Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Saturday, May 16, 2015

Dealer Carla Gaustad: Figures & Collectibles

Carla Gaustad, Lake Forest, California, carries a world-class selection of exceptional miniatures handcrafted by the finest artisans of our day. Twice a year, Carla goes to a leading international dollhouse festival in England to buy unique craftsmen pieces from gifted artisans. Tel: 949-768-5636. Email: jgaustad1@cox.net.

Lovely vintage bride with wedding bouquet hand-sculpted by Gale Elena Bantock, U.K.
Doll in box and doll in bed by Gale Elena Bantock, U.K.
Fashionable 1940s sophisticated lady with elegant, long opera gloves and theater-length cigarette holder. Hand-sculpted by doll artist Gale Bantock, U.K.
Handmade pull toys by Amanda E. Skinner, U.S.
From Downton Abbey, figure of Dame Maggie Smith portraying the caustic Lady Violet, the Dowager Countess of Grantham. By doll artist Julie Campbell, U.K.
Toys by Veronique Lux, France and Laura Collum-Lee Silverstein, U.S. Rocking horse by Pat Kay of England.
Handcrafted dollies and standing screen. 

To see some of Carla Gaustad's prior offerings at Good Sam, go >here<.

Look for a full length Blog posting on May 23

Due to major house renovations, the writer for the Good Sam Blog has not had regular access to a computer workstation. I am moving into a new home office on Tuesday, May 19. Full length Blog postings should return May 23--if all goes as scheduled.


2014 Good Sam Show floor.