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Small Worlds Around the Big World

August 15, 2011

This post was inspired by my vacation planning and looking for miniature related things to do. After collecting a bunch of links, I thought I’d share it! The pictures above and below shows Miniaturk, a miniatures park at the Golden Horn of Istanbul in Turkey. Here’s the blurb about Miniaturk: Miniaturk covers a total area of […]

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Porcelain Dolls

June 18, 2011

When I first started out with miniatures, I didn’t think I would like having dolls in my scenes. I felt that they did not look realistic enough. Then eventually, I got sucked into the resin Ball Jointed Dolls scene (thanks Dakota). The BJDs changed my perceptions on dolls in miniature settings in general. So to take a […]

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Ji Lee’s Parallel World in Miniature

March 22, 2011

I’ve seen Ji Lee work in BoingBoing a few years ago and was reminded about it by Eloise Moorehead (who blogs not only about art, but gobs of dollhouse miniatures related art too, you should really check out her blog). Lee installs miniature Parallel Worlds on ceilings: People don’t look at the ceiling anymore. It’s […]

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Congrats to the Miniature VIKA Desk Giveaway Winner

March 1, 2011

The very first giveaway I ever had was the RC Bookcase and I had 33 entries then. I did kind of cheat by counting all facebook followers, whether they knew that they were entering into a giveaway or not, so that number is a bit inflated. This time around, I actually made a concerted effort […]

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Leanne Eisen Plays with Miniatures in her Photo Series: Play

February 19, 2011

Leanne Eisen is a photo based artist from Toronto, Canada. In her photo series “Play” she depicts miniature scenes of the seedier side of things. Before you make any judgements, read the description of the Play series from her site: The games we play as children are rehearsals for the roles we play in life. […]

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Archiquarium Designed by Karl Oskar: Fish Tank to Modern Dollhouse?

February 19, 2011

When I saw the ultra modern Archiquarium fish tanks designed by Karl Oskar, I immediately thought it would make an awesome modern dollhouse after some proper bashing. If you follow the same mini blogs I do, you’ll know that converting nifty fish tanks to modern dollhouses is not a new idea. The Call of the Small blog […]

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Mike Doyle Builds Decrepit Miniature Houses with Legos

February 13, 2011

While its not technically a dollhouse (I believe it is only the exterior), its still a miniature and its way up there in the cool factor. This is built by graphic designer and illustrator, Mike Doyle using only Lego bricks. How awesome is that?!

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Table Sculptures by Joe Fig

February 11, 2011

These wonderful miniatures by artist Joe Fig have been making the rounds in the internets lately and rightly so. They’re freaking cool! They are miniature recreations of the studio space of the artists that he admires. Joe Fig goes into detail about his mini reproductions in his book Inside the Painter’s Studio. The photos of the […]

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Mike’s 1:12 Stick Built Hollow Wall Dollhouse

December 18, 2010

If you’ve visit the Greenleaf forums lately, I’m sure you’ve seen Mike’s post on his stick built, hollow wall custom dollhouse. He also has a blog that he regularly updates as well. I am learning so much on how to build a dollhouse with frames, similar to how you would build a human sized house. And this […]

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Mel’s Miniatures

August 6, 2010

Do the scene above look familiar? Well, if you’ve watched Alice in Wonderland lately, it should! The cakes and goodies above was created by Mel, of Mel’s Miniatures. I found her by browsing around Esty and found her etsy shop and then her blog. After  some more browsing, I realized that she was the founder of […]

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