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Debbie S
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Anyone want to do another advent challenge this year.  Do a small project each day to progress your house?  I am making items for my toy shop this year and will post a pic of the first make, later today.

December 2, 2015 at 5:01 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Zoe H
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Yes, definitely count me in. I'll try to finish the list I made for this challenge last year! LOL Plus, hopefully, some of the otter little projects that have accumulated - as they do.

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December 2, 2015 at 5:31 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Debbie S
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Yay, great to have company Zoe.

December 2, 2015 at 5:50 AM Flag Quote & Reply

jill
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Count me in too!  I need a kick to get on with no end of small projects.

December 2, 2015 at 12:59 PM Flag Quote & Reply

lallyp
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And me!

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Valerie Towers

December 2, 2015 at 1:33 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Zoe H
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I've made a lamp for my first item and posted a photo. I was inspired by the photo Edel posted of her lovely lamp and have to take my hat off to her: it was really fiddly to make and mine is a larger scale so how she produces such beautiful miniatures in that scale I just donlt know!

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Zoe

https://trulymadlytiny.blogspot.co.uk

http://grecondale.com

December 2, 2015 at 3:12 PM Flag Quote & Reply

ilenalana
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I have just finished dressing a doll for a friend and yesterday added the final items I made to my butchers barrow. Will post photo's tomorrow. Have also made my own cold porcelain and am about to start making more house martins/ nests which I sell. 

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December 2, 2015 at 3:37 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Rosemary
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No time for making - I am searching for naughty macbeth's stand-ins who usually live in the porch of no. 15 and seem to have gone AWOL!

Grecons and dogs, neither can be trusted to stay where you expect them to,

December 2, 2015 at 3:38 PM Flag Quote & Reply

lallyp
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Can we have a separate Album for the Challenge?

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Valerie Towers

December 3, 2015 at 7:51 AM Flag Quote & Reply

lallyp
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I have started one, please add your lamp Zoe!

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Valerie Towers

December 3, 2015 at 8:00 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Linda B
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No time to make miniatures I'm afraid, but looking forward to seeing what everyone comes up with.

Still doing the real house.  Utility room tiled floor at the moment and I would never have imagined the mess it makes!

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December 3, 2015 at 8:20 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Zoe H
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You must be dying to get your house back in order after all this time, Linda! 


Valerie, I don't know how to put my lamp in your new Advent album so I'll just put any more I do in there.  I have posted a photo of progress on my 90s Hobbies house today and it will have to do for me for the next three days as I'm off to KDF - YAY!

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Zoe

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http://grecondale.com

December 3, 2015 at 10:10 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Trumble's Mum
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Can't do things daily because of hospital visits - think they should pay me a salary, the amount of time I spend there - but could I do 7 things a week and add them all at once at the weekend?
  Jenni

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December 3, 2015 at 10:47 AM Flag Quote & Reply

lallyp
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Jenni that will be fine!


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Valerie Towers

December 3, 2015 at 11:44 AM Flag Quote & Reply

Liza
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My first challenge has been to unpack everything, which I have just finished doing. I'm completely exhausted. Rather a lot of damage to the E&C which is extremely depressing, but otherwise mostly ok. I think it must have got damp at some point while on exhibition.

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Liza Antrim

December 3, 2015 at 12:41 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Debbie S
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Thanks for setting up the album Valerie.  I tried to do one this morning but it wouldn't let me.  I have a couple of photos to add.  Jenni, Feel free to share in any way that works for you.  I work long days so I have less energy those evenings for mini things, but will probably get through quite a few things on a day off when I have time.  So you may see blocks of photos from me, rather than a steady flow.

December 3, 2015 at 12:49 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Debbie S
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Liza at December 3, 2015 at 12:41 PM

My first challenge has been to unpack everything, which I have just finished doing. I'm completely exhausted. Rather a lot of damage to the E&C which is extremely depressing, but otherwise mostly ok. I think it must have got damp at some point while on exhibition.

That's quite an advent challenge you have there!

December 3, 2015 at 12:50 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Rosemary
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Liza, that is depressing news. The trouble is that tiny things can be damaged - or lost, so very easily. I think that you were very brave to do the exhibition and I am very sorry that did not come and see it. I hope that it all gets back into place at your homebase and that all is as it was before. 

December 3, 2015 at 1:09 PM Flag Quote & Reply

Linda B
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I am so sorry to hear about the damage Liza.

I really enjoyed my visit to your exhibition.

Best wishes xxx

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December 3, 2015 at 1:21 PM Flag Quote & Reply

lallyp
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Yes, I am sorry too to hear about the damage Liza.  I really enjoyed your Exhibition although it was somewhat dampened by a call from my son-in-law to my daughter to say that their son's snake had vanished!

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Valerie Towers

December 3, 2015 at 2:36 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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