Fabric, fishing and flowers – in miniature of course!

I am currently going through another miniature wave as I explore furniture making and the world of balsa wood and popsicle sticks! More on that in future posts. On Saturday I attended the 28th Sydney Miniatures and Dolls’ House Fair at Sydney Olympic Park. Here are some of the items that caught my eye. Hope […]

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 […]

handmade swap – 4th package

The details I received for my 4th swap partner were: Favourite Colours: blues purples pinks Decorating Style: country Favourite Things to Make:  soft toys waldorf inspired dolls/toys Hobbies, Passions: learning to needle felt right now Children: boy 23 boy 12 girl 5 girl 4 So I see a pattern is emerging, that I tend to […]

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 […]

Free magazines!

Ok, I know the title is cheeky but it’s true in a way. I have done the hard work for you [although I like to call it research, that’s what I keep telling my OH]. Come follow me on Pinterest, or at least this board and you will find free e-magazines. There is something for everybody […]

Miniature Monday – Crocheted Creation

This recent little project falls into both categories so I couldn’t decide on the title – plus somewhere in the world it’s still Monday! Well with my new love hexies I stumbled across this pattern  through Pinterest of course for 2 crocheted hexies that when sewn together form a cute mini cardigan. I just had to […]

Miniature Monday – “…two all-beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions – on a sesame seed bun…”

Here is another of my dad’s creations, McDonald’s. I have included a collage of the finer details, the chairs [in their raw state], the stools, the tables and even the ‘footprint’.  Sorry they are not in sequence. …order counter, bin and tray return and the floor tiles… …eating area, indoor and out, windows, flooring… ..brick […]