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Randy's Place replied to Antonio Rivas's discussion Dept 56 2015 Introductions
"Add that to my discussion "what would you like to see". They could go wild with the Halloween Harley."
23 hours ago
doctorblackjack21 replied to Antonio Rivas's discussion Dept 56 2015 Introductions
"The "Bike Club" & "Hotel" are the two pieces I am getting.  Wish they had more in that same vein. The 2015 Lemax Spooky Town introductions has none this year that captures my eye. Maybe Michael's may…"
23 hours ago
Sandy jefferson is now a member of Building New Worlds
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Randy's Place commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"Its the passion of villaging:)"
Saturday
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"Good to remember.  I say this all the time, but I really admire the way villagers stick together and help one another out with things. "
Saturday
Randy's Place commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"That's great you can get it for that price. There are electronic stores on line that sells those and if i am not mistaken ACO, Lowe's and Home Depot have small electronic parts."
Saturday
Randy's Place replied to Antonio Rivas's discussion Dept 56 2015 Introductions
"I am like a kid in a candy store today. We just got our sample pre-pack today at our store. I have been opening boxes and getting a first look at everything.The most impressive pieces so far is the Snow Village "Holy Family Church". The…"
Saturday
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"I will store that information away, Randy!  But now that Radio Shack is closing up, what are we going to do for an alternative source for parts?   Julia in Fort Worth had a used one for $6.00 total (including shipping).  I hope it is…"
Saturday
Randy's Place commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"Your welcome. You know I got to thinking you can make one of those cords for about four dollars. Go to the hardware store and get you about two and a half feet of lamp cord, plug and thumb switch. Then go down to Radio Shack and get you a male clip.…"
Saturday
Randy's Place commented on Randy's Place's blog post Another Witch Haunt
"Finished! I think."
Friday
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"Thank you for all the help Randy.  "
Friday
Randy's Place commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"OK. Yes, I am guessing that's all you need to do is get an aux cord and cut the light bulb socket off."
Friday
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"I did not even realize this building had any different lighting.  D56 website says the building comes with a light cord.  Duh. "
Friday
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
Friday
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
Friday
Randy's Place commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"One more time. Can you take a picture of the bottom and back of the building?"
Friday
Randy's Place commented on Randy's Place's blog post Another Witch Haunt
"Continuing with updates to my Cauldron Haunt. This is a spell book made of styro. I designed and printed out the pages and then burned the edges with my Hot Wire Sculpting Knife. This was not easy. Had trouble getting a good cut for the book pages…"
Friday
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"Thank you Randy - I do greatly appreciate your help.  "
Friday
Randy's Place commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"This sounds odd. Let me look into this more before you order anything."
Friday
LoisAnn commented on LoisAnn's blog post Electrical help needed
"It has the thumb switch, but no bulb. "
Thursday

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Dept 56 2015 Introductions

Started by Antonio Rivas in Department 56 Villages. Last reply by Randy's Place 23 hours ago. 26 Replies

Good Evening,Wondering if anyone has any information on the Dept 56 2015 Introductions?Thank You,OdellContinue

Building New Worlds And You

Started by Randy's Place in Members Bulletin board. Last reply by Jason Piele Mar 23. 8 Replies

Its that time of year again for our March Madness Donation Drive. In order to keep this site operating, we need your support. Our goal is $240.00 by the end of June 2015.   A $20.00 donation requires 12 people, A $15.00 donation requires 16 people,…Continue

Tags: Facebook, Network, BNW, March, Creator

Grumpy Snowmen

Started by Annie Johnson in Department 56 Villages Mar 18. 0 Replies

These might be the most grumpy snowmen I have ever seen.....Though I still…Continue

Welcome to Spring!

Started by Randy's Place in Displays Mar 13. 0 Replies

Well almost. The official date for the first day of spring is March 20th. Most of us are starting to see warmer temperatures, birds singing and melting snow.For those of you who are in the higher elevations still looking at a landscape of snow we…Continue

Tags: Displays, Landscape, Snow, Date, March

What would you like to see?

Started by Randy's Place in Members Bulletin board Mar 13. 0 Replies

Every year our area rep for our store ask if our BNW members have any suggestions for new products to send to Dept.56. So put your thinking caps on and jot down some ideas and post them here.Your suggestions can be anything from buildings and…Continue

Tags: Animation, Halloween, Trees, Lighting, Catalogs

Lemax Spookytown Moon

Started by Denise Blankemeier in Lemax Villages. Last reply by Barb P Feb 16. 8 Replies

Hi All,I bought a Lemax Spookytown Moon and much to my surprise, it glows green. My friend bought the same from another store and hers glows gray. The green is fine for Halloween, but not for Christmas.So my question is, does the Christmas Moon glow…Continue

New 2015 Lemax Christmas Pictures

Started by Denise Blankemeier in Lemax Villages Feb 15. 0 Replies

The store, "Christmas Every Day" in Australia has pictures of the new 2015 Lemax Christmas Line!…Continue

Tags: Christmas, Lemax, 2015

Cutting Stairs into Foam Terrain??

Started by Bob in Lemax Villages. Last reply by John Balazy Jan 30. 8 Replies

Hi Folks,        I'm pretty new to the forum here, and was looking for some advice on a specific technique. I'm getting ready to start a fairly large Spooky Town project, and one of the things that I would like to do is have that iconic haunted…Continue

Tags: Terrain, Stairs, Town, Spooky

Dept 56 Elsa's castle size?

Started by Lynne in Department 56 Villages. Last reply by Lynne Jan 25. 5 Replies

I was looking at the Dept 56's site at the new Frozen subseries. It said the dimentions for Elsa's Ice Castle are...Size: 6.61 x 5.59 x 6.4".....Wow...that is awful small to pay 220.00 for. I expected it to be taller...I was wondering if anyone has…Continue

A little village of England

Started by Marcadin in Christmas Villages. Last reply by Denise Blankemeier Jan 23. 19 Replies

This is my very first christmas village.I worked 3 months on it Visit my villageContinue

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Electrical help needed

Posted by LoisAnn on March 26, 2015 at 2:15pm — 22 Comments

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Buying village pieces on Ebay...

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The good old days

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Spring obsession

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