Monthly Archives: April 2012

Miniature Tools

Found a website that has miniature tools.  The kicker is that the tools actually work!  The scissors cut paper and the vise holds objects: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2135670/Artist-Dimitri-Okhotsky-makes-incredible-micro-models-work-just-like-originals.html Very, very neat.  The eye to detail would have to be incredible to get them … Continue reading

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Mermaid Tails

I was cruising the Etsy forums this morning when I came across the cutest costumes for little girls: http://www.etsy.com/shop/ApplejackApparel I’m glad my daughters weren’t around when I clicked on this store, especially the little one.  I’m pretty sure that they … Continue reading

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Tiny Aquarium

I was checking out miniatures at cdhm.org a few days ago when I ran across a miniature aquarium: http://www.youtube.com/watch?annotation_id=annotation_679509&v=AG4AvV6wz5Q&feature=iv&src_vid=WmMlmtCjUO8&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active It’s amazing to me that the creator could make the aquarium leakproof at that size.  The live baby fish were fantastic.  … Continue reading

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Half Scale Dollhouse Afghan

Well, I’ve completed a half scale dollhouse afghan: It turned out to be about 3 and 3/4 inches wide and about 4 and 1/2 inches long.  It’s a bit big for half scale.  I think half scale is supposed to be closer … Continue reading

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World’s Smallest Train Layout

I was checking out the forums at cdhm.org when I ran across a posting about a train set.  Now, dollhouse miniatures are small enough, but this was a model of a model, making it incredibly small. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DIYHjyG3iLk&safety_mode=true&persist_safety_mode=1&safe=active So basically, the … Continue reading

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Trans Siberia Orchestra

My husband and I went to see the Trans Siberia Orchestra Friday night with a group of friends.  I had never seen them myself, but my husband had seen their Christmas show twice and loved it.  So we drove into Winnipeg, dropped … Continue reading

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Working Miniature Laptop

As I’ve mentioned in a previous post, I have a great deal of respect for anyone that can do working lighting or electronics in miniature.  I’m not sure that I would attempt wiring in the real world scale, much less … Continue reading

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