A Dollhouse Cookie Sheet

At some point, I want to get some aluminum sheets to make some baking pans. Since I didn’t have any, I settled for polymer clay. I love polymer clay. But when it comes to dollhouse miniatures, I like using materials closer to the real thing….For the sake of realism. This may lack a bit inContinue reading “A Dollhouse Cookie Sheet”

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 oneContinue reading “Tempting treats to break a tooth on (or my unusually productive day)”

Polymer Clay Floor Tiles

Do you remember when I started these polymer clay tiles for my first dollhouse? Well, they are finished! And now I am installing them in the upper level of my dollhouse. Installation is near completion and then I will ‘grout’ them with a mixture of acrylic paint and light weight spackle (the fluffy white kind).Continue reading “Polymer Clay Floor Tiles”

Cherrylicious!!

  Yesterday I whipped up a batch of polymer clay cherries. Then I mixed up some cherry sauce from fimo, clay from my cherry batch, and soft pastels. It was my best cherries yet, so I went all out and made a bunch of desserts with it! Two of my favourite cakes; Cherry Cheesecake andContinue reading “Cherrylicious!!”

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…butContinue reading “BBQ Ribs & Baked Potato for 18 Inch Dolls”

A Mini Succulent Garden

  This weekend brought news that we were in for more snow Monday. I have seriously had my fill of winter!!! I could wait no longer for spring…if the real blooms aren’t happening, I was going in search of some faux ones. Normally, I’m not a fan of silk flowers and fake plants, but Michael’sContinue reading “A Mini Succulent Garden”

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. IContinue reading “Cookies in Clay (a recipe)”

Cold Porcelain Clay (part 2)

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 fewContinue reading “Cold Porcelain Clay (part 2)”

Tiny Abundance

I’m looking forward to spring. Not just to say “good bye sucky winter!”, but to say “hello ¬†farmers markets!” I really miss fresh Annapolis Valley fruits and veggies. So much so that it inspired this latest creation. The other night I was finishing up season 2 of HBO’s The Leftovers (the weirdest show since TwinContinue reading “Tiny Abundance”

Why Minis?

For me, miniatures are a bit of an escape. An escape from bills, a messy house, and all the bad news I see too often. It’s important to come back to reality once in a while, but between the hours of 9am to noon…and some times late in the evening…don’t disturb me. I am eitherContinue reading “Why Minis?”