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Connections to all sorts of clubs for miniatures including dolls' houses, railroads, collectibles, die casts and other miniatures. Includes photo galleries from shows and individuals, upcoming conventions, shows, mailing lists, newsgroups and forums. Face to face or online links.
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  2. Dollhouse Community (7)
  3. Gaming Miniatures (10)
  4. Readers Choice Awards (30)
  5. Seasonal Miniatures (5)
  6. Shows and Show Photos (43)
  7. Vehicle Miniatures (7)

Top Miniature Community and Show Photo Galleries
If you are looking for inspiration and photos of people's work at shows, or as submissions to community galleries at miniatures.about.com this is the place to start looking!

How to Submit a Photo to About Miniatures For Inclusion in a Photo Gallery
How to submit a photo of your work, photos from a local miniature show, or a miniature display you've visited, to the miniatures.about.com website galleries.

Miniatures Calendar of Events and Shows
Monthly calendar of events for miniatures and collectibles including dollhouses, model and diecast vehicles, model trains, boats, military miniatures and toy soldiers and other miniature collectibles.

Miniature Wedding and Anniversary Keepsakes and Decorations For a Special Day
Gallery of miniature wedding and anniversary mementos and decorations for wedding and anniversary celebrations created by the readers of the miniatures site.

Great Ideas For Miniature and Scale Dolls House Exteriors Submitted by Readers
Gallery of ideas for dolls house and scale model building exteriors submitted by readers of the miniatures.about.com website.

Miniatures Projects To Support a Cause - Erin's Breast Cancer Benefit Spa
Erin Conner-DeSilvey created this 1:12 scale boutique and day spa as a breast cancer benefit project for the Susan G. Komen Foundation of Greater Kansas City.

How to Find a Miniature Club Near You or Online
Suggestions to help you find a community of fellow miniaturists online or face to face

Sites Offering Miniature Workshops And Courses
Although shows and clubs are the traditional workshop providers, there are adult play days, residential courses and doll's house holidays available to learn modelling skills. You can learn basic skills, new techniques, or complete a major project.

Showcase Photo Gallery of National Food Specialties in Miniature Scales
A gallery showcasing a wide variety of world foods in miniature scales, mainly in 1:12 dolls house scale.

Photo Gallery of Miniature Animals in Several Scales, Realistic and Just Fun
A photo gallery of miniature scale animals created by the About.com miniatures community members.

Photo Gallery of Miniature Room Boxes in Several Dolls House Scales
A photo gallery of room boxes in various dolls house and garden railway scales

Miniatures Community Gallery of Photos
A gallery of photos of work submitted by the miniatures community of miniatures.about.com for all to enjoy.

Photo Gallery of Innovative Miniatures Made from Recycled Materials
A gallery of photos of miniatures projects created free (or almost free) from recycled materials by about.com miniatures readers.

Fall Challenge and Community Halloween Gallery
A gallery of Halloween themed decorations based on miniature skeletons contributed by readers of miniatures.about.com.

Photo Gallery of A Christmas House Based on an Inexpensive Puzzle Dollhouse
Gallery of photos of a 1:24 scale Christmas dollhouse made from a Creatology Verandah Dollhouse kit by Dolores Duncan.

2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards Finalistsfor Miniatures - Vote Now!
Announcing the finalists for the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards for Miniatures

Best Miniature Blog 2011 - Best Miniature Book 2011 - Best Dollhouse Kit 2011
Winners in the three Readers' choice categories for miniatures - Best Miniature Blog 2011 - Best Miniature Technique or Project Book 2011 - Best Miniature Dollhouse or Building Kit 2011

2012 Readers' Choice Awards - Miniatures
Description of the categories and process for the 2012 About.Com Miniatures Readers' Choice Awards for miniatures.

Best Miniature Blog Winner 2011 - Winnner Readers' Choice Best Miniature Blog
The Best Miniature Blog for 2011 as chosen by the readers of Miniatures.about.com

Readers' Choice Awards 2011 for Best Miniature Blogs
Readers' Choice Awards 2011 for Best Miniature Blogs

Roomboxes, Scale Miniature and Dollhouse Scenes Featuring Skeletons
Scale miniature and dolls house scenes featuring skeletons as characters.

Readers' Choice Winners for Miniatures
Winners in the three 2012 Readers' choice categories for miniatures

2011 Readers Choice Awards for Best Miniature Technique Book
2011 Readers Choice Awards for Best Miniature Technique Book

2012 Best Miniature Blog Finalists
Introduction to the finalists for the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards for Best Miniature Blog

Best Miniature Dollhouse or Building Kit 2011 Readers' Choice Awards
Finalists for the 2011 About.com Readers' Choice Awards for Best Miniature Dollhouse or Building Kit

2012 Finalists for Best Miniature Product
Descriptions of the finalists for the 2012 About.com Readers' Choice Awards for Miniatures in the category of Best Miniature Product

2012 Readers'Choice Awards Best Miniature Blog Winner
Winner of the Best Miniature Blog for 2012 as chosen by the readers of Miniatures.about.com

Winner Readers Choice Best Dollhouse or Building Kit 2012
Winner Best Miniature Building Dolls House or Building for 2012 as chosen by the readers of Miniatures.about.com.

2012 Best Miniature Product Readers' Choice Award Winner
2012 Readers Choice Winner for The Best Miniature Product as chosen by the readers of Miniatures.about.com.

2012 Best Miniature Building Kit Finalists
2012 List of Finalists for the About.com Readers' Choice Awards for Best Miniature Building Kit

Port Nicholson Miniature Bottle Club, Wellington New Zealand
Home site of the Port Nicholson Miniature Bottle Club of Wellington New Zealand. This well organized website has information on identifying bottles as well as lists of sites, collection and clubs featuring miniature bottles all over the world. A great place to start if you are trying to locate a community interested in the many ranges of miniature liquor bottles.

National Model Railroad Association Directory of World Rail Sites
Clubs, shops and railroad layouts in all scales from around the world. This is the first place to look for a rail club to join or visit.

Bournemouth Modelmakers - Professional Modelmaking
A degree program in modelmaking and design in Bournemouth, UK.

Barcelona Miniature Fair Vendors September 2008
Photos of the September 2008 Barcelona Miniatures Fair Vendors Tables. This shows the entire fair, which is unusual, many shows won't allow photos of vendors. This site is in Spanish, but the photos are self explanatory

Nautical Research Guild List of Ship Model Clubs
World wide list of clubs for all types of Model Ship Building

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