Archives for: "November 2019"

Ivy Hollow - tree, part 1

by brae  

I'm working on another tree this year. I'm using the same wire and putty technique I've used in the past for the trunk - notes at the bottom. The first layer of putty is on with at least one more to go, where I will add texture. I like how the tall tree… more »

We've got more mail!

by brae  

After the letters, envelopes and postcards, I still needed mailers and catalogs. Rural Free Delivery meant businesses could expand and reach more customers, and people in rural areas would have access to goods far from home. Again, I turned to online… more »

Wee "c" Miniatures Show - 2019

by brae  

Tonight, I headed to the annual Wee "c" Miniatures Show.  It's a smaller show but there are always wonderful finds to be discovered.  The show is open again tomorrow if you are in the area.  :] Tonight was vintage minis and kits night! Young Miniaturist… more »

Ivy Hollow - hot off the press

by brae  

I've made up a mini newspaper stack for the post office. I settled on a midyear 1917 edition of The Philadelphia Inquirer because it had horse drawn carriages on the front page above the fold. Again, these are in scale and not really legible. I printed… more »