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1:12 scale or 1" dollhouse scale
A NEW PRODUCT LINE!

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Some of the items found in the
Cabbage Rose Millinery Collection
The Vintage Collections subscription of easy-to-make, pre-printed kits currently has 18 groupings that make excellent vignette displays. Purchase at least a 6-month subscription and receive the printie CD free of charge. The CD provides photo tutorial for making the 5"x7"x4" frame-able boxes and 28 pre-templated wall-coverings (some are both landscape and portrait orientation). The web page gives you access to the on-line 3-4 page photo tutorials for the actual kit making like the one to the left here.

If you are interested in purchasing just a single collection and/or the printie CD, you may at retail price. The collections contain a few more perks to them than buying the individual kits.

Click here for details, photos and pricing of the Vintage Collections build-your-own kit-of-the-month subscription or single-collection retail purchases.

ATTENTION!

If you recently purchased the sale of: Cabbage Rose motif millinery sale, and/or the Fireworks sale, and/or the Gardening sale, I will count those towards your subscription. Please email that fact with your list (see page for details)

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NEW! Sewing Collections
for Fashion Dolls/Play Scale (1:6)


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Pre-Printed Kit
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afd005 ~  Sewing Patterns and Delineator Faux Magazine (1:6)
Sizes:
27mmwx38mmh (pattern envelope as sample size)
Number of Pieces: 6 varied pattern envelopes (front and back artwork, 1 faux Delineator Magazine, 3 vellum pattern panels

Description:  Pattern envelopes are a composite of real and fictional artwork from several different style eras, this way you can accentuate your particular era during staging. The patterns themselves are not true-to-scale but are made strictly for staging your dolly and are aged looking and translucent. Great to stage with fabrics. Lastly a Delineator magazine with one set of open pages artwork and 'fluffed' with plain paper pages that are glued together to give the look and feel of a real magazine. FYI a Delineator magazine with actual antique pages can be found in the book section of this page.


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afd007a ~  Sewing Basket, Notions and Delineator Faux Magazine (1:6)
Sizes:
45mml x 35mmw x 26mmh (sewing basket as sample size)
Number of Pieces: 6 bias tape packets, three embroidery floss skeins, 3 button/snap cards, sewing basket with 'hinged' lid, 1 faux Delineator Magazine, 3 vellum pattern panels

Description:  Sewing basket is made of heavy paper but looks so like real wicker. Basket is completely lined! Real embroidery floss is included in the kit, and a fourth band is included for back up. The bias tape packets have separate label bands so you can use slender ribbon to simulate the real think if you elect to use ribbon instead of the fake printed bias tape. The two button cards and snaps card are copies of the real thing. For staging purposes, I placed a tiny dot of clear dimensional paint on each snap and button and you may want to do the same. To round out the sewing scene, a faux Delineator magazine is included.  FYI a Delineator magazine with actual antique pages can be found in the book section of this page.


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afd007b ~  Sewing Set and Delineator Faux Magazine (1:6)
Sizes:
22mml x 15mmw x 11mmh (thread box as sample size)
Number of Pieces: 6 faux thread spools and 'hinged' Corticelli storage box, two needle cases 3 Corticelli 2-sided advertising figures, laminated measuring tape, and faux Delineator Magazine

Description:  All items are in all three sewing kits are derived from actual antique and vintage sewing products. The figures are actual Corticelli thread adverts and might look cute with a tasseled loop to put on your dolly's wrist. The thread spools have actual labels laminated for strength. Feel free to spin actual thread around the printed thread. The two needle cases look so real you could swear you could sew with them. Keep the spools safe in the reproduction Corticelli box. The  Delineator magazine is color coordinated and the children's theme goes well with the advert cards.


In case you are unaware, you can see the existing collection of Fashion Doll/Play Scale kits at these two direct links:
Contemporary Collections Subscription
of pre-printed and Singles pre-printed kits for 1:6 scale.
NEW! Antique Library
of Books ~ Set 3 (1:12)


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b1is004c ~ Antique Library of Books ~ Set 3     (1:12)
Size:
Books range from .444”x.684” to .693”x.874” or
11.268mmxx17.377mm to 17.59mmx22.197mm
Number of Pieces: 26 book  covers, 26 pairs of end boards, 26 titles pages and 26 sets of blank pages ranging from 10-12 pages each.

Description: If you have ever wanted real books in your library shelving then this is the answer, and what a deal! Twenty-six real books at a price that is less than 35 cents each. All these books give your setting the look and feel of human scale authenticity. Stack them, put them on shelves or have several casually falling open. The designs are all from actual antique book covers, the book end papers are also made from actual book end-board marbleized patterns, and the book edges are finished – not raw-edged. The title pages are faux and the pages have been given a old-book color.

Click here for on-line photo-tutorial (b1is004a, 4b, and 4c tutorial)
 

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26 more vintage library books!

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and even more 26 vintage library books!
   


NEW! Victorian Man's Desk Collection
from the Vintage Collection
Size:  1.5”wx3”hx7/8"d or 38mmwx78mmhx23mmd (bookcase/dollhouse for size sample)
Desk and chair in photo not included
 

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Victorian Man's Desk
and Library Collection

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Dollhouse/bookcase
only 3" high!

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Description:
This collection is the pretend desk of a real Victorian English solicitor. The illustrations in the portfolio are his actual drawings; he had a penchant for even doodling on his bookkeeping. Eight of those pages are included here in miniature. He has a man's collection of 26 turn-of-the-century novels for his downtime. His 3-shelf bookcase is a re-purposed 3" dollhouse of his daughter's (with wood core) and holds 24 books and 2 more on top for a total of 26: each with end boards, title page and blank faux pages. These books are all under 1" tall. Here is a listing of all items:

  • Covered wood-core 3 shelf bookcase/dollhouse bookcase.
  • Twenty-six books with end boards, title page and blank faux pages. Covers are from actual Victorian books.
  • Beautiful cigar box made from original box art filled with faux box bottom and holds eight cigars with matching Indian head bands.
  • Beige real desk blotter base and 4 faux, ox-blood colored, leather corners.
  • Autograph album with real pages from Victorian autograph albums.
  • A re-creation Lincoln Stamp Album (not the President Lincoln) with actual around-the-world pages, fold-out maps and original cover artwork.
  • Lined, two pocket portfolio with 8 pages from G.H. Cooper, Esq.'s actual business and personal papers.
  • Personal stationery and envelopes (4 each) and matching 100 percent silk ribbon tie.

Click here to see the actual listing and the subscription, if you prefer to get a collection each month.

The following are the on-line photo tutorials

 


NEW! Library Books Bookcase/Dollhouse
Tiny 3" Tall House


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t1is025 ~ Library Books Dollhouse/Bookcase
Size:
1.5”wx3”hx7/8"d  or  38mmwx78mmhx23mmd
Fit for books found in the b1is004 or b1is004b Library Books

Description: This just might be the tiniest dollhouse in the world at a grand 3" tall. Use it as a tiny dollhouse or repurpose it as a bookcase. Construction is solid with the wood completely covered in paper giving it unexpected strength. Artwork was derived from an antique dollhouse and the interior makes use of some of the Paper Minis rugs and wallpaper.

Wood, pre-printed coverings, and patterns included. Because of the size of the photo tutorial, it is being offered on-line at the Paper Minis tutorial library. This kit is very easy to make. See how by the tutorial link below.

Click here to see on-line photo-tutorial.

 

Calling All Doll and Dollhouse Lovers!
Help me introduce Paper Minis to more folks! Please share the following files--without changes, as is only, and this series only--to everyone in your special interest group or on-line forum. These files will help you learn the hobby. Keep in mind your print-out will not be the quality of a pre-printed Paper Minis kit.

When you purchase Paper Minis pre-printed kits you can 'age' them with coffee and/or tea because the ink is water-resistant.

Desk set items available in 5 popular scales!!

Click here for the download file
Victorian Desk Set's To Do List Notepad
Click here for the download file
Victorian Desk Set's Thank You
Notes & Envelopes


Aging Paper Minis Pre-Printed Kits

Some of you prefer to have their miniature accessories take on a weathered and yellowed aged look, which my kits do not have when they come to you new. Therefore, I put together a little photo-tutorial for 'aging' pre-printed Paper Minis kits on matte and semi-gloss.


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1. This will work with pre-printed Paper Minis that are printed on matte and semi-gloss papers. This process may work on your own printed projects provided the ink and paper you use are water-resistant.

2. Use instant coffee and mix according to the ratios stamped on the photo above. Use unheated tap water and mix well.

3. Stain the item before you cut it out so it is more evenly stained and the edges are not darker than the interior piece.

4. Dip the item quickly into the coffee mix.

5. Lay item flat on a paper towel. Shake it back and forth if part of the item has more pooled coffee in one spot. You will want it evenly soaked with coffee.

6. Allow to dry thoroughly and assemble normally.


New Product!
4-Room Victorian Dollhouse Book  in 1:6
FASHION DOLL/PLAYSCALE


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bfd301a ~ The Paper Minis' Foldout Book of a Victorian Dollhouse
Includes Bonus Crazy Cards and Storage Box
designed and compiled by Ann Vanture
Size: 36mmw x 50mmh x 4.5mmd (book cover)
36mmwx30mmhx5mmd (bonus box) 8mmwx23mmh (card size)
Number of Pieces: Laminated book cover, 4 foldout rooms with flooring, 100% silk tie ribbon. Twenty-four Crazy Cards with storage box with divider

Description: This book is an homage to all the dollhouses of the Victorian era. The images are a collage and editing of a variety of photos taken of old dollhouse rooms. The house cover (front and back) is an edited photo of an antique dollhouse. When tied back at a 360 degrees you will have a living room, bedroom, bathroom, kitchen--with a built-in meat locker. The cover is laminated in order to stand-up to the extreme fold back.

The bonus is a set of vintage Crazy Cards that make into 12 animals. Cards are two-sided and storage box has a divider to help keep the collection tidy. Very funny and great staging items. Like all Paper Minis pre-printed kits the color is water-resistant so you can take your tea and/or coffee and 'age' the surface and edges.



Book's Laminated Cover

Bonus Crazy Cards
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SALE! BOGO! Buy One Get One Free!
Pre-Printed, Easy-to-Make 1:12 and 1:6 Scale Kit


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Pre-Printed Kit
in 1:6 Fashion Doll/Playscale
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Pre-Printed Kit
in 1:6 Fashion Doll/Playscale
$4.50 VALUE

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Pre-printed Kit
in 1:12 Dollhouse Scale
$3.50

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Pre-printed Kit
in 1:12 Dollhouse Scale
$3.98

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Printables CD of 1:12 Scale Wallpapers,

Room Boxes, Staging Accessories
and Lots More.

 

Wallpapers Samplings of New Designs. Click here for more information about the Vol. 5, Ver. 4 Printie CD. NOTE: Buying the latest version 4 gives you everything that was found on versions 1, 2 and 3 plus the new additions of version 4.

 

Mid-Twentieth Century Goodness 

     

This is only a sampling of the goodies found on the CD. You will find tutorials including a new one for the Stained glass shown above, lots more wall coverings, faux carpets, stained glass and staging accessories as examples. Click here for more information, color chips, and photos on the Vol. 5, Ver. 3 Printie CD.
 
Vol. 5, Ver. 3 ~ Paper Minis Printie CD of Wall Coverings,
 Decorating Elements and Display Boxes  (1:12)
$9.50
Save on S&H by using the letter mailing option! This kit does not have 'bumps' and can be sent via USPS as a non-machineable letter instead of a parcel. Only a select few products can qualify, that is why this product has been selected here. If you plan on purchasing more than a couple products then it becomes more economical for you to pick the 'add to cart' option above.
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International

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$9.50+$4.03 S&H

If
you bought a previous Vol. 5 version, you may purchase the upgrade at a reduced price. When you use this button you must also send me, via email, the original purchase date and name used for the purchase. Log on to your PayPal account to look up your PayPal purchases. If you ordered via mail order, please send me the date via email. If you have problems doing so please let me know by email: ann-vanture@paperminis.com

Vol. 5, UPGRADE to Version 4 ~
Paper Minis Printie CD of Wall Coverings,
  Decorating Elements and Display Boxes  (1:12)
PREVIOUS PURCHASES ONLY. READ NOTE ABOVE.
$5.25

Save on S&H by using the letter mailing option! This kit does not have 'bumps' and can be sent via USPS as a non-machineable letter instead of a parcel. Only a select few products can qualify, that is why this product has been selected here. If you plan on purchasing more than a couple products then it becomes more economical for you to pick the 'add to cart' option.

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letter mailing
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non-machine able
letter mailing to
Canada, Mexico & S. America
non-machine able
letter mailing to
International
$5.25+$1.82 S&H
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Paper Minis pre-printed kits and digital projects are designed for easy-assembly, for 8-year-olds to 80+, require only a few inexpensive tools and adhesives, take up very little space in a tight little household, do not require a dollhouse, are beautiful, made with the highest quality print materials, and are very affordable. You must spend wisely these days, so the complimentary projects exist so you can learn the hobby before making a purchase. Paper Minis are fun to make and admire, a great distraction from our daily stresses, and just right for anyone on a tight budget. The perfect pastime!  ~ Ann-Vanture@PaperMinis.com

 
Paper Minis Testimonials:
for June 2014
Click here to read a few testimonials from customers. These testimonials will possibly help you make the decision to purchase your first Paper Minis products.

One of Mary P's  purchases she ordered for all the ladies in her group:


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the Magnolias Ornament Insert


This was my 2nd order. I was very pleased of the high quality of my 1st. I've enjoyed being on your mailing list for years. Looking forward to open my new box. I know my mini ladies will be thrilled.
Most Sincerely,
Mary P. of Belmont, California


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One of Mary P.'s purchases:


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the Fruit Crates Kit
One of Lerryn M.'s purchases:


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the Vintage Collections

 

Ann - I don't remember how I found out about you.  I have been following your website and have been getting your newsletter for a long time.  I have ordered many items from you and can't wait to see what your new items are.  I just love all of your paper minis!   Thank you for the pleasure you have given me in making your kits! Lerryn M. of Tulsa, Oklahoma

 


One of Lerryn M.'s purchases:


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the Gay English Garden Toiletries.

Paper Minis Monthly Subscriptions
of Easy-to-Make, Pre-printed Kits

Paper Minis subscriptions is like having a birthday celebration every month. It's just like having a magazine subscription, but I let you pay every month and not all at once. So every month you get a surprise in the mail that will give you pleasure to make.


Subscribe at any time and get a
project each month beginning
with the first in the series

Classic I Monthly
Book Club (1:12)
Classic II Monthly
Book Club (1:12)


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Month 6: bc003 ~ The Circus
Procession Fold-out Book
 

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Available as a single purchase


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month 8: b1is019 ~ My Little Dolls’ Scrapbook  Book Cover Art Available in Dutch, English,
French, German or Spanish

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Available as a single purchase

 

McLoughlin Brothers
Tales Book Club (1:12)  
  The Cubby Collection
Case Subscription (1:12)

Month 5: Dame Grump
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Images loop at 5 second intervals
Animation is of all 8 Completed Cubbies

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The Contemporary
Collection-of-the-Month (all scales)
Sampler-of-the-Month
Subscription (1:12)

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Month 4: Family Fun Night

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Click here for fashion doll scale 1:6 subscription info

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 Month 24: The Victoriana Collection

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Available as a single purchase
The Vintage Toy Shop
Subscription (1:12)
NEW! Vintage Collections
Build-Your-Own Subscription (1:12)

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Month 8: McLoughlin
Brothers Pretty Village


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Rooster Motif Kitchen Collection
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YOUR CHOICE!

Available as a single purchase
1:6 Fashion Doll/Playscale
Showcase, Pre-Printed Kit 
Small Scale
Showcase, Pre-Printed Kit 


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Pre-Printed Kit
1:6 Fashion Doll/Playscale
Valentines, Envelopes, Post Cards & Caddy
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Pre-printed Kit
1:12 Dollhouse Scale
Valentines, Envelopes, Post Cards & Caddy
$3.25

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Featured Pre-Printed Kit: Faux Ivory and
Wood Chess Set with Metal Game Pieces


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t1is017 ~ Faux Ivory and Wood Chess       (1:12)
Set with Metal Game Pieces

Size: 35mmx35mmx2mm (game board), tallest game piece is 11mm
Pieces: “hinge”-lidded box, game board covering, 16 brass chess markers, 16 nickel chess markers, and game board's wood core

THE CHESS PIECES ALONE ARE WORTH MORE
THAN THE PRICE OF THIS ENTIRE KIT!!

Description: The pièce de résistance in miniature game sets! Faux wood and ivory case is fully lined in paisley print. The chess board has a wood core with period art on the back, and the fully-finished edging matches the paisley box lining. Game pieces can be spray painted to look like ebony and ivory. An on-line photo tutorial is available and includes how to spray paint the pieces.


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My Dolly's Scrapbook Available
  in Multiple Scales and Languages

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b1is019 My Dolly Scrapbook
 Easy-to-make DIY Kit
1:12 scale for 1" dollhouses

 
$7.98

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bfd019~My Dolly Scrapbook
Easy-to-make DIY Kit
1:6 scale for 12" fashion dolls
$7.98

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bgd019~My Dolly Scrapbook
Printie CD
1:3 scale for 18" girl dolls
$7.98

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Paper Minis On-line Catalog
If you would like to see the entire Paper Minis Catalog without a lot of fuss and see it all on your phone, please try out the new Product Catalog found at the top portion of the menu found in the left margin here. Right now all the 1" scale items are listed. The other scales will be listed soon.  Ann-Vanture@PaperMinis.com


Yearly Paper Minis Contests
for Years 2007-2014
Each year Paper Minis sponsors a Christmas time contest. In the 2013-2014 season the contest ran in tandem with the new line of Paper Minis diorama kits for acrylic ornaments.

Because I have received several requests from readers curious to see past contestants and winners I attempted to compile as many as I could from the last 7 years. You can see all seven years from the following gateway page.

Gateway to Paper Minis Christmas/New Year season contests' winners and contestants.
 
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