Check out My Daily Miniature Quiz on YouTube

I thought a bit of fun was in order, so I have started a series of daily shorts featuring little known facts about miniatures and dolls houses. Mixed up with helpful hints and ideas. Each snip is only 10 to 15 seconds long and is in a question and answer format. Enjoy!

April Issue of Magazine Released

Time for our magazine subscribers to go to your digital library and start reading!! Heaps of great news and free projects this month. The contents feature the work of Christine Neil of Masterton, New Zealand, while the projects range from Easter eggs, pumpkins, Steampunk tables, and ‘Wind in The Willows’ figures, to a gypsy wagon!… Continue reading April Issue of Magazine Released

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Unseen Pleasures.

How I Detail Ceilings (even if no one sees them) in my Miniature Houses. Dear Diary. It’s day 44 and this post is about the often unseen ceilings in my dollhouses. I put as much work into what is not seen, as I do on the more visible elements. In this video I detail the… Continue reading Unseen Pleasures.

Over The Top Victorian Curtains

For all the subscribers to my YouTube channel (click here and you can see it) I promised to post a LINK to the pattern for my ‘over the top’ bedroom curtains, which are going into miniature madam’s bedroom in my ‘Worst Dolls House’.

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Gypsy Wagon Exterior Finished! Plus Some Modern Trucks!! And a Bentley I received for Christmas!!!

Well, it’s day 22 of my 2024 ‘Year in the Life of a Miniaturist’ diary, and the exterior of my miniature gypsy wagon is finished! Let me know what you think. I did wake up in the middle of the night and devise a way to enable the roof to open, so the interior can… Continue reading Gypsy Wagon Exterior Finished! Plus Some Modern Trucks!! And a Bentley I received for Christmas!!!

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Building My Gypsy Wagon

Day 18: When I started this video diary, I promised myself I would keep it real, and resist temptation to embellish the story. Each video is therefore a diary of exactly what I worked on that day. So…. it will be a while before my caravan is roadworthy, but I’m making good progress! If you… Continue reading Building My Gypsy Wagon

My Exciting New YouTube Channel

I’ve decided (a somewhat ambitious decision!) to document my work in video. Titled ‘A Year in the Life of a Miniaturist’ I am posting every day on something new. Projects, history, my houses, whatever. Why not check it out here? Regards, Jill.

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Happy New Year Discount!

Welcome to 2024 everyone. I thought we should celebrate the New Year with a special offer on our digital magazine. All new subscribers receive a 50% discount on the first years’ issues. And the subscription gives you unlimited access to all back issues (38 at time of writing). Great value! Click here to subscribe. HOW… Continue reading Happy New Year Discount!

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Free Copy of Latest Issue

We recently made available to all the Facebook Groups we belong to, a free copy of our magazine; Issue 37. It was very popular and let to many downloads and lots of fantastic feedback. Then today, we realised we had not shared with our loyal blog followers!! So, to put that right, here is a… Continue reading Free Copy of Latest Issue

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New Facebook Group Created Specially for Miniature Knitters!!

Good morning everyone! As you will have seen from my recent posts, I am exploring 12th scale knitting and crochet with much enthusiasm. Browsing Facebook, I realised there are few groups which focus solely on 12th scale and related knitting/crochet. As a result, I decided to create a group for that purpose. CLICK HERE TO… Continue reading New Facebook Group Created Specially for Miniature Knitters!!

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Getting techy

Having brought a 3D printer recently and spending some time trying to get my PC to talk to it, finally all systems are working. After some help from my personal Digital Senior advisor (husband) who said “This kit is designed by technicians for creative people. Therein lies the problem” And how true! But I’m slowly… Continue reading Getting techy

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Titania’s Palace – A stunning Miniature Castle from the early 1900’s

This beautiful house was the correct answer in our last “Guess the Dollshouse” competition. For those who entered, the winner of the free magazines has been drawn. Congratulations to Astrid McGinty of North Melbourne who correctly named it as Titania’s Palace. Her three free magazines are en route as I type this. Enjoy the reading… Continue reading Titania’s Palace – A stunning Miniature Castle from the early 1900’s

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