Wednesday, March 25, 2009

New Phone Number!

Well, it is long since I posted here--- imagine spending not only one entire day from morning noon & night- but several long days such this in a store devoted to dollhouses and dollhouse furniture. Mind Boggling- especially when it comes down to weighty decisions such as where to place this chair- can you see those shelves through the window, and so on.

Our new number for King William Miniatures & Collectibles was hooked up by Verizon today!


Will post more on our Grand Opening soon!

Sunday, March 15, 2009

What do Schneider Trucking & Bespaq Doll furniture have in common??

Answer: They both arrived at our shop location this weekend!

Yes, that is me standing next to the 53 ft trailer containing ALL of the remaining large scale Bespaq stock! What a day! Yesterday we unloaded the ENTIRE truck with the help of family & friends into the store and our storage in just 4-5 hours!

Now for the 'Sneak Peeks' of what is a fraction of what is on the truck, and being unpacked-

We have loads of the little table just up above- in both sizes- small and large- large is about 7 inches high, and small is about 4 inches high. Plus a marvelous, simply marvelous 'hat' vanity and also a lovely swan vanity with swan vanity chair- here is the swan chair in red-

We will be posting more news and updates, such as when I have the tables listed for purchase. Some items that are more fragile may be available for purchase on the website and ebay store, but only with pickup option, as we cannot always guarantee the items will ship due to the extreme delicate carving on the pieces. Sign up for our newsletter by emailing me at for more updates and also news of our grand opening on April 3, 2009!

Sunday, March 8, 2009

More of what's to come.....

Some pictures of the beginning items that will be in stock in the store....I have received in the large Louis XV Embroidered armchair- which measures 13 inches tall.....

The decor is coming along- we have a crown motif on top of our display cases and for the counter that is lovely- and goes with the business name, King William Miniatures and the 'royal' treatment we plan to treat our customers with!

Lots of news: Our GRAND OPENING is being planned for April 3rd, 2009 with our Ribbon cutting ceremony between 10 am to 10:30 am, the ceremony is being hosted in conjunction with the Retail Merchants Association, of which we are members.

The artisan dollhouse, which measures four feet long, is an actual replica of Mt. Vernon in 1:12 scale and is one of our flagship pieces- that promotes our shop as a Virginia shop- what is more Virginia than Mt. Vernon & George Washington?

Our first 'official' day of opening will be April 1, 2009 and we will open at the regular hours- 10 am to 5 pm.
If you are a member of a doll club or a miniature club, we are attempting to plan a very special opening day for doll & miniature clubs- March 28, 2009 Saturday. I am hoping most of the rest of the stock will be in and the rest of the displays will be in place before then.
Another feature of our shop I am planning is miniature workshops. If you are a miniature artisan, and would like to schedule a class at our shop , please contact me as I am planning the workshop schedule now for 2009, and also for 2010. You may contact me via .
Stay tuned for more news on our large scale Bespaq- which we are expecting in in one week!!

Saturday, March 7, 2009

Welcome to our New Blog for King William Miniatures !

Welcome to our new blog for our brick & mortar shop, King William Miniatures & Collectibles!

This is our new blog to follow the progress of our opening, new products, location, miniature classes and workshops scheduled, and more! Please feel free to email me at to sign up for our group email, which will contain notices of the Grand Opening, and also our special doll and miniature Club Opening!
Our new location will be INSIDE the shops at Lakeside Towne Center, located at this address:
Suite #B, 6114 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, Virginia 23228.
Our hours of operation will be: Tuesday through Saturday 10 am to 5 pm,
Sunday & Monday - Closed
* If extended hours are needed, simply email me or call our business phone during open hours-
Business phone: 804-283-7902 10 am to 5 pm
Please use this number if you also wish to order online and pickup your order at our shop.
Our Grand Opening is scheduled for April 3, 2009 Friday
Ribbon cutting ceremony is scheduled for that day at
10 am to 10:30 am!
We invite you to attend the ribbon cutting ceremony and be present when the shop Officially opens! Grand Opening we will have prize giveaways, discounts, and gift certificates too!
Thank you for following our King William Miniatures shop blog!
~Lisa Neault
King William Miniatures
Our Ebay store- Pumpkin Hill Studios