• Kristin Baybars & her Aladdin’s Cave.

    It is with great sadness I found out the news that Kristin Baybars died in November last year. Anyone who has been involved in dolls houses & miniatures over the last 40 years will be…

  • 50 years in The Dolls House.

    The founder of the first ever dolls house shop in the UK, Michal Morse, tells us more about how it all started. It is a surprise to realise that it is 50 years since I opened…

  • My Life, My Inspiration.

    Kathy Holden, co-founder of Delph Miniatures, tells us how her love for the world around her fuelled her imagination & got her creative juices flowing. On a family day out when I was 11, we…

  • Message from Our Maker.

    Buy one of Michael Mortimer’s miniatures & you get more than a piece of furniture. Michael Mortimer began exhibiting at the Kensington Dollshouse Festival in 2006. Each piece of his 16th Century furniture is sold…

  • Notes from a PIMA Judge

    Judging of the Perfection in Miniature Awards 2020 is always a tough & emotional experience. Caroline Hamilton tells us more about the judging process. “This judging job is getting harder every year as the variety…

  • Umbrellas at the ready.

    Ladies knickers, Gin & a scrubbing brush. Lateral thinking is always needed when creating mini masterpieces. The Perfection in Miniature Awards have become the highlight of our year at LDF HQ. This year in particular…

  • Models on a huge scale

    Paul Wells explains why restraint is vital when working on his incredible dolls houses & models. For the past 30 years, Paul Wells has been creating history in the form of model buildings & scenes…

  • Fatima Dona Molinero

    Capturing the magic in miniature. When you see Fatima’s work, you see beautifully detailed paintings, fantastically real tropical fish & intricately accurate accessories for a dolls house or model. We gasp & admire, but do…

  • The World on your Fingertips.

    Little Miss Miniature can create a whole tiny world that will fit in the palm of your hand. As with most miniaturists, Sonia’s love of small things began when she was young, but she was…