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Author Topic: Re: Work In Progress--Deryni Action Figure Project (was Duncan Action Figure)  (Read 312216 times)

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Re: Work In Progress--Deryni Action Figure Project (was Duncan Action Figure)
« Reply #1590 on: November 17, 2017, 05:15:49 pm »
Loved the Mini bantha and the pastel purple carriage. Just what the day needs is a carriage ride.

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Re: Work In Progress--Deryni Action Figure Project (was Duncan Action Figure)
« Reply #1591 on: December 04, 2017, 10:00:55 am »
Paddy and Eilonwy have their Christmas decorations up now. I wasn't too keen on the bare copper wire on the Christmas lights I have strung up near the ceiling, so I found some green tinsel pipe cleaners at Dollar Tree to turn into garland streamers to camouflage it.  It's still a bit thinner than I like, so I might go back later and twine more strands of "tinsel garland" around it, but I think it's an improvement.



A wreath, set of Advent candles, and a Nativity scene grace the fireplace mantel:



Juno and her puppy enjoy curling up together next to the Christmas tree:



Fortunately the string of mini-LED lights on the Christmas tree came on green wire rather than copper, so it blends into the greenery much better than the other string of lights would have.

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Re: Work In Progress--Deryni Action Figure Project (was Duncan Action Figure)
« Reply #1592 on: December 04, 2017, 10:55:10 am »
A nice, cozy Christmas scene.  I love it!  And congrats to Juno on the new puppy.   :)
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Re: Work In Progress--Deryni Action Figure Project (was Duncan Action Figure)
« Reply #1593 on: December 04, 2017, 12:39:08 pm »
Such a lovely homey setting. Patty and family look quite content. and the new puppy does to.
I like your idea of adding green tinsel to the copper line. I had bought some of that to put in a wreath and  as you say it stands out. I might try that.

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Re: Work In Progress--Deryni Action Figure Project (was Duncan Action Figure)
« Reply #1594 on: December 04, 2017, 01:22:24 pm »
Such a lovely homey setting. Patty and family look quite content. and the new puppy does to.
I like your idea of adding green tinsel to the copper line. I had bought some of that to put in a wreath and  as you say it stands out. I might try that.

If the tinsel pipe cleaners don't have the desired effect, I got the strand of colored lights for the Christmas tree from Home Depot in their Christmas decor section, and that strand is on green wire instead of copper, so it blends into the tree a lot better than the copper wire version.
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Re: Work In Progress--Deryni Action Figure Project (was Duncan Action Figure)
« Reply #1595 on: December 04, 2017, 01:28:10 pm »
Just be careful putting pipe cleaners around electrical wiring.  If the insulation around the electrical wiring gets worn (and you might not see erosion of insulation if there is pipe cleaner fuzz in the way!), the wire in the center of the pipe cleaner could conduct current from the no-longer-insulated electrical wire.

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Re: Work In Progress--Deryni Action Figure Project (was Duncan Action Figure)
« Reply #1596 on: December 04, 2017, 01:32:16 pm »
True, though at least these are just battery powered, not plug in lights, so at worst the "zappage" would be minimal. I wouldn't want to run the risk of a short starting an electrical fire, though.
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Re: Work In Progress--Deryni Action Figure Project (was Duncan Action Figure)
« Reply #1597 on: December 04, 2017, 02:29:08 pm »
True, though at least these are just battery powered, not plug in lights, so at worst the "zappage" would be minimal. I wouldn't want to run the risk of a short starting an electrical fire, though.
good points

 

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