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Michelle Hubert is now a member of Building New Worlds
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Mandy Wayman replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"Thanks! it was a trial and error year."
8 hours ago
Lynne replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"Looks great Mandy!!!! "
8 hours ago
Mandy Wayman replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"Thanks!"
9 hours ago
Chellie Hailes replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"Great work Mandy!"
10 hours ago
lauren given replied to lauren given's discussion this is what happens when Coal comes to town, my slightly overweight and not so dainty cat., but he is all black so he felt right at home
"Both the two cats and the dog are rescues.  Ash, the grey cat seems more interested in my Christmas village.  The dog won't even go in the room with any of the villages (-:  Coal is convinced he is human and acts…"
14 hours ago
lauren given replied to lauren given's discussion this is what happens when Coal comes to town, my slightly overweight and not so dainty cat., but he is all black so he felt right at home
"I plan on doing that, I need to touch up the paint, etc. but it is in the back of the display and I can't reach it.  It will have to wait until I dismantle it all.  I may add a red light under the base as well."
14 hours ago
Kevin Reddy added a discussion to the group Lemax items info & pics & prices
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35843 - Harper HouseBuilding, Spooky TownIntroduced 2003.Retired 2008?…See More
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Kevin Reddy replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion The Gentler Side of Spooky Town? in the group Spooky Town
"I forgot one of the houses that were introduced in 2003: 35843 - Harper House and some more figures from 2003: 32662 Crock and Crock Hunter 32663 Lady Bug, Cow and Turtle 32664 - Fireman, Policeman, set of 2 32665 - King and Queen, set of 2 32666 -…"
15 hours ago
Kevin Reddy replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween - In the Beginning, . . . in the group Department 56 Halloween
"A few more Autumn / Fall accessories introduced at the end of 2008 that would have fit nicely in a Halloween scene: 52711 - "Up, Up, & Away Witch" (Dec. 1998 to Dec. 2003) 52738 - "Halloween LED Luminaries" (retired…"
15 hours ago
Mandy Wayman replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"Another view"
17 hours ago
Mandy Wayman replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"My first carnival"
17 hours ago
Mandy Wayman replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"Here is a picture of my carnival this year. Would love to see your pictures. I wanted the carousel so bad. I bought it from Ebay and it came broken in pieces. I was so disappointed. You have some great pieces."
17 hours ago
Lynne replied to Joyce Wood's discussion Miniature Icicles
"I saw a garland of clear miniture icicles at Hobby Lobby and I think I saw them at Walmart also...they were about an inch long...."
19 hours ago
Lynne liked lauren given's discussion this is what happens when Coal comes to town, my slightly overweight and not so dainty cat., but he is all black so he felt right at home
19 hours ago
Lynne replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"The knife thrower is on my wish list......."
19 hours ago
Lynne replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"I have the Ghostly Carousel,  Travis Louie's, Scaredy Cat Ferris Wheel, Haunted Ferris Wheel, Dolly's World of Hypnosis and Clown House of Terror. I have a hard time finding some accessories and like Mandy.....I add some Lemax figures…"
19 hours ago
Mandy Wayman replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"I love a Halloween carnival, but found I had to add Lemax pieces to build an interesting carnival. I am glad to see D56 release some carnival pieces this year. One of my favorites is the heckling clown tent."
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Kevin Reddy replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"Before there was "Dolly's World of Hypnosis", there was a previous tent and accessory featuring artwork by Travis Louie: 4025338 - "Travis Louie's World of Otherworldly Persons" and the accessory 4025346 -…"
yesterday
Kevin Reddy replied to Kevin Reddy's discussion OSV Halloween Carnival and Clown pieces in the group Department 56 Halloween
"Some retired pieces that would fit in with an OSV Halloween carnival are: 56.55094 - "Haunted Fun House", Halloween 2002 Gift Set of 4; includes the accessory "Dressed Up For Fun" (from 2002) 56.55317 - "Ghostly…"
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Miniature Icicles

Started by Joyce Wood in Christmas Villages. Last reply by Lynne 19 hours ago. 3 Replies

Does anyone have a good way of making icicles?  I want to make some that will hang at the edge of a cliff and perhaps on a fence. Continue

Tags: icicles

Showing your display

Started by Christina Helstowski in Lemax Villages. Last reply by Lynne on Monday. 2 Replies

I was just wondering if anyone shows their display to anyone besides family and friends, for example trick or treaters or neighbors?  I've been contemplating letting some of the trick or treaters in to look at my village.  Some people I have shown…Continue

Want to make Palm Trees

Started by Lynne in Lemax Villages. Last reply by Lynne on Sunday. 4 Replies

I want to make Palm trees for my Season's Bay and Nativity villges. I found some floral picks that look like the top of a palm tre?...but I need some ideas for making the trunk with a base.I checked You-Tube and didn't find anything like I am…Continue

Lemax Spooky Town @ Michaels

Started by doctorblackjack21 in Lemax Villages. Last reply by Kevin Reddy on Saturday. 6 Replies

Get those signature pieces @ Michaels with their 40% off sale effective Sunday(September 14th) and YES you can use a 50% off coupon(they honor coupons from JoAnn's , Hobby Lobby,etc.). At least they did to us Sunday evening.  Got the most expensive…Continue

Converting battery operated pieces to electrical adapters - Big Phil's original TUT

Started by LoisAnn in Open Forum. Last reply by lauren given Oct 8. 3 Replies

NOTE:  This is Big Phil's original tutorial on converting from batteries to A/C adapters.  I was unable to transfer the pictures that were included.     Converting from batteries to A/C adapters  …Continue

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Mini Leaves

Started by Randy's Place in Displays. Last reply by Michiganvillager Oct 7. 2 Replies

I just watched the program How It's Made. The topic was Dioramas. These two artist would make a what looked to be just a throw away diorama because they would take photographs of them and make some stunning wall art. In one of their dioramas they…Continue

Tags: photograph, art, made, program, design

Open Season Time

Started by Randy's Place in Displays Sep 29. 0 Replies

Just like open season for hunters it's that time of year for open season on villaging. It has started already with some great pictures and videos from our BNW members.For our new members let's see what you have. Don't be shy. We are always looking…Continue

Tags: ideas, tricks, tips, displays, villaging

Pieces that spell S A N T A

Started by Lynne in Department 56. Last reply by Lynne Sep 14. 4 Replies

Does anyone know what pieces in Dept 56 North Pole Series spell S A N T A with their weathervanes?Continue

How does everyone store their landscaping styrofoam?

Started by Lynne in Lemax Villages. Last reply by Randy's Place Sep 10. 3 Replies

As careful as I try to be...my platforms are always getting dents in them. My older Halloween ones seem to be leaving a fine dust all over the place.......Continue

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Modifying LED lit trees

Posted by LoisAnn on September 27, 2014 at 7:34pm — 6 Comments

Creepy Creek Farm

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New WIP vignette project - coast-line

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Buying village pieces on Ebay...

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Church Window Redo

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Adhesive help needed

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The good old days

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Spring obsession

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Replacing windows

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Gehenna Ghetto (Part 3)

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Halloween pre orders

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Easter

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Gehenna Ghetto (Part 2)

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Changing village lights to LED

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Village Inspirations

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Spooky Town "Black Mountain Coal Mine"

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Gehenna Ghetto - Work in Progress (Part 1)

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No more village

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Christmas Village 2013

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