Jay Kupjack Appears on a Meet the Miniaturist Livestream!
I'm thrilled to share this replay of a very special Meet the Miniaturist livestream from Gallery Victor in Chicago where Wonderkammer (Cabinet of Curiosities) is currently on exhibition featuring a number of Kupjack Roomboxes created by Hank and Jay Kupjack, the talented sons of Eugene Kupjack of the famed Thorne Miniature Rooms at the Chicago Art Institute. We were treated with a private walk through of the exhibition by Victor Armendariz and joined by special guest, Jay Kup
How to Sell Your Adored Collection: Free Webinar!
Perhaps you are downsizing your collection of miniatures or looking to make room for more miniatures (who knew little things take up so much space?!); Maybe you have want to ensure that your collection will be ushered into the best hands after you’ve moved on to a bigger and better mini world beyond. Join my free webinar on Saturday, March 5 at 10am ET about your options for selling your miniatures collection and finding new happy homes for your tiny treasures. I'll also tell
I scour the internets and look for the best roomboxes I can find and rate them based on design, scale, workmanship, composition and style. Oh...and swoonworthyness! MODERN MINI MAHVELLOUS (11) Sculpted GJ Bow chair, Disa-inspired hanging lamp, birch wood coffee table, marble floor tiles and basic white coffee cup and saucer by Fernando Setien. Bonus: wall hanging by Jesus Manuel Ramos Santiago. 10/10 FINE FRENCH FABULOUSNESS (10) Extraordinary French dining room c1760 with
Patrons Club Event to Feature IGMA Fellow Annelle Ferguson
I'm excited to bring a special guest on for our very next Patrons Club event on Thursday, February 24 at 7pm ET: Annelle Ferguson. Annelle is a talented miniaturist and IGMA Fellow, earned for her incredible needlework in small scale. She is also a strong supporter of the miniature arts, an author, an instructor at the Guild School and a tireless volunteer for The Guild having served as president on the board. She can often be seen at the Guild Shows running around and making
The Language of Flowers at Nybelwyck Hall: Spring 2022
To celebrate the long-awaited Spring season ahead, I've partnered with several very talented floral miniaturists to help adorn some of the rooms at Nybelwyck Hall, the fantastical miniature manse in the permanent collection at The Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, New York. Nybelwyck Hall is the extraordinary 26-room dollhouse built over a 10-year period starting in 1990 by Mark O’Banks (1956-2002). Along with the miniature home, Mark created the story of the Van Nybelwycks, a
Just Listed: New Mini Real Estate!
Rarely does a dollshouse so artful in design yet functional in its beauty enter the min real estate market. I'm excited to introduce the Frances England Dollshouse, " England’s Magic", created and built by Frances H. England and purchased by a collector on Rhode Island at the Kensington DollsHouse Festival in 2010. The collector is ready for it to move on to a new owner after having enjoyed the piece after many years. This unique custom front opening dollhouse has a petite fo
Double doors with stained glass windows, extra wide graphic border and painted white beamed ceiling, carved hardwood volute with lighting sculpture feature, full size paint brush and hand for scale. Bonus: this is a replica of Haliwell Manor, the home featured in the television series "Charmed" (1998-2006) by Hubert Lengdorfer 10/10 A BLOOMING BLAST! Bold floral-patterned wallpaper, complementary framed print with matching rug, bright LED lighting, oversized mini graphic pr
Week Ending February 21, 2022 1. Been read New York Daily News by Danielle McCurran from City Folk Miniatures 2. Wind blown dandelions by Pia Becker from Lamis Minis 3. Tower of hoagies by Shay Aaron from Aarons Miniatures 4. Never stepped on high tops by Beth from My Mini Maison 5. William Blake’s “The Ghost of a Flea” repro oil on gold leaf by Famine Dona 6. PETA approved buffalo skull by Kiana from Kiniatures 7. Extra limber wood doll by Anzu from A.J. MiniBear 8. Mind blo