Introduction: Mr. Christmas Train in Egg


This is a beaded ostrich egg.   When I think of Faberge Eggs I think of this style of egg.   It has Austrian rhinestones, Austrian rhinestone chain, and plated filigrees for the design. The beads are 3 cut pearl white size 12  from Shipwreck beads (Item number 12SC612).  It took approximately 8 and 1/2 hanks of beads to form this diamond pattern.  Also, Faberge Eggs have a surprise inside just like mine.  I used a Mr. Christmas animated ornament,  took it apart, rewired, and put it in the ostrich egg.  The girth of the ostrich egg should at least measure 15 and 1/2 inches. The batteries and speaker are in the stand.  This egg plays 25 Christmas songs.  The Christmas trees have colored fiber optic lights. I added more ornaments to the trees.  Once the piece was leveled and glued in place I added snow and snow drafts around the edges of the scene.   A reed switch was used so that it automatically turns on when it is opened.  The Christmas trees light up and the train travels around.

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tinkernaut (author)2014-06-21

Very nice! Beautiful work and excellent job reusing the animation.

How did you make the snow?

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harizard (author)tinkernaut2014-06-21

Thank you,
I used lightweight DAP. You can get it at any hardware store or Walmart.

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ldhenson (author)2011-12-27

Very technically impressive, and beautiful to boot!

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stoneleigh (author)2011-05-08

this is so cool... this looks like it would be an awesome present for my mother in law- i love the fact that it plays so many songs- harizard i saw your other entries and i just wanted to say you are truly talented-- keep up the great work!!!

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harizard (author)stoneleigh2011-05-08

Thank you for all your kind works.

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copilarim (author)2011-04-28

Wow!! It's wonderfull:) !!! Great job!

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harizard (author)copilarim2011-04-28

Thank you so much.

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Kaptain Kool (author)2011-04-27

Two cool holidays in one!

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