Author: MoTipton

The Mini Halloween Fun Continues

Today was all about Halloween, and I made some great progress on the upcoming book. Here’s a little tour of the latest editions… I designed brand new paper plates in three patterns: brightly colored skulls, bats, and ghosts, all with a black or white background. In the book, I’ll include printables and show you how […]

More Minis: Halloween, Thanksgiving…and More!

The mice and I have been busy busy, and this week we finished a custom order for 1:6 scale cheeseburgers ‘n’ fries and grilled cheese. I also finished a tutorial for an upcoming issue of American Miniaturist; they’re tiny baked beans wrapped in bacon, a yummy Thanksgiving side dish. And last, but certainly not least…more […]

Halloween Just Got Even More Awesome

Soooo…I was planning to start work on a duo of Christmas tutorial books, but you know what they say about the best-laid plans of mice. I woke up the other day with images of over a dozen Halloween miniatures in bright, rainbow colors, and they’re so darn cute that I can’t resist making them. The […]

Colorful Cookies for Dolls

I recently finished a fun custom order for 1/6 scale cookies, ice cream, and other treats. I can’t resist sharing some colorful pictures with you! Who’s hungry?

A Tiny Woodland Mouse House

The tiny woodland house is done! And so is my latest tutorial book detailing how to make the house, the furniture and accessories, and the forest feast. Get your copy here: A Tiny Woodland Mouse House I also have a brand new mini food mold for making dollhouse raspberries and blackberries. Get the berry mold […]

You can make these adorable miniatures…

I’m running a very special sale, now through Sunday (8/7/16) at midnight. Between now and then, you can save 30% on The Ultimate Collection with coupon code MAKECUTE. The Ultimate Collection contains 26 of my tutorial eBooks–that’s over 1,500 pages of full-color miniature making how tos! At the sale price, you’re getting seven entire tutorial […]

A Woodland Mouse Meal

The Nutmegs and I have resumed work on the woodland house. You can see earlier versions of the house when it was first built, and after it got its mossy covering. This week, we built a tiny twig table, complete with a hanging hook for a basket of wildflowers and other forest-foraged goodies. And we […]

Dollhouse Miniatures, Donkeys, and a Mini Food Class!

The past couple of months have been a whirlwind of miniatures and massage therapy school, the latter of which I’ll be finishing up at the end of August–hurrah! I have loads of things to catch you up on, including an in-person class I’ll be teaching this fall, so read on… First off, my husband and […]

Food Props: A Caulk and Styrofoam Cake

I had an opportunity to work on a food prop for Chicago’s The Floating Opera Company’s production of The Quantum Mechanic–super fun! Time was of the essence, and I am totally indebted to this Fake ‘n’ Bake blog post for pointing me in the right direction in terms of supplies and methods. Here’s my shopping […]

So Much Tiny Ice Cream (and Other Minis)

Now that the weather’s changed, I’ve been on a serious summer kick. Want proof? Lose yourself in my Summer Foods Pinterest board. (Warning: Don’t look at this if you’re hungry!) To kick off summer, I’ve created brand new ice cream earrings and other summer foods, and I currently have one of each that’s ready to […]

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