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, September 13, 2014

Good Sam Show Cover: Dolls House World, U.K.

Last year's Good Sam Show had a fabulous 4-page "Miniature Showcase" gallery in the May 2014 issue of Dolls House World in the U.K. Dealer Maritza Moran's spectacular French day bed is on the cover. Special thanks to Richard Jennings, editor. 



For subscription information, go to: www.dollhouseworld.com

Dealer Maritza Moran, Maritza Miniatures - Furniture & Accessories

Maritza Moran is a master of interior design. Here are some of her exciting new 1:12 scale hand-painted furnishings made especially for this year's show. Don't miss Maritza's new French Country Collection of uniquely made and hand-soldered wrought iron beds. Each one is hand-painted, distressed and adorned with delicate antique and vintage fabrics, laces, and hand-painted silks. Email: maritza@maritzaminiatures.com. Web: http://www.maritzaminiatures.com

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French Country hand-soldered wrought iron bed with roses painted in medallion on foot of bed. Dressed in delicate vintage fabrics and laces.
French Country hand-soldered wrought iron bed. Headboard is a yellow+ white checked silk with a hand-painted bird on a branch. Dressed in vintage embroidered fabrics, laces and trims.
French country alcove with distressed stucco walls. Oil painted French scenery wall panels. Country check curtains frame the handmade wood/cane daybed.
Bespaq gold-leafed settee with hand-painted magnolias and garlands on double-knit champagne color silk.
French Country handmade blue wood settee. Upholstered with vintage soft pink checked silk taffeta, hand-painted with floral bouquet.
Lovely one-of-a-kind round accent table with wrought iron base. Top has a hand-painted floral design on black background.

To see more of Maritza's work go >here<.

Dealer Lola Renner, Lola's Originals: Food & Gingerbread Houses

Lola Renner handcrafts a wide range of 1:12 scale miniature food from appetizers and fruit to gourmet meals, decadent desserts and cakes. She also makes Valentine candy, Easter items, Halloween treats, Christmas candy, gingerbread houses and fabulous wedding cakes. Email: lolaoriginals@aol.com.  Web: http://lolaoriginals.com

Raggedy Ann Lollipop display on wooden fan.
Cute boy bunny and adorable girl bunny.
Selection of six mouth-watering cakes and desserts.
Crown roast with frilly paper hats.
Colored Easter eggs in glass basket. Chocolate Bunny and treats in Easter basket. Easter Rabbit cake.
Stuffed turkey on platter, garnished with green and purple grapes. Side dishes of mashed potatoes, dressing, and corn-on-the cob.
Bowl with colorful scoops of ice cream. Three individual sundaes. Ice cream banana split.
Glass jar of ribbon candy. Selection of lollipops on wood fan. Six glass jars of different flavored candy sticks in wood stand. 

To see more of Lola's work, go >here<.

Dealer Lucy Iducovich: Stitchery

The talented Lucy Iducovich is well-known for her fine stitchery. An IGMA Fellow, she handcrafts petit point rugs, wall hangings, seat covers, pillows, bell pulls, tilt frames, eyeglass cases, and more. She offers both finished work and kits. Shows only.





To see more of Lucy's work, go >here<.

Dealer Laura Crain, Dollhouse Land: Florals & Food

Laura Crain, Dollhouse Land, handcrafts exceptional floral designs and food displays in 1:12 scale. Her ingenious decor for all of the major holidays and the four seasons is sure to delight. Laura's creations are imaginative, eye-catching and of the highest quality. Don't miss her table at this year's show. lauracrain2@aol.com

Lovely one-of-a-kind floral arrangement. Laura's hand-painted blue chest beautifully compliments the floral display. 
Hand-painted vintage shabby chic chest and armoire. One-of-a-kind floral display.
Hand-painted faux marble table. One-of-a-kind floral centerpiece in Vince Stapleton vase.
Bountiful fall harvest country table and autumn cart. 

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

Dealer Deb Laue, Dragonfly International - Supplies & Kits

Dragonfly International offers an extensive line of DIY supplies, tools, fine scissors, Swarovski glass stones and jewelry findings. You will also find leather, laces, trims, fabrics, flocking, mannequins, display busts and stands. Deb also carries kits to make jewelry, hats, hatboxes, purses, toys, trunks, gift boxes, and so much more. Email: deb@dragonflyintl.com. Web: http://www.dragonflyintl.com 

Kit to dress a Southern Belle using a unique preprinted silk satin fabric sheet. Just add lace for accents.
Cutting table and fabric store display kits from Dragonfly's Sewing Room and Quilting Shop. 
Kit to make a two-story mini house, 1:144th scale. Would also make a fine doll's dollhouse in a 1:12 scale setting.

To see more posts for Dragonfly International, go >here<.

Dealer Carol Carr, "Acme Anything! "- Vintage & Halloween

Long-time dealer Carol Carr offers unique vintage and refinished furniture and accessories that are eclectic and fun. She sells as "Acme Anything!" Many of her pieces are hand-painted and aged for a nostalgic look. She also makes fantasy dressed skeletons and pumpkin people. Email: ranchodonamona@earthlink.net

Mamie doll and child by dollmaker Glenda Hooker.
Refinished round wooden table with a vintage hand-blown Venetian glass pitcher and tea towel.
Handcrafted wooden cupboards from the 1990s by Leanna Olson.
Fantasy dressed skeletons, pumpkin lady, and Halloween pumpkins.

To see more of Carol Carr's offerings, go >here<.

Dealer Peg Puckett, Peg's Dollhouse - Miniature Shop

Long-time dealer Peg Puckett, Peg's Dollhouse, offers unique 1-inch, 1/2-inch and 1/4-inch scale miniatures. Many of her selections are from estate sales, which is one of her specialties. Peg has owned a miniature shop since 1982. Recently, she moved to a new location and sells in a shop next to her home. PegsDollhouse@att.net

Three piece Bespaq Victorian bedroom set hand-painted by Sherry Clifton. Vintage glass pitcher by an unknown artisan.

For past show coverage, go >here<.

Dealer Layne Halliday: Fine Furniture & Friday Workshop

Long-time dealer Layne Halliday makes fine 1:12 scale furniture. Her line includes tables, chairs, chests, desks, room boxes, and more. Layne uses exotic woods from around the world for her unique parquetry and marquetry inlay. She is offering a Friday Workshop. Email: layne@laynesfineminiatures.com.  Web: http://www.laynesfineminiatures.com

Checkers Game Table with drawer at each end.
Two-drawer burl dresser.
Lovely little side chair with handcrafted petit point seat cover.
Unique lace-inlay table.
Folding Pump Organ.
Folding Pump Organ.
Friday Workshop (Oct. 10) to craft a 1:12 scale Burl Wood Tray. Registration deadline: Oct. 6, 2014. For more info and Registration Form, go to http://goodsamshowcase.miniature.net

To see more of Layne's fine handcrafted furniture, go >here<.

Dealer Lynn O'Shaughnessy: Jewelry & Friday Workshop

IGMA Artisan Lynn O'Shaughnessy, Jewelry and More, designs lovely 1:12 scale miniature jewelry. In addition, she makes a wide range of eyeglasses and boudoir/bath accessories. She also makes a Halloween line of miniatures. Lynn is offering a Friday Workshop "Elegant Jewelry for your Doll, Dresser or Store." Email: lynno@wbhsi.net

Handsome display of handcrafted jewelry.
Many styles of eyeglasses. Stand sold separately or with four pair of glasses for store display.
Haunted Dollhouse kits for $20 each. 2-3/8"H x 1-5/8"W.

Friday Workshop (Oct. 10) to make six lovely pieces of jewelry to display and wear on a doll. Registration deadline: Oct. 6, 2014. For more info and Registration Form, go to http://goodsamshowcase.miniature.net 

To see more of Lynn's work, go >here<.