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 in me. That’s not hard to do!Continue reading “Copyright Infringement, Fair Use, and Dollhouse Miniatures.”
Category Archives: Miniatures 1:12 Scale
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.Continue reading “Christmas Sweeties”
A Give-Away! : Miniature Sculpted Rainbow Cake.
As a thank-you to my small but loyal followers, I’d like to gift one of you with a small token of my appreciation. I am giving away this rainbow layer cake to someone, with 2 slices included, and I will ship anywhere in the world! I will, or course, pay the shipping. This polymer clayContinue reading “A Give-Away! : Miniature Sculpted Rainbow Cake.”
My First Ball Jointed Doll!
Notice I said she is my ‘first’ BJD. There will likely be more, once I am done nursing some wounds (I’ll tell you later). My kids are quite enamored with her -as in all things cute and small- and now they want a piece of the action! We are already in negotiations and discussing roomContinue reading “My First Ball Jointed Doll!”
Easter Printables & Tutorials for Miniatures.
Happy Easter weekend everyone! The following images are vintage pieces from the public domain or they have been generously shared on these blogger’s websites. They are recommended for ‘personal use’ to use in your Easter projects. Please visit the blogger’s site (by clicking the link)to retrieve the image from them, rather than saving from myContinue reading “Easter Printables & Tutorials for Miniatures.”
A Grapefruit Study & Breakfast Tray
Mother’s Day is coming up. That got me thinking about breakfast-in-bed…which got me thinking about pancakes…which got me thinking about pretty fruits…do you see where I am going with this? I thought for my shop I would make some pancakes and trays and also do a red grapefruit cane. In case you don’t know, IContinue reading “A Grapefruit Study & Breakfast Tray”
Sculpting a Mini Lemon Bundt
I’m sometimes asked “how on earth did you make that?” when people see my miniatures for the first time. So, I thought I’d show a few photos with a brief description of the process. Even though it’s so tiny, it helps to think how ‘real’ food is made. Sometimes the best inspirations come from cookbooks,Continue reading “Sculpting a Mini Lemon Bundt”
A Tiny Room for Mother…
This Christmas, I made a room box for my mom. My husband made the outer wooden box and I made the inner foam box ‘room’. If you want to see a tutorial on how to make a room box, Kris at ‘1 inch minis‘ has a great one to follow. The furnishings are a mixContinue reading “A Tiny Room for Mother…”
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 wonderfulContinue reading “Christmas Goodies in Miniature”
Warning…in the event you go reeling at the colour pink, there is lots of it coming up…… My favourite miniatures to make are sweets. I had been working on a little display cart to showcase my minis for when I attend sales. I made this wooden peddler’s cart (which I still plan on embellishing aContinue reading “Little Pretties”