• Featured Artist : Rachel Hinds

    Fantastic new painter exhibiting with LDF for the 1st time. Rachel is a new artist joining the LDF family.  She contacted us after lockdown, as, during the long months of the Covid epidemic she had…

  • KDF Masterclass – Tarbena Miniatures

    Alan & Barbara Barnes show us the work that is needed to create one of their beautiful pieces of miniature furniture. Back in 2008, I had been running the Kensington Dollshouse Festival for 3 years…

  • 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…

  • Never Ending Journey

    Yevheniia & Vavara’s path to safety. Every day, we watch horrifying scenes on our TV from Ukraine & surrounding countries but unless we are connected personally with someone suffering, can we understand the trauma of…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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 we really know how much…