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The Pierce Kitchen & Dinning Room Wall

Kitchen & Dinning Room Wall I added the Kitchen and dinning room wall and the front wall today. I am waiting for the hardwood floor to come in. Once it does, I will install the floors, then move forward Front & Dinning & Kitchen Wall

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The Pierce Staircase

Staircase #2 Staircase Front & Right Bottom Side. This is the two pieces put together in there slots. Henry had a hard time doing this but he finally got it together Staircase #3 This is with the left bottom side added. Staircase #4 The first Landing slot is installed. Henry is looking at the back side because that is the next part to do Staircase #5 The Back side has been glued into place and the tape is helping to hold it together. If a person is buildi

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Pierce Foundation Parts

This is the Pierce Dollhouse Created Especially for 8 Year Old Lena who LOVES the color Purple and Princesses. This Pierce is a loving gift from her parents. This Greenleaf House will become her dream place to be. 2-Piece Foundation Part These are the two foundation pieces to start with Henry will be helping me assemble this foundation later on Lena Foundation Parts 3 I started assembling the base starting with part number 3. I used tape and Quick Grip glue because i

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Soldering Electrical Wire together

Supplies you need are: Extra Wire (you can buy here) Light Fixture or outlet Rosin Soldering Flux (You can buy it at radio shack click here) Soldering Wire ( Radio Shack click here ) Soldering Iron (radio shack click here ) First You need to remove the Plugs from the end of the light fixture or outlet you wish to extend and straighten the wires like this: Cut the wire (From your extra wire roll) to a length you need so you can attach it to the end of your fixture and strip

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Primerose Cottage

I wanted do something different to the Primerose Cottage again so I wanted to add more light to the upstairs so I added a dormer window. I also wanted to add more hight to the ceilig so I took some foam core and added 3 inches right where the slots to the floor begins. After thinking on this, I decided to use Gatorboard because I was worried that the clay would warp the foam core: I also wanted to add a fireplace on the inside and I wanted a chimney so I used the foam core and cut it to l

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A Warm Fireplace

To make a glowing fireplace, you will need the following: Fireplace Hot Glue Gun Glue Gun Sticks Coffee Grinds 1 tree twig (dried and brown) 1 light bulb (Painted orange or red) 1. Take your twig and cut three (3) 1" parts 2. Plug in your hot glue gun 3.Take your fireplace and drill a small hole in the back of the fire place center so that you can feed your lightbulb wire through it. 4. Take your light bulb and if it is a clear bulb, paint it red or orange and se

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Flower Border Class Steps 1 - 4

You can lay your items out like this. Keep your box that the items shipped in and use the cardboard from it to create your flower base. One thing to add is a small bowl of water. This is handy for you if you in case you bun your fingers with the glue . Put your burned finger in it and peel off the glue. It stops the pain & burn quickly. Take your fence and put it at the end of your cardboard. Make a line on the other end so you will know where you are going to cut it at the end.

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Flower Border Class Steps 5 - 8

Press the sheet Moss on the glue be careful because it may be hot. If you are using a bird bath or something, Now is the time to add it in the center. Try to have it the same amount of space in the front and back. Now add a bit of glue in the corner like this Now add Sheet Moss to it while it is still hot. Press it down so that the glue grabs it good. Add glue right below that spot like this. Then add sheet moss to it the same way you did the other part.

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Flower Border Class Steps 9 - 12

Keep doing this step until you are completed with covering the entire base. For those of you with bird baths (etc) please add sheet moss all around it and press firmly so that you will see the bottom of your bird bath or feeder or whatever you have there. Your Border should be looking like this one now. Now we want to start adding flowers to the back of the fence. Please take your Fern and cut it to the size you want it to be and add glue at the wire of it at the bottom. Th

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Flower Border Class Steps 13 - 16

Add glue to the bottom of your tree/Vine Press the tree/Vine down and add a little bit of your sheet moss on top of it. Press hard so that it will not stick up and press it towards the fence so that it will stand up straight. In bag # 4 take your flowers that looks llike this and chop the top part off (So that the three parts are still connected). Do all of them this way so that they will look more like a 1" scael flower. They should look like this now. Those

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Flower Border Class 17 - 20

Place them in a cluster around each other like this. Now choose your bunch of white flowers. Add glue to the bottom of this bunch and press down and add a pinch or sheet moss arounf it as you press around them so that they will stand up straight. If they lean add a small drop of glue and press more moss around to make them stand straight up. It should look like this Now take your small yellow flower bunch and add glue and press them down. Always remember, smaller flower

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Flower Border Class 21 - 24

Now select any of your plants (with out flowers). Add them to your border towards the back. Larger flowers go in the back. Place them like this and remember to use a pinch of moss around the base of the plant and press it firmly to help them stand straight up Take your clay flowes and cut them like this Seperate them in sets of three and twist one of the wires around the group of three together like this Add glue to the bottome of one bunch at a time and press them i

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Flower Border Class 25 - 28

Your boreder should be looking like this one now. Now you can take more greenery like this one and add it to your border It should look like this Now turn your fence around to the back like it is shown in the Picture. Take out your bag #3 that has the green poly fiber and take some out. Add glue on the cardboard showing like this in the picture Add the poly fiber to this BE CAREFUL. This is very thin and you can burn your self. Do this on the entire back side. You

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Flower Border Class Steps 29 - 32

Trim off the excess with your scissors. It should look like this when completed Now as I looked at my flower border, I noticed that I could add more to mine so I did. I added the purple flower next to the vine. Now you can pick any or the flowers I included in the kit. Remember, add bigger flower or plants in the back. Smaller ones should be towards the front. Now you can take these tips and create yards for your houses. Enjoy and play with this some more. I

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Table

This is a picture of the item I made for my secret pal

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My Matchbox Castle

I belong to another Forum and they held a "Matchbox" contest. The rules were you had to take a REAL matchbox and create a "Mini" out of it. I am so blown away by all of the entries I just had to share the link of pictures with you all. This was my entry: This is what I started with:

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