Category: Miniatures & Models

Dollhouse Miniatures and Model Railroading

15 Free Tutorials For Dollhouse Miniatures

Make Your Own Realistic Dollhouse Scale Miniatures It’s been awhile since I’ve posted about the tutorials available on Cotton Ridge Create! for one inch scale dollhouse miniatures. The images above show the miniature furniture and accessories you can make using various techniques and materials.  The skill level ranges from easy to difficult. Try your hand […]

Missing My Miniatures

It’s been awhile since I’ve been able to make something in miniature (or even just play), so I headed over to Etsy to drool a little and live vicariously through other miniaturists!  The Etsy Treasury below is just a sampling of the realistic miniatures available from handcrafters selling on Etsy. ‘A Miniature Sampler’ Etsy Treasury […]

Giveaway! Dollhouse Miniatures Gifts & Books ~ Four Winners! (WW ~10/9)

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Two Surprise Gifts ~ Two Books ~ Four Winners! This Giveaway is for two Surprise Gifts and two Dollhouse Miniatures Hardcover Books.  Four winners will be drawn randomly.  The first and second names drawn will each receive a surprise gift of dollhouse miniatures worth at least $20 each. The third name drawn will receive Classic […]

Tutorials Featured on Cotton Ridge Create!

Tutorials on Create

How to Make Kiln-Fired Clay Pendants & Buttons DIY Shadow Box Earring Display Rack For Craft Shows DIY Standing Necklace Display For Craft Shows How to Make Simple Stoneware Clay Candle Holders Stoneware Clay Christmas Tree Ornaments Tutorial Creative Kids: Paint Your Own Pottery DIY Personalized Shadow Boxes 5 Simple & Fun Christmas Ornaments To […]

Artists Featured in the Cotton Ridge Create! Miniatures Gallery

Dale’s Dreams Sharon & Sharyn A.Rose Gallagher Pei Li Chin Silvia Bolchi Linda Cummings Michelle Canada C. McFarlane-Watts Marla Gilbert Cindy Teh Lynn McEntire C. McFarlane-Watts Janit Calvo Teresa Martinez Marla Gilbert Kathryn Depew Cotton Ridge Create!‘s Miniatures Gallery features many talented artists who create art in miniature scale! Each link above will take […]

Shabby Chic in Miniature ~ An Etsy Treasury

Shabby Chic In Miniature

‘Shabby Chic in Miniature’ by cottonridge Treasury tool by StylishHome. When I discovered Etsy, I unexpectedly found another world of beautiful handcrafted miniatures.  This Treasury features shabby chic accessories and furniture from sixteen different miniature artists.  (If you’ve been reading Create! lately, you can tell my new favorite thing to do is compile Treasuries!) Be […]

Creating a Tiered Living Miniature Garden With A Pot Stacker ~ Part 4

  Well, my miniature gardens have (mostly) survived a two-week-long period of no rain, temperatures of 100 degrees, at least two thunderstorms, and re-location to the middle of the yard while the deck is sanded and re-stained!  Before dis-assembling the pot stacker and moving all of the pots, I took my miniature accessories inside for […]