The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop is the next big thing for the crafters and gardeners already captivated by gardening small. Organized by playful themes—including gardens around the world, holidays, and fantasy gardens—it’s a fun-filled guide to creating one-of-a-kind gardens and the accessories that make them shine. Thirty-seven projects are included with fully illustrated, step-by-step instructions. For a Japanese garden, you will learn how to create a miniature sand garden. For a Halloween garden, you'll learn how to make a flying ghost and zombie. And for a space garden, you'll learn how to make a tiny space ship and alien. The Gardening in Miniature Prop Shop is for anyone enchanted by the whimsy of creating a tiny world.
About the Author
Janit Calvo is an artist, miniaturist, gardener, author, photographer, and entrepreneur. She gardens with her husband in Seattle, Washington, and is surrounded by her award-winning miniature worlds of all shapes and sizes in among her full-size gardens. Pioneer of the miniature garden hobby and the founder of Two Green Thumbs Miniature Garden Center and the Miniature Garden Society, Calvo graduated with honors from the Ontario College of Art and Design. She has won awards at the Seattle Miniature Show and the Soriculture Garden Art Show. Find out more at miniaturegarden.com.
“Digs deeper, instructing readers in how to build their own accessories for themed potted worlds. . . . tending to a tiny garden offers a satisfying kind of challenge: the cultivation of a light and the ability to slow down in order to focus on something so small.” —Publishers Weekly
“This fun, strongly recommended book gives miniature enthusiasts the opportunity to customize their minigardens with unique scenes and pieces.” —Library Journal starred review
“Do you know someone who loves fairy gardens (and who doesn’t really)? This book takes the trend to the next level showing crafty gardeners how to accessorize their mini creations.” —HGTV
“The next big thing for crafters and gardeners captivated by gardening small. . . . Become enchanted by the whimsy of creating a tiny world.” —Gambit
“Sets out 37 projects for crafters and gardeners who are enchanted by the whimsy of creating a tiny world.” —The Irish Garden