WEEkly News Roundup


WEEkly Mini RoundUp

Welcome to our WEEkly Round Up of news and reports from in and around the MiniWorld capturing mainstream and social media to local stories you may have missed. We plan to publish every weekend - be sure to share this post with other enthusiasts and have them subscriber here so they never miss an update!

Philadelphia Miniaturia

We had a BLAST attending this year's Philadelphia Miniaturia in Cherry Hill, NJ last weekend. A few (from the many!) notable miniatures seen at the show included the furry rabbit cage by Kristin from Heartfelt Canine and this fabulous three-tiered harlequin cake by Ruth Stewart from Stewart Dollhouse Creations.

Massive Miniatures featured in New Film

WATCH: this *must see* behind the scenes look from Weta Workshop, the company responsible for making the MASSIVE miniatures featured in the new Blade Runner 2049 film. <awesome>

Let the JOY Begin!

The film adaptation of author Jessie Burton's best seller The Miniaturist is expected to air on BBC One in December as reported in this story from The Sun. We. Can. Not. Wait. For. This. Film!

Visit Us at The Shoppes in Cold Spring, NY!

This is the perfect time of year to walk the picturesque village of Cold Spring, New York. Brunch, shopping, antiques, galleries and miniatures! Photo above features as assortment of some of the treasures you'll find at The Shoppes...message us for more info if you can't make it in and see something you like!

Holiday Decorating at The Hudson River Museum

We've been invited back by The Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, NY to decorate NybelWyck Hall, the extraordinary 24 room dollhouse on permanent view at Glenview, the victorian mansion that is part of the museum property. If you're in the area, this museum has a wonderful collection in addition this massive mini structure created by Mark O'Banks that features over 900 tiny treasures.

Giveaway ALERT!

American Miniaturist and SquintBox teamed up this month with an opportunity to WIN the latest SquintBox. The Gather and Be Grateful assortment features a selection of hand-crafted miniatures by BrownsHandmade, (#squee: tiny yoga mat!), Polly's Pantry (cheese board!) and The Petite Provisions Co. (fall wall hanging!).

To be eligible for the American Miniaturist/SquintBox Giveaway, indicate the name of the giveaway and AM issue number 176 and send your entry to American Miniaturist/PO Box 219 Kasson MN 55944. You can also send an email with the info above to auralea@ashdown.co.uk. Entry is due by December 15, 2017.

Miniaturist Spotlight: Althea Crome

Meet miniaturist/artist Althea Crome featured in this story (and video) by the IndyStar. Althea hand-knits the most incredible, intricately detailed work, it takes your breath away!

Until Next Time: We hope you enjoyed this update!

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