Departments 56 on Amazon has the National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation Griswold Family House, and it is absolutely perfect!
In true Griswold style, the house is completely lit up with Christmas lights that actually work! Clark would be so proud.
Dept 56 has some of the COOLEST hand crafted and hand painted Christmas villages, and I have been obsessed for YEARS!!
The story of Department 56 goes back over 40 years.
One Christmas evening, a group of friends set off to enjoy a dinner of celebration at a small country inn nestled in a quiet river town. As they rounded a bend in the road, they saw the small, old-fashioned village decorated for the holidays. The lights, like fairies, glowed and sparkled amid the freshly fallen snow. All evening, the conversation was full of Christmas memories and the visions the tiny town had evoked. Amidst the jovial banter and magical memories, the idea for a lighted Christmas village was born. That spark of an idea became a reality when, in 1976, Department 56 introduced a series of six hand-painted, ceramic buildings. The rest is history.
While the Griswold house, on it’s own is FABULOUS, we are now able to get the entire National Lampoon’s Griswold house scene, complete with Cousin Eddy’s House on Wheels. Ha!
Each piece is sold as a separate totally-awesome part of the Griswold scene.
You can get them right on Amazon, and they are available for Amazon Prime shipping.
People are in LOVE with this tribute to our favorite National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation movie, and the figures get an excellent 4.5 out of 5 stars on Amazon Reviews.
All of the main pieces — the house, Cousin Eddy’s RV, the garage, Santa Clark, and the Griswold sled shack — light up in true Dept 56 style.
Of course, Dept 56 has paid ABSOLUTE attention to detail! Each hand painted piece will put you smack in the middle of the National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation movie, and that’s exactly where I want to be this holiday season!
You can go straight to Amazon, and add all the pieces right to your cart!
Want even more Grizwold fun? Check out this Cousin Eddy inspired bear from Build-A-Bear Workshop!