Wood Cottages: The Secret To a Wonderful Christmas
At Schmidt Christmas Market, we’re delighted to introduce our customers to the wood Cottage collection. Designed by renowned woodworker Glenn Crider, these cottages are perfect for collectors, decorators, wood village builders and anyone who loves the magic of Christmas.
Illuminate the Cottage To See What’s Inside
What is special about wood Cottages? Each cottage is beautiful on the outside, but you’ll discover even more to look at when you illuminate the insid
- Each cottage contains one or more hidden items.
- Light the cottage with a standard Christmas tree bulb.
- Every cottage is a handcrafted work of art.
- Hang it from a tree, create a centerpiece or use it in your wood village.
Purchase an available display stand to show off your lighted cottage.
They Make Wonderful Gifts
Children and others will enjoy exploring each cottage to solve the mystery of each one. The hidden surprise adds a special touch to these little cottages that makes them ideal for holiday gift-giving.
Do you know collectors or other people who love Christmas? They will appreciate getting a wood Cottage any time of year.
Each cottage ranges in height from 4 inches to 6 inches. There are Christmas village cottages, Christmas K-9 cottages and Christmas Coca-Cola cottages.
These whimsical cottages will fill you with delight. If you feel like a dose of the Christmas spirit, just take a walk down this charming village to visit a simpler, happier time. Here are some of our favorites.
Every elf needs a place to rest, and this cottage is just right for this hardworking helper. This cottage is a smaller version of Santa’s gingerbread cottage. There’s snow on the roof and a bright fire in the fireplace. Can you find all 38 hearts in the cottage?
Every village needs a romantic spot for a wedding, and this sweet, snow-covered chapel fits the bill. Illuminate the chapel to see some gingerbread guests and a happy couple.
This fabulous tower is straight out of the nursery rhyme. It’s a wonderful addition to any village with its fine detailing and a clock with movable hands. See if you can find the three mice, their cheese and the cat who chased them.
Bring the charm of a snow-covered bridge to your holidays. This exquisitely crafted bridge will make a statement on your tree or in your village. When you illuminate the bridge, you can see the one-horse sleigh dashing through the snow.
Christmas Tree Lot
Let your villagers find the perfect holiday tree at this lot. Light it up to find a gingerbread tree seller in front of a potbellied stove.
Santa’s Ski Lodge
This rustic cabin is Santa’s favorite vacation spot. Look for a dog sleeping in front of the fire, Santa’s skis and one or two friendly bears.
Even Santa loves to ride a train once in a while. Get on the express train to happiness when you look at the fine detailing of this beautiful locomotive. Santa sits in the conductor’s chair, and toys and gingerbread cookies fill the wagon.
Add a charming windmill to your collection. This lovely wooden structure recalls everyone's favorite knight. You might find Don Quixote's shield and sword when you illuminate the inside of this magical mill.
Do your children adore the шчыпцы для арэхаў? Take them to your own version of Drosselmeyer’s famous shop. Illumination makes all the beautiful details stand out. Invite your kids to find the 30 snowflakes hidden around the workshop.
Christmas K-9 Cottages
Celebrate your best furry friend with a dog-friendly Christmas cottage. Each K-9 cottage is a perfectly cozy hideaway for a dog. Adding a light allows the full beauty of the little house to stand out.
Each K-9 cottage is about three inches tall and has special details related to the breed you choose.
Here’s a closer look at a few of them.
Bulldogs are a popular breed because of their cute shape and easygoing nature. This little house shows a friendly bulldog standing in the door and ready to play. You can see her cozy dog bed. Like all the K-9 cottages, this one features a bone-shaped entry sign with the dog’s breed name.
The smallest of the dog breeds is also the one with the bravest heart. Originally bred as a guard dog, the chihuahua proves that great things come in small packages. This little house features a Mexican sombrero and a feisty pup.
Loyal, intelligent shepherds have long been favorites as pets and guard dogs. This beautiful house features a shepherd that looks ready to round up some sheep. This dog guards his house fearlessly and sports a K-9 law enforcement badge.
Find Your Favorite Breed
At Schmidt Christmas Market, we know how much you love your special dog. You will find your breed here because we carry the full lineup of K-9 Cottages, including:
- Basset hound.
- Cocker spaniel.
- Залацісты рэтрывер.
- Тэр'ер Джэк Расэл.
- Scottish terrier.
Coca-Cola wood Cottages
Capture the nostalgic era of early diners, shops and shopping centers. These wonderful additions to your wooden village feature old-fashioned Coke signs, Santas and the Coke panda bears that have become part of every Christmas season.
You can light each one with a standard Christmas tree bulb. Use them as ornaments or make them part of your wood village.
Vintage cars, a snack bar and a Coke sign add up to an iconic image. Drive-in theaters were once part of every town in America. You’ll love all the details that show up when you illuminate this nostalgic scene.
Polar Bear Moon Watch
This beautiful ornament shows two polar bears sharing Christmas warmth and a Coke as they watch the moon come up. Sitting in a snowy forest, the bears share a bright red Coca-Cola scarf. This heartwarming scene will make any spirits bright.
This charming country store features a Santa mural on one side and an old-fashioned Coke machine at the front. When you use a bulb to illuminate it, you can see the potbellied stove, cash register counter and gingerbread customers.
At one time, every soda shop had a Coke sign. Step back in time when you visit this classic diner. Light it up to see the cute hidden details, including a soda jerk and an old-fashioned jukebox.
Make the Holidays Bright
We hope you enjoy our new lineup. These wonderful cottages will help make your spirits bright during the holidays. They also make exceptional gifts any time of year. We invite you to explore these unique Christmas creations.