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The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures How Tos are a series of instructions that will have you creating your own miniatures in no time! Created with the beginning miniature maker in mind, each project can be easily completed in less than an hour and often with materials readily on-hand.

A hands-on experience makes learning about miniatures super fun. We provide these easy to make How Tos, developed by TMTMs Associate Director and Director of Education, Lisa Hastreiter-Lamb, free of charge so that everyone can experience miniatures first-hand. Please tell your friends about our site.

The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization with the mission of preserving and promoting the art of miniatures. If you will be using one of our How To projects with the public, we ask that you please credit The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, Arizona.

How To Make a Miniature Watering Can

miniature watering can

Learn how to make a miniature watering can from commonly found materials in this month's How To presented by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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How To Make a Mini Skateboard

Miniature skateboard

Make a miniature skateboard from simple materials in this How To tutorial brought to you by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures in Tucson, Arizona.

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How To Make a Miniature Box of Long Stemmed Roses

miniature box of roses

Learn how to make a miniature box of long stemmed roses in this How To tutorial presented by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

How To Make a Miniature Box of Long Stemmed Roses

 

 


How To Make a Miniature Chinese Fan

Miniature Chinese Fan

Learn how to make a miniature Chinese fan in this How To tutorial brought to you by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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How To Make a Miniature Fall Lantern

Learn how to make a miniature fall lantern and miniature birch pillar candle in this 'How To' brought to you by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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How To Make a Miniature Child’s Bead Maze

Perfect for a 1:12 scale playroom or even as a baby shower party favor or craft! Learn how to make a miniature child's bead maze in this How To tutorial brought to you by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

How To Make a Miniature Child's Bead Maze

 


How To Make Miniature Chinese Takeout

Learn how to make miniature Chinese takeout fit for the... er, smallest of appetites? Brought to you by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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How To Make a Miniature Monopoly Game

Take a chance and try your hand at making a miniature version of the popular board game, Monopoly, from simple materials you are sure to have on hand in this How To tutorial presented by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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How To Make Miniature Makeup

Create some miniature makeup for your tiny friends. Learn how to make a miniature compact and mascara in this tutorial provided by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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How To Make a Miniature Vintage New Year’s Noise Maker

Learn how to make a miniature vintage New Year's noise maker in this How To tutorial provided by The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

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