Category Archives: Arts & Crafts

New Diorama Bits

Have you checked out Holeinthegroundpro lately?  The amount of awesome diorama building pieces that are available now is getting to be extremely impressive.

Head on over and check out what you can order to make some fantastic movie scenes with your figures by clicking on the image above.

Have suggestions for other products to be made?  Be sure to post your ideas in our forums!

DIY: Building the Death Star Data Tape

Last week for May the 4th, my daughters had a special “Star Wars Day” function for school where they encouraged the kids to dress up as their favorite character. Naturally, I was all for this but felt the need to take it a step further so I took it upon myself to add a bit of flare to my daughter’s Jyn Erso costume and give her her own stolen Death Star Data Tape stunt prop. Click on through to check out a few in-progress images as well as the final outfit.

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Beautiful Princess Leia Custom

The auction has since ended, but an amazing 12″ custom Princess Leia figure was recently available on eBay.

This hand crafted figure portrait  from ROTJ truly captures the essense of Carrie Fisher’s beauty in ROTJ.  Given her recent passing, I couldn’t help but share.

I hope you enjoy viewing the images as much as I did.  For more pics of this amazing work of art, click here.

Customizer Spotlight: Raylen

Those of you who watch Star Wars Rebels are more than likely  familiar with one of the highlights of Season 2… Captain Rex’s modified AT-TE!

Customizer Raylen has gone to great lengths to customize an AT-TE that would definitely give Hasbro a run for their money if they ever decided to update their Clone Wars version of this awesome vehicle.

Head on over to the forums for a closer look!

Yakfinities Challenge: Custom Dioramas

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Our current Yakfinities Customizing Challenges pushes the envelop a bit with the latest theme – Custom Dioramas.

For all you customizers, this is a great time to expand your comfort zone – and there’s still over a month left to submit an entry.  So roll up your sleeves and let’s see what you can come up with!

For ideas, see what has been submitted so far!

Masterpiece Dioramas for Sale

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If you’re a diorama lover, and have the funds, forum member kevin1126 has made the tough decision to part with some amazing custom diorama/playsets by Carl Boumansour (aka Boutros77).

If you are interested in contacting Kevin, you may contact him through our forums, or email me at rykrofenloe@yahoo.com and I will be sure he gets your contact information.

You can also take a closer look at these dioramas by clicking on the image above.

3.75″ Diorama Goodies

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If you’re feeling like there’s just not a whole lot to get excited about for the 3.75″ market these days, I would suggest checking out the great range of custom diorama products available at Holeinthegroundpro.

There you will find a very nice selection of various items to not only help fill the gaps in your displays, but also help quench the thirst to add some more cool 3.75″ items to your collection.  Check out what they have to offer after the jump!

Awesome Diorama sets

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If you’re a 3.75″ collector and have felt like you’ve been left out in the cold, it might be time for you to head on over to Holeinthegroundpro and check out what they have to offer.

For myself, the items I have purchased have helped ease the “dark times” of collecting for a while now as I know that I can always head on over there and find something awesome for my dioramas.

Check them out here and share your thoughts in the forums (and for a sneak peek at a new item coming).

New Diorama Walls Available

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Hasbro may not care so much about collector support these days, but that doesn’t mean you have to be left out in the cold… as once again, Holeinthegroundpro comes to the rescue with another great new way to display your 3.75″ scale figures!

Check out some more details in our forums, and be sure to head on over to their site to secure your own diorama wall kit by clicking here.

“Desert Den” Playsets Arriving

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If you pre-ordered a “Desert Den” playset from Twelfth Parsec, start keeping an eye on your email for a shipping notice as these have begun to arrive on the doorsteps of collectors.

Personal Note:  Independent groups who are actually fans themselves are starting to take advantage of Hasbro’s negligence on the playset front, and hopefully we will see bigger and better things like this in the future.

On any note, head to the forums for a closer look.