Tuesday, May 26, 2015

I Work as Little as Possible

That's the motto of NAME - National Association of Miniature Enthusiasts (click here to find out more).

Our local chapter/club, Metro Mini Makers hosted a show a few weeks ago. My BFF, Barb, and I went to the show and were immediately smitten by the small stuff. I purchased a sewing box that required some gluing and assembly:

 It's kind of cute, isn't it?


Here are some of the displays we saw -

A lovely house with a wrap around front porch


A Fairy Garden


A display of rugs and pictures stitched on 28 Ct linens


And a beautiful water garden


Hmmmm…..is there a miniature room I need to design coming in my future??? Watch this space….

12 comments:

  1. Those are all so sweet! Love your little sewing box :)
    Kim

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  2. I love miniartures! Your little sewing box is adorable. My favorite is that fairy garden! What an imagination.

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  3. Great job! Yes, it is cute and neat!

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  4. Oh how tiny! The little sewing box is so cute though at first I did think it was slices of a walnut hull, LOL! Love the idea of the fairy garden. I was never much one for dollhouses, preferring to play with animals and dirt instead haha. :D

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  5. Hello Kim.

    I do love the fairy garden, good luck with the box making. I do wonder what else you have purchased. Can't wait to see.

    Happy days.
    Bev C

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  6. What gorgeous miniatures, Kim. I love the fairy garden.

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  7. I love the Fairy Garden and the sewing box is adorable!

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  8. Oh so beautiful especially the display of rugs and pictures! I see a tiny embroidered piece coming out of that tiny sewing box you purchased!Ariadne from Greece!

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  9. Oh Kim!! I love miniatures...I built my first dollhouse (from a kit) when I was about 13. I had asked for a dollhouse for YEARS, and my dad's answer was finally, "build it yourself!" So I did!! I haven't done any mini stuff in quite a while, but I do still love them. My daughter is 5 now, and maybe someday soon she'll be old enough to handle delicate things while still young enough at heart to be fascinated by their tininess.... :) Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    Erin, at Fairy Tales & French Knots

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  10. Look at that teeny tiny box! I would have gotten so frustrated trying to put it together. Good job! :D

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  11. Oh, oh, oh, I love all of these miniatures - so beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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  12. I just love miniatures including dolls houses and model railway layouts! The tiny work is is adorable.

    I went to a couple of local dolls house exhibitions and met a lady stitching Old Masters on 50 count gauze.

    Love the Fairy Garden idea too.

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