A dollhouse article I clipped from Style Magazine when I was 12 years old and still have to this day. One of these days I hope to share a Dolls House Emporium catalog with you as well. I marveled over the pictures of dollhouse scenes for hours but no longer have a copy. Click the... Continue Reading →
A Timeline of the History of Miniatures: From Ritual and Religious Object to Plaything and Collectible
A re-look at a past post, miniatures since the beginning of time.
Keep Doing You
I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it a million times again. Own what you do. Have confidence in your passions. Just because someone else doesn’t understand it doesn’t mean you shouldn’t pursue it or that you should hide it. I recently read this article. A man rediscovered his childhood love of miniature soldiers during... Continue Reading →
Miniature versions of everyday grocery packaging are all the rage! I'm a product photographer by day, and a miniature diorama photographer on nights and weekends. I largely photograph grocery store packaging. So when I see tiny versions of the products I handle all day, I'm so hooked. I'm not the only one though it appears.... Continue Reading →
Miniatures and Control
Over the course of multiple years, I wondered why we all love miniatures so much, why I was so enthralled by their magic. And throughout this time I read Susan Stewart's 'On Longing' and a reactionary blog series to that book. And I fell somewhere in between. So I continued to pull information from all sources I could find pertaining to this topic and the above video and below transcript are the result. And finally I felt and still feel like the urge to pursue this topic has left me, the voracious inquiry is no longer, but hopefully this will help you in yours.
Ron’s Miniature Shop, Orlando, FL
I was in Lakeland for work and noticed that Ron's Miniature Shop was going to be almost precisely on my way home to Jacksonville, so of course I had to stop by. And I wasn't disappointed.
*This is a sponsored post. Have you all heard of SquintBox? It's a subscription box, from the genius of D. Thomas Fine Miniatures, that just started June 2016. SquintBox sends you a set of dollhouse 1:12 scale accessories every month. Too cool right? And to my delight they sent me one to review! So here... Continue Reading →