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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:07 pm 
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This is a picture of a village I made over the years. Its a Greenleaf Village kit but I modified all of the houses. I love to change things! I live in PA and there are lots of stone houses in my area so I painted a few as stone buildings. The one covered bridge (also down the road from me) is a porcelain addition so I cannot take credit for it. This year I added more trees to give it a real feel. I think I need a bigger mantle!


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 1:10 pm 
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Photo is too big. Let me play with it a while and re-post.


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I re-sized the photo. I hope this works! Looks better but I will word on the sharpness next time.


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PostPosted: Tue Dec 31, 2019 8:29 pm 
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Nice village!

We all strugle finding enough space to display our villages :D


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love the raffia wrapped roof


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I was thinking of removing the raffia and replacing it with straw from a broom for a more authentic look. Too much??


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I like it just the way it is.


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I kept it out of the box for a little touch up. I was not satisfied with the roof ridge. I need to add ridge top of some kind. Maybe I will make another one with the modifications I was considering. Some many house ideas, so little time!


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I really like these! I have had this set for a number of years but it's on a shelf waiting its turn.


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