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"The video unfortunately doesn't show up on my computer.But to find out about the music you can use the SHAZAM App. This App works reliably in most cases."
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Debbie G commented on Deb's video
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"Does anyone know the music used in this video??"
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Lynne replied to lauren given's discussion Spooky Town
"I agree...the quality is bad again this year. I only bought the trolley and after I put it together....I couldn't take it apart! It is a known problem I found out since there is a You-tube video on how to take it apart.......using a…"
yesterday
Rpallo replied to lauren given's discussion Spooky Town
"I agree, I went to Michaels last night and was so disappointed in the quality not to mention the price, I didnt buy anything. I will invest my money in Dept 56 from now on! The pieces I looked at were over 100.00 $ if I spend that much on a piece I…"
Wednesday
doctorblackjack21 replied to lauren given's discussion Spooky Town
"Lauren, it's Lemax-Spooky Town.com        The 50% ones were good for just last Saturday. Got to use 7 of them. They informed me"One 50% coupon--per person--per day" So I brought my 4 girls @ 9am in…"
Wednesday
lauren given replied to lauren given's discussion Spooky Town
"I usually only get the 40% off coupons, the 50's are rare.  It is good to splurge once in a while.  I have never heard of Spooky Town.com?"
Tuesday
doctorblackjack21 replied to lauren given's discussion Spooky Town
"I used my 50% coupons to purchase 5 major items with my 4 girls in tow. When a piece is $135 it reduces that to half to $67.50. Instead of paying $450, that $225 makes it more affordable @ Michaels. When back later for that Saturday 50% off sale…"
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lauren given replied to lauren given's discussion Spooky Town
"I was happy to see that all the pieces I ordered from EHobby are not carried by Michael's.  I could not get over the prices this year, phew!  Who does Lemax think they are, Department 56?! (-:  Really they are asking a lot of…"
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Lynne liked Randy's Place's discussion My Store Displays
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LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's photo
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"I am sorry, my comments do not match the pix.  I thought I had them fixed.  Randy - thank you!  Did you notice the windows?  While they are still mostly transparent, it looks much better than the open windows did. "
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Randy's Place commented on LoisAnn's photo
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Lois Ann's hand-painted ceramic courthouse

"Excellent work. I love this. :)"
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Displays of shops/wholesales/distributors please, when you visit one of those and when they are worthwhile looking at. Post a thread here.See More
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Randy's Place replied to lauren given's discussion Spooky Town
"For all of us that received damaged items it would be fitting to buy the ST Phantom Parcel & Post. Lol."
Monday
Brenda replied to lauren given's discussion Spooky Town
"Bought my first piece today for this year.  micheals had 50% coupon for today only.  Boy ones I like are the hightest  pieces. "
Jul 26
lauren given replied to lauren given's discussion Spooky Town
"Received my Ehobby Halloweed pre order yesterday.  As expected the mold work is fine but the painting leaves much to be desired.  One piece, the broom races is broken in several places, I will be calling them later today.  Having…"
Jul 25
Rpallo replied to lauren given's discussion Spooky Town
"Thanks"
Jul 25

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Spooky Town

Started by lauren given in Lemax Villages. Last reply by Lynne yesterday. 13 Replies

My Michaels will be putting out Spooky Town the 25th of this month.  My pre-order from EHobby is on it's way.  Halloween in July, I love it (-:  Busy working on some egg carton cobblestone sheets.  The Halloween Festival I have started is slowing…Continue

Postmortem Post Office

Started by Synthinator in Halloween Villages. Last reply by Annie Johnson Jul 21. 6 Replies

First off I would like to say hello again! Been a long while since I was here. For those who don't know I have been very busy creating my own Halloween village line called "CreepyVille" It is all scratch built made with just a diagram and my…Continue

Canterbury Village tent sale

Started by Michiganvillager in Department 56 Jul 18. 0 Replies

Hear ye, hear ye!I've heard from a little bird that the D56 store at Canterbury Village in Lake Orion is having a tent sale July 26th and 27th. The D56 store is now located  in a smaller building adjacent to the north entrance to the old Christmas…Continue

BNW Facelift

Started by Randy's Place in Welcome to Building New Worlds...... Last reply by LoisAnn Jul 12. 2 Replies

I hope you are enjoying the new facelift for our site. This is a prelude to what our new site will look like. A new and streamlined banner, an i-pad look with a glass module background and a lighter brighter elegant look. This is a 2.0 version. Our…Continue

Tags: BNW, Ning, Programers, version, 3.0

Uncle Milton's Moon In My Room

Started by Randy's Place in Welcome to Building New Worlds..... Jul 6. 0 Replies

I just got my moon and cant believe how realistic this thing is. There are a few members here that have this moon in their displays that really bring it to life like.…Continue

Tags: Display, Mars, Christmas, Halloween, Walmart

It's Always Christmas Toy Store

Started by Randy's Place in Welcome to Building New Worlds...... Last reply by Randy's Place Jun 25. 6 Replies

I get this magazine called Frontgate for home decor and found this wonderful animated toy store. It's a doll house size Christmas toy store that has a working carousel and plays 25 Christmas songs. Check out the video at…Continue

Tags: Frontgate, Video, Song, House, Doll

Smokey The Dragon

Started by Randy's Place in Welcome to Building New Worlds...... Last reply by Lynne Jun 22. 1 Reply

I may have posted this before, but it's worth posting again. Saw this at Walmarts. It's a incense burner Dragon. Thought this would be great for a mid evil display…Continue

Tags: incense, Burner, Walmart, Reposting, Dragon

Playmobil Releases Carnival rides

Started by John Balazy in Village Resources. Last reply by SantaClaus Jun 21. 3 Replies

I used some Playmobil Toys or parts in my village so when I was at Toys R Us and saw that Playmobil has done a Carnival series I was beyond excited..... They have a Ferris Wheel, Break Dance , Wave Swinger, and rocking boat Swings, plus some games…Continue

Disney World Monorail garden village......

Started by Lynne in Lemax Villages. Last reply by John Balazy Jun 16. 6 Replies

We have been working on this for several years now. We bought most of the pieces on Ebay...I  had to wait for fair prices on them. My husband always wanted a garden railroad, but since we both like Disney World, we did Disney instead. Our first…Continue

Blast from the Past

Started by Randy's Place in Department 56. Last reply by Randy's Place Jun 3. 7 Replies

For our local Michigander members who have not been on BNW Facebook i have been updating information about our new location at Canterbury Village of our Department 56 room. We will be moving to the old clock store. We should be moved in and in…Continue

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New WIP vignette project - coast-line

Posted by Weihnachtswelt on July 20, 2014 at 12:54pm — 6 Comments

Buying village pieces on Ebay...

Posted by Lynne on July 12, 2014 at 6:56am — 5 Comments

Church Window Redo

Posted by LoisAnn on June 14, 2014 at 4:41pm — 8 Comments

Adhesive help needed

Posted by LoisAnn on June 3, 2014 at 9:58am — 5 Comments

The good old days

Posted by grainsdesable on May 5, 2014 at 1:16pm — 4 Comments

Spring obsession

Posted by Villageidiot on April 23, 2014 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

Replacing windows

Posted by LoisAnn on April 21, 2014 at 11:11am — 13 Comments

Gehenna Ghetto (Part 3)

Posted by Jason Piele on April 6, 2014 at 10:14am — 11 Comments

Halloween pre orders

Posted by lauren given on April 4, 2014 at 2:21pm — 6 Comments

Easter

Posted by lauren given on April 4, 2014 at 2:14pm

Gehenna Ghetto (Part 2)

Posted by Jason Piele on March 10, 2014 at 1:12am — 14 Comments

Changing village lights to LED

Posted by LoisAnn on February 19, 2014 at 12:31pm — 2 Comments

Village Inspirations

Posted by Randy's Place on February 16, 2014 at 11:55pm — 1 Comment

Spooky Town "Black Mountain Coal Mine"

Posted by Randy's Place on February 8, 2014 at 3:31pm — 7 Comments

Gehenna Ghetto - Work in Progress (Part 1)

Posted by Jason Piele on February 1, 2014 at 1:04am — 8 Comments

No more village

Posted by Daniel Johnson on January 20, 2014 at 4:02am — 7 Comments

Christmas Village 2013

Posted by Barb P on December 31, 2013 at 1:17pm — 11 Comments

Showcase promotional village

Posted by Weihnachtswelt on December 1, 2013 at 12:03pm — 9 Comments

Making Wire Trees

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