When we put in the new entertainment center that had been given to us a few weeks ago (heaviest thing I have ever had to help bring up those steps!), the shelf over the t.v. was left empty specifically so the Christmas village could be put on it. It is not as big a space as I usually use for the Christmas village but maybe that made it better because I tend to try to put way too much stuff in the Christmas villages of past years. They are such a chore to put up but I love them. Anyway, here is this years Christmas village.
And in the dark:
And a some close ups: