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Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 6:47 a.m. PST

I posted about these a month ago and updated it this morning here: link now much of it is on sale:

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More pics in the link I provided above, but also there are the little 12"x12" "grass" mats -surely one could find a use for these I was thinking scrub for Jungle/Darkest Africa but if done properly it may have value as undergrowth almost anywhere:

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rvandusen05 Mar 2017 7:06 a.m. PST

Those mats look nice. I like the irregular shape.

Ragbones Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 7:12 a.m. PST

Thanks, Flashman14!

Big Red Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 7:23 a.m. PST

The sign says the sale runs from Feb 26 thru Mar 4. :(

VicCina Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 7:30 a.m. PST

Great stuff. Too bad I missed it by a day. :(

Mako11 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member05 Mar 2017 7:55 a.m. PST

Those grass mats look like they might be useful for fields, and/or very long grass areas on a terrain board.

Thanks for sharing.

They have coupons every week, so you can probably get at least one item for 40% – 50% off.

Personal logo Flashman14 Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 9:31 a.m. PST

I'm sure they will be marked down further or removed rather than go back up to full price.

davbenbak Supporting Member of TMP05 Mar 2017 10:17 a.m. PST

I grabbed some last year when they went on clearance. They also have a roll of moss.

Bad Painter05 Mar 2017 11:31 a.m. PST

I just received an email from Michaels, the 12x12 mats are still on sale until the eleventh of March.
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RetroBoom Inactive Member05 Mar 2017 12:41 p.m. PST

Just went right now to my local store. Everything marked "Greenhouse market" (all the the items discussed) were still marked 40% off :)

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member05 Mar 2017 4:00 p.m. PST

Here's a link to the Michael's homepage. On it there is a coupon for 50% off a regular price item. That is for today but they usually have something similar.

michaels.com

boy wundyr x Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2017 12:23 p.m. PST

Those coloured lichens would be useful for sci-fi too.

Personal logo piper909 Supporting Member of TMP06 Mar 2017 4:56 p.m. PST

Yes, that's what I was thinking, alien worlds (colored lichen moss). Weird plants form the aquarium section of large pet stores is also a useful source for this. I wonder if Michael's has this lichen in Martian Red??

Mako11 Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member06 Mar 2017 5:05 p.m. PST

They have printable coupons on the internet, so if you live near one, or it's on your way to/from work, you can buy stuff daily, at 50% off, I suspect.

Personal logo Doctor X Supporting Member of TMP07 Mar 2017 2:41 a.m. PST

I picked up half a dozen different moss mats and four of the grass mats today. That'll keep me busy for awhile.
The moss mats sure look like they could have a lot of uses. They also make a 48" roll of the moss mats that you could use to cut out smaller pieces.

boy wundyr x Supporting Member of TMP07 Mar 2017 7:41 a.m. PST

My local Michael's had that stuff on a 2-for-1 sale when I was in last night, picked up the teal and blue lichen, and some large cork chunks and light grey ballast/small gravel. The plastic plants weren't worth it even with the sale, I have lots of dollar store stuff sitting around.

No Martian red lichen that I saw, though I'm thinking you could probably take some of the lighter stuff and dye it.

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