This Week in Miniatures

Welcome to the latest WEEkly round up of the latest news and reports from the MiniWorld! Photo: Nix + Gerber Studio Boys and Their Dollhouses We profiled several "boy" miniaturists in this post who create truly awesome structures which transcend the traditional dollhouse and break gender norms. Little Big Top Over 60,000 hand-crafted circus miniatures have found a new home after a 40 year search in this episode of Strange Inheritance on Fox Business. Nix + Gerber Featured in WAG Magazine Team Nix+Gerber was featured in this article in WAG Magazine along with selection of images of their extraordinary work. Fixer Upper Fan Frenzy Fans of Fixer Upper were blown away by this "mom made" dollhou

MiniWorld Mobilizes to Catch A Thief!

Small sleuths in the miniatures world have noticed that retail and social media site My Tiny Objects (Instagram: @mytinyobjects) is using images without authorization or credit and selling miniatures which make it appear as though they are hand made by them! One image posted on their website (which has since been taken down) is a well-known image of a miniatures tool chest created by Bill Robertson and offered at $29.99 (Horrors!). The miniatures world is not having it. Facebook posts are being shared widely alerting folks to beware of any purchases at this site. So Beware and don't purchase from My Tiny Objects and report to sites like Facebook, PayPal, Stripe and Instagram. #obeytheminiat

This Week in Miniatures

Welcome to the latest WEEkly round up of the latest news and reports from the MiniWorld! Photo: @tinkysonntag Miniature Book Brought to Full Scale! An original story printed in a miniature book created for the Queen Mary's Dollhouse was published (in full size!) for the first time since it was written 90 years ago. The book, A Note of Explanation was authored by Vita Sackville-West, best known as the lover of Virginia Woolf. The Science of The Seduction of Miniatures A pop-up exhibition from The Institute of Cute, a new organization dedicated to "creating art shows which educate and entertain" recently showcased in North Carolina. Follow them on Twitter for the latest developments on their

Boys and Their Dollhouses

Boys do play with dollhouses, but not just any old dollhouses...these structures ain't no little girl playthings. We found examples of some very talented boys who do play with dollhouses....they just happen to be magnificent houses! (Photo above: Chris Toledo) Gabriel Eden James A relative newcomer to the world of miniatures, Gabriel Eden James from Luxury Miniature Real Estate creates bespoke structures with gothic-like detail using stunning aging techniques. One such structure contains a 24 carat gold leaf roof inspired by the decorative roof featured at the Palace of Versailles. Laurent Seigle-Dias Inspired by Paris and the City of Love where he resides, miniaturist and model-maker Laur

This Week in Miniatures...

Welcome to the latest WEEkly round up of the latest news and reports from the MiniWorld! (photo @XavierGranet for Christian Louboutin @louboutinworld). This French Chateau is for the Birds! Check out this 3 story highly detailed and ornate birdhouse valued at $11,000 and planned for auction in the UK. This structure and would make an awesome and fantastical dollhouse! Why Make Miniatures? (Why ask why?) Creators@Vice talked with several miniaturists to find out what drives them to create and make miniatures. Some of our all-time favs are interviewed including Thomas Doyle, Nix+Gerber and Joe Fig. Miniatures and Louboutin! Christian Louboutin and team created a series of custom miniature ro

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