Miniature Collector is the world's favorite dollhouse and miniatures magazine. Twelve times a year readers on five continents delight in our full-color editorial coverage of artisans, collections, shows and projects. Master artisans' exquisitely detailed furniture, accessories and dollhouses epitomize the magazine's standard of excellence while beautifully photographed settings showcase collectors' outstanding taste. Clearly-written craft projects by prominent artisans appeal to beginners as well as seasoned hobbyists. "The Heart of Miniatures" provides a forum for readers' own stories; "Auction Report" showcases dollhouses and miniatures offered by major auction houses in the U.S. and England. Reader favorites in every issue are free patterns or products to cut out and use in miniature settings. Quick reference lists of worldwide shows, exhibits, advertisers and a guide to miniatures shops point readers in the right direction, while columnists answer decorating and crafting questions.