Author: MoTipton

Om Donuts for Yogis

To counteract the rather Gollum-like posture I slip into while I’m sculpting tiny food, I love to do yoga a few times a week. So, in honor of my practice I’ve melded two of life’s most awesome experiences: yogic bliss and donuts. This mini food charm is the perfect accessory for yogis who don’t take themselves too seriously […]

Mouse Finds a House

My mom found an old book in a second-hand shop, and she knew immediately that it was right up my alley. I’m sure you can see why. 😉 The book contains a few little stories, and the first is about Mouse hunting for a new house, which reminded me a lot of the Nutmegs’ adventure. Well, […]

January 18, 2016 6 comments Miscelleneous

I Heart Donuts

Love is in the air! Well, actually I just got the new issue of Martha Stewart Living in the mail, and it’s all pink and hearts, so I’m totally in the mood for Valentine’s Day now. To kick things off, I’ve made two new styles of heart-shaped donut earrings, and I’ve been wanting to make […]

A Year of Miniature Food

2015 was such a great year, and to recap some of the highlights, here’s a tiny tour of some of the many miniatures I made during the year. January Tea party foods and miniature stationery! I wrote two miniature tutorial books in January: Dollhouse Miniature Tea Party Foods and Dollhouse Miniature Stationery Set. February In February, […]

Making Polymer Clay Ice Cream

I’ve been working on custom orders today, and seeing the finished batch of tiny ice cream cone earrings brought a smile to my face–I just had to share. In addition to yummy standbys, chocolate chip and chocolate, I also created two new flavors: creamsicle and peanut butter cup. If you want to make your own miniature ice […]

FREE Fall Harvest Cake Tutorial

I’ve partnered with Sculpey® to create this fun fall project! Below, I show you how to make a detailed dollhouse cake from polymer clay, perfect for a miniature Halloween wedding diorama, dollhouse harvest party, and other cute displays.  Supplies and Tools Premo colors Spanish olive burnt umber raw sienna Sculpey III sweet potato string bean leaf green […]

Gift Wrap Option + Holiday Shipping Deadlines

The holidays are right around the corner! Here are two ways to make your holiday shopping easy and fun. I now offer gift-wrapping service for all of my items. Check it out here. 

Outside of the miniature bakery room box by The Mouse Market

On the Cover of American Miniaturist

My miniature Marshmallow Moon bakery is on the November cover of American Miniaturist–happy day! You can grab a copy at well-stocked newsstands and bookstores or online. Want to see more photos of the bakery? You can download a free eBook with a complete photo tour, down to each tiny cake and scoop of ice cream. […]

Camping With Foxes (Want to Come?)

I have a kid friend whose birthday is coming up, and I wanted to make them something special. They love foxes and miniatures, so what could be better than a tiny animal camping set? The nature scene is a piece of balsa with floral moss attached, and I wanted to incorporate items found on a […]

Get a FREE Mystery Tutorial for Halloween

Halloween is my all-time favorite holiday (although I’ve said that about Christmas…and Easter…and…), so I decided to create a brand new tutorial eBook full of spooky treats. This 30-page mystery tutorial contains three projects outlined with easy-to-follow instructions and full-color photos. There are two sweet treats and one savory food, all of them Halloween themed. […]

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