Coffee shop in a tea pot

A pictorial post to show case some of the very talented miniature artists. These were on display at the 26th Sydney Miniatures and Dolls’ House Fair over the weekend. The kettle inside the teapot! Gingham tablecloths and triangle sandwiches… When taking a photo of the rubbish bin is justified. Circa 1970. Wallpaper and shagpile rug […]

Miniature Monday – hexie to quilt

As part of the #igneedlebookswap I received a lovely solitary hexie – it was the cutest. I asked my lovely Instagram community for any ideas and my lovely Instagram friend, Margaret, suggested I turn it into a miniature quilt. Perfect, that’s what I’ll make, a miniature quilt, so I can hang on the wall of […]

Miniature Monday – Manyana Mini

Ok, yes, I am guilty I have neglected my ‘miniature Monday’ posts of late but  I have something special to share with you. My parent’s were invited to stay in their friend’s sons beach holiday home a couple of months back. They had a wonderful time and loved the home they were welcomed in. Manyana is a […]

biscuits and tea cups

Last weekend I visited the 26th Sydney Miniatures and Dolls’ House Fair. Miniature enthusiasts display their creations and traders sell their wares. So typically doll houses are built, furnished and displayed as are room boxes and shops. But this year, tea cups and biscuits tins were decked out as well! Go on make yourself a […]

Miniature Monday – it’s back

Not going to bother with why it has taken me so long getting back into this project but take a look here, for update#3 on my W.I.P. So inspired again, am loving these fabric bolts I made for my shop. Hope this photo entices you to click on my W.I.P and see what I have […]

Don’t throw away the laundry detergent bottle!

A visual feast of the minis that caught my attention at the 25th Sydney Miniatures and Dolls’ House Fair, Saturday 3rd of May. I love that people think outside the box. A laundry in the detergent bottle! By Alana Read. The artists’ studio. Can you see the G clamp? Love the BBQ! Did anyone say […]