Lorraine Kibblewhite from Beulah Alliance Church in Edmonton, Canada brings us this nighttime masterpiece.
Each set piece was made from 2″ thick Styrofoam. 6 buildings were 4′ wide and 6 buildings were 2′ wide. The windows were backed with Velum or black paper to allow the lights to shine. There were 12 separate buildings in the entire set.
They borrowed this set from their sister church, Gateway. When Gateway used this set, they glued the sytrofoam pieces to plywood bases. Lorraine’s team created reusable stands from 2 – 2×4 pieces on either side of the styrofoam and screwed together. Supports were made for the back (again reusable). The supports were triangler in shape and 2×4 blocks were used to hold the 2 pieces together.
The city scape was lit with 6 Martin LED stage bars.
The total cost for the materials (minus the lights) is about $250.