• Featured Artist: Chris Malcomson

    Chris embarks on his most ambitious work to date: ‘Mazarin’ Desk c1660. Chris has been attending our shows since 2007 & as we all know, his marquetry furniture is something incredibly special. Now based in…

  • Featured Artist: Sallyanne Ceramics

    Sally tells how lockdown re-ignited her love of clay. I first became involved with miniatures on a visit to the London Dollshouse Festival in 2001. I was with my mother in-law who was a keen collector…

  • Arjen Spinhoven Miniaturen

    Arjen spills the beans on what it takes to design dolls house kits that people want to make. Working as an architect meant that Arjen was a real expert with laser-cutting & CAD (CAD is…

  • Like Father, like daughter

    Georgina Ritson tells how she inherited her father’s creative addiction. Georgina’s father made lots of toys for her when she was young, but with Georgina aged 11, he embarked on his most ambitious project to…

  • 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…

  • Meet the Miniaturist

    LDF Organiser Charlotte Stokoe will be talking to Darren Scala on a live webinar on Sunday 31st January 2021 Thanks to everyone who tuned in to listen to the webinar last night with Darren Scala…

  • 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…