• Lauras Cat – Can the Catman do?

    Jeremy Smith of Catmando Miniatures tells us more about his articulated cat. We always expect something complex & unusual from Jeremy’s entry in the Perfection in Miniature Awards, but this year he supposed himself. We…

  • Is there anybody out there?

    In 2022 we are on the hunt for new, talented miniaturists to be part of our shows. Covid has definitely had an effect on the miniatures industry over the last 2 years, with many established…

  • The Creation of Mrs Greta Boyd.

    Sarah Hendry talks about the heartache & process that went in to making her extraordinary PIMA entry. I had years of frustration wanting to enter the PIMA competition but lacked the time and energy I…

  • 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…

  • 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…