Saturday, December 27, 2014

After Christmas Tree Find

Each year, my wife and I do some after Christmas shopping. She is looking for wrapping paper for next year and I am looking for terrain leftovers from stores selling Christmas villages. This was a good year. At Menard's, I found two packages of birch trees at 50% off. I picked up 18 trees for $13. I'm quite pleased. I'll need to add foliage, but that's easy.


  1. Excellent find, Mike. They'll work well for winter scenarios as is, too!

    1. That's funny; the first thing I thought of when I saw these was Eylau. Maybe I'll put foliage on the brown trunks and leave the white ones bare.

  2. Great grab, sure you will have them looking green in no time


  3. Very nice. I also enjoy after Christmas shopping.

    Happy 2015 to you both.

  4. Hey Mike they work very well and easy. I used some glue spray for the folliage. Have a look here!
    You bought them very cheap. Oh and the trees can easely removed from the base.


  5. Oooh, they look good already. Looking forward to seeing the finished trees.

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