WEEkly Mini RoundUp 1.13.18
Welcome to our latest WEEkly RoundUp of news and reports from in and around the MiniWorld capturing mainstream and social media bits and local stories you may have missed.
Overlook Hotel Maze in Miniature
Special effects designer Adam Savage scratch built this miniature maze featured in Stanley Kubrick's 1980 film The Shining. The piece is currently on view at the GL STRAND in Copenhagen. Click here for an incredible video on how it was made.
The Miniaturist: A Preview
We're OBSESSED with the film adaptation of Jessie Burton's The Miniaturist. Watch this clip above for a preview which includes miniatures used in a scene! Stay tuned for info on when it will broadcast here in the U.S.
Our Miniatures Obsession
Our favorite miniaturist Kate Ünver, founder of The Daily Miniature (@dailymini), filed this report for ETSY about our obsession with tiny things. She also gives us her top pick miniaturists we should be following right now! Awesome plate of pasta with grated cheese and bitty basil garnish pictured above by Fatal Potato.
Vintage Dollhouse Exhibition
15 Room Bavarian-themed dollhouse has gone on display at the German American Heritage Center and Museum in Davenport, Iowa. More great shots of the house from a Quad City Times report here.
Latest SquintBox™ Treasure!
Small spuds by Sharon Harbison were featured in the recent assortment of tiny delights from the SquintBox monthly subscription box service. Subscribers have until January 15 to get in on the next box scheduled to ship during the week of January 22.
We're excited to let you know that many of the pieces from our latest estate find have been posted in our Facebook Shop including books, toys, tribal and southwest pieces. No Facebook? No worries...we'll be happy to take orders the old fashioned way...by phone!
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