Category: dollhouse miniatures

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 […]

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. […]

Dollhouse Miniature Ice Cream Cone Tutorial

Wondering how to make polymer clay ice cream cones for your dollhouse and food jewelry projects? Here’s how. You’ll need a pale tan polymer clay color, a needle tool, paint brush, chalk pastels, and an ice cream cone mold. I sell three styles of molds: a 1/6 scale sugar cone mold (get the ice cream scoop […]

New Tutorial Book: Miniature Grill Tray

It’s time for a new tutorial! If you missed my earlier post about stumbling upon the September issue of Feast Magazine and feeling compelled to miniaturize the cover, check it out here, because that’s the inspiration for my latest tutorial. Dollhouse Miniature Grill Tray shows you how to make a greasy metal tray loaded with […]

Miniaturizing the Feast Magazine Cover

On the drive back from a canoeing trip last weekend, my husband and I stopped at a BBQ joint, and right by the door was a stack of Feast Magazine with this crazy amazing, eye-popping photo on the cover. I immediately told my husband, “I TOTALLY need to miniaturize that!” So I did. Here’s the real […]

Studio Peek: Making Miniature Cinnamon Rolls

This week, I had a few orders for miniature cinnamon roll earrings, and I snapped some photos of the process. It’s fun to see a little roll of polymer clay go from ho hum to cinnamon-y deliciousness. Here are the rolls, waiting to be yummified with texture and color. Even after hints of color have […]

The Nutmegs Make Miniature Caramel Apples

Fall is in the air, and the Nutmegs and I are already planning fun Halloween and harvest-time projects. While poring over cookbooks, I learned that the Nutmegs had never eaten caramel apples (what?!), so I knew that was our first order of business. We decided to set up a little demo kitchen rather than cooking in […]

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