Bettie Pharr’s handmade quilted rugs arrived at Julie Western’s house yesterday and Candace the Muse is over the moon excited! Just one look at the details and you’ll be planing your own miniature vignette adventures!
Here is the latest news from Julie, complete with links to her fabulous designers and suppliers:
“Two quilt rugs arrived by Bettie Pharr yesterday, Piecefulthings on Etsy. I send her a photo of the project underway and some measurement guidelines and then she provides the creative genius to design, select fabrics and quilt the rugs. The photos don’t translate the details in the quilting that she has invested in the pieces, small medallions, floral motifs on some of the central squares, diagonal ovals on one of the rugs, wavy lines on another. It is a thrill to commission her for the quilts and be so delighted by the beautiful outcomes.
Lindsay Pastore of PleyDey on Etsy, created the shabby chic table in the reception area and the narrow table with the microscope/lab work on it. She does wonderful distressed painted finishes. Most of the miniature apothecary and vintage pet food items were ordered through Valerie Claire Miniatures in England.
On their way are two miniature guinea pigs by Ginko305 and a rabbit from RuthCreates. A custom pink cabinet is being worked on by MinisbyJan to house the small creatures on the third floor kennel. A pale pink sofa with linen pillows with Paris prints is arriving from LasMinisdeMaini in Spain for the reception area. All of these sources were found on etsy, my go-to global marketplace for handcrafted wares. I have discovered so many talented, creative vendors through my etsy searches. Working on these miniature worlds has been so rewarding, creating the vignettes and connecting with so many wonderful people who craft meticulous tiny wares.
Julies vintage inspired vignettes are fascinating to me! Don’t you just love all the tiny details? Do you see the fish bowl in the first floor reception? The tiny jar of cotton balls in the second floor lab? The tiny dog bed in the third floor kennel? How perfectly divine! I love it when Julie shares! Enjoy!
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