Making minis for my girls…

my diner burger basket2

This is where my obsession all started. After watching a few youtube tutorials on making doll food, I thought I would give it a whirl. Money was tight and I had 3 little girls who loved their dolls. I felt confident I could make some cute foods for their barbies…and so I went to Michael’s and bought a few 2 oz blocks of polymer clay.

A tip to anyone starting out – you don’t need a lot of different colours of clay. Just start with the primary colours along with white and black. You can mix an infinite number of shades yourself. Add some translucent clay to things that are not supposed to look entirely opaque (like cakes, frostings, etc) – if you want more realism.

sub sandwich

 

my cherry pieThese pieces are done in 1:6 scale, for Barbies, Blythe, or small ball-jointed dolls.  The pie tins were purchased at Michael’s in their jewelry section. You get several in each pack and they are wonderful for using with barbie, or as mini pies for American Girl dolls.

my pizza

My youngest is developing a real good eye for miniatures herself!

E with pie

Published by blossomfriends

I create miniature food sculpts (mainly dollhouse scale), out of my home, in the Annapolis Valley of Nova Scotia. I live surrounded by the beauty of local orchards and rolling farmlands. When my kids leave for school, I set to work, often in my pajamas, with my clingy miniature schnauzer, Lenny, at my feet. I create only what interests or inspires me. My focus is on quality not quantity. While I often have only a few pieces available, they are very detailed as I continue to build my skill. If you are interested in having me make you something special, please visit my Facebook page and leave me a message https://www.facebook.com/blossomfriends/

3 thoughts on “Making minis for my girls…

    1. Thank you Allison. I’m finally visiting my blog after a long absence. I have been posting mostly on my facebook page. I’ll drop by your blog to see what cute stuff you’ve been making with clay. Take care!

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