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 … More Making minis for my girls…
I made this as a gift for a customer. She collects miniatures in 1:6 scale. Clay Pizza is fun but also time consuming. This took most of the day but it was worth it. I hope she is pleasantly surprised when it arrives! Some day, when I have this process down to a science, I … More Pepperoni Pizza in 1:6 Scale
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 … More Tempting treats to break a tooth on (or my unusually productive day)
Spring has sprung (or it’s trying) and soon the valley fruits of Nova Scotia will be too. I can’t wait! I see homemade jams and pies in my near future…. For now, I’ve baked up some faux ones. At the top of our family favourites are blueberry (my husband’s pick) and my favourite … More Favourite Pie?
This is just a quick follow-up post on my experiment with the clay I made yesterday. After I made the clay, I packed it into a nice ball and ‘greased’ it a bit with some baby lotion and tightly wrapped it in saran wrap. This afternoon, I put it to the test with a few … More Cold Porcelain Clay (part 2)
So, I kept seeing posts on cold porcelain clay on Pinterest and YouTube and I decided to give it a try. If you don’t know what I’m referring to, it’s a type of clay which can be made at home with very few ingredients. It’s mainly cornstarch and glue, with a bit of baby oil … More My thoughts on ‘Cold Porcelain Clay’
Valentine’s weekend left me with a full heart and chocolate withdrawal. The only way to get my fix was to make some donuts. It didn’t matter that they weren’t edible, they were still satisfying. The weekend allowed us to put together a small light box from a wooden frame and vellum panels. Until I get … More Time to make the donuts…