Category: Miniatures & Models

Dollhouse Miniatures and Model Railroading

Creating a Tiered Living Miniature Garden With A Pot Stacker ~ Part 3

My miniature gardens are taking shape. I found so many plants at Bennett’s Nurseries (see Part 2) that I now have two miniature gardens in 12″ pots, the garden I made at Lynn‘s house, and the tiered garden made with the pot stacker! I’ve really been enjoying this project. This weekend I added some pathways […]

Creating a Tiered Living Miniature Garden With A Pot Stacker ~ Part 1

  Since Lynn’s living miniature garden party, I’ve been thinking of creating another garden.  A few days ago I found the pot stacker that I bought last year at a craft show from Oakville Ironworks.   The pot stacker inspired me to get some pots and make a tiered living miniature garden!  Oakville Ironworks had written […]

Pei Li Chin, Miniature Artist

Dollhouse Miniatures by Pei Li is a beautiful web site specializing in highly realistic and unique one inch scale dollhouse miniatures. Pei Li’s work has been featured in several publications and online venues. She has written a detailed, downloadable tutorial on The Art of Making Dollhouse Miniature French Bakery Bread, available for purchase on her […]

Living Miniature Garden at the Huntsville Botanical Garden

Garden Railway in G-Scale Ever since my friend Lynn McEntire told me about her new venture into living miniature gardening, I’ve been fascinated by the idea.  I was delighted to find a living miniature garden in my own city at the Huntsville Botanical Garden!  The Garden Railway is located on the right as you enter, […]

Linda Cummings, IGMA Fellow

Intricately Detailed & Realistic Linda Cummings is an artist in the United Kingdom obsessed with perfection and realism in her one inch scale miniature collectible foods. She became absorbed in the world of scale miniatures 10 years ago but was always a “crafty” person. Watercolors, counted cross stitch, knitting and crochet were a few of […]

Sogni In Miniatura…di Silvia Bolchi

Dreams In Miniature…by Silvia Bolchi I was introduced to Silvia Bolchi’s handcrafted miniature accessories several years ago, and I was impressed with their realism and originality. She creates many items that I’ve not seen elsewhere, including honey jars, inlaid trays, butterfly collections and more. Silvia’s web site features many more pictures of her work and […]

Featured Web Site: Hobby Lobby

One of my favorite stores is Hobby Lobby –  I especially like their weekly specials and 40% off coupons!  They have some great free arts and crafts project instructions available on their web site as downloadable/printable PDF files in full color. Here are a few of the projects I found: Designing with Jute Small Wonders […]