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dr_evazan22
08-10-2003, 01:46 AM
Do you display your ornaments all year? How?

I've had mine up all year since I started collecting them in '97, always on a strand of lights.

Over the last year or so I've become increasingly unhappy w/ the way it looks where they were. I recently installed a ceiling fan, and the ornaments had to move/ come down.

I'm not sure if I want to try to heng them elsewhere, but I know that I don't want the light strand up. There are a couple of ornaments that I definitely want displayed though: Naboo fighter, Millenium Falcon, Han and Chewie, even Qui Gon looks supierior to most action fig sculpts.

Sentinel18725
08-10-2003, 02:13 AM
I do not keep mine displayed all year. But I do have some suggestions. First, if you go to a Hallmark type store you can find wire ranks that hang about eight figures on them. That's one way. For the effect vehicles, I used a light strand but blacked out the bulbs inbetween them. Remove, replace, make them stars. Whatever. Miniatures, I always put together. Just a couple suggestions.

Tonysmo
08-10-2003, 04:43 AM
I keep mine in boxes till christmas, where and when I pay homage to them as I pull them out and hang them on their very own tree.. been like that for that last few years anyhow.. I dont se it changing anytime soon. I have waaay to much on display already..

Sentinel18725
08-10-2003, 12:10 PM
That's pretty much what I do also. It just makes it better.

Exhaust Port
08-10-2003, 03:55 PM
I only bring out the few that I have and proudly display them on the tree each Christmas. I am by far the coolest guy in this building. :D

LTBasker
08-10-2003, 03:57 PM
I lug out the chest and put on the ones I want on the tree during Christmas time only. I have enough between the Star Wars and Star Trek ornaments to cover the whole front half of the tree. :p

Ji'dai
11-23-2006, 07:35 PM
What christmas ornaments are you guys buying? I've seen everything from Pirates of the Caribbean ball ornaments to Superman, My Little Pony, and Scooby Doo.

I really like these these classic toy christmas ornaments by Basic Fun. You can find them at K-Mart, Wal-Mart, and TRU. The ornaments are based on classic toys from Fisher-Price and Hasbro, and cost around 5-6 bucks. You can get Play-Doh, Operation, Monopoly, Mr. Potato Head, stackable rings, and even the push toy with the popping balls inside.

I picked up a Clue boardgame ornament with a tree, fireplace, and stockings filled with murder weapons. Since Hasbro is one of the licensees, I'd love to see some vintage Kenner SW toys done as ornaments. Check out the mock-up I made from the Clue ornament with a miniature model of the Death Star playset beside the tree. I'd buy that in a heartbeat.

JediTricks
11-25-2006, 10:03 PM
I picked up an ornament at Target last week, a pink lawn flamingo with a santa hat and holding a candy cane, it's glass with metal legs and just so tacky-funny I couldn't resist even at $5. They had another one wearing a hawaiian shirt, but nothing xmasy about that.

JetsAndHeels
11-27-2006, 10:54 PM
I've only got one Star Wars ornament...that is the Vader one from Hallmark several years back..the talking one.

I also have 3 Superman ornaments.

JediTricks
11-28-2006, 05:12 PM
I have 2 Star Trek ornaments - talking Shuttlecraft Galileo and light-up TOS Enterprise, they're the only sci-fi xmas ornaments I ever put on the tree.

2-1B
11-28-2006, 07:32 PM
I leave my SW ornaments in their boxes and leave them out on display that way all year. I don't have too many, though, only 5 boxes:

TPM Qui-Gon
AOTC Anakin
ESB Chewie with Threepio
AOTC Yoda
TPM Jedi Council 3pac

bobafrett
11-30-2006, 12:12 PM
I keep all the ornaments boxed, unless I pick up a second set on clearance after the holiday. I missed a couple last year of the Hallmark series, and this year I just saw the 4 that they are offering up this year by Hallmark.

I did give in and allowed my girlfriend to hang a White Sox ornament on the tree. No where near my Cubs ornament though.

JetsAndHeels
11-30-2006, 01:46 PM
I did give in and allowed my girlfriend to hang a White Sox ornament on the tree. No where near my Cubs ornament though.

Game Over.

DarkArtist
11-30-2006, 03:17 PM
I picked up a Clue boardgame ornament with a tree, fireplace, and stockings filled with murder weapons. Since Hasbro is one of the licensees, I'd love to see some vintage Kenner SW toys done as ornaments. Check out the mock-up I made from the Clue ornament with a miniature model of the Death Star playset beside the tree. I'd buy that in a heartbeat.

Would totally buy of those with the Death Star, plus with all the vintage toys Kenner produced over the years, the amount of ideas are endless. This would also be cool with some Transformers and GI Joe Stuff.

General_Grievous
12-06-2006, 10:51 AM
I just bought two new ornaments from Hallmark. One is a ROTS Obi Wan vs Anakin ornament that lights up and makes sounds. Very cool. The other is a Pirates of the Caribbean ornament with Jack Sparrow in a jail cell and the dog with the keys waiting outside. It plays the song from the ride (A Pirate's Life For Me).