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.

Friday, March 24, 2017

Dealer Carla Gaustad: Collectibles & Figures

Carla Gaustad, Lake Forest, California, carries exceptional miniatures from outstanding international artisans. She sells at shows only. Twice a year, Carla attends a major international show in England to buy one-of-a-kind craftsmen pieces. Her table is sure to delight. Tel: 949-768-5636. Email: jgaustad1@cox.net

To see past offerings from Carla's table, go >here<.

Dealer Laura Crain, Dollhouse Land: Florals, Food & Hand-Painted Furniture

Laura Crain offers innovative 1:12 scale handcrafted floral designs, food displays, and hand-painted and faux-finished pieces. Her vintage shabby chic style of furniture greatly compliments her floral displays. Be sure to stop by her table at this year's show. lauracrain2@aol.com

To see more of Laura's designs, go >here<.

Dealer Jack Cashmere: Porcelain Collectables

Jack Cashmere of Cashmere's Collectables specializes in exceptional 1:12 scale porcelain collectables. He designs colorful majolica plates, vases and tureens, with or without detailed three-dimension fruit and flowers. He also makes exquisite Staffordshire figures, Wedgewood style vases, and more.  Email: JackCashmere@aol.com, Web: http://cashmerecollectables.com

To see more Jack Cashmere's designs, go >here<.

Dealer Robin Betterley's Miniatures: Kits

Robin Betterley’s Miniatures specializes in unique kits combining art and laser to create special vignettes, furniture and 1/4” houses and displays. The latest collections include Secret Houses, Wonkie Houses, Holiday Vignettes, Secret Books and Petalstone, the most current 1/4” house with furniture and accessories. Most recently, they added "A Little Merry" 1/4" peddler wagon and horse kit to their line. Email: taryn@robinbetterley.com Web: www.robinbetterley.com

"A Little Merry" peddler wagon with horse, 1/4" scale.

Dealer Gilbert Mena: Fine Furniture, Paintings & Turnings

The imaginative and innovative Gilbert "Gil" Mena specializes in exceptional 1:12 scale handcrafted furniture and oil paintings. He also creates an eye-catching line of handsome turnings. His superbly outfitted cabinets and sideboards are beautifully detailed. Email: botanoshen@yahoo.com

To see more of Gil Mena's designs, go >here<.

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Dealer Bridget McCarty: Miniature Pets & More

Bridget McCarty hand sculpts 1:12 scale dogs, cats, and other small animals loaded with personality. She also makes fanciful characters and imaginative scenes. No matter the season or Holiday, Bridget always has something enchanting to share. aliceinteacup@yahoo.com, http://www.bridgetmccarty.com, http://bridgetmccarty.blogspot.com, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Miniature-Pets-By-Bridget-McCarty/133772454555#

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In celebration of St. Patrick's Day, March 17

Goldie is a golden retriever inside her custom doghouse. 

For Easter, silver and white Bunny riding bike, along with Hen and Easter baskets.

Wee Wizard of Oz mice, 1.2" tall. Sitting on a base of Poppy Flowers.

Valentine Day frogs enjoying an afternoon cup of tea.

To see more of Bridget's designs, go >here<.