Archives for: "January 2022"

Chippendale Straight-top Highboy

by brae  

One of the rarer kits in the House of Miniatures line is the Chippendale Straight-top Highboy. I love the lines of it with the flat top, and I have seen some wonderfully updated highboys in real life. A coat of paint, a change of hardware, removing the… more »

HBS Creatin' Contest 2022

by brae  

There's nothing like new kit smell! The Welcome All Porch kit is here, and I've started my work list. This will be a secret build, unfortunately, but this is a relatively smaller build so I will have time for other side projects to post. The porch… more »

Fishy Bench

by brae  

This week I assembled the Fishy Bench kit by Robin Betterley. I removed as much of the laser soot as possible and stained the wood Driftwood by Minwax. I opted for a fabric seat cushion instead of the included artwork. I like the way it mimics the fin… more »

Beatrix Potter vintage books

by brae  

This Beatrix Potter book set from Art of Mini makes 20 books, but I have finished only 10 so far. I love the vintage, well-loved look. more »

Happy New Year 2022

by brae  

I spent some time over the New Year weekend making a mini scene and cleaning up my workspace for new projects. I'm excited to work on new minis for myself and for sale. :] ----- Chester the cat by 2014erok; sideboard by Minterior; sunflower blanket by… more »