Thursday, January 10, 2008

Fine Candywork



You don't have to be a fan of J.R.R. Tolkien's "Lord Of The Rings to appreciate this amazing scale model of the White City of Minas Tirith, site of the Battle Pelennor Fields.

For more details, visit the builders' site at Missedmanners.com

Last year, they recreated The Battle Of Helm's Deep

Fantastic work. I wonder what they do with them when they're done?

9 Comments:

At January 10, 2008 9:39 AM, Blogger nanc said...

awesome!

when our son was a little guy, he and i collected ALL the teeny polly pocket toys - the houses, cars - you name it and we got it - i cleaned out the dining room (10x12) and taped the wide butcher paper to the floor and we drew roads, yards and whole towns and strategically placed all our polly pockets in their places - this reminds me of that time in our lives.

we have one of the large totes filled to the brim with polly's! good, now i'll have something to do in my second childhood.

incidentally, he switched to legos when he outgrew my obsession...

 
At January 10, 2008 9:51 AM, Blogger WomanHonorThyself said...

nice find Cube!

 
At January 10, 2008 11:16 AM, Blogger Brooke said...

Wow. I say take the fort. Mmmmm! ;D

 
At January 10, 2008 11:46 AM, Blogger cube said...

nanc: What a great idea. That Polly Pocket stuff will come in handy with the grandkids too.

My kids loved it when I would make up funny skits using their toys (and yes, sometimes my Star Trek action figures). They would laugh and laugh in that wonderful way
only a genuinely happy kid can emit.

 
At January 10, 2008 11:48 AM, Blogger cube said...

angel: Thank you. I still marveling at the intricacy of the work.

brooke: It's almost to pretty to eat... almost ;-)

 
At January 10, 2008 1:13 PM, Blogger nanc said...

surely you aren't suggesting i share my polly's?

they're for MY second childhood!

 
At January 10, 2008 1:56 PM, Blogger cube said...

nanc: Yes. You won't be able to deny the grandbabies anymore than you can deny your love of clawed.

 
At January 14, 2008 5:14 AM, Blogger Jen said...

Aw, we used to have a ton of Pollys here, too. Sage loved them, and she would never call Polly by her name. She always called her "The Tiny Human." Yep, geeks from the start!

That's a really neat creation! I never do anything interesting with my candy, I just eat it...

 
At January 14, 2008 3:53 PM, Blogger cube said...

jen: I just don't crave candy like I used to. When I finally get around to wanting a piece, my daughters have eaten it all. Happens all the time. I'd bet they could make short work of this model.

 

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