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, March 28, 2015

Easter Egg Hunt today at Shellie's Miniatures & Gift Shop

Today (Saturday, March 28), Shellie Kazan is hosting her annual Easter Egg Hunt from 12 noon to 3 p.m. Location: Shellie's Miniature Mania, 732 Laurel Street, San Carlos, CA. If you live locally, don't miss this popular event. Free prizes and Easter Treats. Book Signing with Camille Minichino at 1 p.m. for her new "Murder in Miniature" book (8th in the series). Email: shelliesminis@msn.com. Web: http://www.shelliesminis.com

Full-size Easter/Springtime gifts and decorations:

Miniature Easter/Springtime items, 1:12 scale:

Dealer Ruth Stewart: Pastries, Kits, Quarter-Scale & More

In celebration of Spring and Easter, Ruth Stewart shares her latest work. Selling as Stewart Dollhouse Creations, she works in 1:12 and 1:48 scale. Her line includes cakes, cupcakes, molds, lots of kits, tea sets, laser cut antique doilies, and more. Look for Ruth at the Bishop Chicago International Show in April 2015 and the Good Sam Show in October 2015. Email: ruth@stewartdollhousecreations.com 
Web: http://stewartdollhousecreations.com

Bunny Cake, 1:12 scale.
Easter Rainbow Cake with cake server and two slices, 1:48 scale.
Easter Tiered Cupcake Display, 1:12 scale.
Easter Chick and Cupcakes, 1:12 scale.
Chocolate 2-Tier Cake, 1:12 scale.
Easter Bunny Cupcakes, 1:12 scale.
Plaid Bunny and Easter Eggs Cupcakes, 1:12 scale.
Easter Cookie Tray with Basket of Eggs and Chick Teapot, 1:12 scale.
"His" and "Her" Easter Bunny Cupcakes, 1:12 scale.

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

Dealer Laura Crain, Dollhouse Land: Florals & Food

Selling as Dollhouse Land, Laura Crain makes imaginative floral designs and food displays in 1:12 scale. She also hand-paints and faux-finishes furniture pieces to compliment her floral displays. Her one-of-a-kind creations are eye-catching and of the highest quality. Laura will be at the Bishop Chicago International Show in April 2015 and the Good Sam Show in October 2015. Email: lauracrain2@aol.com 

The floral is a beautiful collection of spring flowers, perfect for any Easter celebration.

A magical Springtime Garden with slate stepping stones, stunning rose-covered arbor, lovely tulips, hyacinths, and other spring flowers.
Springtime garden cabinets full of daffodils, hyacinths and pansies. 

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

Dealer Bridget McCarty: Miniature Pets, Figures & More

Working in 1:12 scale, Bridget McCarty specializes in hand-sculpted furry cats, dogs, and other animals loaded with personality. She makes some dolls, fanciful characters, and delightful scenes--often with various Holidays in mind. Bridget always has imaginative and enchanting new work at her table. Email: aliceinteacup@yahoo.com.  Web: http://www.BridgetMcCarty.com

A little Yorkie searching for eggs that the Easter bunny left behind.

Little micro Easter Chicks.
Panoramic Easter Egg with chick in wagon.
Easter Bunny with basket strolling through Bridget's new 1950s retro laundry room.
Adorable Ducky Jack-in-the-Box. So tiny! 
Little hedgehogs in Spring basket. 
Two handsome little "Ratty" characters playing in a garden basket. 

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

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Dealer Karon Cunningham, U.K.: Collectibles, International Artisans, & More

Karon Cunningham from England carries a world-class selection of exceptional miniatures by leading international artists. This week, we are concentrating on her "Animal Kingdom" collection. 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. Blog: http://www.karoncunningham.com/blog/

Wild Rabbits - Amanda Skinner, USA
Chinese Crested dog - Literature in Miniature, UK

Tartan Pet Beds - Chris Shepherd, UK

Wicker Pet Beds - Zara Ribeaud, France

Rats - David Ward, UK

Guinea pigs - Georgia Marfels, Holland

Geese - Irmgard Gritzan, Holland

Bassett Hound - Sarah Hendry, UK

Goats - Irmgard Gritzan, Holland

Kennel - Jeanette Jones, UK

Sheepdog - Literature in Miniature, UK

Snowy owl Taxidermy - Venesa Percival, UK 

Shitzu model - Amanda Skinner, USA 

To see prior Karon Cunningham offerings, go >here<
She will be at the Bishop Chicago International Show in April 2015 and the Good Sam Show in October 2015.