• 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…

  • Acquisto Silver

    What started as a challenge from his sister 40 years ago, is now an all consuming passion for Pete Acquisto. Growing up, Pete’s father was a skilled carver and a master furniture builder.  At 14,…

  • Perfection in Miniature Awards 2020 Winners

    Judging of the belated Perfection in miniature Awards (PIMA) took place at LDF HQ on Tuesday. Judges: Ahmed Al Thani, Caroline Hamilton & Emma Waddell. Winners:1st Place: Chippendale Settee by Yosh Sagi Working Gents Umbrella…

  • Feature: Cornellieson Gallery

    Nellie Artemysia McKay looks at things in a different way. A talented artist, who wants to take things into the virtual world. She has been exhibiting her paintings at the LDF Shows for only a…

  • 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…

  • Fashions Fade, Style is Eternal.

    Fernando Setien sings the praises of Mid Century Design. As a child, Fernando, very unusually, made some of his own toys. He liked to work with wood & would create small furniture just for fun.…

  • 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…

  • The Original & still the Best.

    Founder, Michal Morse tells us how the 1st UK specialist dolls house shop came to be. It is hard to believe that Michal Morse opened the doors of her dolls house shop in Broadley Street,…

  • The skill is in the detail.

    Fern Vasi talks to us about her fabulous dolls Fern discovered her love of dolls houses through her 2 sons. One had a castle filled with knights & horses, the other loved his train set,…