16 What's in Store?
By Jane Freeman
Check out the hardware store. It may be the most lucrative treasure trove when it comes to inexpensive, accessible items to adapt for use in miniatures.
28 The Art of Dreaming
By Deb Weissler
When Fern Vasi's dreams and art juxtapose, anything is liable to happen.
32 Ann Freeland�s Passion For Americana
By Martha Puff
A slice of very-small-town U.S.A.
38 Janet Uyetake's Tex-Mex Food
By Martha Puff
Born in the Southwest, it's the reason we buy more salsa than ketchup these days.
54 Exceptional Chinese Artisan Preserves Buildings of Old Beijing�One Gate at a Time
By Roz Weitzman
Even in Beijing, you can get a mini fix.
18 Make a Santa Suit for Your Dollhouse Dad
By Barbara Studebaker
If you dress your dollhouse for the holidays, get your Dad doll into the act! Here�s how to make a costume that is removable and reusable every year.
20 Dream Room Project #4:'Twas the Night Before Christmas�And After
By Joann Swanson
A two-sided roombox is a poignant reminder of the joys and toil of the holidays.
40 A Southwestern Retreat
By Karen Cary
Make an adobe house, patio, and fountain in 1/4� scale.
46 Deck the Halls
By Ruth Flewelling Lesbirel
Here is a coordinating collection of mostly very easy and yet realistic and useful additions to any Christmas scene.
- 02 Editor’s Note
- 06 Letters
- 08 New Products
- 09 In Remembrance: Pat Bauder
- 10 Vintage Discoveries
- 12 Nutshell News: 2007 Texas Miniature Show
- 58 Web Links
- 60 Calendar
- 62 Advertising Index
- 64 Parting Shot