It’s kind of amazing what happens when you take all the toys out of the display, replace all the batteries in the three sets of LED strand lights, and do a little rearranging. Obviously I’m going to put all the scum and villainy back in the display but I’m diggin’ the vibe at the moment.
A Jabba’s Throne Room diorama featuring The Vintage Collection Jabba’s Palace Adventure Set, the Star Wars Power of the Force Jabba’s Palace 3D Diorama and a few custom additions of my own. Music via Return of the Jedi soundtrack, “Jabba’s Baroque Recital.”
If you listened to the Sandcrawler podcast we spent a lot of time talking about our Star Wars rooms and in my case that included getting into diorama building and dabbling in customizing Star Wars figures. We posted alot of those discussions in blog form on our website and I’m happy to report that I have finally moved those articles over to this site.
What you’ll find in The Star Wars Room (which you can also access from the home page) are articles on various decisions I’ve made over the years in my room. From replacing mismatched furniture to painting the walls to building dioramas to expanding my Rebel base from one tabletop to a multi-level monstrosity you can follow along in my journey as a Star Wars collector.
I’m by no means an expert collector, customizer or diorama builder but I have discovered that taking those next steps in collecting and displaying Star Wars toys is often quite easy and it doesn’t take much to see cool and fun results. With that in mind, I hope you’ll find some inspiration as you follow along with the progress of my Star Wars passion.
The Power of the Force Jawa action figure from the 1995 Star Wars line has a cool feature where there is a “window” on top of the figures head. When light is shone into the window the Jawa’s eyes light up just like their onscreen versions. In this video we show you how to add LED lights to the figure so that they can light up instantly