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?!); Perhaps you have concerns that your collection will be ushered into the right hands after you’ve moved on to a bigger and better mini world beyond. Let's connect and chat about your options for finding happy homes for your tiny treasures and the services I provide which will ease your mind and ease your heart at the same time w
Festim Toshi is an architect designer and founder of the popular Instagram account @arcfly_fly He is a self-proclaimed "incurable dreamer" and "addicted" to full scale architecture, for which he has a keen eye. He is also able to spot really terrific miniatures which he shares with his followers. Here is an assortment of some of his carefully curated finds featuring quality miniatures from artists around the world using various mediums to craft tiny treasures. 1. Lyaisan Mu
Meet the Miniaturist: Winners Edition! Sponsored by HBS/Miniatures.com Excited to present more winners from the popular Creatin' Contest, hosted each year by the folks over at HBS/Miniatures.com at a special Meet the Miniaturist: Winners Edition on Sunday, June 27 at 4pm ET. We'll chat with each winner, hear about their mini-inspirations, learn more about their craft and see their work up close! Dianne Gordon| Cheese Cellar We’ll meet Dianne Gordon, granted a Third Place Win
Heidi Athay hails from Toronto, Canada and is a lifelong and passionate Elvis Presley fan, so much so, that she got married at Graceland in 2008, the mansion this rock and roll music icon lived in Memphis, Tennessee before his passing in August of 1977. While Ms. Athay has a creative arts background in tv, film and animation, she has never worked in miniature. When the pandemic lockdown hit, she decided to start an ambitious project of crafting a 1/24 scale model of Presley'
As I scour the internet each week I am continuously surprised, delighted and awestruck by the amazing miniatures I find online. This is just 6 of those I discovered this week! This awesome vintage inspired oil lamp by TS Trinh from @miniaturesintheory (now who didn't have one of these in their homes growing up in the 1970s?) . Extra credit for the faux greenery popping out of the base! This working pull-out kitchen spray faucet nozzle by the mother/daughter team over at My
Like many of us, Preston Poling, a miniaturist from Louisville KY, grew up watching television sitcoms and reruns. He particularly enjoyed shows that not only made him laugh, but also made him think; smart, engaging, often controversial programming which challenged social norms like All in the Family,Dharma & Greg and Frasier. Frasier was the critically acclaimed sitcom that ran in the United States from 1993 to 2004 and earned multiple Emmy Awards including wins for Best Com
Our own Badass Miniaturist Jedediah Corwyn Voltz (@Jed_Voltz), best known for his awesome miniature treehouse sculptures , shared photos and details of a new commission he recently finished for a client, a super awesome roombox in 1/24 scale with a modern/contemporary retro feel in his signature playful approach. The self-contained environment is fully lit, sits on turned legs and features a whimsical brick fireplace with an extended chimney peeking through a pitched roof.
I was dazzled when I recently visited the Museum of Arts and Design at Columbus Circle in New York City to see their new exhibition The Fisher Dollhouse: A Venetian Palazzo. I’m grateful for MAD Museum for supporting the miniature arts with a presentation in small scale every few years or so. I immediately headed to the top floor gallery space to see the miniatures show! I also had the opportunity to head back to the museum to meet Joanna Fisher for a livestream interview wh
Catch the replay from my Meet the Miniaturist: The Guild Edition held on Sunday, May 23, 2021. IGMA is the largest non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the fine art of the miniature We had a wonderful chat with the president of the Guild, Audrey Tripp and learned more about the early beginnings of the organization and why it's more important than ever to continue the mission to raise the level of awareness of this important art form. We also talked with other lead
We had our first MiniMeet Up Instagram Live event on Friday, May 7 at 8pm ET and spent a few quick-moving minutes with a bunch of mini Instagrammers (pre-scheduled and randomly selected!) during the 30-minute broadcast. What a blast! Live MiniMeets are a really fun and a casual way to put faces behind some the accounts you follow (or need to follow!). Check out their latest projects and workspaces and to hear chats about all things miniature! More about live MiniMeet Ups on