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Topic: Chunky Houses Halloween Edition (SIGNUP CLOSED ; MAIL BY 10/02/10)  (Read 9748 times)
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« Reply #100 on: September 27, 2010 01:34:36 PM »

Mine's done (well, I still need to stick them in envelopes Roll Eyes) but I probably won't make it to the post office till Wednesday or Thursday Smiley  I had fun with this batch...and I kept things simple Cheesy
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« Reply #101 on: September 27, 2010 04:53:38 PM »

mine will be mailed out saturday
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« Reply #102 on: September 29, 2010 12:41:34 PM »


ORGANIZER NOTE:  We have 3 more days before the deadline for send outs!!! 
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« Reply #103 on: September 29, 2010 12:56:34 PM »

Woo hoo! Mine are done and just need to be photo'ed and packaged!
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« Reply #104 on: September 30, 2010 03:09:59 PM »

Hey Check this out


no,no,no not the gorgeous houses



the feet!

There seems to be a lot of discussions in this swap as to how to display your chunky house- This idea has been swirling around in my head since the last chunky house swap,I finally broke out the polymer clay and created some chunky house feet and here's how I did it



I used: liquid polymer clay, knife or cutting blade, polymer clay, Cardboard (not shown), 7/8" circle cutter ( any smaller and your house will fall over- I know) and cornstarch to help prevent your clay from sticking to the cutter

Roll out the polymer clay to 1/8" thick -
using the circle cutter dipped in cornstarch,  
cut out two circles of polymer clay for each foot-
using the cutting blade cut one of the two circles in half



apply a thin bead of liquid polymer clay to the cut side of one of the half circles and place slightly off center-repeat with the other half circle placing it 1/8' from the first  half circle-  sandwich a small piece of card board between the two half circles to aid in spacing evenly and to keep your half circles from distorting during baking clay



Bake according to manufacturer's directions


it takes two feet for light house for some of the more top heavy houses you may have to use three feet-

That's it! hope you find this useful

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« Reply #105 on: September 30, 2010 03:40:05 PM »

Brilliant!  What an awesome idea!  So the little chunky house feet are similar in concept to those plastic pieces that you sometimes find in board games, right?  I love it!! Cheesy
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« Reply #106 on: September 30, 2010 03:42:44 PM »

Wow, those feet are such a great idea! Cheesy
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« Reply #107 on: September 30, 2010 07:14:44 PM »

Brilliant!  What an awesome idea!  So the little chunky house feet are similar in concept to those plastic pieces that you sometimes find in board games, right?  I love it!! Cheesy

Exactly- I kept seeing Candy land playing pieces, lol
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« Reply #108 on: September 30, 2010 07:21:45 PM »

Brilliant!  What an awesome idea!  So the little chunky house feet are similar in concept to those plastic pieces that you sometimes find in board games, right?  I love it!! Cheesy

Exactly- I kept seeing Candy land playing pieces, lol

Mmm...candy...what...oh right...Candyland...the game...  FOCUS!! Roll Eyes 
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« Reply #109 on: September 30, 2010 11:43:31 PM »

Brilliant, teag. And thanks for posting the tutorial.
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