Saturday, March 28, 2015

NAME " Quacker of a Duck Race" news update!

Sharing with you, NAME " A Quacker of a DUCK Race" news.
"Dollhouse Miniatures" and "American Miniaturists" are donating to this race as prizes ,a year's subscription to each magazine! Two NAME members adopting ducks are going
 to be very lucky winners!

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Adopt your Duck for the NAME "Quacker of A Duck Race"

Adopt your NAME duck(s) for the May 24th NAME " Quacker of a Race" ! 
To learn of the race details and adopt a duck go to 
20 unbelievable prizes and everyone adopting a duck will receive a "gift of appreciation" in the scale of their choice and a adoption certificate!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

" A Quacker of a Race- Adopt a NAME Duck"

Would you like to win a cake like this made by Ruth Stewart? Or maybe this tool bag with the tools shown? Or a free registration and three nights lodging to the NAME Indy 2015 convention or how about to the NAME 2016 Seattle Convention? 
It is going to be a " Quacker of A Race- Adopt a NAME Duck" for the event of the year with 20 unbelievable, great prizes, Every participant will receive an appreciation gift in the scale of their choice. All proceeds to NAME! A click on the flyers shown here, will enlarge them. An Adopt a Duck form will also be available on the NAME web

Friday, February 20, 2015

Indy National Convention News! " What's Cookin'"

Come join us in Indianapolis for the 2015 National Convention! Just imagine receiving a one of a kind souvenir by artisans like Carl Bronsdon, ( photos below) Ruth Stewart, Carolyn McVicker, and Jane Graber.
Registration has opened for the workshops, theme luncheons and the tour to the NAME House. Register and join us for the Gala at the Indiana State Museum. Have a miniature piece you want to get appraised? Show off your food making skills and sign up for the Culinary Wizard contest. You won't want to miss the Mad Hatter Thursday Evening workshop created by the Betterley's. We also have three hotel choices to stay at.
Kat will be hosting youth workshops and the very first supervised youth table. She has lots of surprises in store for each of the youth members. There are rumors that they will receive their own special totebag in addition to the one they receive at registration.
Visit the NAME website at to see more information on the workshops, theme luncheons, and hotels.
If you have any questions email Karen Barone at or Kim Ash at
We hope to see you in Indy!

A NEW NAME Club in Michigan!

Exciting NEWS! NAME has a new club located in the A3 Region- Michigan!
If you are looking for a club to join, here is the contact information!
Region A3
Mini Youpers
Shirley Foisy
222 Brown St
Norway, MI 49870
Where? Community Bible Chapel, US HWY 2, Norway, MI 49870
When? 1:00pm the 1st Saturday of month except July
Open to new members? Yes

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Carmel - Arts District Map link and all that Carmel offers.

For those NAME members coming to INDY in July/Aug. for the 2015 NAME National Convention,
here are links and photographs for you to enjoy.

Here is the URL for you to link to the Arts District map of Carmel , Indiana
where the NAME "House" headquarters is located.

To learn all about the district- click on the link shown below:

You will find NAME listed in the district's directory.

Thursday, January 29, 2015

INDY Registration Opens January 30th

Just a reminder that the 2015 Indianapolis, IN registrations opens 
January 30th!  Send in your registration now and join us to see "What's Cookin'!"

For those attending the convention we hope you will join us on a tour of the NAME House on  Wednesday. July 29th.  9 am - 3 pm . The cost is $25 per person.  Thanks to the generosity of the City of Carmel your tour will include roundtrip transportation, a goodie bag which will include gift certificates to use within the district, a miniature print by one of the artists located in the Carmel Arts & Design District, and free admission to the Museum of Miniature Houses. 

The NAME Museum will be offering one of a kind, limited in number, artisian miniatures in various scales by NAME artisians, to be offered for purchase to those registered for the tour.  Wait until you see what we will have to offer for you in the kitchen-think delicious!  You won’t want to miss the over 170 plus Academy of Honor members displays or the centerpieces and souvenirs from past Conventions and Houseparties. 

The district has delicious places to eat (two which have been featured on the Food Network), one of a kind shops, art galleries, and other interesting places to visit.  Please take a minute to visit their website to see all there is to do here in the Carmel Arts and Design District.

This will be the only opportunity during the convention to visit the NAME House.  Wait until you see how wonderful the upstairs looks after the construction.