Friday, February 15, 2013
Blogs and Forums
I was sitting at the computer last night looking at other miniaturists blogs and reading the forums on Dolls Houses Past and Present and realised how much I appreciate the neat on-line community of miniaturists and collectors. I appreciate how with a couple of taps on the keyboard I can look at lovely photos of what someone else on the other side of the world is creating or collecting. A community where people help each other, offer constructive comments, share information and tutorials, offer giveaways and so much more. As I said in an earlier post I was involved with creating miniatures in the early 1990s and now I want to get back into creating and collecting miniatures. Back in the 1990s I belonged to a miniatures club with the friendships and support of club members. However, now I find myself living in an area where there are no miniature clubs, fabric stores or craft shops. I can only pick up the odd craft items in local shops and pick up bits and pieces in charity shops. All I can say is thank goodness for the internet. Not only does the internet mean I can obtain supplies through on-line shopping, but it also provides me with the link to other miniaturists, many of whom inspire me to keep creating. Keep blogging and sharing.