Sunday, April 1, 2012

Sharing Sundays!

Okay, this was me just playing. ;)

Credits at the end of the post.

Well, a girl has to have some fun, right? After I took some pictures of my minis, I took a few minutes to play and threw this scene together. Now, I know why you gals create scenes like this for your blogs!

It is so much fun to play!!! :)

The more I added the better it looked. When I added the plants, the whole scene came to life.

Hubby and I are sitting here, Sunday morning, having our coffee and tea, catching up on reading the mail and reading the Velveteen Rabbit to our little Tommy. :)

Okay, now on with the show!

 This adorable tole tray was a recent purchase from


I have a huge collection of tole painted trays in real life much like this one. I have so many, I could wallpaper the walls with them. I admit, I am in impulse buyer when it comes to minis. I know many of you have lists of things you want to add to your collection and I admire that. I just know, when I see something, I want it, I buy it. ;)

And here is one of the very reasons why I am starting to catalog my miniatures.
I bought this at the most recent Philadelphia Miniaturia...
and I have no idea who I bought her from or how much she cost. :(

Not really fond of her resin coloring. I'll paint her up a bit so she looks more like a stone carving at a later date.

Anyone know where she might have come from?

You might recall having seen this before. This is a handwoven basket that I received from my friend Sans!
Right now, she is busy with a month long travel through Europe visiting blogging friends.
You can follow her travels here.

I know I have shown this on my blog at least three times. I can't help it. I love it so much, even though it is just a bottle cap, it combines my love of little black cats and flowers. How can I not celebrate that?

You can find Lisa's etsy shop here.

I hope you have enjoyed Sharing Sundays with me.
Thanks for stopping by!
dale :)

credits for top photo:
large urn of greenery Golden Unicorn Minis
bird of paradise flowers Cecilia Colo
black IKEA inspired tables Amatheria
turning Tom Saunders
velveteen rabbit book Pat Carlson
occasional stool, rug, bust, and pillow dale's dreams
couch, shopping bag, mug, cup n saucer, pottery my private collection

PS light bulb moment

found this bead sorting tray in my bead drawer.... since all of my beads are organized, I had a wonderful revelation that I could use this to store the teeny tiny minis. I had nabbed this from one of my daughters and knew it would come in handy someday... the day has arrived! :)



  1. Happy Palm Sunday Dale!
    Thanks for the link to Lisa's shop. I will be going over there right away!
    I had a "light bulb moment" when I saw your bead sorting tray. It might make a pretty dollhouse book shelf? Modern, of course.
    Thanks for sharing your Sunday!

    1. No problem, Kathi! I'm so glad I could be of service! :)

      Oh, I do think that is a very cool idea! :)

  2. Happy Sunday Dale!
    The Velveteen Rabbit is mt favorite childhood book, I have it in mini too :)

    I am so enjoying seeing your mini collection, you have some beautiful minis.


    1. Thank you so much, Victoria. I absolutely adore that story. My favorite line is, "He was real, because the boy said he was."

      I hope to get back to sharing more minis soon, didn't realize I have accumulated so much! :)

  3. It does a girl good to play with her toys every now and then! I love getting everything out, playing with it for a while in a yet to be finished project, and then packing it all away again carefully and beautifully.

    Lucky Sans, her trip sounds wonderful.

    1. Janice,
      You are so right, it does do a girl good to play with her minis. I am longing for some play time, soon. :)

      I've been a bad friend and am completely in remiss, and for that, I feel very bad about. :(

  4. That's a fun little scene! I love the statue. It will look so cute when you turn it to stone. That basket is incredible.

    1. Thanks so much, Caroline. :) I think the statue will look better eventually...

      The basket is incredible, because the maker made it out of love and many, many hours.

  5. And again - so many fantastic miniatures... so much fun to see them. Hope you'll play along with these next Sunday... ;O)


    1. Getting there! I hope to do a "Sharing Sundays" soon. I am not as disciplined as you. :)

  6. Beautiful works of art! And the bead container is really a great way to organize minis~ Thinking of buying a bigger one!!

    1. Thank you! There you go! I'm thinking the same thing. :)

  7. You make me feel like weaving baskets again...wonder if I can remember how to do it :)

  8. Hello!
    Could you please tell me where you got your wallpaper from?
    Thank you!

    1. Cerys, I am so sorry that it has taken me so long to respond to you. What can I say, life gets in the way often for me.

      I tried to find info for you, but your profile is not accessible, at least for me any way. ;)

      It is simply a piece of scrap book paper and if you really want it, I would be more than happy to send it to you if you are still following along. :)


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