Laura Crain, Dollhouse Land, LauraCrain2@aol.com, began designing miniature foods and flowers at age 15--more than thirty years ago. She owns and works full-time in her silk flower store in San Juan Capistrano, CA. Laura has attended Good Sam the last four years.
|Collection of handmade cheeses and breads on table made from 150 year old English oak.|
IGMA Fellow Jan Patrie has been a dealer at Good Sam for over twelve years. She has been hand-sculpting miniature foods for 25 years. Her line includes fruits, vegetables, eggs, meats, drinks, hors d'oeuvres, French baguettes, whole pies with a cut slice, and more. www.autumnleafstudio.com
|Handmade cutting board with cut fresh cantaloupe. Cast iron skillet with bacon and eggs.|
|Preparation of chicken soup with homemade noodles. A woodworker, Jan makes her own display pieces.|
|Deli Stand with meat, cheese, pickles, and box of fish on ice.|
|"Love at First Bite" features a commission for two Italian dinners, one ravioli and one eggplant parmesan. Country dough table (c1820-1910) by Shaker Works West.|
Lola Renner, lola-originals.com, has been creating miniature food for more than 30 years. She makes appetizers, fruit, gourmet food, Holiday candy and treats, one-of-a-kind wedding cakes, gingerbread houses, and more. She has been a dealer at Good Sam for over 30 years as well.
|Chocolate raspberry cake, chocolate lover's cake, and party fruit platter.|
|Crown rib roast adorned with paper frills, corn on cob, and tossed salad.|
|Celebration cakes in all three scales--one-inch, half-inch, and quarter-inch.|
|Sliced watermelon in decorative melon boat, luscious berries cake, and gourmet platter of six flavors of cheese cake.|