• Miniature Monday – Miniature Curio Makeover

    Happy Monday! Today I’m going to show you a miniature curio makeover. I found this vintage piece in an antique store. The fact that I found miniatures at all was exciting, but when I saw this curio, I knew it would be perfect for an update. First, let me tell you that I have done oodles of makeovers on normal size furniture. I had a booth at an antique for a few years. Finding pieces that would normally be overlooked and make them into something pretty and useful again is FUN! Now that I’ve switched gears and opened Etsy store selling handmade miniatures, I can create whatever I want, when…

  • Miniature Making Tools You Already Have

    Hello! Today I’m going to share some of my favorite miniature making tools. The ones I’m talking about today are items you probably already have around the house. Legos. If you have children, you probably have oodles of Legos. I have so many Legos from my son (who is now in college)… we could probably retire. Legos are perfect for miniatures when you are trying to square up small pieces of wood. They are perfectly right-angled. I use them for 90 degree angles as well as keeping two pieces of wood joined together exactly straight. I also use them when I need a piece of wood to dry vertically. Just…