Large Indoor Nativity Sets

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If you are really into the holiday for more than just the presents, then you more likely celebrate the birth of Christ as a staple of your decorating. And there is nothing that says this reason for the season than a large, indoor nativity set. Put them in your home, or your church, and show everyone what you believe Christmas is more about than just the stuff.

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Colorful Nativity

Colorful Nativity

The Twillery Co.®

Made of durable plastic, this nativity set features the holy family of Joseph, Mary, and the baby Jesus in their traditional colors. Hand-painted in red, blue, white, and yellow, each piece has a polished look and is safe for both indoor and outdoor use.

$128.99 $155.99

Designer Advice:

For indoor settings, this set would look great in front of a Christmas tree, especially if your ornaments have the same traditional look. We recommend placing the pieces on top of a small area rug to recreate the manger that Jesus was born in. You can also opt to house these pieces inside a barn for a complete nativity look.

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Rustic Nativity Set

Rustic Nativity Set

The Holiday Aisle®

Crafted in polystone resin, this large nativity set has the appeal of hand-carved wood. It showcases Mary kneeling and leaning over the figure of Jesus who is inside a wooden crib. Meanwhile, Joseph looks on with a lantern in his hand.

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Oversized Nativity Scene

Oversized Nativity Scene

The Twillery Co.®

This large outdoor nativity set is made of polyresin, and the tallest height is almost life-size. Painted in a weather-resistant finish, the craftsmanship of the pieces is unique and almost life-like.

Designer Advice:

With their dimensions, this set is perfect for making it the focal point of your front yard. We recommend placing it under a tree and hanging some fairy lights or lanterns on top to illuminate your arrangement. You can also complete the look by combining it with angels. Choose ones with a similar aesthetic or those crafted in wicker.

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Ethereal Nativity Set

Ethereal Nativity Set

The Holiday Aisle®

Composed of 11 pieces, this nativity set is made of polyresin and hand-painted in white with gold and silver accents. The distressed look lends a wood-like appeal to each character. The set also includes a roofed barn and plant accessories.

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Bronze Like Nativity

Bronze Like Nativity

The Twillery Co.®

Perfect for front yard arrangements, this nativity set for the outdoors is made of polyresin and finished in antique bronze. Durably and beautifully made, it highlights gorgeous details, from the clothes' drapes to the hay's textures.

$289.99 $360

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Life Like Nativity Set

Life Like Nativity Set

Northlight Seasonal

Featuring realistic details, this indoor nativity set with large pieces is composed of 11 characters, including the holy family, the kings, shepherds, and a few farm animals. Each piece, from the figures to the accessories, is carved with textures.

Designer Advice:

Designed for indoor and outdoor settings, this set will allow you to create different arrangements with other Christmas ornaments. For interior environments, we recommend placing them in your living room in a semi-circular ensemble for an intimate appeal. Add a few lights, such as lamps, within the vignette to create a stunning focal point.

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Large Indoor Nativity Sets

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To set up an indoor Nativity scene correctly, it’s important to adhere to the proper formations.

First, place the stable centered in the area where the Nativity scene will be located. Next, the manger should be centered in front of the stable because baby Jesus is the central figure of the story.

You can place Jesus in the manger right away, or you can wait until Christmas Eve or Christmas Day because this is the time of his birth in the narrative. Some people feel it is more appropriate to wait until this time to add Jesus to the scene.

Mary, as the mother of baby Jesus, should be placed on the right side of the manger, as she is the second most important figure featured. She should look down at her child in the manger. Joseph can also be placed next to the manger, though he can be placed further away than Mary.

Group the shepherds and wise men together in the scene, but the shepherds should be closer to the manger, because the wise men arrived last. Place animals in herds without blocking the other figures already setup, or their path to the manger. Place the angels on the roof or inside the stable.

On Epiphany, January 6th, move the wise men inside the stable to mark their arrival. This is also the day that the Nativity scene should be taken down, as the twelfth night after Christmas.

Nativity sets may contain as little as three pieces to 21 pieces in a set. The three-piece set contains Mary, Joseph, and Baby Jesus, while the seven-piece set has the Wise Men and Angels included. The set containing 11 pieces includes the pieces from the two sets mentioned above as well as a host of stable animals. Finally, the large indoor nativity set which is the 21-piece set has all of the above, including backdrops like the trees and stable.

If you're wondering when's the correct date to put up your Christmas nativity scene, then you're not alone. The good news is there are a few options, such as the day after Thanksgiving, the Feast of Advents, or Christmas eve. The most common option is the first day of Advent. However, if you're looking for more specific steps on putting up your large indoor nativity set, then why not do it gradually.

For example, you can start on the first Sunday of Advent by putting up the stable and the empty manger. Thereafter, add the animals on the second Sunday of Advent and the villages on the third Sunday of Advent. Mary and Joseph should be added on the fourth Sunday of Advent, and on Christmas Eve, you may place baby Jesus in the manger.

This makes it feel more like a tradition that the entire family can engage in. The nativity scene also stays up until February 2, which is the Feast of the Presentation of our Lord.

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