Make a 1950s Style Tinsel Christmas Tree

It is that time of the year, and while we plan for our real homes to be decorated for the season, how about thinking of what you can do to decorate your little mini spaces. This tutorial was originally published on the Dolls House and…

Crocheted Miniature Tablecloth

I have recently completed this lovely little tablecloth while taking part in a CAL with the Buttercup Miniatures group on Ravelry. A CAL is a group joining event where each person makes the project – called a Crochet-A-Long and Frances very kindly gave all who…

Pumpkin Madness

Yes – it’s true Pumpkin Madness has got to me – AGAIN ! I love autumn – the colours are what really grabs me each year. I always marvel at the orange’ness of everything – and this year I got into it a little early….

The Princess Doll’s Cradle

I designed and created this little cradle for the latest issue of The Dolls’ House Magazine. I am so pleased that it worked – a rocking cradle is hard to work in minaiture because it will often tilt one way because of a tiny weight…

Front Cover Dolls House and Miniature Scene

I rather proud of the latest issue of the Dolls House and Miniature Scene magazine – October issue – because my Steampunk Vignette is the main picture on the front cover…. This is the actual photo of the finished item. Part 6 – the concluding…

Steampunk – Part 5

For a while now I have been writing an article for Dolls House and Miniature Scene magazine – and part 5 of the series was published last week in the September issue of the magazine. The scene is a vignette of a dressing room in…

Retro Chest of Drawers

Today I am feeling really chuffed to see my how-to article in the September issue of The Dolls’ House Magazine. This is the first time I have written for this magazine, so of course, I wanted it to all go right.  (Photo credit Rosie Wooldridge)…

Hogarth the Hedgehog

I designed and made this little hedgehog for Dolls House and Miniature Scene last January. He seems to have disappeared from their site, so I have put the pattern onto my Ravelry store where you can download him for free. He is only 3/4″ and is…