Styles & Era

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Making it Snazzy!

March 12, 2012

After some user feedback and working on 3 different prototypes, I’ve settled on a more refined and easier to assemble version of the VIKAesque wood kit. In addition to an upgraded design, the whole thing is now cut entirely from Baltic Birch plywood (previous version was a hybrid of bamboo and birch) so there should be a […]

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Betwixt & Between

February 9, 2012

Oh boy, it’s been a while. Do you miss me? I sure miss everyone! I know my last few posts lacked any substance and I tried to get back into the rhythm for the holidays, but eventually decided to just take a break from miniatures and this blog for a bit. Hope you didn’t mind. I’ve […]

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Hello My Deer: Mini Cardstock Animal Trophy Head

August 16, 2011

As a treat to my email subscribers, I hinted at a project I was working on in the first newsletter sent out in July. The picture above was what I included in the newsletter. I was intentionally ambiguous. I didn’t want to make it too obvious, lest things did not turn out as expected. But […]

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Hello.Shawn House Pre-Prototype Preview

August 2, 2011

Here’s what I’ve been working on in the past few months. You might have seen some clues about it posted on my facebook page. It’s an actual 1:12 dollhouse. The Hello.Shawn house is named after my annoying lovely baby brother. Okay, he’s not really a baby, being in high school and all, but since I […]

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Project Update on the New Black & White Goodies, Part 2

June 9, 2011

This has been sitting in my drafts for a while (heck, part 1 was posted in March!). It’s about time I finish up the part two the of Black and White furniture since part 3 and 4 is sitting on my desk right now and need to be written about too. The picture above is […]

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All About the Cube Cubby

May 9, 2011

This is sort of a “making of” post on the process that went into creating the Cube Cubby. As simple the bookcase/storage unit seems, it took about a year to figure it out, only because I was testing a variety of methods to make them in the level of detail I wanted under a certain […]

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Project Update on the New Black & White Goodies, Part 1

March 30, 2011

Sorry for the lack of posts. It took longer than expected for the assembly, photography, and image editing for the first batch of furniture pieces I’ve been working on. Warning, lots of photos ahead! If you visit my Etsy shop often, you should recognize the Ikea inspired miniature Expedit 4×4 in black and white. I was […]

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Congrats to Klara!

March 27, 2011

I was supposed to post this yesterday, but I got caught up with a bunch of work. Better late than never! So do you like the table above? Its called the XCurve dining table and its one of the furniture pieces I’ve been working on. I made a few of these prototypes and I wanted […]

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Designer Lighting Emulation Kit Can Be Hacked for Minis

February 14, 2011

I don’t quite remember who referred this to me (the site had been buried in my bookmarks until now), but I thought I’d share it in case anyone with the skills want to hack it into a lighting piece for their modern dollhouse. There are 3 designs of iconic lighting pieces and cost $29 a piece (ouch!) sold by A+R […]

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Miniature Ikea Inspired VIKA Desk Giveaway!

February 11, 2011

When I started the 31 Days of Etsy Challenge, I planned from the beginning to have a giveaway to celebrate completing the challenge. I wanted to have the giveaway item be something that was created from the challenge that I really liked. I subtly hinted at this giveaway in a previous post. And as promised…. here it is: […]

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