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Mini Fashion Boxes by Teri Calia

Filed under Art Projects, Collage Sheets, Giveaways, Miniatures, Newsletters, Sale, Teri Calia

Ahhh! This trio of Framed Fashion Boxes by Teri Calia is so sweet! And a nice small size (see the lower right corner of the photo grid below to see Teri’s hand holding one of these petite boxes). Small enough to make up quickly — and to hang on the wall (which is how Teri is displaying hers).

This little project started with the new Julie Nutting Pink Paper Dolls 6×6 Pad (tiny designs, perfect for small projects). Teri loves pink (as if you haven’t already noticed)! And the combo of pink with black (black painted frames, black dress form, black filigree) looks fab!

Teri revamped a hat box collage sheet that is used throughout. The original version was a bit large for 1:12 scale, but this new collage sheet is in 1:12 scale. In addition, Teri removed the cake/pastry boxes from the sheet and added a glove/scarf sized box instead. Those fashion boxes will come in handy for all kinds of projects.

(Not used in this project, but there’s also a new, related Half Scale Fashion Boxes Mini Sheet, in case you need even smaller boxes.)

Yes, those black frames are the Tim Holtz Wood Vignette Shadowbox Frames… mixed with the 3 smallest sizes of mini shadowboxes, they make a good size match.

Beside the photos above, there’s another photo down in the Giveaway section — where you can enter to win lots of Teri’s supply list! Here’s a link to her blog post (with even more photos).

And between here and the Giveaway, don’t forget to check out the new items AND the sale and free gift both ending tomorrow night!

Ending TOMORROW: Baking Sale and Mini Cake Set FREE Gift

In honor of the Tiny Cake Plate Filigree (new in last Thursday’s newsletter — also the filigree used as a cake plate in the Alice in an Altoids Tin Kit), I went hunting for little cakes to fit on that filigree/cake plate. See the photo at left for the ones I found (plus check the filigree page for links to all 4 of them). ALL ORDERS now through Monday, May 21st (2018) will get one of the new Mini Cake Sets FREE! That’s one filigree cake plate plus one of the cakes, randomly chosen.

Plus, if you spend $40 or more, I’ll add a second cake! (A different style so you’ll have 2 to display.)

Baking Miniatures Sale!

Everything in the Baking Miniatures section is on sale at 25% off — the sale ends MONDAY night, May 21st (2018). That includes the new Mini Egg Custard announced Thursday (see right) and a ton of little sweets in Laura’s chocolate shop!

Over 40 items, from eggs & bowls to finished cakes & cookies! Go check out the sale!

Hooray for the Petite Shadowboxes Giveaway!

Oh, where to start? I picked out quite a few items from Teri’s Supply List to include in today’s Giveaway:

All 3 of those mini shadowboxes Teri used!
Tiny Little Fashion Boxes Collage Sheet
3 Inch Miniature Dress Form
A Ladys Boudoir Ephemera Collage Sheet (the perfume bottle labels and tiny ephemera below)
Brass Fine Link Chain New (see it peeking out of the Miniature Square Metal Box with Lid on the left side of the close-up below? Yes, that metal box is included, too!)
Julie Nutting Pink Paper Dolls 6×6 Pad New
Mini Paper Dolls Shape Set (the black flligree at the top of the box with bright pink paper, shown above — plus you’ll get some dress form silhouettes that fit in with Teri’s fashion theme)

To enter the Petite Shadowboxes Giveaway drawing all you have to do is leave a comment BELOW on this blog post TODAY or TOMORROW (the deadline is 11:59 pm PST, Monday Night, May 21, 2018).

AND tell me: What will you make in your petite shadowboxes? Pink fashion boxes like Teri’s? With the grey patterns in the paper pad, you could go for a more sedate theme in almost any style…

Don’t forget to leave your (hello!) correct email address, too, so I can contact the winner; your email address does not need to be made public. Note: I’m offering free shipping, too, but only within the USA. International shipping will still apply.

Please be patient! Spammers try to post crap here a lot so comments are moderated. So if you don’t see your post in the comments section, be patient and check back in a few hours before re-posting it, please!

After midnight, I’ll randomly pick the winner (via

Hey, who won the Chocolate Shop Window Giveaway from Thursday’s newsletter? That would be Joanna Campbell Slan! Congrats! Check your email for info.

Posted by Leslie, May 20th, 2018

52 responses to “Mini Fashion Boxes by Teri Calia”

  1. Mi love this theme. I would make a little bakery

  2. Katherine says:

    This has to be my all time favorite. I am a pink freak and just love what Teri has done. I want to step in and live in those little worlds! I think I would replicate the looks she has expertly created – I can’t think of a better creation!

    I’m all inspired now!

  3. Cheryl Lee says:

    These are really sweet! I would be a big old copycat and make something quite similar!! Congrats to Joanna!

  4. Winnie says:

    These are really cute. I don’t think I’d make them in pink though maybe teal or black and white.

  5. Chris says:

    I don’t know what I’d make, but I’ll figure it out if I win.

  6. Nadine says:

    I think I would use these as display areas for one of my shops!

  7. Jean Marmo says:

    Love these so much! I would create something similar! Love the colors and theme!!

  8. Barb macaskill says:

    Wowzers! So many awesome new goodies, I am totally loving the vine netting! It is tops on my wish list!
    If I won today’s giveaway I think I would make a trio of fairy 🧚‍♀️ 🧚‍♂️ scenescapes! Thank you for the chance to win this prize!

  9. Catharine McCammon says:

    Oh happy day! I’m going to make a little pink piggy fascinator/hat shoppe. We’ll serve wee tea cakes too! Grandbabies love feathers and tea cakes!

  10. Ann F. says:

    I love this. I have so many fun ideas and too little time!!!

  11. Margaret Dolan says:

    Honestly I don’t know. I really love what Teri has done with these. I might do something like that or I might make some tiny diorama rooms. I just wish I were tiny enough to live in one of Teri’s little worlds 🙂

  12. Denise Bryant says:

    I’d make a spooky Halloween scene!

  13. Lynn Fox says:

    I’d have to make a pink scene for my granddaughter…she’d love this!

  14. Barb A says:

    Love Teri’s fashion boxes. If I won I’d make “she shed” type rooms…a reading room with a comfy chair and lots of books, a crafting room & a flower/gardening room…..all of my favorite things!

  15. Emily Ann N. says:

    I’d make Halloween dioramams

  16. Gabrielle L Schmidt says:

    I love what Teri has done! I think that I would make something along the lines of the shoemaker story but instead of elves I’d have fairies! All that pink, would draw them in like a magnet!

  17. Holly Day says:

    I have some leftover Halloween things that would mix well with the fashion items–I’m picturing sort of a haunted dress shop theme.

  18. Debra Young says:

    Loove these! I’m a fan of pink too, and miniatures. Would enjoy making something similar.

  19. Traci says:

    Love the pink and black colors-really pretty.

  20. Definitely a French fashion vignette! ohh, la la!!!

  21. Marilyn says:

    Such lovely vignettes! I would use these to decorate my craft room with a French theme.

  22. Jennifer J says:

    So sweet and pretty! I would love to make a spring garden themed shadowbox!

  23. Sandie says:

    Very pretty. Love the pink and black.

  24. Kat Cashwell says:

    These are adorable ! I would have to make a hat mini shop!!

  25. Karen Mallory says:

    Love the hatbox collage sheet. Would have to make a mini hat shop. I have the lazy susan 4 rooms box and want to make that a mini shops of Paris!

  26. Pauline says:

    I would make a dress shop or just the window display. I really like the color pink and gray.

  27. Jaimi Bailey says:

    I just love these vignettes! I would do my best to recreate that dressing table if I won. It’s just so perfect!

  28. Kim R says:

    I would make a vintage steampunk display, with fascinators and goggles

  29. Jessica Shiffer says:

    How lovely! I would love to make a French cafe themed mini shadow box.

  30. Marykay chisum says:

    I think I would make a Halloween bakery or market place

  31. Randi says:

    This is so cute!!! I think I would like to try this in a Halloween theme

  32. Megan Warren says:

    I would make a very fancy display for some of my miniature toys.

  33. Tricia Patton says:

    A teeny-tiny diorama!

  34. Jen R says:

    I’d love to make something similar only hoping mine would be this fabulous

  35. verletta brown says:

    I have soooo many ideas. Just love these

  36. Nancy E says:

    I am just in love with these shadow boxes. I have a girlfriend that would love one for her guest bedroom. It’s a very girly place!

  37. Kay W says:

    I would love to design a florist display window

  38. Celia says:

    I am thinking sewing or quilting related themes

  39. Daphne says:

    So cute! I would love to create a bigger shadow box with the small boxes in it using Teri’s theme!

  40. Judy Goodwin says:

    Waiting for a train with all her luggage.

  41. Michelle says:

    Love this. Not sure what it would become

  42. Rhonda Sihocky says:

    I love the mini perfume bottles. I would make something similar to that theme.

  43. Mary Mac says:

    I would love to do one in Black, White and Pink.

  44. Anne W says:

    I would do a vintage fashion display. Each box would represent a different decade.

  45. toewsk says:

    Visions of a chocolate shop.

  46. Debra J says:

    I would use the shadowboxes to display some of the miniatures I’ve collected over the years. I can see a dressing table scene, a hat display, one for my tiny dolls. With a collection like mine options abound :O)

    Love your website for the inspiration it provides every time I visit!

  47. Rebecca R. says:

    I would make little fairy shadow boxes!

  48. Kim Lucak says:

    Oooh la la!! I would make a trio of French store fronts – bakery, dress shop, and a chocolatier 🙂

  49. Kay Todd says:

    I think I would make fashion lingerie windows for the French shops to display with lovely nightgowns.

  50. Christine Diller says:

    I would love to put together a sewing or fashion design themed box. How adorable these miniatures are!

  51. Nan N. says:

    So many good ideas for this…!

  52. Debbie S. says:

    Congrats Joanna! I love them. Would do a perfume box. Thanks for the chance.