Each year, the Show brings together more than 100 U.S. and international artisans and dealers, including a number of I.G.M.A. Artisans and Fellows. They offer collectors unique, well-crafted 1-inch, 1/2-inch, and 1/4-inch scale miniatures from around the world.

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Dealer Ken Byers, Shaker Works West & Doors Art

Dr. Ken Byers, Shaker Works West, celebrates the Holiday Season with one of his miniature lighted Door Art pieces from around the world. 

From the "Doors of San Miguel de Allende" series. Many date back to the early 1700s.

All doors are approximately 8-1/2 x 10 inches and framed appropriately. Ken also handcrafts exceptional 1:12 scale Shaker and Country primitive furniture and many other wonderful artisan collectibles. Email: artisan@pacbell.net. Door Art: http://www.door-arts.comShaker Works West: http://www.shakerworkswest.com. 

To see more of Ken's work, go >here<.

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Dealer Phyllis Hawkes - Folk Art & Painter

Working mainly in 1:12 scale, IGMA Fellow Phyllis Hawkes paints fine art and folk art reproductions and commissions. She paints antique, contemporary and custom signs, and decorated folk art furniture. Phyllis also makes 1/2" and 1/4"acrylic paintings and signs, as well as paints small scale folk art furniture. 

"Thanksgiving Spirit." Original Thanksgiving cornucopia. Acrylic, 2-1/16 square.
"Peace - Joy - Love." Partridge in a Pear Tree. Pennsylvania Dutch style. Acrylic, 1-3/4" square.
"Believe. Be Merry." Folk Art Santa. Acrylic, 1-1/2" x 2-3/16".
"Holiday Cheer." Williamsburg Style. Oil & acrylic, 1-5/16 x 2-1/16.
"Dashing through the Snow." After the work of Richard DeWolfe. Oil, 2-5/8" x 1-5/8". 
"Believe!" After the Thomas Nast Santa, colorized. Oil & acrylic, 1-7/8" x 2-1/2".

To see more of her work, go >here<.

Dealer True2Scale (the Kubricans) - Kits, Holiday Decor, Quarter-Scale

For the Holiday Season, Carol and Tomas Kubrican (True2Scale Dollhouse Miniatures) are offering the Gingerbread Village series in 1:48 scale. The first two kits are now available for purchase. To see all of the Kubricans fine 1:12 and 1:48 kits along with LED lighting, visit their website, http://www.true2scale.com.

The Gingerbread Cafe is the first quarter-scale kit in the Gingerbread Village series.

The Gingerbread Ornament Shop is the second quarter-scale kit in the Gingerbread Village series.

For Holiday inspiration, you will find several dollhouse miniature tutorials on their Blog: http://www.true2scale.blogspot.com. To see more of the Kubricans work, go >here<.

Dealer Ruth Stewart, Stewart Dollhouse Creations-Kits, Holiday Decor, Quarter-scale

Ruth Stewart, Stewart Dollhouse Creations, creates a fabulous selection of cakes, cupcakes and kits for all seasons and Holidays. She makes delightful serving dishes for her offerings. Ruth offers a wide variety of food-related kits, molds, tea sets, laser cut antique doilies, and loads more. A popular instructor, she taught a workshop prior to the 2014 Show. Email: ruth@stewartdollhousecreations.com

Double-tier round chocolate cake decorated with Fall pumpkin and roses. 1:12 scale.
Four mouth-watering slices of chocolate cake, on round platter decorated with Fall pumpkins. 1:12 scale.
Square chocolate cake decorated with Fall pumpkins. 1:12 scale.
Round chocolate cake decorated with vines, and Pumpkin on top. 1:12 scale.
1:48 Pumpkin cake on "Leaf" platter, with four individual slices on "Leaf" dessert plates.
Scarecrow cupcakes on Fall-themed serving plate. 1:12 scale.
"Leaf" cupcakes on Fall-themed serving plate. 1:12 scale. 
Four unique frosted Halloween cupcakes. 1:12 scale.

To see more of Ruth's creations, go >here<.

Exhibit: "Mary Engelbreit Kitchen"

Carol Vasil, San Bruno, CA, shared her "Mary Engelbreit Kitchen" exhibit at this year's Good Sam Show. "It  holds all things Mary Engelbreit," she says. "In 1:12 scale, it is 11" wide, 11" deep, and 11" tall." A graphic artist, Mary Engelbreit began her career by designing and creating greeting cards for which she became famous. Later she wrote and illustrated children's books, including "A Merry Little Christmas."

Photos courtesy of Connie Sauve, Good Sam Show Exhibit Chairman.