My New Obsession: Meadow Dolls

I have spent too much time coveting these cuties! I think these may be my new favorite BJD. They are the picture of innocence and fun, aren't they? Meadow dolls are from a Swedish Mother-daughter team. Their company name drew inspiration from flowers of the meadow - all unique, equally beautiful, yet complimentary to one…

Christmas Goodies in Miniature

  The holidays are coming up fast and I wanted to get a jump start on my baking this year. Have you ever bought one of those Italian imported panettone fruit breads and wondered what to do with it? Apparently there is no end to what you can do with them. They make a wonderful…

Tempting treats to break a tooth on (or my unusually productive day)

I really don't know what got into me. I must have been inspired by something. Because today I made some sweets...lots and lots of sweets.... Blueberry and strawberry desserts.... And a flaky, buttery cookie with sprinkles.....(I had to try out my bright sprinkles) And finally, cupcakes in 1:6 scale.... I did manage to get one…

BBQ Ribs & Baked Potato for 18 Inch Dolls

I made these today as I thought about BBQs getting fired up soon. It occurred to me that little girls should have some BBQ food for their dolls too. And if the dolls should have food, why not make it realistic? There are lots of plastic mass produced doll food in the big box stores...but…

Cookies in Clay (a recipe)

  Chocolate chip cookies have to be one of my favourite foods to shrink down. They aren't exactly easy, as there are several stages of texturing and shading, but call me crazy, it's almost therapeutic. To achieve realism -if that is the look you are going for- it's all about the texturing and shading. I…