Rainy Weekend Project: Mini books!

I wasn't exactly sure of what I would receive, but 30 mini books under $15 seemed like a good deal to me. This kit is called "My Miniature Library" and you can find it at Amazon at an affordable price. Also, I don't shy away from spending a day cutting and folding paper (it was…

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Copyright Infringement, Fair Use, and Dollhouse Miniatures.

My little treasures - Enid Blyton books! Do you remember the squeal you suppressed the first time you saw a miniature book of one of the classics? A tiny package of oreos? Or a half inch tall Yankee candle? We love to see familiar objects shrunken down. I know it brings out that little kid…

Christmas Sweeties

The girls are enjoying some Christmas cake, cookies and peppermint bark. Everything you see here is in dollhouse (1:12) scale, which I think is charming and cute paired with my tiny ball jointed dolls. Blossom's candy cane sriped outfit is from Denver Doll and the super sweet dress on Riley is from Trillian&Co. on Etsy.…

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas!

This past weekend I attended a workshop at Freedom Miniatures, in Kentville, Nova Scotia. This is a newly opened bricks and mortar shop -the ONLY one in Atlantic Canada - which is a combined studio and retail space for miniature enthusiasts. This was the first workshop offered by the owner, Shelley Acker, and I was…

Summer’s End: A 1:10 scale diorama

Summer is over and my mind is turning to... Thanksgiving turkey the crisp Fall air the crunch of leaves under foot  and the spicy sweet mingling of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves ... While the grass is still green, and the leaves mostly so, I thought I'd put Lily in a pretty gingham dress and…

How’d ya like them (mini) apples?

I live in the apple capital of Nova Scotia. And it's harvest time. So, to pay homage, I have made a bunch of dollhouse apples. I'm sharing this little tutorial because this is a good starter for polymer clay fruit. To make realistic dollhouse fruit, you must first get the scale conversion right. Then it's…