OK .. I had to do a second post on my speculaas and assorted wood carvings collected while I lived in the Netherlands .. they are a soft spot for me .. like my garden .. but these don't up and die on me thankfully ! Although they do scream .. dust us for heaven sake !!!
The wee milking stool in the corner is far more intricate than this picture displays .. go figure .. me taking pictures at 6 AM ? Not the most artistic !
... and so there are the cigar molds .. took us a while to figure out what the heck are these things ??
Sugar or candy molds are smaller than the cookie molds .. harder to find as well .. so when I saw this board I bargained away (they love to haggle at flea markets and I got pretty darn good at it)
Every couple has to have one made with an "EST" that is your wedding date so a heart .. and a
... tall house are a must to add to a collection .. the tall houses are amazing to see in real life .. along the canals .. apart from the "red light" district ... eeekkk !
You have to have a Dutch girl and boy and a lot of windmills too !
Plus a few chests .. to secure your collection of a gazillion candles .. that is what fills this chest.
Yes .. a few irons had to be collected as well .. I think I am done collecting now !