Saturday, December 27, 2014
I had a fun night with my son and our Lego kits that we got for Christmas.
I received Big Ben and he got The Brandenburg Gate
I have to admit, the number of piece looked a little overwhelming at first, but the directions were very clear and concise and had pictures !
The instructor books also gave a brief history of the building so it turned into an educational experience also.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014
Here are a few shots of this years village layout. The village will be featured in the December e-magazine issue of Dolls' Houses Past & Present.
This last photo is of our christmas tree this year.
I hope you all have a Merry Christmas and prosperous New Year!
Tuesday, December 9, 2014
This is a re-post!
My mother in law gave me a kit that she had purchased nearly a decade ago. It was a Christmas Tree made from glass beads. The kit had a few ornaments and a wood base and a glass dome and hundreds of miles of wire and glass beads. The branches took a very long time to try and get into place and attach to a wire armature. I added a few items including a string of working lights. I hid the battery pack in the giant red present. The lights are by Lemax and I was disappointed that they are not very bright. I used a some antique ribbon that I found in an old building nearly 25 years ago in Nevada. I believe it dates from the 1920's.
Here are all the items under the glass dome. I hope that you all have a very Merry Christmas!