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PostPosted: Sat Mar 03, 2018 8:38 am 
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Will wrote:
Just saw this! I love these sweet little houses Howard. Where did you finally get your brickie pattern from? I love it!


Will...here are some printed brick patterns that Paul has available...you'll have to scroll through them since there are several classifications by season, etc...
http://www.bigindoortrains.com/indoor_resources/resources.htm

there are many, many printed brick pattern graphics on the internet...do a Google search...try "printed bricks", "brick walls", "brick patterns"...i can't remember the exact location for the printed brick pattern i used on the little red brick house though...

my very best regards...Howard


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PostPosted: Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:13 am 
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Hi Howard!

I did find several awesome "litho-style" patterns to download. Thanks for the advice sir. :)


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greetings to all...

here's a remake of the twin peak flat top roof house with a different color scheme...you'll find the pattern and a picture of my first version within this topic post...(look on page 1 near the bottom)...these little Pack-O-Fun houses are fast becoming my favorite size...all on about a 3" x 4 1/2" x 3/4" thick base...they're easy to make, store and display...

my very best regards...

Howard...


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:07 pm 
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Great color scheme Howard.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 13, 2018 6:59 pm 
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Howard,
I agree with Maria - the colors are perfect for this little house. I am making a house with a flat top gables, but they are kind of arched gables. It's a Halloween house, not nearly as cute as this one is.

Besides the great color scheme, I also agree with you on the size. These little houses are easier to display because you can tuck them in places more readily.

Lucy


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I might have to try these when I wrap up my current project. They might be perfect for my first attempt at a Halloween display village. I have a shelving/storage cubicle in my entryway that I think will be the perfect spot for the village but it's not very big. I could fit more of these on that spot.

Robin


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 15, 2018 12:14 pm 
I had done a test build on the original POF houses and they seemed so small but seeing all these that you've done I think I'll go back and give them another try. They are more the size of tree ornaments and I was thinking about giving them as my Christmas cards this year.

Thank you so much Howard for sharing all your tips, techniques and patterns.

Mary


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Mary...

Some of the newer ones I’ve built may be slightly larger than a few of the original ones...but all of them blend well together...the main thing is that I’ve stayed with a 3” x 4” x 3/4” base...

Howard...


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