Kenneth on Jan 17, 20225 out of 5 stars
Perfect, well crafted, great quality at a wonderful price I highly recommend.
Layne on Dec 15, 20215 out of 5 stars
Fantastic quality! Fits my item perfectly. Easy to open and close, but not too easy. Love it
William on Dec 11, 20215 out of 5 stars
I reached out regarding a Jack Skellington piece! I was hoping to get one but instead I got three!! Three extremely unique pieces. As soon as they came in I was ripping them open on Christmas presents. (Packaging was also A1) Nino’s work is superb and can see the love that went into each piece. Thank you so much and cannot wait for future purchases!
Daniel on Dec 11, 20215 out of 5 stars
Fast shipping and securely packaged. The perfect Xmas gift. Thank you very much!
My hobby has value? I have an idea!
Model building was a talent I didn't know I had. I just fell in love with it during art school. When I was hired as an exhibit designer just after graduation, I had the opportunity to use these skills occasionally, but not as much (or to the level of detail) as I desired to.
For many years, I would view the miniature railroad at the museum I worked at and think about how awesome it would be to build something like this... but with an ominous tone to it! For years, I visualized and dreamt of this layout, even keeping a list of things I wanted to be a part of it.
Finally, over ten years later, now married with a house - and a small workshop in the garage - I thought it was about time to start working towards this goal! I met an awesome photographer (who specialized in abandonments) and approached him with the idea of building a highly detailed miniature of an abandoned building. He loved the idea and invited me to join an art show with a few other photographers to display such a project. I couldn't believe the response to my work! The piece did not sell, but seeing people staring in amazement at my work, really lit the fire!
Not long after this show I decided to donate a sculpted plaque using some leftover material from the project to donate several items for a fundraiser. I created 6 castings from the original sculpture and raised about $600 for the campaign! This made me think "Maybe I could do this. I could sell smaller pieces to begin funding the big one!"
My next step was a horror convention. I used the now popular "crowd funding" concept at this convention to raise money to build a larger platform with several buildings, landscaping and even animations! Once again, I was overwhelmed by the support of horror fans in making this happen - I met my funding goal and ever surpassed it a bit!
It was after this convention that I decided to open this Etsy store to share my creations with more than just the attendees of a local art show or horror convention, I decided it was time to share them with the world!
Thanks for reading my story! Please visit my Facebook page to view the above mentioned projects (and many others). I hope you decide to follow along as this story progresses! I feel like it's just getting started!
Owner, Model Builder, Owner
Interactive exhibit designer by day, haunted house designer by night. I build dioramas in any free time I get in-between. This shop was created as a way to share my creations with the world while supporting my model building habit!
Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
- Custom or personalized orders
- Perishable products (like food or flowers)
- Digital downloads
- Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
I accept returns I do not accept returns
I accept exchanges I do not accept exchanges
I accept cancellations I do not accept cancellations
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for: