Decorating An Extraordinary House

We were thrilled to do the fall decorations at Nybelwyck Hall, the extraordinary 26 room mini mansion on permanent view at The Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, New York. We adorned the front entrance with one large wreath above the door and surrounded it with a garland of fall leaves in golden shades of red, yellow and bright orange. Smaller wreaths created by Tina L. Paris accent the coach lamps. A wooden sign with a welcome message by Erika Pitera (the Petite Provision Company) hangs on the front door to greet guests. May Burnett (Custom Fairy Wings) created the lighted jack-o-lantern to complete the front entrance decor. Pumpkins, potted corn stalks and bowls of trick-or-treat candy by Car

This Week in Miniatures

Welcome to the latest WEEkly Round Up of news and reports from the MiniWorld! (Photo: D. Thomas Miniatures for our upcoming estate auction!) Estate Auction: New Items Added! Reminder: our live online auction is next weekend on Saturday, October 20 at 1pm EST - if you've never participated in an online auction, they're super fun (and super easy to register and bid!). We added about 10 more lots this past week (there are now over 140 lots in the catalogue!) and will continue to add super awesome minis right up until auction day, so keep checking in. We're also including Bonus Gifts to several of the lots for extra added fun (like the pink tulips in the opalescent shell planter show above). Nyb

Mystery Miniaturist Identified!

We're so excited to have been able to solve the mystery of the prolific mystery of who created a diverse number of miniaturists featured in our upcoming live online auction on Saturday, October 20th. "IL" is IVAN LAWSON! Mr. Lawson was featured in the Altamont Enterprise in September 2013 and his miniature cabinet house featured in a miniatures magazine publication. Mr. Lawson clearly had a great eye for miniatures and had amassed an assortment of delightful treasures which we're excited to offer to the miniatures world in an upcoming auction on Saturday, October 20 at 1PM EST. The pieces are finely crafted using hardwoods and other authentic materials including a 1/12 scale breakfront cont

Miniatures Estate Auction: Oct 20 1pmEST

We're THRILLED to host our first live online auction on Saturday, October 20 at 1pm EST on The catalogue has been published and registration is open to bidders. Sign up here to join us for a really fun time shopping, bidding and winning! Miniature Furniture The auction contains mostly 1/12 scale miniatures from three East Coast USA collector's estates from the 80's and 90's period and includes artisan furniture (including IGMA artisans and fellows) by W.C. Auger, Bob Hurd, Nancy Summer and others. Oversized Miniatures There are several artisan "mega miniatures" (oversized and overscaled) pieces in the sale which are highly intricate and detailed and would make awesome additi

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