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CorysBlowmolds last won the day on May 22 2016

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About CorysBlowmolds

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  • My favorite Christmas story
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    I love collecting blow molds and putting up Christmas lights and holloween
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  • About my display
    I have quite a few blow molds and have trees and bushes synchronized to music

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  1. blow mold ice cream cone

    Hi i got a ice cream cone a few days ago shown in the picture below and i would like to use it for christmas. does anyone have any ideas for me. thanks!
  2. reindeer parking sign

    Hi shown below is a picture of the union reindeer parking sign and if you look closely you can see it is cracked at the base of the sign. Mine is starting to crack just like that one does anybody know how to fix it
  3. sharpie paint markers

    i hope everyone had a good christmas, i sure did. well i got these sharpie oil paint markers for christmas and i am curious could you do touch ups using theses without seeing the outline of where i touched it up.
  4. tripping the breaker

    hi so i turned on my light on thanksgiving night worked and then i sunday i put up my tree and it tripped the breaker and then i unplugged the tree and turned them back on and it keeps tripping it but i have the same things plugged in that i did for 3 days and nothing happened but it happens now can someone please give me answers on how to fix this i am really frustrated.
  5. union Mrs clause

    i was wondering if this is the deluxe Mrs Clause or is it a costume one. i really like how the green brings out her features the union Mrs Clause is one of my favorites i got her for christmas one year off ebay
  6. 1963 Popular Mechanics Santa and Lost Reindeer Display

    is that a real tree you cut down or is it just one in the ground because if you cut it down and put it in your yard i also do that we put it on our patio in the front
  7. 2 10 ft Candy Cane Sticks

    those are so cool i like how you made them so big size really does matter
  8. i can't even tell on the picture where the pen strokes looks very nice!!!!
  9. CFLS in blow molds

    i am debating about putting CFLS in my molds i do think it makes there colors more vibrant what do you guys think.
  10. Mold Craft Carolers

    do you have any picture of them inside, i am sure they look amazing
  11. Does any one know the name of this song.

    so so Matt has a video on youtube of parts of his last year display and has a song in the background and i can't figure out the name of this song and i love it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MEucWvET4Uc so if you know please tell me!!!
  12. Gertens 2015 selection

    same i love walking walking though store like this i call them my second home sometimes
  13. New GFP trees

    awesome look very bright, just the way i like things.
  14. Gertens 2015 selection

    this is Gertens 2015 blow mold selection. more pictures
  15. can you post a link to the video on the repaint on the lion i tried to look for i could not find it.