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The Strange Snow Globes of Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz

8 January 2018

We love all things miniature here at The Dolls' House Emporium, and now that we're fully in the depths of winter, we thought it'd be a great opportunity to look at some of our favourite miniature wintry artworks: the snow globes of artists Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz.

The husband and wife team have been creating miniature works of art inside snow globes for more than 15 years. They use these tiny spaces to create scenes that are surreal, beautiful, touching, funny and sometimes sinister.

You can find out more, and see a showcase of their work in this lovely video.

We've selected some of our favourite pieces of their work to show you here. Enjoy!

Traveler 300, 2014 & Traveler 306, 2014

Traveler 286, 2012 & Sleepy Head II, 2016

Traveler 78 at Night, 2003 & Traveler 290, 2012

Traveler 153 at Night, 2005 & Traveler 170 at Night, 2005

Traveler 48 at Night, 2004 & Traveler 79 at Night, 2016

Traveler 186 at Night, 2006 & Traveler 126 at Night, 2004

Traveler 40 at Night, 2006 & Traveler 293 at Night, 2003

As well as these amazing snow globes, the duo have also created a number of miniature panoramic scenes.

The Orchard at Night, 2005

The Movers, 2011

Pretty Birds, 2011

We think that their work is absolutely stunning. Beautiful and thought provoking, their work is a testament to just how wonderful miniatures can be.

You can see more by visiting their website.

All images © Walter Martin and Paloma Muñoz

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