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« Reply #10 on: December 03, 2008 08:08:45 PM »

OOOOH! I would have loved one of these when i was little! (i would probably still love one!)  Wink You did a great job  Cheesy
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« Reply #11 on: December 03, 2008 08:24:34 PM »

oh, it's fantastic!  The wheat make me squeek - love it!  I've got all sorts of little gaffers running around my house who would definitely be into your playmat.  I think I'd better take your inspiration and make one too when I get a chance.  Thanks for sharing!

« Reply #12 on: December 10, 2008 03:45:16 AM »

Cool project! I might just have to borrow the idea to make something for my nephew for Christmas.


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« Reply #13 on: December 10, 2008 07:46:43 PM »

Love it! I think I'm going to have to make one of these for my godson. He'll be 2 in February so maybe for a birthday gift...
« Reply #14 on: December 31, 2008 09:10:18 AM »

So, Interested to know, did he love the present??

Looking at the pictures again, I think it'd be a lovely present! Did you draw on the stripes that made up the road?

Can't wait to make one myself!
« Reply #15 on: January 01, 2009 02:27:10 AM »

He did love it! My sister set it out in an adjacent room for him on Xmas Day and we didn't hear a peep for a good 15 minutes! He was too busy driving his toy cars around the roads Wink

My sister thought it was amazing too and was impressed with the little details, as I knew she would be - I kind of put them on for her and not him.

She thought the catchpatch idea was pretty cool too, although I think catchpatches are well known in the US no-one over here in the UK has ever heard of one...

The stripes that make up the road are made of little strips of sticky-back plastic, painstakingly applied by hand Smiley

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« Reply #16 on: January 20, 2009 02:45:14 AM »

Great idea!  So many nice details!!  WOW~~~
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