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, December 28, 2018

Happy New Year from the Good Sam Committee

May the New Year be all we can wish for, in our miniature world and in the world at large.

We hope you can join us in person at the 2019 Good Sam Show. It is being held October 12 & 13, 2019 at the Doubletree Hotel in San Jose, California. To keep informed, visit the Good Sam Show website: http://goodsamshowcase.miniature.net.

Dana Burton, Miniature Art

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Happy Holidays From The Good Sam Committee

To celebrate this most wonderful time of the year, we are delighted to share some Holiday themed miniatures from Good Sam Show Dealers.  May the magic and wonder of the Holiday Season stay with you throughout the coming year.  All of the miniatures are 1:12 scale, unless otherwise stated.  Reminder: Click on any photo and it will enlarge.

Ruth Stewart, Stewart Dollhouse Creations

Laura Crain, Dollhouse Land

Laura Crain, Dollhouse Land

Laura Crain, Dollhouse Land

Laura Crain, Dollhouse Land

Volker Arnold, Germany, 1:144th scale

Volker Arnold, Germany, 1:144th scale

Karon Cunningham Miniatures, UK

Valerie Casson, France

Sally Manwell, quarter scale

The Kummerows, quarter scale

Sylvia Mobley

Sylvia Mobley

Larry Herman, Itty-Bitty Builder, quarter scale

Friday, October 12, 2018

It's Showtime 2018!

It's show weekend.  Please join us for our 43rd Annual Show.

Details on our website:  http://goodsamshowcase.miniature.net

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Friday, October 5, 2018

2018 Show Preview

Dealer Erik Goddard

Erik Goddard designs and builds exceptional miniature architecture. A versatile designer, his structures and room boxes include modern, Japanese, period pieces, tree houses, and more. He is known for his fine lighting and rich interior details. Erik accepts commissions.
Web:  http://www.erikgoddard.com

Dealer Betty and Larry Herman, Itty Bitty Builder

Betty and Larry Herman of Itty Bitty Builder have been dealers at Good Sam since 1991. They carry a fine selection of handcrafted furniture, dolls, porcelain and glass accessories, some of which are made by international artists.  Larry also makes and sells his own handcrafted tables. The Hermans have been making miniature scenes since 1982, which they often share in the annual Exhibitors Gallery at the Good Sam Show. Email: Hermanshow@aol.com

Dealer Ed Lopatinsky, IDL Motors

Ed Lopatinsky carries a unique selection of miniature trains. All products employ a unique magnetic propulsion technology to move small objects smoothly around a very thin narrow track. IDL's teeny trains come with LED lighting, and include "Christmas Tree" and "Ghost Train" themes. Some versions incorporate a hand-blown glass dome on a painted resin base.
Web: http://www.teenytrains.com

Dealer Patricia Perlhefter, Patricia's Mini Mania

Patricia Perlhefter handcrafts displays of perfumes and toiletries, ladies accessories, men's haberdashery, candy cupboards, candy and different types of boxes. She also makes toys, little girl dresses and shoes. Patricia will have a selection of her popular cupboards for ladies boutiques, children, and whimsical topics. Email: kleineoma@aol.com

Dealer Bruce Krietzman, Kreative Acrylics

Bruce Krietzman has or can create just the right items to display and showcase your miniature collection. If you desire a custom made display case, bring along your dimensions or any other ideas you would like to have created in acrylic.  Bruce will have a great assortment of display items for sale, so please stop by and take a look. Web: http://www.kreativeacrylics.com

Dealer Pat Boldt

IGMA Artisan Pat Boldt is well known for her beautifully painted porcelain miniature dolls in 1-inch, 1/2-inch and 1/4-inch scale. She also sells a large number of doll kits. Her dressed dolls wear only the finest natural fabrics and leather or fabric shoes. Each one is a miniature work of art. Pat is well known for dressing her dolls in authentic historical fashions. Web: http://www.patboldtdolls.com

Dealer Brandaen Jones, My Little Dream Miniatures

Brandaen ("Bran") Jones specializes in hand woven baskets. In keeping with the original spirit of 18th and 19th century Irish basketry, all of his threads are hand dyed and achieved naturally, except for three shades. Like the old families of weavers, his dyes are secret. He shares, "I love the entire weaving process and I love American Shaker and Native American weaving as well." Bran works in both 1:12 scale and 1:24 scale. Web: mylittledreamminiatures.com

Friday, September 28, 2018

2018 Show Preview

Dealer Cat Wingler, North Carolina

New to Good Sam this year, long-time artist Cat Wingler is well known for her adorable one-of-a-kind hand-sculpted miniature character dolls. She has earned the status of IGMA Fellow. Cat will have both quarter-scale and one-inch scale figures available at the show.
Email: catwingler@ec.rr.com

Dealer Jeannie Lindquist

Jeannie Lindquist, a lover of miniatures for over forty-five years, has spent countless hours teaching, demonstrating, and making beautiful realistic miniatures in 1:12 scale. She offers custom botanical flowers and plants, flower arrangements, flower kits, decorated lighted tables, and lamps. Her book "Mostly Paper" will be available for purchase. Web: www.andmoreminis.com

Dealer Miniature Oil Paintings by Jon Olson

A man of many interests, Jon Olson offers many kinds of miniature oil paintings. His work ranges greatly from historically accurate, relatively "tight" paintings associated with marine, southwest and aviation subjects and extremely detailed miniatures to impressionistic plein air works. Over the last few years he has participated in miniature shows in London and Madrid, and now has pieces with European collectors. He also creates full-sized works. Jon and Nat added,  "After several years of travel it is truly exciting to return to the Good Sam Show."
Web: jonolsonart.com

Dealer Alma Di Andrea, Vilia Miniature, Italy

Alma Di Andrea has attended Good Sam since 2014. She offers a wide range of 1:12 scale and 1:24 scale unpainted furniture, accessories, and more. This includes wood store display units, shop counters, kitchen furnishings, bathroom and kitchen sinks, bedroom pieces, and more. Furniture pieces are available for you to decorate or already decorated. Vilia Miniature also makes an interesting selection of handcrafted accessories and some kits.
Web: www.viliaminiature.it

Dealer Tony Jones Miniatures

The very talented Tony Jones is a phenomenal artisan with fantastic designs, amazing creations, and ideas. He is well known for his custom made miniatures and roomboxes. Tony uses choice woods and veneers with inlay banding and marquetry, and is well known for the outstanding quality of his work.
Email: banjobrotj@hotmail.com

Dealer Lisa Hicks, A WeeBitTeeny Modern Minis

Lisa Hicks from Sherman Oaks, CA, does business as "A WeeBitTeeny Modern Minis." It is a modern miniature dollhouse, furnishings, and decor shop. She carries an exceptional line of miniature LED lighting. Lisa says, "We are inspired by all things mini and our love for contemporary, modern, and traditional design styles in miniature form.
Web: www.AweeBitTeeny.com

Dealer Kathryn Gooding, Asta Minis

Kathryn Gooding, Asta Minis, returns to Good Sam this year. She offers vintage and discontinued Bespaq. This includes production samples, factory samples, and items never added to the line.  Discounted prices.
Email: kgooding@prodigy.net

Dealer Karen Laisure, M&L Precision - Minis by Karen acquires Wright Guide

With the retirement of Grover and Mary Ann Ledyard, Karen Laisure has acquired Wright Guide.  If you are looking for Wright Guide miniatures, stop by her table and browse.
Web: www.minisbykaren.com