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, July 13, 2018

2018 Show Preview

Dealer Carlene Brown, Something Special Miniatures

Carlene Brown creates a wide variety of Market Stalls and sideboards in 1:12 scale. Available empty or filled with items, themes include garden, seashore, Halloween, Christmas, and much more. She makes and sells various items to fill the stalls. In 2017, Carlene offered a Friday Workshop for students to make their own version of a European Market Stall. Email: petercar55@yahoo.com

Exquisite sideboard with a collection of "rooster" themed accessories and pillows. 1:12 scale.

Dealer Bridget McCarty Miniature Pets

Bridget McCarty has been a dealer at Good Sam since 2012. In addition to being a fine artist for Disney Parks Galleries, she creates an exceptional array of delightful one-of-a-kind 1:12 scale animals and fanciful characters. Her miniature pets are lifelike and full of personality. Bridget's charming scenes are imaginative and sure to delight. Web: http://www.BridgetMcCarty.com

This little white kitten and stuffed bear are hanging out in style on a Victorian inspired couch with lace and lovely patterns on display. 1:12 scale.

Dealer Laura Crain of Dollhouse Land, California

Laura Crain handcrafts imaginative food displays and innovative floral designs in 1:12 scale. Her distinctive decor for the major holidays and the four seasons is imaginative, eye-catching, and executed with great flair. Laura's designs are original, and of the highest quality. Email: lauracrain2@aol.com

Two magical springtime garden displays with roses, tulips, hyacinths, and more, 1:12 scale.

Shabby chic hallway table with one-of-a-kind floral arrangement, 1:12 scale.

Dealer Karon Cunningham, England

Karon Cunningham carries an exceptional selection of fine miniatures by leading international artists. Most items are one-of-a-kind or made in limited numbers. Go to Karon's website to see more of her available fine miniature collection. Web: http://karoncunningham.com.

Bacon Cupboard for a country farmhouse in 1:12 scale. Handcrafted by Jan and Paul Brownhill, Country Treasures, Staffordshire, U.K.

Dealer Grandt Line Products

Phyllis Nishimori and her sister Liz Aduan of Grandt Line Products offer delightful 1:48 and 1:144 scale project kits. Their small fantasyland designs are loaded with creativity and whimsy. Many kits are inspired by 1930s Disney movies and 1940s children books.  Web: http://www.grandtline.com

Grammy Fudge’s Garden Goodies in 1:48 scale.
Grammy Fudge’s Garden Goodies in 1:48 scale.

Dealer Judith D. Orias, Delightfully Small, California,

Judith Orias has attended the Good Sam show most years since 2004. She specializes in food and accessories. She created this bowl of 1:12 scale ripe Pomegranates, both whole and cut.

Dealer Gilbert "Gil" Mena, California

Gil Mena is an imaginative and innovative artist. He specializes in fine handcrafted furniture and oil paintings. Gil also creates an exceptional line of turnings. Shown here is Gil's oil reproduction of a famous painting by Gaspard Dughet (1615-1675), a French painter born in Rome. 1:12 scale.

Dealer Lola Renner of Lola Originals

For more than thirty years, Lola Renner has been creating an extensive line of tantalizing miniature food. A dealer at Good Sam the entire time, her range includes appetizers, fruit, gourmet food, seasonal and Holiday candies and treats. Her wedding cakes are fabulous, and her desserts amazing. Web: www.lola-originals.com

Fruit platter and cupcake duo in 1:12 scale. The fruit platter includes a pineapple with leaves applied one-at-a-time.

Dealer Jim Larson of Jim Larson Designs, Washington

Jim Larson created an "Old Meets New" with his stunning modern-day butcher-block table and scream cart in 1:12 scale. Jim has an "If no one else is doing it, I'm going to" when it comes to designing his miniatures.

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