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Singapore

Deb Mackie, Nancy Grube, and I have been invited to the 2014 Singapore Garden Festival to introduce miniature settings and miniature gardens to their show. We will be each be bringing two of our previous Flower Show entries and will be teaching workshops for the staff and for the general public. This has been keeping…

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In the meantime

While waiting to get started on the 2015 Flower Show exhibit (because I have not yet cleaned up my studio from the mess made from the 2014 show!), I have been gathering pots in order to plant miniature gardens outdoors. This is because I was inspired by the demonstration done by Janit Calvo at the 2014…

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Small Stuff

There is a website called “Small Stuff’s PrintMini” and it has some useful things for us. First it has 1/12th scale printables which are very useful for adding lots of paper-based stuff to your setting. They also have a ruler you can print and use to measure miniatures. It converts feet to inches. There is…

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Sheri, Ron, and Kathy Doing Outreach

The miniaturists who participate in the Miniature Settings classes are not only an amazing group of talented people but they also generously share their time and talents with others. Some do it here with step-by-step instructional posts (more of those to come) and some take their exhibits on the road and show them to their neighbors…

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At the Movies: Rear Window

So the theme for the 2015 Flower Show is…well, still something about the movies and Hollywood but no title has yet been announced. But I can’t wait any longer to reveal what I am doing and to hint at what our other exhibitors have up their hardworking sleeves. As you may have read in my blog…

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First State Mini Show 2014

I am on my way to the First State Mini Club 37th Annual  Show and Sale in Delaware.   If you are curious about miniatures, this is a great place to get started. It is a friendly, smaller show with wonderful vendors and lots of people willing to talk to you about miniatures and answer your…