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I’m a Giant Challenge

September 22, 2011

On the Call of the Small‘s blog, the first sentence of her second paragraph started off with ”Today, the lovely and funny Emily Henderson…” Why does that name sound familiar? “…winner of the HGTV show…” Ok, I remember her! I remember rooting for her on Design Star because she had a dry sense of humor (kind of like […]

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Finally Catching my Breath

September 20, 2011

Please see the photography and write up for the assembly instructions for the deer head. Some of you may have already gotten it (nice!). Some will get it soon depending on your location and which batch your order was made in. As always, if you have any questions, please email me!   And while all that was […]

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Pre-Order Sale

September 6, 2011

The sale has ended. Thank you!  

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Amazing Miniatures August 2011 Etsy Treasury Feature Round Up

September 3, 2011

With everything going on in August, it kind of blew my record Etsy treasury features of 11 in May out of the water. The month of August has 19 features with one appearing on the front page for several hours. I suspect that it is because I was featured in the front page that made other […]

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Less Fully Assembled Stuff, More Kits

August 27, 2011

I just listed the VIKAesque Wood Kit on Etsy. Thus begins a transition from fully assembled pieces to more kits. I’ve been wanting to do this for a while now. The most time intensive part of developing kits will be writing the directions. But that only needs to be done once and with that done, […]

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Amazing Happenings for Amazing Miniatures

August 19, 2011

I want to direct your attention to an article in the New York Times, written by best selling author J. Courtney Sullivan. In it, she writes about the love affair she has with dollhouse miniatures, that so many of us can relate to. But most surprisingly and significantly (for me) at the very end of the article, […]

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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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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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Pricing, Packaging, and Other Bits

August 5, 2011

This is a fairly wordy post. You have been warned.  More often than not, I am finding myself designing pieces through CAD or 3D modeling software like Cinema 4D or Google Sketchup and then fabricating it through laser cutting and (soon to be) 3D printing. It’s not how most miniaturists do it, but as a […]

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Dakotagami

August 4, 2011

I work part time for a non-profit near my town, but most of my time is occupied with running my own small business (of which includes AmazingMiniatures). My business is a home based one and it can get lonely sometimes, working here by myself. Luckily, I have some co-workers to keep me company. Unfortunately, with […]

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