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Randy's Place replied to Randy's Place's discussion Holly-Day Hedge Part 2 in the group Tutorial Warehouse
"Thanks Trish and your welcome. :)"
yesterday
Trish Adams replied to Randy's Place's discussion Holly-Day Hedge Part 2 in the group Tutorial Warehouse
"Awesome Thanks for sharing "
yesterday
D DeRiggs commented on Jason Piele's blog post Gehenna Ghetto (Part 3)
"I am not into Halloween but "wow", your work is amazing."
Thursday
LoisAnn replied to Randy's Place's discussion Holly-Day Hedge Part 2 in the group Tutorial Warehouse
"Thanks Randy.  Again - I love the sharing of information that we do here.  Like you, I sometimes discover things quite by accident. "
Wednesday
Randy's Place replied to Randy's Place's discussion Holly-Day Hedge Part 2 in the group Tutorial Warehouse
"Thanks. It was actually an accident. I had just put a thick coat of black on and i had to stop for about a minute. I came back and started brushing it and it started to blob up.There is a FolkArt paint called Wrought Iron. It's a real dark…"
Wednesday
LoisAnn replied to Randy's Place's discussion Holly-Day Hedge Part 2 in the group Tutorial Warehouse
"I also liked the info you provided to make the wires look like wrought iron. "
Wednesday
Randy's Place replied to Randy's Place's discussion Holly-Day Hedge Part 2 in the group Tutorial Warehouse
"Thanks LoisAnn. I had fun with this. The nice thing about Balsa Wood is that it glues up quick. I can glue the pieces together and with in a half hour i can start painting the wood."
Wednesday
LoisAnn replied to Randy's Place's discussion Holly-Day Hedge Part 2 in the group Tutorial Warehouse
"As always - nice job!"
Wednesday
Randy's Place added a discussion to the group Tutorial Warehouse
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Holly-Day Hedge Part 2

Here is my Gate for my wall using Balsa Wood, Brass Wire and Jewelers beads. It's a simple design that will go together quickly. I haven't decided how i want to hinge it onto the wall. For the Balsa Wood i used a 1/4 x 3/32 x 36in. strip. 1/8 x 4 x 36in sheet. The brass wire can very in diameter depending on what your jewelers…See More
Wednesday
Randy's Place posted a discussion

GAME-ON

Game-On is a possibility of a new group for our new site. Werner suggested that we have something like this because the amount of people who do dioramas from video and game boards.If you are a gamer and do anything related to gaming weather it be comic book design, video game design, sketches, game dioramas, game vignette's please send me your work. I am working on the group design and i need photos of your work to get started in setting up the group.Here is a sneak peek at a concept group…See More
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Annie Johnson joined Alex's group
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Department 56 Halloween

Even though there already is a Department 56 group, the Halloween series is so amazing and popular there should be a whole group for it! Now please enjoy the group and join if you dare!!!See More
Apr 11
Trish Adams liked Randy's Place's discussion "The Munster Wall"
Apr 11
Trish Adams liked Randy's Place's discussion Holly-Day Hedge Wall
Apr 11
Annie Johnson replied to Randy's Place's discussion Rickety Railroad Track 2 in the group Tutorial Warehouse
"Thanks Randy I will check the blog out and bookmark it!  I haven't been able to build the way I use to ever since we moved to Texas as it is hard to find the styrofoam down here.  I am really hoping I can get back to building my…"
Apr 11
Randy's Place replied to Randy's Place's discussion Rickety Railroad Track 2 in the group Tutorial Warehouse
"Thanks Annie. I had in my original design to have the ties broken and out of place to make the track bed look more realistic. This display was for our Dept.56 product preview show where i work so i needed to keep them uniformed for a faster build.…"
Apr 11
Weihnachtswelt replied to James's discussion Any Luville 2014 news? in the group Luville - The Dutch brand
"If you're interested to see some of the new LUVILLE items:I have just updated our shop with the new items for 2014.For European customers there's a feature installed for pre-ordering some of the products.(Unfortunately we don't…"
Apr 11
Annie Johnson replied to Randy's Place's discussion Rickety Railroad Track 2 in the group Tutorial Warehouse
"Nice job and thank you! I am totally gonna to use this for this Halloween though maybe you want the wood to split for Halloween in a couple of places if you put the rail spikes in."
Apr 11
Annie Johnson joined Daniel Johnson's group
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Tutorial Warehouse

Have an interesting tutorial to share with us? We all have something to teach or learn. come and share them here with us.See More
Apr 11
Cithiel liked Randy's Place's discussion Holly-Day Hedge Wall
Apr 11
Randy's Place replied to Randy's Place's discussion Holly-Day Hedge Wall in the group Tutorial Warehouse
"Thanks. Yes i had to force myself to get this done with all the other things i have to do. It as a warm and sunny day here in MI. Finally took down some of the outside Christmas decorations. LOL"
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Looking for facades

Started by Randy's Place in Other Village Types yesterday. 0 Replies

I am looking for a colonial style or Dickens style facade (house) in any village product. Once i get my Holly-Day Hedge walls finished i want to do a mini display. The depth of the display will be only the width of one of my walls so i would like to…Continue

Tags: Day, Hedge, Mini, Product, Holy

GAME-ON

Started by Randy's Place in Members Bulletin board on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Game-On is a possibility of a new group for our new site. Werner suggested that we have something like this because the amount of people who do dioramas from video and game boards.If you are a gamer and do anything related to gaming weather it be…Continue

Tags: Video, Board, Comic, Book, Desiners

New BNW 3.0 April Update

Started by Randy's Place in Members Bulletin board. Last reply by doctorblackjack21 Apr 4. 3 Replies

I will be giving you some monthly updates as Ning is still working on the new platform and releasing bits and pieces for us to play with to add to our new site.There have been some cool features they released that i will be including for our site. I…Continue

Tags: Pictures, Upload, Categories, Tag, Platform

Santa's Workbench Village....

Started by Lynne in Other Village Types. Last reply by Barb P Mar 27. 19 Replies

Does anyone here display or use pieces from the old JoAnn Fabric line called Santa's Workbench?That is where I started villaging....they had a huge display and marked them down to 75% off...I got pieces for 5.00 each....and making a village…Continue

just stopped in to say hello

Started by Villageidiot in Lemax Villages. Last reply by Villageidiot Mar 24. 2 Replies

how is everyone? Got a spring vignette in the works will post pics when complete.

"One Mans Meat Is Another Mans Poison"

Started by Randy's Place in Department 56. Last reply by LoisAnn Mar 21. 5 Replies

"...elementary my dear Watson"Only in this case i didn't find any poison, but some cool ideas for making a Gothic Halloween Cemetery using the new Dept.56  general accessories. These new Tudor Garden Cherubs would be great in a Halloween cemetery…Continue

Tags: Cemetery, Urns, Monuments, Gothic, Cherubs

2014 Spooky Town releases

Started by lemax_hunter in Lemax Villages. Last reply by Randy's Place Mar 20. 11 Replies

Hi all,Since it's February (the usual time the new Spooky Town pieces are announced), I figured we'd have a complete rundown of the 2014 line by now, but I've found very little posted, other than a short list of houses (with prices but no pics). If…Continue

Angelic Dreamz Sale

Started by Christina Helstowski in Department 56 Mar 10. 0 Replies

I'm always looking for a bargain and this website is having a sale until March 13th.  A couple of examples are the Hemogoblin Blood Bank is $46 and the black 3 prong adapters are $6.  All of their Dept 56 in stock is %40 to %60 off.  Shipping is $8…Continue

Smokey The Dragon

Started by Randy's Place in Welcome to Building New Worlds..... Mar 5. 0 Replies

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

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Gehenna Ghetto (Part 3)

Posted by Jason Piele on April 6, 2014 at 10:14am — 8 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 — 11 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 — 8 Comments

Making Wire Trees

Posted by Angelo Bianco on November 30, 2013 at 6:30pm — 5 Comments

The Jupiter 2 Is Hopelessly LOST IN SPACE

Posted by Randy's Place on November 1, 2013 at 10:00pm — 2 Comments

"Ghost Town At Dry Gulch Pass"

Posted by Randy's Place on October 6, 2013 at 10:30pm — 19 Comments

Cut wood

Posted by grainsdesable on September 8, 2013 at 1:45pm — 10 Comments

White Picket Fences

Posted by LoisAnn on September 5, 2013 at 10:52pm — 5 Comments

Scratch Built Mail Box "UPDATE"

Posted by Randy's Place on August 19, 2013 at 4:11pm — 13 Comments

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