket, as I could make legs sturdy enough.

mrspuddleduckie Mon 10-Aug-15 20:29:22

The willow tree one is £££ that's true, but you will never ever ever get it out at christmas and A) not smile the biggest happiest most festive smile and B) regret spending it x

Theas18 Mon 10-Aug-15 20:33:44

You need to make your own

Though possibly not life size!

Theas18 Mon 10-Aug-15 20:37:31

I can't say I understand this offer though - nativity set eith compressed bamboo handtowels ??

milkmilklemonade12 Mon 10-Aug-15 21:01:50

The Lakeland one is gorgeous; I have coveted it for years and so has my nan. I think I might buy us both one this year!

Jessica78 Tue 11-Aug-15 07:14:41

3 on Achica today

HeyDuggee Tue 11-Aug-15 08:40:44

I thought Williw Tree was handcarved (because it says hand carved each piece) but that's just the original casts made out of clay. Which are then shipped off to China to be made out of resin. They even have it in the faq. What a bloody rip off.

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