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, July 7, 2012

At the Show - Christmas Exhibits

This week's exhibits from past Good Sam Shows all have a holiday theme. Photos are courtesy of Connie Sauve unless otherwise noted.

"Christmas Conservatory" exhibited by Lynn Miller, Mountain View, CA at the 2011 show. Designed by Marjolein Bastin, it was sold in Hallmark shops in 2001. The other pieces are Hallmark ornaments by various designers. Lynn designed and made the poinsettias and many of the flower arrangements. She has been attending and exhibiting at Good Sam for more than 23 years. She is a member of the Mini Attics miniature group.
"Christmas Conservatory."

"My Favorite Christmas" exhibited by Alexis Kovalik, San Jose, CA at the 2011 Show. This delightful Christmas Tree under a glass dome was made by Alexis and her grandmother. It includes many of Alexis' favorite things.
"My Favorite Christmas" exhibit under glass dome.

Della Robbia over the door swag and wreath by Nancy Wantiez exhibited at the 2011 Good Sam Show. Nancy enjoys creating scenes in miniature, especially Christmas ones. She also makes and sells 1:12 scale hats, accessories, and other items.
Door with lovely Della Robbia swag and holiday wreath. Photo by Michael Puff.

Adorable stackable Snowman with interior scene. Exhibit made from a set of three round nesting hat boxes with lids. Exhibitor's name is unknown. Displayed at the 2007 Good Sam Show.
Nothing says wintertime like a jolly snowman! Lots of charming detail.
Interior with scene featuring happy little snowman collectibles.

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