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”

Bringing home da’ bacon!

I have to say,  I’m pretty excited about how this ‘bacon’ turned out!! I made bacon in 1:3 and 1:12 scale. As you can see, the bacon is kind of on the red side before it’s painted. It doesn’t look that hot. It is the paint that gives it realism. I used watered down acrylicContinue reading “Bringing home da’ bacon!”

Chicken Skewers for American Girl dolls

Today I made these grilled chicken on skewers from polymer clay, for my shop. The scale works for any 18″ doll, or larger ball jointed dolls. As a thank you to my small (but much appreciated) following, I thought I’d do my first give – away!! The prize consists of 2 grilled chicken skewers, madeContinue reading “Chicken Skewers for American Girl dolls”

Pepperoni Pizza in 1:6 Scale

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, IContinue reading “Pepperoni Pizza in 1:6 Scale”

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)”

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”