Monthly Archives: December 2011

Kari Bloom’s Miniton Miniatures

Once seen, Kari Bloom’s miniature furniture is likely never forgotten. A fan of styles from here and there in the 20th century, Kari is known for making some of the most unique and dramatic pieces of 1/12 scale furniture. Excellent … Continue reading

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An Erzgebirge Christmas Village

Auction catalogs have frequently been a source of inspiration for me. A couple of years ago, in a toy auction catalog, I found photos of old Erzgebirge village sets, complete with tiny trees and their original chip-wood boxes and wondered … Continue reading

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The Gift of Education

Stumped for a holiday gift idea for the miniature lover in ¬†your life? One of the best gifts I have gotten in the last few years was an embroidery class in Williamsburg, Virginia. It wasn’t a miniature class, but it … Continue reading

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