Tiny Hedgehog Tutorial

Today, I want to show you how to make the tiny hedgehog’s from my last post. (This tutorial is an updated version of one I made a few years ago.) Tools + Supplies Sycamore seed balls (see note, below) X-Acto knife Tweezers Polymer clay in tan, beige and black Artist chalk pastels in browns and […]

A Magical Hedgehog Tree

The mice and I have been mini making fiends, filling a mountain o’ holiday orders, working on the upcoming tutorial book, and creating art for an exhibit taking place in the spring (and I’ll share more details on the exhibit once I have them!). Today, I want to share some pics from the exhibit piece. […]

Dollhouse Miniature Rice Krispies Treats (and Salad!)

Work continues on the new tutorial book, which, if you’re just joining us, is a compilation of all your amazing food requests. This week, I’ve been working on a fancy niçoise salad made with salmon (I saw this version in Bon Appetit and knew it needed to be miniaturized!). And, another popular request: Rice Krispies […]

A New Tutorial Book is in the Works

For those of you not on my mailing list, I have a bit of fun news: I’ve just started a brand new tutorial book, and this time, I’ll be making a collection of your requests, and man, oh man, did you ever send in some good ones! Salads, interestingly enough, topped the list with the […]

Halloween Cookie Decorating Tips

My favorite holiday is right around the corner, so I’ve created brand new Halloween cookie molds to celebrate. 🙂 Here are links to all of my Halloween molds, new and old: cats bat, ghost, moon skull NEW witch’s hats ghosts NEW pumpkins pumpkin and leaf NEW candy corn and Frankenstein NEW ghost and mummy NEW […]

Tiny Turnip Tutorial

In finishing up my Baba Yaga project, I’ve been working on some miniature root veggies and pumpkins to arrange around the yard. After playing around with different methods for making tiny turnips, I’ve put together a quick tutorial for you–enjoy! Supplies polymer clay in white and translucent liquid translucent clay white thread chalk pastels in […]

A Tiny House With Chicken Feet

I’ve been working on a fun little project this month, making one of the three pieces that I’ll be creating for a local art exhibit taking place early next year. I had free reign to create whatever I wanted, the only constraint being that I had to find my inspiration while floating in a sensory […]

Glass Gem Corn Tutorial…and We’re Moving!

I want to show you how to make tiny glass gem corn today, because it’s just so darn pretty, but first a bit of studio news: The mice and I (and my husband!) are moving to our first house. We’ll be moving over Memorial Day weekend, and by next week I’ll have my new studio […]

St. Patrick’s Day Tutorial and Molds

Just in time for St. Pat’s, the mice and I finished a short and sweet tutorial eBook detailing how to make three lucky foods: corned beef and cabbage with potatoes colorful sugar cookies shamrock pancakes with mini marshmallows You can find the molds for the cookies here and here, and the mold for the marshmallows […]

The Nutmegs Make a Discovery

The Nutmegs and I were out foraging this morning, and we came upon something curious. I should say they came upon something curious, because it was so small I probably would’ve missed it. The Nutmegs were astonished, and Papa explained that he hadn’t seen these since he was just a mouseling. Hadn’t seen what, exactly? […]

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